Research Program Coordinator

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7247396
Posted: May 23, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary:
The School Mental Health Collaborative (SMHC; is a research center at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Education's Wisconsin Center for Education Research. SMHC is focused on conducting research to inform policy and practice related to the promotion of the social-emotional and behavioral success of K-12 students. Our research projects are designed to promote the mental health of children and adolescents across a range of funding sources including federal grants and foundation funding. For more information visit:

The Research Program Coordinator plans and leads operational, outreach, financial, and promotional activities of the School Mental Health Collaborative. The Research Program Coordinator will also collaborate with individuals across many different organizations or entities.

Plans and coordinates the administrative, operational, outreach and promotional activities related to research studies that may be collaborative and independent. Serves as a subject matter expert.
20% Coordinates the daily activities and contracts related to one or more research program(s)
5% Assists in the development, coordination, and facilitation of trainings and workshops for internal and external audiences to disseminate research program developments and information
25% Plans, develops, and implements processes and protocols to support research aims
15% Serves as a unit liaison and subject matter expert among internal and external stakeholder groups, collaborates across disciplines and functional areas, provides program information, and promotes the accomplishments and developments of scholars and research initiatives
15% Monitors program budget(s) and approves unit expenditures
10% Develops policies, procedures, and institutional agreements on behalf of the program
10% Oversees student scheduling, leave reporting, staff hiring forms, and onboarding
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Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Bachelor's Degree

Focus in Education or Socials Sciences preferred.

Prior experience with the following:
- Participant recruitment;
- State and federal education regulations;
- Pre and post award management;
- Student supervision;
- Budget management;
- Education, social services, or health and mental health promotion;
- Event management