From the GMR: Job Posting in NW Wisconsin

Please pass on to anyone you know who might be looking for work in NW Wisconsin – must live/work in Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Sawyer, or Washburn County. I’m sure Midwest librarians know of good program managers in or interested in working in NW Wisconsin – this include communities just across the border from Minnesota. I know of one librarian program manager (Mark Scully) and know that many of you would be great at this job.
This region was the main target area for the first NLM Outreach Grant that I coordinated for NAHEC – great people to work with in a rural environment with Native American health centers and four seasons recreation possibilities. The AHEC regions in Wisconsin have been reorganized into three smaller regions – the original area covered was simply too large.
Thanks – Peg
Margaret (Peg) Allen, MLS-AHIP
P.O. Box 2, Stratford, WI, 54484
715-687-4976 Mobile 715-212-3635
pegallen67 (at) gmail dot com
Health Knowledge Consultants
Health Information for the Global Village (MLA theme 1995)
—– Forwarded Message —-
From: Suzanne Matthew, Ph.D.
Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 10:05:29 AM
Subject: Job Opening for Program Manager for NW Area Health Education Center
Dear Community Partners:
Please pass this posting on to your colleagues. Instructions for application are linked below. Dead line extended to August 15, 2009.
The North West Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) is seeking an experienced Program Manager. NWAHEC is an affiliate of the Wisconsin AHEC System and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health with a mission to improve access to health care through education and training of future and current health professionals
The Program Manager is responsible for overall programmatic and administrative leadership for the organization with specific functions including program planning and evaluation, strategic development, advocacy for the Center, liaison with external organizations, academic institutions and the public, and managing the day-to-day operations of the agency including basic accounting, grant writing, fundraising, personnel management and carrying out the activities approved by the NWAHEC Board of Directors.
A degree in a healthcare profession or in Public Health, Health Education, Health Sciences, Healthcare or Public Administration, Community Development, Business, or related discipline is required. (Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s or other advanced degree preferred). Five years of administrative or professional experience including knowledge of non-profit management and organizations, health planning/administration or community development/relations is essential, with a demonstrated ability to successfully work with diverse groups of people, manage a budget, and build and maintain solid relationships with board members and community partners.
Office location to be determined after hiring has been completed.
For more information and application instructions, please link to the job center posting below:

Information can also be found listed under Job Number 001055426 on the site.
Suzanne Matthew, Ph.D., Executive Director
Northern WI Area Health Education Center (NAHEC)
401 Fifth Street, Suite 440
Wausau , WI 54403
Phone: 715-849-2432, Fax: 715-849-2434
“Affliliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health”


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