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Outreach Specialist-Team Lead-UW Carbone Cancer Center

May 21, 2019 9:51 PM | Anonymous


University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 98437

Outreach Specialist – Team Lead – UW Carbone Cancer Center

Position Summary:

This position will be part of and coordinate the Outreach Team for the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (WI CCC Program) at the UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC). The Outreach Team Lead will work closely with the Program Director to carry out the mission of the Program to convene a diverse group of partners to develop, implement, and promote a statewide approach to cancer control. The Outreach Team Lead will do so by organizing how outreach activities are conducted and delegated. In consultation with external data and evaluation contractors, as well as the Program Director, the Outreach Team Lead will coordinate and prioritize efforts of the Outreach Team based on needs identified in health outcomes data and evaluation results. As a member of the Outreach Team, the Outreach Team Lead will also work with WI Cancer Council members to implement the state's comprehensive cancer control framework, the WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan (WI CCC Plan), by building partnerships with key stakeholders, serving as a cancer control and prevention content expert, and providing tools for partners to use in their efforts to equitably reduce the burden of cancer. Under the Outreach Team Lead's coordination and supervision, the Outreach Team will collaborate to build WI Cancer Council member capacity to enhance their efforts to improve outcomes across the cancer care continuum, including prevention, screening, treatment, survivorship, and end of life. The Outreach Team will also be dedicated to improving health equity throughout the continuum of care. The Outreach Team Lead is supervised by the Program Director. 

The vision of the WI CCC Program was created through a unique partnership model between UWCCC and the Wisconsin Division of Public Health. These partners have collaborated to develop and implement cancer control projects through the WI CCC Plan. The WI CCC Program staffs and facilitates the WI Cancer Council, a coalition of 127 diverse partner organizations and over 300 representatives that develop and implement the state's comprehensive cancer control framework, the WI CCC Plan.


Principal duties:

Coordinate the Outreach Team's activities to increase the WI Cancer Council's impact on reducing the burden of cancer in Wisconsin (45%)

- Work with the Program Director to determine approaches to outreach activities, while soliciting and incorporating feedback from the entire WI CCC Program Team and WI Cancer Council membership, as necessary. 
- Collaborate with the Program Director to establish and employ systems to guide the Outreach Team's work to:
- Strengthen the WI Cancer Council, including recruitment, orientation, and engagement of members. 
- Solicit feedback from WI Cancer Council members on the development of the WI CCC Plan 2020-2030 and support members in its implementation. 
- Serve as content experts to keep WI Cancer Council members informed on emerging cancer control issues and building their capacity to address them. 
- Participate in evaluation activities as part of the Program's evaluation plan. 
- Solicit expertise from Policy Coordinator, Communication Specialist, and Program Specialist to incorporate policy, communication, and events into outreach efforts. 
- Collaborate with external data and evaluation consultants, and the Program Director, to ensure outreach activities are data-driven and included in a comprehensive evaluation plan. 

Serve as an Outreach Specialist on the Outreach Team (45%): 

- Strengthen the WI Cancer Council through partnership building and general outreach 
- Establish and strengthen relationships with new and existing WI Cancer Council members to understand their work and identify areas in which their work aligns with the WI CCC Plan. 
- Identify stakeholders that are not represented in the WI Cancer Council by various characteristics to determine opportunities for membership recruitment. 
- Recruit missing stakeholders to the WI Cancer Council to maintain a membership reflective of the state.
- Orient new members to the WI Cancer Council, highlighting opportunities to be involved, ways to best utilize the benefits of joining, and suggestions on how to take action. 
- Attend and present at WI Cancer Council committee and workgroup meetings.
- Work with the Program Specialist and WI CCC Program Team to help plan WI Cancer Council meetings, including Regional Meetings, Annual Summit, and other miscellaneous gatherings of members. 
- Participate and support WI CCC Plan development and implementation activities 
- Support the development of the WI CCC Plan 2020-2030 by engaging WI Cancer Council members to provide input on strategies, action steps, and measures to include 
- Synthesize input from WI Cancer Council members and provide recommendations to internal team on what to include in the WI CCC Plan 2020-2030
- Support the implementation of the WI CCC Plan 2020-2030 by engaging WI Cancer Council members to identify high need areas to determine action plans. 
- Synthesize input from WI Cancer Council members to recommend opportunities to the internal team and Steering Committee to develop realistic and achievable action plans for WI CCC Plan 2020-2030 implementation.
- Serve as a cancer control content expert and provide technical assistance to WI Cancer Council members 
- Serve as a content expert in various areas of the cancer care continuum 
- Stay informed of changing research and evidence regarding cancer control and prevention 
- Inform WI Cancer Council members of the emerging trends in cancer control through one-on-one communication, presentations, webinars, fact sheets, and other communication material. 
- Collaborate with Communications Specialist to create communication material and content to keep WI Cancer Council members informed on the latest cancer control news and information
- Identify opportunities to incorporate the growing cancer control evidence into practice within WI Cancer Council member organizations
- Collaboratively, with internal team members and WI Cancer Council members, create tools and resources to help WI Cancer Council members enhance their existing work based on changing evidence 
- Work with WI Cancer Council members to encourage and support their participation in the action plans. 
- Participate in evaluation activities with the Outreach Team, WI CCC Program Team, external evaluator, and WI Cancer Council members
- Determine opportunities to measure the usefulness and utilization of tools and resources provided to WI Cancer Council members 
- Provide recommendations and carryout ideas to improve usefulness and utilization of tools and resources provided to WI Cancer Council members
- Participate in reporting processes to identify progress and opportunities for improvement 

Other WI CCC Program related duties (10%)

- Provide administrative support, as needed, to carry out the work of the Outreach Team 
- Represent the WI CCC Program at local, state and national cancer related conferences, trainings, and meetings 

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