Employee Assistance Office Director Office of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Position in Overview
The Employee Assistance Office (EAO) within the Office of Human Resources at UW-Madison is recruiting an innovative and forward-thinking professional for their EAO Director position. This key position is responsible for promoting and providing the services offered by the EAO, including workplace consultation, training, crisis, grief response, and providing confidential counseling and consultation for all employees dealing with problems that have, or may have, an impact on their health or well-being, and may impair their job performance. This is an exciting and challenging time to join UW−Madison, and we invite all qualified individuals to apply.
The EAO Director also serves as the UW-Madison account manager for the external EAP vendor and monitors both internal and external services' performance.
The EAO Director reports to the UW-Madison Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and manages the EAO.
The best-qualified candidates will have a Master's Degree in a mental health field or equivalent education or experience, and three or more years of experience working as a counselor.
UW-Madison has more than 22,000 faculty and staff located in 32 colleges, schools, and divisions. Employees work in a wide variety of occupations. This position is located in Madison, Wisconsin, and will be expected to work both on-site and remote until normal operations resume.
About UW-Madison and Human Resources
Work for a world-class educational and research institution located in one of America's best places to live! The University of Wisconsin−Madison is nationally ranked 42nd overall and 13th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report, 2021. Madison, Wisconsin, is consistently rated one of the best places to live and work and receives high rankings in many measures.
Human Resources at UW-Madison is undergoing transformational change to foster employee engagement; attract, develop, and retain talent through inclusive and equitable practices; and create an adaptable and diverse culture. The global pandemic and the national conversation around racial injustice have also had a profound impact on our policies and practices and will undoubtedly shape the workplace of the future at our university.
Master's Degree in a mental health field, or equivalent education/experience required. Knowledge of mental health and substance abuse issues; EAP, and academic experience desired.
Must have three years' experience working as a counselor and prefer two years' experience managing and directing work of counselors. Preference given for employee assistance program (EAP) counseling and work in higher education.
Professional certifications/designations/licenses preferred in: LMFT, LPC, LCSW, PhD Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP).
Internal Number: 231851-LI
About University of Wisconsin-Madison
The University of Wisconsin – Madison has been ranked among the top 25 research institutions in the world.
UW-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and committed to providing opportunities to people from all backgrounds to help create a welcoming, empowered, and inclusive community. UW-Madison encourages women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.