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Contact Tracer - Lead

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Temporary, Staff

  • Official Title: Professional Consultant
  • Job ID: #16924
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Contact Tracer - Lead

Serve as a liaison/point of contact between ECCCHD, Student Health Services, and Housing. Field emails (upwards of 50-75 per day) and/or phone calls from these entities, answer questions, follow up with students at the request of other units, clarify need for students to quarantine, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated commitment to epidemiology, health and wellness.
  • Experience with data collection, analysis and program planning.
  • Excellent administrative, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to function effectively and collaboratively on a multidisciplinary team.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Prior management or supervisory experience.

DUTIES:

Program Administration

  • Develop and oversee effective case and contact assignments, tracking, and reporting protocols.
  • Develop a scheduling process and schedule to ensure proper coverage for a 7 days per week operation.
  • Foster a work environment that encourages knowledge, respect and development of skills to engage with diverse members of the University community.
  • Coordinate closely with the University Student Health Center, Housing and the Dean of Students Office and area Public Health Departments.
  • When necessary, notify Housing to initiate assignment and relocation of positive and close contact residential students to quarantine/isolation units.
  • Collaborate with campus partners (staff, students and faculty)
  • Serve as a resource and support to the Case Investigators and Contact Tracers.
  • Supervise Case Investigators, and Contact Tracers,
  • Collect and carefully document necessary information into SharePoint.

Staff Training

  • Develop and facilitate training related to University of Wisconsin Eau Claire specific protocols.
  • Track training for all team leads and contact tracers.

Reporting and Assessment

  • Provide regular reports to Contact tracers, Students Health Services, Housing and the Dean of Students.
  • Develop and implement assessment and evaluation protocols to measure outcomes related to the Contact Tracing and Disease Investigations.

Communication

  • Provide updates about COVID-19 initiatives, trends, and public health updates to the Student Health Center and Dean of Students.
  • Collaborate with the Student Health Center to identify problematic areas on campus (i.e., numerous people who work on the same floor reporting symptoms) and assist with coordinating mitigating measures when necessary.

Note: In the event that the status of the pandemic or the University's needs change, this position may be eliminated.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Conduct case investigations, contact notifications, or wellness checks when necessary.
  • Remain current in understanding the trends of COVID-19
  • In the event that the status of the pandemic or the University's needs change, this position may be reallocated to complete different day-to-day duties.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY:

 UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Contact Tracer position (Job ID: 16924) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:   baierda@uwec.edu 

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by February 9, 2021, however, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the   University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime.  Visit Campus Security and Fire Report  (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) .Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf).

  

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing

diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.