HIV Program Manager

October 16, 2008 at 10:52 am Leave a comment


HIV Program Manager

Organizational Description:

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) is a national advocacy organization dedicated to promoting policy, program and research efforts to improve the health and well-being of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. Founded in 1986, APIAHF approaches activities with the philosophy of coalition-building and developing capacity within local AAPI communities. We advocate on health issues of significance to Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, conduct community-based technical assistance and training, provide health data analysis and information dissemination, and convene regional and national health conferences.

Position: HIV Program Manager, Full Time (37.5 hours/week)

Location: San Francisco, CA

Salary Range: DOE, excellent fringe benefits

Job Summary:

APIAHF’s HIV Program aims to strengthen HIV/AIDS policy advocacy and increase the effectiveness of HIV/AIDS services for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations throughout the U.S. and U.S. affiliated jurisdictions. APIAHF’s HIV Program conducts policy advocacy on HIV/AIDS issues relevant for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities and provides capacity building resources and training to community based organizations, state and local health departments and community stakeholders through its organizational development, program development, community mobilization, community planning and policy projects.

The Program Manager will be responsible for providing management and leadership of the HIV Program. S/He provides leadership in coordinating, monitoring and evaluating all activities of the program and will supervise Program staff. Working with the HIV Program Director, s/he is responsible for strategic planning, program development, fund development, staff development and evaluation of the HIV Program. The Program Manager reports directly to the HIV Program Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Coordinate, manage, and monitor overall program objectives and activities

• Coordinate, manage and monitor program budget and contracts

• Direct the development, implementation and evaluation of the HIV program

• Supervise program staff and coach regional partner staff

• Write proposals, reports, and policy documents

• Serve as liaison with funding sources for contract and program oversight

• Develop relationships and projects between CBOs, CBA providers, and researchers

• Collect, analyze, and synthesize relevant literature

• Lead the national HIV capacity-building assistance program

• Travel for work-related meetings and events as necessary

• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

• Graduate degree or equivalent experience in health, behavioral science or related fields

• Five years project coordination experience

• Five years relevant experience working with Asian and/or Pacific Islander communities, HIV prevention community planning groups, people living with HIV/AIDS, and/or HIV/AIDS issues

• Three years relevant experience of providing capacity building assistance on organizational development, HIV prevention community planning, and/or a related topic area

• Demonstrated supervision experience

• Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing programs as well as managing multiple program budgets and contracts

• Demonstrated meeting facilitation and conference/meeting planning.

• Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills, including public speaking and writing reports

• Demonstrated proficiency with Windows-based computer programs, including work processing, database management, email, online research, and presentations

• Data collection and analysis experience

• Ability to work with diverse communities and community stakeholders

• Strong initiative, creativity and motivation, including ability to work under pressure with deadlines

• Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

• Demonstrated experience working effectively in team environment

• Ability to travel as part of work responsibilities

Desired Qualifications:

• Leadership position and experience within local, regional and/or national Asian American and Pacific Islander community and/or HIV community.

• Bilingual/Biliterate in an Asian or Pacific Islander language

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to
Attn: HR – HIV Program Manager Search
Application Deadline: October 10, 2008
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
450 Sutter Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
Fax: 415-954-9999


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