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Training & Capacity Building Manager

Overview
The Training & Capacity Building Manager is an essential part of the Black AIDS Institute's leadership team. Under the supervision of the Director of Programs, the Training & Capacity Building Manager leads the organization as its chief HIV prevention and care expert and is responsible for increasing the capacity of partner agencies to understand, engage, and utilize innovative HIV strategies and science to effectively respond to HIV in Black communities across the U.S. This position leads the development, implementation, and evaluation of all of the Institute's HIV treatment and prevention trainings, capacity building and internship programs. This position manages 2-3 staff and 3-5 interns. The Training & Capacity Building Manager will work extensively with local communities across the country to increase the number of Black Americans reaching HIV viral suppression.

Job Location: Los Angeles, California

Reporting Relationship: Director of Programs

Supervisory Relationship: Coordinators, Specialists, Interns

Agency-wide Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supports the mission, vision, and values of the Black AIDS Institute
• Complies willingly with all organizational policies and procedures
• Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others by exhibiting:
o Initiative and ownership of work
o Individual maturity
o Respect for others
o A team-centered and asset-based approach
o Maintenance of confidential information
• Participates in appropriate professional development programs to attain and maintain competency

Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
• Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities
• Plans and implements health-based theory community and structural interventions;
• Plans programs, facilitates meetings and building consensus with staff and other stakeholders;
• Design and conduct program evaluation and outcome assessments;
• Develops low-, medium- and high-intensity curricula for adult learners.
• Establishes strategic goals by gathering pertinent business, financial, service, and operations information; identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing a course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes.
• Lead the development and implementation of all Black AIDS Institute Training & Capacity Building programming, including, but not limited to: Brown Bag Lunch Series; African American HIV University (AAHU); Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) trainings; United States Conference on AIDS and other conferences; Programs conducted in Partnership with other organizations; Evaluation; HIV Certification Program; BAI Internship Program; and other programs as determined.
• Collaborate with other BAI departments as part of the BAI leadership team to ensure cohesiveness and excellence in overall program development and execution.
• Exercises discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts and maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Displays an ability to manage multiple tasks using independent judgment and discretion;
• Works independently and accurately in a high-paced, deadline-oriented environment; ability to work under pressure while exercising discretionary judgment and making decisions when necessary with minimal direct supervision.

Professional Qualifications:
• Master's degree preferred. Additional work experience and/or trade school is acceptable. Six years' experience with community organizing, work with health disparities, LGBTQ-issues, and HIV/AIDS-related community issues
• Minimum of 2-3 years conducting training and capacity building programing.
• Minimum 2-3 years of management experience.
• Strong evaluation experience and knowledge
• High level proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
• Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication, public speaking and presentation skills
• Demonstrated understanding of the structural and cultural issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention among African American MSM and African American women
• Expertise in adult learning theory
• Expertise in curriculum development and delivery
• Expertise in long-distance training
• High level presentation skills
• Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts and maintain confidentiality at all times
• Ability to work effectively with men and women of diverse ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities
• Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

• Ability to read, write and converse in English
• Ability to communicate efficiently with staff, stakeholders, and vendors
• Ability to remain calm and composed under stress
• Bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing/pulling, and/or prolonged sitting/standing
• Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation
• Ability to organize
• Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements)

Salary Range: $55,000 to $62,000 per year.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to humanresources@blackaids.org. Email subject line should read "Training & Capacity Building Manager." Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

About the Black AIDS Institute
The Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

The Black AIDS Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about the Black AIDS Institute visit www.blackaids.org 

 

 

Health Education Specialist

Overview
The Health Education Specialist is an essential part of the Black AIDS Institute's Prevention and Care Team. Under the supervision of the Prevention and Care Manager, the Health Education Specialist will provide outreach to potential clients via face to face visits, mail, online engagement, and other means as pre-determined by the Prevention and Care Team. This position requires a significant amount of fieldwork in places that target populations may frequent. It is also outcomes based and the Health Education Specialist is expected to meet organization enrollment goals.

A key component of this position is linking individuals with partner sites within the Los Angeles County area. Therefore, the Health Education Specialist will work closely with the Outreach Coordinator and the Linkage to Care Coordinator. In addition to providing general support to the initiatives of the Prevention and Care Team, the Health Education Specialist will work in large part with the Black Treatment Advocates Network Los Angeles (BTAN LA). BTAN LA is a network comprised of HIV/AIDS stakeholders including service providers, community members and leaders, educators, and people living with HIV/AIDS, who mobilize within their own communities to respond to HIV/AIDS in Black populations.

Job Location: Los Angeles, California

Reporting Relationship: Prevention and Care Manager

Supervisory Relationship: None

Supervision/Training:
• Regular supervisory meetings with the Prevention and Care Manager and regular group supervision with the Prevention and Care Team
• Weekly maintenance of a work plan which details project goals and outcomes
• Participation in agency training programs
• HIV Testing & Counselor Certification

Agency-wide Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supports the mission, vision, and values of the Black AIDS Institute
• Complies willingly with all organizational policies and procedures
• Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others by exhibiting:
o Individual maturity
o Respect for others
o A team-centered approach
o Maintenance of confidential information
• Participates in appropriate professional development programs to attain and maintain competency

Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
• Conduct HIV testing and counseling with cultural sensitivity to target populations
• Coordinate, schedule, and conduct HIV outreach activities
• Conduct one-on-one, online, and group outreach services to the Black MSM community and improve access to services
• Assist Linkage to Care Coordinator in linking People Living with HIV and High Risk Negatives to essential services
• Data entry and administrative support
• Monitor program goals and objectives
• Assist with preparation of monthly reports
• Coordinate and collaborate with other prevention programs and services within Los Angeles County to better serve targeted populations and the community as a whole
• Administer and support Evidence-Based Interventions such as Mpowerment and POL
• Develops relationships with community leaders and serves as the organization's liaison with various constituents
• Works well under general supervision
• A degree of creativity, initiative and latitude is required
• Reports daily to a supervisor or manager
• This position will require working some weekends, evenings, and holidays
• Other duties as assigned

Professional Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree preferred. Additional work experience and/or trade school is acceptable. Four years' experience with community organizing, work with health disparities, LGBTQ-issues, and HIV/AIDS-related community issues
• High level proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
• Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication, public speaking and presentation skills
• Demonstrated understanding of the structural and cultural issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention among African American MSM and African American women
• Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts and maintain confidentiality at all times
• Ability to work effectively with men and women of diverse ethnicities, ages, and sexual orientations
Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

• Ability to read, write and converse in English
• Ability to communicate efficiently with staff, stakeholders, and vendors
• Ability to remain calm and composed under stress
• Bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing/pulling, and/or prolonged sitting/standing
• Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation
• Ability to organize
• Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements)

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to humanresources@blackaids.org. Email subject line should read "Health Education Specialist." Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

About the Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

The Black AIDS Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about the Black AIDS Institute visit www.blackaids.org.

 

 

Mobilization Coordinator

Overview
The Mobilization Coordinator is an essential part of the Black AIDS Institute's Programs team. Under the supervision of the Mobilization Manager, the Mobilization Coordinator is responsible for providing program development, technical assistance, capacity building and engagement services to Black AIDS Institute stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be high achieving, able to take an idea and execute, and communicate regularly and openly. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position that can work from anywhere in the U.S. Preference will be given to candidates based in Los Angeles and the U.S. South.

The Mobilization Coordinator, in addition to providing general support to the initiatives of the mobilization team, will work in large part with the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN). BTAN is a national network of 20 chapters across the country each of which is comprised of HIV/AIDS stakeholders including service providers, community members and leaders, educators, and people living with HIV/AIDS, who mobilize their own local communities to respond to HIV/AIDS in the Black population.

Job Location: Los Angeles, California 

Reporting Relationship: Mobilization Manager

Supervisory Relationship: None

Supervision/Training:
• Regular supervisory meetings with the Mobilization Manager
• Daily maintenance of a work plan which details project goals and outcomes
• Participation in agency training programs
• Maintenance of an ongoing professional development plan

Agency-wide Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supports the mission, vision, and values of the Black AIDS Institute
• Complies willingly with all organizational policies and procedures
• Supports all functions that attain and maintain accreditation and compliance with regulatory agencies
• Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others by exhibiting:

  • Individual maturity
  • Respect for others
  • A team-centered approach
  • Maintence of confidential information

• Communicates appropriate information to other departments in a timely and effective manner
• Participates in appropriate professional development programs to attain and maintain competency

Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
• Lead the delivery of technical assistance and engagement services to mobilize local communities through the implementation of local Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) chapters across the country, which includes:

  • Ensure the national Black Treatment Advocates Network model is understood and implemented uniformly across the country
  • Facilitate communication within the network including sharing of best practices
  • Connect chapters with resources to ensure success
  • Increase the capacity of partner organizations to understand, engage, and utilize HIV sciences to mobilize their local communities
  • Guide the integration of other Black AIDS Institute programs with the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) for maximum impact including the African American HIV University (AAHU), Brown Bag Lunch, National PrEP Tour, and such other programs and initiatives

• Develop and implement mobilization programming with/for the following (list not inclusive): Greater Than AIDS; Black Treatment Advocates Network; HIV testing tours; Health Department relationships; and other programming
• Provide mobilization and technical assistance content expertise for HIV programming and external partners
• Provide specific leadership and project management for assigned mobilization activities and programs
• Evaluate and report on Institute mobilization activities
• Other duties as assigned

Professional Qualifications:
• Master's degree in Public Health or related field preferred, or Bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant employment in or with state or local health departments; community organizing; health disparities; LGBTQ-issues, HIV/AIDS-related community issues or an equivalent combination of education and experience
High level proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
• Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication, public speaking and presentation skills
• Experience in planning and implementing health-based theory as well as community and structural interventions
• Experience in project planning, meeting facilitation and consensus building, program evaluation and outcomes reporting, curriculum development, specifically for adult-learners
• Demonstrated understanding of the structural and cultural issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention among African Americans, women, and MSM
• Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts and maintain confidentiality at all times
• Exemplary ability to manage multiple tasks using independent judgment and discretion
• Ability to work independently and accurately in a high-paced, deadline-oriented environment
• Ability to work under pressure while exercising discretionary judgment, make decisions when necessary with minimal direct supervision, work remotely without supervisory accompaniment
• Extensive travel is required
• Other duties and responsibilities as needed

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

• Ability to read, write and converse in English
• Ability to communicate efficiently with staff, stakeholders, and vendors
• Ability to remain calm and composed under stress
• Bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing/pulling, and/or prolonged sitting/standing
• Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation
• Ability to organize
• Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements)
• Ability to evaluate/interpret information and make independent judgments/decisions

How to Apply:

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to humanresources@blackaids.org. Email subject line should read "Mobilization Coordinator." Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

About the Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

The Black AIDS Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the Black AIDS Institute visit www.blackaids.org.

 

 

Prevention, Linkage and Retention in Care Program Consultant

Overview
The Black AIDS Institute is looking for a high-level consultant to assist with the development and implementation of a new Prevention, Linkage and Retention in Care Program, the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) LA. The purpose of the program is to implement comprehensive HIV prevention programs to reduce morbidity, mortality, and related health disparities. In accordance with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and CDC's High-Impact HIV Prevention (HIP) approach, this program focuses on HIV in the nation by reducing new infections, increasing access to care, and promoting health equity. This consultant will assist in developing standard operating procedures, outreach strategies, communication mechanisms for partners, and overall systems and protocols for identifying, linking, and retaining Black gay men into care.

Job Location: Los Angeles, California

Reporting Relationship: Director of Programs

Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
• Minimum of ten years' experience managing a direct service project (Outreach, Linkage to Care, Testing)
• Has proven experience in taking a direct service project from theory to implementation.
• Proven expertise working on CDC-funded or other federally funded direct service projects
• Has a working knowledge of all direct service components (HIPPA, Forms, Documents, Staffing structure, etc.)
• Knowledgeable of CDC EBIs and DEBIs
• Has Capacity Building experience

Professional Qualifications:
• Master's degree in Public Health or related field preferred, or Bachelor's degree plus 10 years of relevant employment managing direct services project
• High level proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
• Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication, public speaking and presentation skills
• Experience in planning and implementing health-based theory community and structural interventions
• Experience in project planning; meeting facilitation and consensus building; program evaluation and outcomes reporting; curriculum development, specifically for adult-learners;
• Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts and maintain confidentiality at all times
• Exemplary ability to manage multiple tasks using independent judgment and discretion
• Ability to work independently and accurately in a high-paced, deadline-oriented environment
• Ability to work under pressure while exercising discretionary judgment; make decisions when necessary with minimal direct supervision; work remotely without supervisory accompaniment.
• Extensive travel is required
• Other duties and responsibilities as needed

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

• Ability to read, write and converse in English
• Ability to communicate efficiently with staff, stakeholders, and vendors
• Ability to remain calm and composed under stress
• Bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing/pulling, and/or prolonged sitting/standing
• Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation
• Ability to organize
• Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements)
• Ability to evaluate/interpret information and make independent judgments/decisions

Time Commitment:
20-40 Hours Weekly, for up to six months
Los Angeles, CA based position

How to Apply:
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to humanresources@blackaids.org. Email subject line should read "Consultant." Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

About the Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

The Black AIDS Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the Black AIDS Institute visit www.blackaids.org.

 

Research and Policy Intern

Overview

The Research and Policy Intern is a key part of the Black AIDS Institute's team and is responsible for supporting our Training and Capacity Building and Mobilization programs and activities. The Research and Policy Intern will play a major role in ensuring the Black AIDS Institute reaches its stated goals and outcomes.

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Reporting Relationship: Training and Capacity Building Manager

Supervisory Relationship: None

Supervision/Training:

  • Regular supervisory meetings with the Training and Capacity Building Manager
  • Daily maintenance of a work plan which details project goals and outcomes
  • Participating in agency training programs
  • Maintain an ongoing professional development plan

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and/or conduct interviews, qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Participate in collaborative team meetings
  • Enter and clean survey data
  • Conduct literature reviews and draft policy briefs
  • Assist with preparation of grant proposals, as well as materials for presentation and publication
  • Develop informative and creative presentations for health conferences and events
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Interest in public health research and policy
  • Current student (undergraduate/graduate) or recent graduate from two or four-year college or university
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with statistical software such as SAS or SPSS preferred.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Must have excellent organizational, time-management, follow-up, and administrative skills with a strong attention to detail

How to Apply:
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to humanresources@blackaids.org. Email subject line should read "Research and Policy Intern." Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

About the Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

The Black AIDS Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the Black AIDS Institute, visit  www.blackaids.org.

 

Outreach Intern

Overview

The Outreach Intern is a key part of the Black AIDS Institute's team and is responsible for supporting our Prevention and Care team in community outreach events and activities. The Outreach Intern will play a major role in ensuring the Black AIDS Institute reaches its prevention and care goals and outcomes.

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Reporting Relationship: Outreach Coordinator

Supervisory Relationship: None

Supervision/Training:

  • Regular supervisory meetings with the Outreach Coordinator
  • Daily maintenance of a work plan which details project goals and outcomes
  • Participating in agency training programs
  • Maintain an ongoing professional development plan

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate initiatives designed to promote the organization and its services to various communities within LA County
  • Administer organizational programs aimed at addressing the needs of the surrounding area
  • Develop relationships with community leaders and serves as the organization's liaison with various constituents
  • Assist with fundraising events and giving programs as necessary
  • Propose new and creative outreach ideas
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Interest in public health education and outreach
  • Current student (undergraduate/graduate) or recent graduate from two or four-year college or university
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Must have excellent organizational, time-management, follow-up, and administrative skills with a strong attention to detail

How to Apply:
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to humanresources@blackaids.org. Email subject line should read "Outreach Intern." Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

About the Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

The Black AIDS Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the Black AIDS Institute, visit www.blackaids.org.

 

Evaluation Intern

Overview

The Evaluation Intern is a key part of the Black AIDS Institute's Programs team and is responsible for supporting Training and Capacity Building and Mobilization programming. The Evaluation Intern will play a major role in ensuring the Black AIDS Institute reaches its programmatic goals and outcomes.

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Reporting Relationship: Training and Capacity Building Manager

Supervisory Relationship: None

Supervision/Training:

  • Regular supervisory meetings with the Training and Capacity Building Manager and the Program Coordinator
  • Daily maintenance of a work plan which details project goals and outcomes
  • Participating in agency training programs
  • Maintain an ongoing professional development plan

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of planning and evaluation processes to ensure organization processes and programs meet desired outcomes and the goals of Project ECHO's strategic plan
  • Assist in survey design, data collection and analysis to help prepare and present reports with recommendations internally and to external stakeholders
  • Assist in supporting program evaluations to provide timely evaluations required by funders, government agencies, foundations, and corporations
  • As time permits, conduct research to support the development of strategic initiatives and policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Current student (undergraduate/graduate) or recent graduate from two or four year college or university
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to attract social media followers
  • Must have excellent organizational, time-management, follow-up, and administrative skills with a strong attention to detail

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and converse in English
  • Ability to communicate efficiently with staff, stakeholders, and vendors
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under stress
  • Bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing/pulling, and/or prolonged sitting/standing
  • Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation
  • Ability to organize
  • Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements)
  • Ability to evaluate/interpret information and make independent judgments/decisions

How to Apply:
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to humanresources@blackaids.org. Email subject line should read "Evaluation Intern." Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

About the Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

The Black AIDS Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the Black AIDS Institute, visit www.blackaids.org