Assistant Program Manager, HIV/STD Services


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/11/2018

Address

37-18 Northern Boulevard
Suite 107
Long Island City
New York
11101
United States

Description

Position Summary

The LGBT Network (The Network) has an immediate opening for a full-time Queens Assistant Program Manager for HIV/STD Services for its Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) service site in Long Island City, NY. The HIV/STD Assistant Program Manager is responsible for the daily management of the Queens HIV/STD program based out of the LGBT Network’s new community center space in Long Island City. The Queens Assistant Program Manager has the unique opportunity to establish and launch an HIV/STD testing program with linkage and navigation services, and to integrate these services with existing intensive community outreach and PrEP/PEP education and referral. The Assistant Program Manager has two direct reports, and overall responsibility for the 5-person program unit. The Queens Assistant Program Manager for HIV/STD Services reports to the Queens Program Manager.

 

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The Queens Assistant Program Manager for HIV/STD Services is responsible to:


Program Management and Leadership:

  • Provide day-to-day management of the comprehensive HIV/STD services program
  • Supervise and manage HIV/STD staff to ensure that the HIV/STD program is consistently meeting programmatic goals and deliverables
  • Ensure all testing and related services are implemented with fidelity and inline with protocols
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of outreach and testing events including bars, clubs, and commercial sex venues; and the effective use of social media as an outreach tool
  • Identify opportunities for program development to increase program impact and effectiveness
  • Manage partnerships with collaborating organizations, including serving as a liaison to other organization staff and/or grant contract managers

Program Delivery:

  • Conduct rapid HIV tests and STD screenings, as well as confirmatory testing when needed
  • Deliver linkage and navigation services to connect clients to a range of healthcare, treatment, and prevention services
  • Provide referrals to health care providers that provide PrEP/PEP prescriptions
  • Conduct outreach and deliver community education workshops at schools and in community settings for educators, counselors, government agencies, and other community members
  • Identify new opportunities for outreach and engagement of various target populations in program services with the goal of increasing visibility and engaging new constituents

Community Networking / Coalitions and Committees:

  • Serve as an ambassador representing the organization in a range of community coalitions and committees, and give voice to the needs of the organization and its constituents

Data and Reporting

  • Ensure the accurate and complete collection of client and program-level data, and entry into appropriate data systems
  • Complete and submit program reports in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned


 

Position Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, public health, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience supervising full-time professional staff
  • Minimum of two years of experience conducting/delivering HIV testing
  • Experience managing an HIV testing and outreach program targeting gay, bisexual, and/or MSM strongly preferred with a demonstrated success with exceeding program goals and objectives
  • Experience delivering STD screenings preferred
  • Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community 
  • Excellent computer skills experience
  • Phlebotomy training or willingness to become trained


Other Requirements

  • Flexible work schedule a must, as this position will require working nights and weekends
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Queens 
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
  • Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with public speaking and community presentations
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • LIfe Insurance Policy
  • Three weeks vacation to start
  • 401(k) with company match

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@lgbtnetwork.org

http://lgbtnetwork.org/careers

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.  


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