446 West 33rd Street
The Bilingual Technical Assistance Coordinator manages all aspects of the Training and Technical Assistance bilingual services. These services provide HIV health literacy, treatment/care, and prevention education to persons living with HIV/AIDS or at risk of infection with HIV. This position provides HIV-related training, education, information, and technical assistance to organizations (health, human/social services, housing and other providers) locally, nationally, and internationally. The Bilingual Technical Assistance Coordinator also ensures that information reaches Spanish-speaking communities in a culturally sensitive manner, and actively participates in or leads translations and adaptations of materials for Spanish-speaking clients.
Essential Job Functions
The following duties are mandatory requirements of the job:
- Maintain current knowledge, conducting research as necessary, on HIV (and related illnesses) treatment, prevention, and care developments.
- Produce, review and edit educational material together with Training and Technical Assistance team.
- Draft curriculum; develop presentations, spreadsheets, graphs, charts and tables and other visual aids and materials
- Design and implement group workshops and trainings on HIV and related topics at community organizations locally and nationally
- Conduct outreach to Spanish-speaking communities and strengthen/maintain working relationships with organizations that serve that community.
- Contribute to ACRIA’s publications in English and Spanish by editing, revising and translating material. This includes researching, writing, producing graphics, and providing other support as required.
- Supervise peer outreach workers for city-wide HIV and Older Adults program.
- Research and identify appropriate conferences and seminars for presentations or participation and make recommendations to Director of Technical Assistance
- Maintain required program documentation. Based on data analysis, produce progress and other reports for internal use and for distribution to funders and others.
The following duties are to be performed as assigned by the supervisor:
- Form and maintain close working relationships with HIV Care networks and relevant local, national and international organizations to grow and market ACRIA’s technical assistance and other services
- Participate in weekly, monthly, and other staff and program meetings.
- Assist in establishing and implementing an evaluation system for technical assistance
Education and Certification
- Bachelor’s degree required in public health or related field.
- Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
Special Skills and Knowledge
In addition to the above-listed job responsibilities and educational requirements, the ideal candidate for this position possesses most or all the following:
- At least three years’ experience developing and providing HIV-related treatment/health education and information training and technical assistance, case management and/or other related health and human services work
- Experience working with LGBT communities
- Experience working with older adults (50+) living with or at risk for HIV
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
- Well-developed presentation, group facilitation, and training skills
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
Minimum Education Required