Title: Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) Coordinator: HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STIs                 

Reports to: Capacity Building Assistance Manager

Application Deadline: Friday, February 26, 2021

Description:

The Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) Coordinator will support HealthHIV’s CBA Managers to coordinate delivery/facilitation, and implementation of Capacity Building Assistance (CBA), Training and Technical Assistance (TA) services to support the development of the infectious disease workforce, including infectious disease specialists and general practitioners and providers (clinical and nonclinical) of HIV, viral hepatitis (HAV, HBV, HCV) and sexually transmitted disease and infection (STD and STI) health services.

HealthHIV CBA services are designed to improve the programmatic, clinical, and administrative capacity of organizations and clinical providers. The CBA Coordinator will provide support for statewide activities aiming to address the ongoing and unmet capacitation needs of the publicly and privately funded infectious disease and primary care workforce in the State of Maryland. The activities will be a part of a larger nationwide effort to end the syndemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and STis as well as to mitigate behavioral and ecological factors impacting risk for disease acquisition, such as past or current drug use. The CBA Coordinator will support the development of educational materials and implementation of in-person and online trainings, workshops, and webinars to improve the knowledge, skills, and competencies of CBA recipients. The CBA Coordinator will ensure all logistics associated with in-person and online training programs are complete, including coordination of speakers, content, participant recruitment and communications. They also will assist with the facilitation of state-of-the-science education and training for a variety of providers (clinical, case managers, navigators, other front-line providers) and improve the adoption of care coordination (status-neutral) models through targeted and tailored CBA efforts. Specialization in generational health,health equity, social justice, racial and ethnic minority health, and LGBTQ+ health is strongly desired.

The CBA Coordinator additionally will support research and evaluation activities, helping to leverage novel approaches to data collection for CBA needs assessments and continuous quality assurance, and HIV prevention and care improvement activities. The successful candidate will help interpret and visualize data, supporting the writing of capacity and needs assessments and grant reports.

Requirements: 

BA or BS in public health, behavioral health, health administration or a related field required. Minimum of 2 years related work experience combined with the ability to demonstrate the needed skills and abilities for this position. The applicant will have experience coordinating technical assistance, capacity building assistance programs and/or education and training activities. Competencies in the field of HIV prevention and care, sexual and behavioral health, and implementation of public health interventions is desired. It is recommended that the applicant have knowledge and skills to support CBA in the areas of HIV prevention and care strategies; aging with chronic conditions, opioid use disorder and behavioral health; and/or viral hepatitis. Applicants should have experience in providing support in implementing online education and/or training programs, developing webinars, and supporting the delivery of capacity building services. 

This full-time position is based at HealthHIV’s Washington, DC office, and therefore preferred that the employee live in or be willing to relocate to Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia.

Skills and Abilities Needed:

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage projects and meet deadlines.
  • Be resourceful.
  • Balance multiple responsibilities and function well under pressure.
  • Deliver quality customer service and work products.
  • Work effectively independently as well as part of a team with diverse staff.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with virtual learning and web meeting platforms (e.g. Zoom).
  • Strong group facilitation skills.
  • Possess competencies in the topics of HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention/treatment, opioid use disorder prevention and treatment, sexual and behavioral health, and support services, including prevention, housing, care, and treatment.

Key Functions:

  • Collect and interpret critical data related to prevention and care services and communicate implications on programs.
  • Conduct needs assessment and literature review documents for CBA programming.
  • Coordinate development and delivery of asynchronous and synchronous online education and training.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for education and training activities and respond to learner or participant questions and needs.
  • Support implementation of state-of-the-science medical and client-centered education in HIV, viral hepatitis, and STIs for a variety of provider types (e.g. clinical providers, case managers, navigators, other front-line providers).
  • Assess care and prevention models for individuals aging with HIV.
  • Conduct organizational assessments and develop reports to plan CBA delivery.
  • Coordinate the development of error-free, CBA products and tools.
  • Update and maintain content on online resources and toolkits that provides access to CBA tools and educational materials.
  • Develop reports and other documents associated with promoting sound HIV related programs for audiences including program administrators.
  • Review and contribute to written reports and other materials to document delivery of quality services.
  • Participate in and/or facilitate (as needed) organizational, project, and client meetings.
  • Maintain accurate and organized project files, including meeting notes, emails, surveys and data, reports, databases, presentations, etc. in electronic and paper formats, as appropriate.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Travel up to 20% required, post COVID-19 restrictions.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health benefits (Domestic Partners are eligible for coverage).
  • Retirement benefits (eligible to join the 403b plan after the three-month introductory period).
  • Twenty-three days (minimum) of paid personal leave (accrual begins on start date at 7.19 hours per pay period).
  • Federal holidays observed.

How to Apply:

Resumes must include a one-page cover letter and should be submitted to jobs@healthhiv.org with “CBA Coordinator” in the subject line. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Deadline for applications is Friday, February 26, 2021.

 

NOTE: Applicants must only apply for the one position in which they are most qualified and interested. Applicants who submit multiple applications will not be considered.

Employer’s Rights:

This job description is not inclusive of all responsibilities or duties related to the position and may be revised at any time. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required by the project or the organization. Employment with HealthHIV is at-will, and as such, the employment relationship may be terminated at any time, with or without cause.