Salary is commensurate with experience and education
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The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington has long been prominent nationally and internationally. Through support provided by NIH-sponsored training grants, the Division has one of the largest and most well-known postdoctoral training programs in the United States.
The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager of Program Operations for The Mountain West AIDS Education and Training Center.
The Mountain West AIDS Education and Training Center (MWAETC), funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is a regional and national program offering HIV treatment education, clinical consultation, practice transformation, and capacity building programs to health care professionals and agencies in a ten-state region (Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming). In addition to in-person HIV educational and capacity-building programs, the MWAETC offers educational opportunities globally via distance learning through the National HIV Curriculum. The purpose of the MWAETC is to increase the number and capacity of providers capable of delivering high quality HIV/AIDS care within the region's health care systems. The MWAETC is a nationally recognized leader in delivering educational programs through technology.
This position has a comprehensive scope of responsibilities which requires an individual with demonstrated leadership and expertise in the development and management of health education programs for health care professionals. Core competencies for this position include leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, organizational and analytical skills, grant-writing, and experience in educating/training health care professionals. This position will exercise independent judgment, solve problems, and develop innovative approaches to the management of a variety of regional programs and initiatives. This position offers a high degree of automony, discretion, and flexibility in directing MWAETC programs. The Director will oversee RO staff and MWAETC programs
The MWAETC Director will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI)/Clinical Director, other Regional Office (RO) staff, and subcontracted Local Partners (LP) to enact the vision and mission of the MWAETC.
Programmatic and Strategic Planning Duties
Develop and lead strategic planning process for the MWAETC program, involving RO and regionally-based LP staff
Direct planning, implementation and evaluation of MWAETC programming, including allocation of resources
Exercise independent discretion and judgment regarding organization-wide programmatic decisions
Determine yearly program priorities in conjunction with the PI, Clinical and Dental Directors, and RO Managers based on regional epidemiologic data, RO and LPS assessment information, HRSA priorities, and Regional Management/Executive Committee (RM/EC) input
Lead RM/EC and staff meetings to address program vision and planning, monitor RO/LPS deliverables, and ensure optimal and culturally respectful communication and coordination across all staff
Develop and implement strategies for outreach and communication to training partners and other key stakeholders, including other national and regional AETCs, Federal Training Centers (FTC), and minority-serving organizations
Ensure contractual and programmatic deliverables are met, well-documented, and communicated to funder
Manage overall timeline of MWAETC deliverables referent to grant objectives
Lead all grant and report activities for funder
Represent and market the MWAETC at local, regional, cross-regional, and national meetings and conference calls
Communicate directly with officials at HRSA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other governmental agencies regarding MWAETC activities
Provide technical assistance to regional staff related to grant-writing and establishing connections with regional and national health care agencies and key stakeholders
Collaborate across internal University of Washington projects and external stakeholders to optimally leverage resources
Financial and Administrative Management
Develop annual operating budget and future funding initiatives with input from PI and other appropriate RO and LP staff
Oversee all MWAETC budgets with significant input from Fiscal Specialist
Oversee the development of administrative and fiscal policies to ensure compliance with university, state, and federal regulations
Supervise and evaluate MWAETC RO staff
Support and foster RO staff development
Oversee requests for new and replacement RO positions, reclassifications, and salary increases
Oversee hiring, disciplinary actions and termination decisions of RO staff
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Masters degree or higher in public health management, business management, or related field.
Minimum 3 years experience in:
Experience in program management
Excellent organizational, leadership, time management, and strategic planning skills
Knowledge of HIV/AIDS trends and epidemiology, including regional epidemiologic profiles
Demonstrated competence in federal health/public health grant-writing and management
Demonstrated competence in financial operations, analysis and business planning
History of working with underserved communities (e.g., communities of color, LGBT, rural) to address health disparities
Excellent judgment and interpersonal skills with proven ability for effective cross-cultural communication
Outstanding communication, presentation, and writing skills; ability to interact professionally with established networks at the local, regional and national level
Ability to anticipate, recognize and resolve problems
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple priorities and short deadlines; ability to manage several multidimensional activities simultaneously
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience in HIV/AIDS program management
Experience with HRSA grant management
Experience with University of Washington grant management and systems
Experience in the management of HIV health care provider education and training grants
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
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