Job Posting – AICH HIV Project Director (75% time)

The American Indian Community House is seeking a Director for its HIV Project to begin January 14, 2019. The position is currently funded at 75% with future funding anticipated. Please submit your resume and cover letter to Curtis Davia, Executive Director at cdavia@aich.org by Friday, December 28, 2019.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: Director – HIV Project
REPORTS TO:Executive Director
LOCATION: New York City

POSITION SUMMARY:
The HIV Project Director is responsible for implementing and overseeing all aspects of the HIV prevention and outreach program at the American Indian Community House.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design and implement outreach and education programs for the Native American community.
Initiate and conduct funded programs that provide HIV education to Native Americans living with HIV.
Coordinate all Project activities with the Executive Director.
Conduct outreach to other Native American communities to coordinate partnerships on HIV related projects.
Provide health communication/public information to the general Native American community and leadership.
Work with a Community Advisory Committee.
Monitor HIV policy related issues and conducts policy interventions to update and mobilize Native American community leadership to address HIV/AIDS.
Assist in conducting evaluation of program interventions.
Complete written reports and documentation of service delivery.
Assist the Executive Director with fund raising activities for the HIV Project.
Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Two-year degree in human services or related field plus one-year experience, OR four years of experience in providing HIV services.
Knowledge and/or experience working with a Native American community.
Valid driver’s license, a clean driving record.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Previous experience in developing and implementing an HIV outreach and education initiative.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Can work well independently.
Knowledge of behavior-based prevention education and related evaluation.
Ability to develop reports and spreadsheets (Word and Excel)
Ability to develop outreach materials (Publisher)
Ability to engage and work with community level leadership around HIV Issues.

SALARY: $45,000 (contingent upon available funding, a full 100% may not be available at all times)
35 hours per week

AICH is required by the Federal Government to have an American Indian Preference Program in place. If a qualified American Indian candidate cannot be found, an applicant other than American Indian may be selected in accordance with our Equal Opportunity Employer Program.