AIDS United is seeking a Program Manager to provide substantive program and administrative coordination for the organization’s harm reduction grantmaking and technical assistance portfolio. This portfolio includes but is not limited to initiatives such as the Syringe Access Fund. The Syringe Access Fund is AIDS United’s first and oldest collaborative grantmaking initiative. It is a unique intersection of multiple public health crises, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and overdose. The Program Manager must possess a working knowledge of these and other intersecting factors, such as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and federal/local drug policies. This individual must be a self-motivated, critical thinker with keen attention to detail. The position requires strong writing, communications, and negotiation abilities. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, changing, remote environment, with the demonstrated ability to work independently and as a remote team member.
Collaborate with Senior Program Manager, Harm Reduction to coordinate the grant portfolio, including, but not limited to, coordinating the development of requests for proposals, proposal review and grantee selection process, monitoring grantee performance, and developing resources to support and assist grantees;
Engagement with organizations serving people who use drugs to encourage and facilitate community-informed COVID-19 vaccination and/or HIV testing efforts.
Develop outreach strategies, cultivate partnerships, and execute visibility opportunities for the portfolio, including the creation of tools and products related to the portfolio, the submissions of conference abstracts, and public speaking engagements regarding the initiative;
Perform cohort evaluation, track deliverables, and monitor progress;
Build and strengthen relationships with SSPs and harm reduction advocacy groups across the United States and support identifying new potential funders for the initiative.
Site visit planning and coordination, and implementation of external technical assistance, evaluations, and grantee meetings;
In collaboration with the Senior Program Manager, maintain effective communication with program funder(s), including submission of timely grant applications, reports, and ongoing updates about the initiative's progress.
Research and share innovative strategies related to prevention services, care, and treatment, and advocacy.
People with lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
The position may operate from a remote location. Applications must include: a cover letter with salary requirements and resume, and the application should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Program Manager - HR” in the subject.
REQUIRED & DESIRED SKILLS:
Experience with programs that reach and engage people who use drugs, with a specific focus or knowledge of other social justice movements that intersect with HIV;
Outstanding written and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and credibility quickly with people at all levels;
Detail-oriented with exceptional project & time management skills;
Experience with collaboration, communication, engagement, and networking with organizations, leaders, and communities/peers in harm reduction;
Familiarity with grants management, including meeting deliverables, monitoring work plan objectives, and oversight of subcontracts, and familiarity with webinar and/or multimedia platforms supportive of learning communities;
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and preferably experienced with Salesforce CRM;