Assistant Director of HIV Prevention, Public Health Program Director 2 -Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, TN

Assistant Director of HIV Prevention

Public Health Program Director 2

Tennessee Department of Health,  Nashville, TN

Qualified applicants may apply through October 6th 2015 at http://tn.gov/main/article/jobs

This position is located in Nashville, TN

The Assistant Director of HIV Prevention will be responsible for working with health departments and community based-organizations throughout Tennessee with the aim of reducing the public health burden and consequences of HIV.

Job responsibilities include:

* Work closely with the Director of HIV/STD Prevention to implement HIV prevention strategies in county health departments and community-based organizations, including partner services, community planning,  effective behavioral  interventions, and data management

* Through training, equip health departments and community-based HIV Prevention partners throughout Tennessee to provide HIV testing and educational services in their communities

* Monitor and address educational and training needs of disease intervention specialists and community based organizations implementing HIV prevention interventions throughout Tennessee

* Oversee the coordination and guidance provided to the 5 Regional Community Planning Groups across the state

* Direct supervision of four HIV Prevention staff

* Monitor and manage data reporting for HIV Prevention behavioral intervention programs being implemented at community organizations

Required Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and experience equivalent to a minimum of five or more years of full-time increasingly responsible professional health program work including, a minimum of two years of full-time supervisory work.

Desired Qualifications:

* Strong background in supervision and training of professional staff

* Experience preparing  programmatic and work plans, creating and delivering presentations, and using  professional judgment and discretion to make sound managerial decisions

* Strong oral and written communication skills, team building, program management and evaluation, decision making, leadership and computer skills

* Experience working  effectively with diverse groups (e.g. governmental agencies and officials, professional organizations, and the public)

* Familiarity with HIV Prevention Services and CDC grant writing experience

* Willingness to travel extensively throughout Tennessee

Posting closes 10/06/15

Contact: Melissa.Morrison@tn.gov

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