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

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



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