APIAHF seeks a full-time Director for its national HIV capacity building program.
Title: Capacity Building Director
Location: Oakland, CA
Reports to: Senior Director of Capacity Building
Supervises: Capacity Building Manager and Program Assistant
Status: Full-time, Exempt
Compensation: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience; excellent benefits
APIAHF’s Capacity for Health (C4H) Program conducts consulting, training, and coaching with nonprofits and health departments, to align their activities with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and CDC’s High Impact Prevention (HIP) initiative. The program operates throughout the U.S. and U.S. affiliated jurisdictions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has funded APIAHF for more than 25 years to provide HIV-related capacity building assistance (CBA). C4H provides CBA in four topic areas: 1) organizational development and management, 2) HIV testing, 3) Prevention with people living with HIV/AIDS and 4) HIV planning and policy.
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) populations. Founded in 1986, APIAHF advocates on issues critical to the health and well-being of our diverse and vibrant communities. We approach our work with the philosophy of coalition-building and developing capacity for AAs and NHPIs and other, diverse racial/ethnic communities. APIAHF is based in Oakland, CA and has an office in Washington, DC, which primarily focuses on policy and communications.
The Capacity Building Director is one of two directors in APIAHF’s C4H program. This position is responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of program activities; it has leadership responsibilities on the project, branch, and agency levels.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Develops tools, materials, and resources for the assessment, building and strengthening of management and organizational capacity of health departments, non-profits, and health clinics.
- Oversees and monitors program objectives and activities.
- Develops and oversees program budgets, contracts, and work plans.
- Oversees program staff, subcontractors, and consultant assignments.
- Plans and provides consulting engagements with health departments and nonprofits.
- Ensures programmatic compliance with federal, state and other funder guidelines.
- Supervises and manages program staff, subcontractors, and consultants.
- Develops and maintains strategic relationships and collaborations with funders and clients.
- Contributes to and supports overall agency leadership.
- Tracks and analyzes field and program-related issues and trends.
- Directs program monitoring and evaluation.
- Participates in other activities as requested.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum 7 years’ experience in managing program and grants, including but not limited to monitoring and compliance, program evaluation, and capacity building.
- Minimum 5 years’ experience providing capacity building assistance to hospitals, health clinics, health departments, and/or nonprofits.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in the areas of organizational development and management, HIV prevention and care.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
- Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and internet applications in a Windows environment.
- Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing programs.
- Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
- Demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with staff, board members, and supporters of culturally diverse nonprofits, hospitals, health clinics, health departments, and/or coalitions.
- Demonstrated supervision and management experience.
- Ability to direct federally funded program with large, complex projects.
- Strong understanding of adult learning theory with meeting/training facilitation and consulting skills.
- Ability to work under pressure with deadlines.
- Demonstrated ability working effectively in team environment.
- Ability to effectively represent APIAHF in the community, to outside agencies, clients, and to funders.
- Ability to collect/analyze data to make effective program leadership decisions in a timely manner.
- Understanding of program monitoring and evaluation.
- Master’s degree or equivalent experience in health administration, public health, public administration, nonprofit management, or related fields and ten years of health related work experience.
- Experience working in or with state health departments or clinical care providers.
- Strong initiative and creativity.
- Bilingual in Spanish.
To apply, please use the Subject Line: “Capacity Building Director Posting” and submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and short writing sample to email@example.com
Application Deadline: Open until filled.