Provides training and technical assistance with community agencies and organizations, health departments, hospitals and other appropriate groups to reduce HIV in targeted high risk populations, using research / science-based interventions. Assist with organizing and/or facilitating community level interventions and educational presentations. Develop and maintain effective partnerships with providers around appropriate and effective HIV risk reduction interventions, including but not limited to Many Men, Many Voices (3MV), Mpowerment, Healthy Relationships, D-Up, and Popular Opinion Leaders (POL). Assure quality of services by frequent monitoring within DHEC programs and services and with community organizations and agencies to meet grant deliverables and requirements. Actively participate in staff development and training opportunities for professional development. Participate in meetings and activities for the African American men who have sex with men project, CDC’s HIV Expanded Testing grant, and DHEC Office of Minority Health initiatives. Analyzes data and writes reports for required federal and state reporting. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Non-Clinical ET program through statistical data reports and site visits. Monitor and Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Non-Clinical ET program through statistical data reports and site visits. Completes other duties as assigned in an accurate and timely manner.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:
A Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work, health education or a closely related human services program of study from an accredited college or university. Experience in a public health program with interviewing, counseling and/or investigative responsibilities. Experience in program monitoring and evaluation. Experience facilitating and or coordination meetings, activities and events. Must have knowledge or demonstrated capacity to learn policies, procedures related to the control of communicable diseases. Knowledge or capacity to learn applicable laws, regulations and guidelines. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships; strong written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to provide services to diverse populations in a culturally competent manner internal and external. Proven community outreach experience with diverse populations. Ability to provide data management EXCEL and ACCESS. Report writing. Valid Driver’s License. Must have reliable transportation. Must be ability to lift and carry 25 pounds. Ability to participate in overnight travel for training. Must be able to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
Masters Degree in Health Education and Promotion, Counseling, Social Work, or other closely related Human Services degree. Must have experience with STD/HIV counseling, testing and/or other services. Candidate must have at least two years of employment/ work experience in the HIV/AIDS planning, program implementation, design, report writing and evaluation. Contract monitoring, data management and evaluation experience strongly desired. Must have the ability to work well with diverse communities and interact with internal staff and community partners.
Although this is a temporary grant position, this position is eligible to receive benefits afforded a permanent employee such as health insurance, annual leave and retirement.
This position is funded by temporary grant funds. At any time during the temporary grant period your services may be terminated with the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). At the time of termination, DHEC has no obligation to offer further employment nor will you have grievance and appeal rights.