Public Health Job Opportunities

Ryan White Program Manager (NE DHHS)

Examples of Work

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) provides a comprehensive system of HIV primary medical care, essential support services, and medications for low-income people living with HIV who are uninsured and underserved. Part B provides funds to improve the quality, availability, and organization of HIV health care and support services. Part B also encompasses the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), which provides FDA-approved medications and funding to purchase health insurances for eligible clients and for services that enhance access to, adherence to, and monitoring of drug treatments. The Program Manager is directly responsible for the management and oversight of the RWHAP Part B program, ensuring adherence to and compliance with all legislative and program requirements. The incumbent plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the activities of the RWHAP including: developing budgets and budget justifications; writing grant applications and reports; developing and/or revising operating policies, procedures, and objectives within agency and/or regulatory guidelines; and coordinating program services with other governmental entities, health professionals, and service agencies. A vital part of the Program Manager’s responsibility includes ensuring that staff and subrecipients/contractors adhere to program requirements and terms of written agreements. The successful incumbent will be able to manage people and projects, reach out for supervisory support when needed, and maintain good communication with and understanding of involvement of multiple levels of authority within DHHS and the federal funding organization (Health Resources and Services Administration).

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, social or behavioral sciences, education, health sciences, public health, law, or related field and experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluating, and grant management. Related coursework, training and/or education may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree on a year-for year basis.

PREFERRED: The qualified candidate will demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part B grants to states & territories, including the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP); experience holding subrecipients and contractors accountable for adherence to work plans, budgets, and agreements; experience working with complex programs; and experience answering to multiple levels of organizational authority.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Helpful knowledge, skills, and abilities include proven ability to manage people and multiple, complex projects; solid background in budgeting and project planning; experience with federal grant management; ability to write and manage contracts and subawards, ensuring proper use of funds through monitoring and oversight; ability to communicate with a variety of audiences and all levels of DHHS and partner agencies; integrity; and an ability to maintain composure and confidence when challenged. Experience with grant audits and findings and developing and implementing corrective action plans strongly preferred.

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