Public Health Job Opportunities

ADAP/HOPWA Program Manager

Who We Are: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is a state agency that, “Helps People Live Better Lives” every day encompassing our several divisions such as Public Health: This position within Public Health is responsible for ensuring the safety and support of eligible Nebraskans living with HIV or AIDS within the State of Nebraska. For more information, please visit the Public Health Webpage at the link below: DHHS State of Nebraska values our employees and provides a supportive environment that strives to promote Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or genetics. 

Location of position: Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Third Floor 

Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Examples of Work

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) Program Manager ensures public safety by assuring medications and medical services and supports and providing for the housing needs of eligible Nebraskans living with HIV or AIDS. Services and supports are meant to support optimal health and to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS. The ADAP & HOPWA Program Manager oversees complex budgets with multiple funding sources; manages contracts and subawards; performs subrecipient financial and programmatic monitoring; writes grant applications and reports; assures accurate data collection and reporting; adheres to federal regulatory requirements and guidelines; develops and recommends policies and procedures; and works collaboratively with internal and external partners to achieve the best results. Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, social/behavioral sciences, health sciences, public health, education, law or related field OR experience in the development of operational policies and procedures, performing quality assurance analysis/evaluation of programs; grant writing, contract management, or leading community based health/social care groups. Related coursework, training and/or education may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree on a year-for year basis. 

PREFERRED: Experience working with ADAP, health insurance, HOPWA, infectious disease and/or housing. 

OTHER: Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of or experience in program management, including planning, organizing and budgeting; grant writing and grant management; program planning and evaluation; performance measurement and clinical quality management; insurance and medical billing; and housing. 

Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and standards, agency rules, policies and procedures and technical narrative material; communicate effectively; interact with program representatives and the public; apply instructions; summarize program and administrative data/statistics into reports; formulate short- and long-range plans. Ability to work collaboratively to ensure consumers experience a seamless continuum of care. 

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