Overview

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Department of Medicine: Allergy and Infectious Diseases has an outstanding opportunity for a Regional Program Manager.

Position Purpose:
The Mountain West AIDS Education and Training Center (MWAETC) is one of eight federally-funded AETCs in the United States offering HIV-related education, clinical consultation, and capacity building programs to health care providers and agencies in the following ten states: Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.  The mission of the MWAETC is to increase the capacity of health care providers to deliver high-quality HIV care within the region’s health care systems. Our organization is committed in the fight against all forms of racism, discrimination, and stigma and strives to create an inclusive environment where all employees, faculty, and program participants feel seen and valued.

The purpose of the MWAETC Regional Program Manager is to oversee the workplans and budgets of approximately 13 subcontractor regional partners located throughout the ten-state region. The Regional Program Manager monitors program performance and quality measures, and provides technical assistance through regular check-in calls, monthly virtual team meetings, and site visits.  The position works closely with the Program Director, Fiscal Specialist and other Regional Office staff on regional partner program development, implementation and evaluation and is a member of the MWAETC management team.  Other duties include preparation of monthly and annual progress reports to the funder and supporting overall program administration.

Position Complexities:
The Regional Program Manager position is a full-time position based at the UW in Seattle, WA. Core competencies for this position include excellent communication and management skills, organizational and problem-solving skills, exceptional attention to detail, and knowledge of health care systems and education programs for health care providers

Impact:
The UW is strongly committed to developing capacity-building partnerships and training in the area of HIV care and treatment both domestically and internationally.  The MWAETC is housed together with the UW PTC, HTC, UWPHCBC, within the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, headed by Anna Wald, MD, MPH.  Specifically, this position will be supporting collaborations between these groups and other stakeholders that will increase the visibility of the UW’s commitment to providing quality HIV care and treatment and the national Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.
This is a full time, professional position, based in Seattle, WA.  At this time, much of the work is carried out remotely, with flexibility for remote/in-office work.  Some regional and national travel will be required.

Individuals with related lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Management (70%)

• Oversee the development and implementation of regional partner work plan deliverables and ensure subcontract obligations are met in a timely manner
• Provide technical assistance (TA) to regional partners regarding work plan and budget development, fiscal and grant management activities, and program implementation
• Act as first-line contact for all regional partners
• Liaise with regional partners regarding collaborations with key training partners and other key stakeholders, including other national and regional AETCs, Federal Training Centers (FTC), and minority-serving organizations
• Evaluate regional partner performance, in collaboration with the Director and Evaluator
• Exercise excellent problem-solving skills and decision-making skills re: regional partner operational decisions
• Identify and facilitate opportunities for cross-regional partner collaborations
• Coordinate a monthly virtual team meeting with all regional partners
• Travel to regional partner locations to conduct annual/bi-annual site visits
• Assist the director in coordination of an annual in-person meeting with all regional partners
• Manage the regional preceptorship program, including candidate selection and overseeing logistics coordination
• Prepare and submit annual continuing education applications for the preceptorship program and regional webinars
• Manage the materials review process in accordance with HRSA and MWAETC requirements
• Contribute to preparation of monthly and annual reports
• Participate as a member of the MWAETC Management Team to address program vision, future program planning, monitoring of deliverables, and to ensure optimal and culturally respectful communication and coordination across the MWAETC region
• Report to Director weekly regarding status of regional partner activities and deliverables
• Represent and market the MWAETC at local, regional, and national meetings and conference calls as required
• Work closely with the practice transformation project (PTP) coordinator and the evaluator to track and report on workplan deliverables

Financial and Administrative Management (20%)

• Oversee the development of annual subcontractor operating budgets with input from the Director and other appropriate regional office staff
• Provide on-going oversight of MWAETC subcontractor budgets
• Work with the fiscal specialist to ensure timely processing of subcontractor invoices
• Ensure compliance with university, state and federal grant regulations

Data, Reporting, and Quality Improvement Activities (10%)

• Review and proactively use program data to monitor and ensure regional partners’ performance of workplan objectives
• Conduct quarterly reviews of regional partner training data
• Contribute to the development of systems, tools, reports, and training materials for program evaluation activities as needed
• Contribute to the development of tools, reports, and data analyses for ongoing needs assessment and determination of training objectives in the 10-state region as needed
• Based on data review, identify opportunities for program quality improvement and in collaboration with management team, spearhead quality improvement initiatives

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in public health management, health education, social work, or related field with 5 years experience

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Five years of program management experience in a health related field
• Demonstrated excellent organizational and analytical skills
• Proven ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks and short deadlines; ability to manage and prioritize several multidimensional activities simultaneously
• Demonstrated ability to pay extraordinary attention to detail
• Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills;
• Ability to interact professionally with established networks of health professionals at the local, regional and national level
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships with diverse partners
• Demonstrated competence in federal health/public health grant management
• Demonstrated competence in financial operations, budget development and monitoring
• Demonstrated competence in working with basic datasets (e.g., Excel), interpreting reports, and using data to improve programs
• Demonstrated experience with quality improvement

DESIRED:

Master’s degree in public health management, health education, social work, or related field or equivalent experience.
• History of working with vulnerable and under-served communities to address health disparities
• Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS trends and epidemiology
• Experience with federal grant management
• Experience with University of Washington grant management and fiscal systems
• Experience in the management of HIV health care provider education and training grants
• Experience in HIV-related program management
• Experience addressing health equity, anti-racist organizational practices
• Please address in your cover letter why you are interested in this position and how you are a good fit.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your “My Jobs” page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT
Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

Generous benefits. Salary commensurate with experience

About University of Washington Mountain West AIDS Education and Training Center

The Mountain West AIDS Education and Training Center (MWAETC), based at the University of Washington, offers HIV treatment education, clinical consultation, and capacity building assistance to health care professionals and organizations across our ten state region.

Our primary audience includes physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dental professionals, clinical pharmacists, and other health care team members who work in rural and urban areas.  We train Ryan White funded agencies, federally funded community and migrant health centers, tribal and Indian Health Service clinics, state and local health departments, corrections facilities, and private practice settings serving persons with HIV.

As the epidemic disproportionately affects sexual, racial and ethnic minorities in the region, the MWAETC offers specific programming for providers and organizations serving these populations.

We are a part of a network of eight regional AETCs that cover the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration, the national AETC network is the professional training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

The MWAETC offers a variety of  educational opportunities for health care professionals and organizations in rural and urban settings to meet their specific HIV/AIDS education needs through:

Lectures & conferences
Case-based presentations
Web-based training
Clinical consultations
Organizational capacity building
Technical assistance
Telehealth
Preceptorships for: MDs, PAs, and NPs; Pharmacists; Nurses; Case Managers; Dietitians; Corrections health professionals; High Resolution Anoscopy (HRA)