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Department of Medicine: Allergy and Infectious Diseases has an outstanding opportunity for a Curriculum Training Specialist (HIV/STI Education).

Position Purpose:
Will develop and manage external partnerships for all five of the Infectious Diseases Education & Assessment (IDEA) online curricula including: the National HIV Curriculum, the pending National HIV PrEP Curriculum, the National STD Curriculum, Hepatitis B Online, and Hepatitis C Online). This position will provide ongoing support for existing partnerships and will work to identify, create, and maintain new partnerships to further the use and deployment of the IDEA curricula. For more details about the IDEA program, please visit our website: https://https://idea.medicine.uw.edu.

Position Complexities:
This position requires a high degree of autonomy, personal initiative, ability to multitask, and flexibility to develop and manage external partnerships across multiple projects. Complexities include understanding the five unique online curricula (key features and content, functionality, and audiences); managing relationships with multiple external organizations; and effectively communicating with relevant IDEA team members to ensure project goals are being met.

Position Dimensions and Impact to the University:
UW is strongly committed to developing and expanding online training and educational opportunities for HIV, STDs, hepatitis, and other infectious diseases both domestically and internationally. This position will serve as an integral part of the nationally-recognized IDEA program and the UW Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases.


Outreach and Engagement: work with existing partners to increase, improve, and support their use of the IDEA curricula. – 60%

• Demonstrate curricula functionality (content, learning group features, services, resources, etc.) to external partner organizations and entities
• Respond to requests for assistance from partner organization staff and registered learners
• Coordinate and organize meetings with partners, funders, and IDEA staff
• Document and report on results of outreach efforts and feedback from partners
• In collaboration with IDEA team members, identify external entities that would benefit by integrating relevant IDEA curricula into a training program or workplace
• Achieve agreed upon quarterly outreach goals

Relationship Building and Support: establish new and ongoing partnerships with organizations – 25%

• Work with new partners to implement relevant curricula within their organization
• Provide effective, clear communication and ongoing technical assistance during the implementation phase for new partners
• Participate in the development of training materials (printed, online, videos) to facilitate partner engagement and retention
• Respond to requests for information/assistance from partner organization staff
• Routinely and promptly follow up with partner organizations to ensure needs are being met
• Act as the primary point of contact for technical assistance or other requests

Programmatic and Administration – 15%

• Communicate regularly with IDEA staff and project partners to recommend improvements, implement changes, etc.
• Work with IDEA staff to ensure programmatic goals are being met
• Work with IDEA staff to develop and distribute marketing materials
• Update external learning management systems (CDC TRAIN) when new curricula content/units are released
• Participate in various national planning activities and meetings
• Assist with grant and report writing activities
• Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree in health, administration, communications, or related field and at least three years of experience

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


• Core skills required for this position include superior organization in planning and tracking activities; prioritizing and sustaining multiple deliverables; managing time effectively, and demonstrating initiative and independent decision-making
• Ability to create and deliver presentations and trainings tailored to audience need
• Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, including demonstrated competency in preparation of correspondence and reports
• Ability to interact with a variety of healthcare professionals and educators at the local, regional, and national level
• Highly motivated and history of meeting deliverables in outreach or sales
• High level of comfort with topics and issues regarding sexuality, reproductive and sexual health, HIV, and STDs, and sexual health topics
• Work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to work with local and remote teams
• Being open to feedback


• Experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS care and treatment education for healthcare providers
• Experience working in programs serving diverse patient/client populations affected by HIV and STDs, including sexual and gender minorities, persons who inject drugs, and persons with mental health disorders
• Familiarity with web-based learning and curricula and how users interact with online content
• Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple priorities; ability to manage several activities simultaneously
• Lived experience related to HIV/PrEP
• Experience with HIV/STD related community-based organizations

Working Condition:

In the immediate future, this position will work remotely.  Some activities may be conducted at the UW Ninth and Jefferson Building (NJB) but telecommuting will be allowed.  National travel may be required in the future.

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.

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