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Senior Prevention Programs Manager

Equitas Health
Columbus, OH
Expired: June 05, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $70,400 to $88,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Prevention Programs Manager is directly responsible for the overall implementation, management and supervision of prevention services within designated regions of Ohio. This position oversees Program Managers who are responsible for managing staff who provide direct client services. This position focuses on grants management and professional development of staff, in their reporting structure. In addition, this position assists the Prevention Director team with implementing the Strategic Plan for Prevention at Equitas Health.
SALARY: $70,400-$88,000

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, traveling, driving or having other reliable transportation, research, data analysis, participating in community meetings, developing and facilitating presentations, working varied hours including evenings and weekends. Candidates must have strong communication skills, have the ability to talk with individuals from diverse background in a respectful and competent manner, and be an effective presenter. Attention to detail and ability to enter data accurately into various databases is necessary.

  • Supervise Program Managers who oversee direct service staff; including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, approving leave time, approving timesheets & expense reports, implementing disciplinary procedures, training, salary negotiating, identifying needs, and providing staff development through coaching and training.
  • Assuring completion of reports and collection of data for funders (including Federal, State, and Local) and agency purposes.
  • Ensure assigned grant(s) goals and objectives are met and act as point of contact for funders, as assigned.
  • Oversees grant reporting processes and report completion for federal and private funders and attends all grant required meetings and conference calls, as assigned.
  • Evaluate outcomes based on data and make programmatic adjustments as appropriate.
  • Work collaboratively across multiple departments to promote and improve services for Equitas Health.
  • Ensure completion and submission of data/information of newly diagnosed persons to the health department.
  • Collaborates with Program Operations team to ensure timely data entry, participate in quality improvement evaluation activities, and ensure accurate data is being collected for Prevention Programs.
  • Assists Prevention team in streamlining services, including the development of Policies and Procedures to accompany processes created.
  • Assisting with grant writing and application input and attend required grant meetings.
  • Representing the community at local planning advisory groups as assigned.
  • Assist prevention programs with testing coordination as requested.
  • Maintaining good working relationships with other HIV/AIDS educators, including participation with organizations that do not have HIV/STIs outreach as part of their mission, but who offer services and programming to the assigned population(s).
  • Develop on-going strategic community partnership to expand comprehensive high-impact HIV prevention interventions among priority populations.
  • Keeping informed about current HIV/STI trends, developments, and co-factors to transmission (i.e., AOD, Mental Health, etc.), as well as state-of-the-art prevention efforts and strategies.
  • Keeping informed about current trends for People who inject drugs (PWID) and harm reduction strategies
  • Keeping informed about current Intimate Partner violence (IPV) and Domestic Violence (DV) trends within LGBTQ+ communities.
  • Willingness to operate large mobile sprinter van for community based healthcare service events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • At least four years of management experience is preferred, two years required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Medical or Mental Health/Addiction related licensure considered valuable.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and other Qualifications:
  • A background in HIV and STI prevention and education and/or knowledge of the field, and experience with information and referral services is preferred.
  • Experience in developing culturally appropriate marketing materials and campaigns is preferred.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communications.
  • Public speaking and group facilitation experience is preferred.
  • Must have sensitivity to, interest in and competence in cultural differences, HIV/AIDS, minority health, sexual practices, harm reduction, and a demonstrated competence in working with Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color (BIPOC), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) communities.
  • Must have or acquire (within three months of employment) an HIV Prevention Counselor Training Certificate and training in testing technologies utilized by the agency if required by region.
  • Adept knowledge in Microsoft Office Products required.
  • Must have reliable transportation and preferably valid driver's license.


Background and reference checks will be conducted. In accordance with Equitas Health's Drug-Free Workplace Policy, pre-employment drug testing will be administered. Hours may vary, including working some evenings and weekends based on workload. Individuals are not considered applicants until they have been asked to visit for an interview and at that time complete an application for employment. Completing the application does not guarantee employment. EOE/AA


Equitas Health

Columbus, OH



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