HIV Prevention Coordinator

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County(ies):
DaneMilwaukee
Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR-ADV 21-00453
HIV Prevention Coordinator
Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:
The starting pay is $30.00-$34.00 per hour (approximately $62,400-$70,720 annually), depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits. The pay schedule/range is 11/03. A 12-month probationary period is required. Pay for current or former state employees is set in accordance with the State Compensation Plan.
Contact:
Jacqueline Strook, Human Resources Specialist-Sr., [email protected]
Bargaining Unit:
Non-Represented
Area of Competition:
Open
Deadline to Apply:
3/8/2021

 

Assessment Information:
40703 –  071  PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR-ADV 
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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Division of Public Health (DPH) is recruiting to fill a vacancy for the HIV Prevention Coordinator within the Bureau of Communicable Diseases (BCD) and will be located either in Madison or Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Southern or Southeastern Regional Office.

This position will work Monday through Friday with daytime hours and will require limited statewide travel, including attending meetings as business needs require in Madison, WI throughout the week.

What We Offer: We offer a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and also a great culture that promotes a healthy work/life balance. There is on-site yoga, a new fitness center and locker rooms. As an employee of the state of Wisconsin, you’ll also have access to an amazing benefits package that includes nearly 4 weeks of paid vacation, low-cost insurance options, and participation in the fully funded Wisconsin Retirement System, which is considered among the best in the country!

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NOTE: Interviews will be conducted virtually. This position will begin work remotely with the expectation that working from the State Office building will be required post-pandemic.

 

Position Summary:   The HIV Prevention Coordinator provides training and technical assistance and monitors the HIV prevention activities of community partner agencies funded by the DHS Communicable Disease Harm Reduction section in DPH. This position serves as a key resource for public health staff, healthcare providers, and other professionals at the state and local level, providing consultation and education to improve agency practices and procedures in the areas of HIV prevention and related health issues such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), hepatitis C (HCV) and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) health. The position also organizes, coordinates, and facilitates regular meetings with HIV prevention agency staff and leadership on topics of importance in HIV prevention.

The HIV Prevention Coordinator takes a lead role on various program development and implementation activities for the DHS Communicable Disease Harm Reduction Program. These include subjects such as high-impact prevention for HIV and HCV, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and condom distribution. The position assists the HIV Prevention Supervisor and the Communicable Disease Harm Reduction Section Chief in responding to reporting requirements of Federal and State authorities, and assists in the development of overall policy within the Bureau of Communicable Diseases on issues of HIV and related health issues.

Special Notes:   

All applicants who may be appointed will be required to allow DHS to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

 

Qualifications:   

Minimally qualified applicants will have:

    • Experience with community based or lived experience providing outreach and support to communities impacted by HIV (e.g. Black/African American, LGBTQ) or organizations that work with these communities.

 

  • Experience providing technical assistance (e.g. advising on policies or procedures, researching and responding to inquiries, etc.) to colleagues, partners or other stakeholders.

 

  • Experience coordinating, managing, or implementing evidence-based programs in public health, health care, or community engagement or outreach.

 

  • Experience working collaboratively with a culturally diverse network of partners and community groups and establishing and maintaining relationships.

 

  • Effective communication skills.

Well-qualified applicants will also have:

    • Experience with HIV or STI prevention or control. 

 

  • Experience monitoring contracts, such as monitoring compliance or evaluating quality and effectiveness.

 

  • Experience coordinating, managing, or implementing evidence-based programs related to HIV in public health, health care, or community engagement or outreach.

 

  • Experience leading or facilitating group projects.

 

How To Apply:   

Click on the Preview Assessment link near the top of this announcement to view the qualifications that will be evaluated in the initial part of the selection process.

After you have previewed the assessment, interested applicants who would like to apply for this position will apply on-line via Wisc.Jobs. Click “Log In” to access your existing account or to create a new account if you do not already have an account in the system. After you have logged in, click “Apply now.” You will be asked to provide your personal information. Attach your resume and letter of qualifications (in a Word or PDF compatible format). To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online process. Failure to submit all required materials will result in an incomplete application and ineligibility for this position. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an incompatible format, an email, as a hard copy, or a fax.

Applicants deemed eligible may be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact the HR Specialist on this announcement.

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees as a reinstatement) must complete the online application process to apply.

Please Note: Important communication regarding this recruitment will be sent via email.

DHS is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. Veterans are encouraged to apply. For complete information on veterans’ hiring programs that may benefit you, please visit the Employment Assistance Page on the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs’ website.

To apply for this job please visit wisc.jobs.

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