Under the direction of the Director of Preventive Health & Education, he/she is responsible for prevention programs for people living with HIV. He/she will develop, implement and monitor prevention programs for people living with HIV. Hires and supervises EIS, Health Educators and Peer Educators. Develops and implements educational curriculums on general prevention health topics to include but not limited to partner and self-protection, disclosure, STIs and medication adherence. Develops policies and procedures. The position is also responsible for direction of the CORE Center’s Early Intervention Services program. He/she will be responsible for reports due to administration and funders, and will oversee site visits and program budgets in conjunction with the Director of Preventive Health and Education. He/she will assess individual and group health education needs; maintains up to date knowledge of HIV transmission, treatment and disease, interpretation of HIV test results and other related HIV issues. Additionally, conducts and evaluates client health education sessions, as related to HIV prevention and risk reduction; performs, develops, and provides professional, community and peer educator HIV education training. Participates in all administrative and staff development meetings, representing health education and prevention issues.
The implementation of prevention programs for people living with HIV/AIDS and Early Intervention Services (EIS).
Develops and implements educational curriculums on general prevention health topics.
Submits reports to administration and funders.
Assist with development of peer educators
Other administrative functions such as assistance with writing grant proposals, assists with the development of abstracts and represents Preventive Health and Education Department.
Presents at local and national conferences.
Represents CORE Center on local HIV community planning body.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred in health education, public health, psychology, education or related discipline. Experience as a supervisor required. Experience as HIV counselor/educator a plus. Bilingual (Spanish-English) a plus. Proficiency with grant writing and database management required. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. Ability to work with a diverse population, within a multicultural and multidisciplinary team. Strong oral and written communications skills. Ability to meet deadlines and work as a professional and a team player.