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Program Director

Job Description:
Responsibilities The mission of UCLA Family AIDS Network (UCLAFAN) is to facilitate access to medical care and support services by coordinating a network of culturally and linguistically competent community providers to work collaboratively to meet the needs of women, children, youth, and families living with HIV and AIDS.
Primary responsibility of the Program Director is the fiscal and programmatic oversight of the LAFAN network and the development, design and recommended strategies or activities intended to improve performance in quality and compliance with Ryan White and County of Los Angeles funding requirements.
In this high visibility role the selected candidate will work collaboratively with a wide variety of professionals, key partners, consumers, Network agency staff and other leaders in the community.
The Program Director will be responsible for Annual Performance Reviews (APR), which includes the development and management of a calendar of ongoing site visits, chart reviews, and annual performance reviews of each network site.
Responsible for developing and implementing community needs assessment process for competitive and renewal grant applications.
Responsible for monitoring the budget and reports that include but are not limited to: reviewing revenues and expenditures to ensure proper expenditures are made for awarded grant periods; provide assistance in resolving issues and conflicts with the budgets and reports.
Coordinates the procurement process for the grant awards and subcontractors and vendors.
Conducts the operational and financial reviews of contractors for compliance and monitors subcontractors to ensure all contract terms and conditions are met.
This position will serves as a resource, lead and/or facilitator for task forces/committees to plan, implement and coordinate programmatic and/or quality management activities to maximize service quality, effectiveness and efficiency within the grant programs.
Coordinates and oversees Network Advisory Committee and Quality Improvement Committee meetings.
Participate in meetings and discussions in which decision affecting the program are made; attends regional and national meetings and conferences.
Works closely with the network to develop and deploy an outreach and public relations strategy to ensure the ongoing growth of UCLAFAN.
Works closely with UCLAFAN's Network Advisory Committee, and Consumer Leadership Council to ensure that stakeholders (consumers and providers) are continuously a part of UCLAFAN's planning and evaluation.
Secures additional sources of funding as available for further development of programs and emergency funds.
Provides ongoing opportunities for needs assessment, continuing education, and resource dissemination.
Evaluate program objectives and work plan.
Qualifications Master's degree in health administration, public health or public administration with an emphasis on health services or related field required.
5-7 years related work experience in public health or public administration, health administration, including 3-5 years' experience supervising professional and administrative staff.
Understanding of comprehensive public health issues, with particular emphasis on special needs populations and HIV/AIDS.
Previous experience in the implementation of programs.
Experience working with the diverse populations affected by HIV/AIDS.
Experience in managing and securing large grants ($500,000 per year) Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Ryan White Title IV funding.
Ability to perform and apply basic mathematical and accounting concepts, accurately aggregate and report data in computerized format.
Must be willing to travel to various sites.
Health care or social services program evaluation experience.
Experience using Excel to develop visualizations, create pivot tables, and conduct analyses.
Experience using SPSS, Stata, and/or R for data management and analysis.
Experience working with and aggregating/merging multiple data streams.
Experience working with HIV health care or HIV social services delivery, community advisory groups and people from diverse backgrounds.
Expertise in statistical analysis, data visualization, database software, and languages, including SQL, and Microsoft Access.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as a team member.


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