Training and Experience:
Bachelors degree in public health or related field OR four years experience working in HIV/STD prevention or other community health programs required. Familiarity with PrEP/PEP and other biomedical interventions. Experience in a nonprofit environment preferred; specific training/experience with HIV and other health related issues preferred. Training/experience working in HIV prevention and health education/health promotion and program development. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
Health disparities spectrum of HIV and STD disease; health literacy, harm reduction theory; behavior modification theory; human sexuality; substance use and abuse; motivational interviewing techniques; outreach strategies; data management; health and social concerns of individuals who are at high risk of HIV infection, transgender individuals, sexual assault survivors, and sex workers; risk reduction theory; principles of social marketing; and venues where the target population congregates, including the Internet.
Work independently; work effectively with diverse staff, volunteers and professionals; work effectively with diverse community stakeholders who may hold a wide range of opinions on individuals who are at a high risk of HIV infection; identify particular goals and objectives with respect to harm reduction; meet frequent, sometimes conflicting deadlines in a rapidly changing environment; respond with sensitivity to social inequities and diverse ethnic groups; maintain confidentiality.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.
Must be able to work some nights, weekends, and occasional irregular hours.
COVID vaccination is required and APLA Health will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.
Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.