Program Coordinator, HIV STEP-UP


Reports To: Director of Programs

Employment Type: Full-time

Work Location: Miami-Dade County


Position Summary

The HIV STEP-UP Program facilitates HIV awareness and prevention services through, but not limited to work groups, trainings and an Advisory Council. This position is directly responsible for staffing the Program’s day-to-day operations and facilitating the Grant Action Plan, achieving timely and effective implementation of grant deliverables and fostering the Program and organization’s mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides motivational leadership and vision to the Program, working collaboratively to facilitate implementation of the Grant Action Plan
  • Facilitates coordination of activities of all consultants, paid and in-kind, to support Action Plan.
  • Facilitates Advisory Council meetings and trainings and the Programs’ organization and participation levels.
  • Facilitates organization of workgroups, implementation of Action Plan strategies and community campaigns.
  • Fosters engagement of indigenous communities in Program activities.
  • Coordinates with state and local partners and stakeholders.
  • Serves as an ambassador for the Program promoting its vision, mission and priorities.
  • Ensures effective grant and budget management.
  • Provides timely preparation of all management and grant required reports including preparation/submission of written narrative and fiscal progress reports, statistics and reports to funder.
  • Participates in all evaluation activities.
  • Participates in all appropriate community activities, meetings and trainings.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Position requires a minimum of a Bachelor level degree (MA preferred) in social work, public health, community planning or related field;
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in HIV prevention/treatment programs
  • Highly effective leadership and community outreach skills; prior experience coordinating with community partners, community development and planning to bring about desired results.
  • Extensive experience with the field of prevention and environmental strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability managing government grants including experience with data-driven, outcome-based planning and reporting activities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIV medical and social impacts to communities
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Excellent budget management skills, ability to work effectively with electronic technologies, data collection and reporting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cultural competence and ability to work effectively with youth and adult volunteers.


  • This position may require independent travel between work station and other sites. Consequently, the incumbent must maintain valid Driver’s License and insurance coverage on personal vehicle at all times during employment.
  • Performing the duties of this position requires the ability to walk, sit, stand, reach, talk, hear and lift presentation materials, including equipment.


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