Current job openings at CHIPTS:

No current openings.


Do you think that social science research is an important part of the solution to the HIV/AIDS epidemic? Do you have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., etc.), or are you about to complete one? Do you want to receive further training to become an independent HIV/AIDS researcher?

If so (or if you know anyone to whom this might apply), you might be interested in our NIMH-funded postdoctoral training program, focusing on HIV, gender, and human sexuality at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies (Columbia University New York). You can learn more about the program by visiting http://gendersexualityhealth.org/training/nrsa.html. Trainees receive up to three years of support for stipends, health insurance, travel for conferences, and research. An application form can be found at the website.

Positions for our training program will be available as of July 2015. Make sure that we receive your application form not later than November 1, 2014, if you want to be considered for this position.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Persons from underrepresented groups (including those with disabilities and disadvantaged background) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please forward this announcement to any other appropriate listserv


Friends –

We currently have a position open for a Spanish-fluent assistant for the UCLA HIV Research Study Volunteer Project. This position involves community outreach for the RSVP program and database management.

The job is listed at https://jobs2.mednet.ucla.edu/css_external/CSSPage_Welcome.ASP

And search for job # H71091.

Please forward to any of your contacts and please feel free to call with any questions.

Thank you so much.

Faith Landsman
Administrative Director, CFAR Research Facilitation Core
Director, UCLA HIV Research Study Volunteer Project (RSVP)
1399 S. Roxbury Drive, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90035
FAX 310-557-3450



Position Announcement
Vice President of Policy

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is seeking a motivated, organized, and detail-oriented person to serve as its Vice President of Policy. The Vice President of Policy oversees the development and management of AFC’s national, state, county, and local government relations policy and advocacy activities through efforts that improve public and private responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Founded in 1985 by community activists and physicians, AFC is a local and national leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. AFC collaborates with community organizations to develop and improve HIV AIDS services; funds and coordinates prevention, care, and advocacy projects; and champions effective, compassionate HIV/AIDS policy.

Principal responsibilities of this position include the following:

• Oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of policy, advocacy, community mobilization, and communications strategies and activities to advance sound city, county, state, and national HIV/AIDS policies.
• Create, maintain, and manage budget for the Policy department;
• Seek out and provide necessary support for resource and funding development opportunities;
• Facilitate participatory process with Policy Department staff to develop yearly policy, advocacy, communications, and community mobilization goals and objectives;
• Develop AFC Policy Priorities;
• Facilitate cross project collaboration and communication and cultivation of leadership among Department staff and staff from other Departments within AFC;
• Actively represent AFC in relevant coalitions;
• Work with the President & CEO, other Vice Presidents, and Board of Directors to create, develop, and carry out the agency’s strategic plan;
• Collaborate, cooperate, and maintain professional relations with other AFC Vice Presidents to achieve agencywide goals and objectives, including moving forward as one in alignment with AFC’s strategic plan;
• Demonstrate strong and effective organizational leadership at all times;
• With Housing and Care departments, diversify funding to leverage federal dollars, such as Medicaid, to shift Ryan White clients to a payor source;
• Direct AFC’s efforts to engage service providers, people living with HIV, and other community members in AFC’s policy and advocacy activities;
• Lead AFC’s relationship-building activities with elected officials, national, state, county, and local agency leaders, and others government officials to advance sound HIV and public health policy;
• Model and promote professionalism, timeliness, accuracy, and excellent judgment to achieve the highest of professional standards;
• Assist with agency wide activities as directed, including Annual Meeting, AIDS Run & Walk, World of Chocolate and others;
• Assist with other AFC activities as requested;
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Demonstrated content expertise and/or Masters degree in public policy, political science, public administration, public affairs, or public health. Seven to ten years experience in a related government affairs, health care policy, and advocacy position. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, civil rights, social determinants of health, and healthcare policy. Five years experience with community mobilization, coalition facilitation, public speaking, strategic communications, and grassroots and grasstops advocacy. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and evaluate policy, advocacy, and community mobilization work.

Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities, and meet deadlines are critical. Strong verbal & written communication skills and ability to work with diverse populations.

Send cover letter and resume to: Email to:hrjobs@aidschicago.org, via mail to AIDS Foundation of Chicago, 200 West Jackson Suite 2200 Chicago, IL 60606, or via fax to (312) 784-9054.
Please reference position code POL VPP 425

People of color, women, people living with HIV/AIDS, and all others are encouraged to apply.

No phone calls please.

APEB (www.apeb.org)
Position: Executive Director

Job Summary
Will assume overall responsibility and authority for administrative and leadership functions, supervision of the staff, and establish and maintain effective channels of communication with the Board of Directors.

Responsibilities and Duties
1. Be responsible for fiscal planning, budgeting, and management of operation of the agency.
2. Ensure agency is in compliance with all applicable county, federal, and state requirements.
3. Ensure program personnel have updated job descriptions and evaluations, including the contractual consultants.
4. Negotiate collective bargaining agreement with Service Employees International Union Local 1021.
5. Coordinate the long-range financial development and management of the Agency with the Fiscal officer and the Board.
6. Experience managing a staff in excess of 40 and a budget in excess of $3 million.
7. Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to provide services to persons who are disabled, homeless, substance users, HIV (AIDS) infected, and/or psychologically impaired.
8. Excellent priority, goal setting, and decision-making skills in a rapidly changing business environment.
9. Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and environments and produce innovative solutions.

Master’s degree in public health, business, health care administration or related field OR A minimum of five years clinic management experience with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Minimum of three years social service experience or related health care management experience

This position is open until filled.

Please send resume and cover letter to Jillian Young via email- jyoung@apeb.org


Friends Research Institute, Inc.

Position: Director of Programs

The Friends Research Institute’s Los Angeles community site, Friends Community Center, provides a continuum of HIV prevention and substance abuse prevention and treatment programs and research studies to gay, bisexual, and MSM substance users and transgender women at risk of HIV infection.

General Responsibilities:  Oversee the administrative operation of all county- and city-funded HIV prevention and substance abuse programs. Oversee program staff, including ongoing evaluation and clinical supervision.  Provide data management and strong administrative and programmatic support to the Executive Director/Senior Research Scientist.

Download Job Description Here: Announce Director of Programs_April2014

posted 4/24/2014


UCLA School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Position: Health Navigator, LINK LA

Do you care deeply about the community you live in and want to make a difference in people’s lives? If so, your next career step may take you to UCLA’s Department of Medicine as a health navigator of “LINK LA,” a federally funded NIH exciting research project that links former jails inmates to HIV care.

Our health navigators are a group of outreach workers who implement a highly innovative public health intervention within the Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail as well as in the wider Los Angeles community. As part of the intervention, the navigators will provide services to HIV+ men and transgendered persons and will be responsible for connecting participants to regular HIV care. This position requires a significant amount of travel time and field work in addition to spending time at the jail.

Download Job Description Here: Health Navigator Job_description FINAL

posted 4/29/2014


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