Division Director - Ryan White Services - Infectious Disease Bureau

Boston Public Health Commission - Boston, MA4.1

Contract$75,000 - $85,000 a year
Leadership position within the Infectious Disease Bureau (IDB). Provides programmatic direction and management of day to day operations for the Ryan White (RW) Services Division which oversees RW Part A funding awarded to the Boston EMA. Along with IDB Director, the Division Director will contribute to the strategic planning of the RW Services Division.

This position directly supervises the program areas below:
Contract Management: Division Director is responsible for overseeing the distribution of $15M in HRSA grant funds according to the priorities established by the RW Planning Council and in accordance with Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) policies. The Contract Management unit provides programmatic support to RW funded agencies in the Boston EMA.

Agency Monitoring: Division Director directs the Agency Monitoring unit to provide on-site review of all funded agencies to determine proper implementation of Part A services, including compliance with HRSA eligibility guidelines and Standards of Care.

Clinical Quality Management (CQM): Division Director ensures that CQM activities are aimed at improving patient care, health outcomes, and patient satisfaction. The Director oversees the development and implementation of a CQM infrastructure, performance measurement, and quality improvement activities with subrecipients.

Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI): Division Director oversees MAI funds, which provide additional resources to support persons living with HIV (PLWH) in disproportionately impacted minority communities.

Administration: Manages the Ryan White Part A grant for the Boston EMA service region, including preparation and submission of grant applications, and supervision of Division staff and consultants. In collaboration with others within the IDB, across BPHC, and external agencies, this position manages all grant-related data and evaluations.

Fiscal: In conjunction with IDB Administrator, monitors program budgets in accordance with federal, BPHC, and other guidelines. Follows procurement and contracting guidelines and analyzes budgetary, programmatic and resource needs.

Programmatic: Ensures compliance with all federal and BPHC reporting requirements and implementation of performance indicators and outcome measures. Ensures that all conditions of grant award are met. Develops and coordinates all Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for contracted services. Negotiates with selected vendors and ensures appropriate service delivery. Reviews epidemiologic and community needs data to identify service needs of PLWH in the Boston EMA. Serves as a liaison to federal officials and communicates regularly with the HRSA Project Officer.

Other Activities: Collaborates with the Director of the Division of Education and Community Engagement within IDB to support the work of the RW Planning Council and RW-related training programs.

Participates in a range of activities and initiatives related to HIV and other communicable diseases as requested by IDB Director. Works closely with numerous external partners including HRSA and other federal programs, State and City government agencies, community-based organizations, hospitals and community health centers, vendors, clients, and consumers.

Reports directly to IDB Director. Works in a confidential capacity. Operates independently. Uses independent judgment and discretion to make decisions affecting the RW Division and staff as it relates to unit operations/services and BPHC policy. Makes and recommends management and personnel decisions for promotion, transfer and assignment of staff, and imposition of discipline. Performs other duties as required. Occasional nights and weekends as required.
Minimum Qualifications
Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Policy Administration, or a related discipline, such as sociology, organizational psychology, public health nursing, or health communications required plus 3 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing; OR BA/BS plus 5 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing.
Prior experience with Ryan White or HIV programming preferred.
Prior experience managing grant funded public health projects required, with experience managing federal grant funded initiatives preferred.
Excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills.
Excellent supervisory and team building skills including: planning and assigning work; evaluating and motivating staff; determining the need for disciplinary action; and either recommending or initiating disciplinary action.
Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
Advanced experience with MSOffice and experience in data analysis.
Advanced experience working with local community agencies.
Bilingual, bicultural a plus.
Additional Information
City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply