Deputy Director of Quality Management & Technical Assistance, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control/HIV/AIDS Care & Treatment... - 329627
The mission of the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control (BHIV) is to prevent and control the spread of HIV and ensure that people living with HIV (PLWH) have the best possible prevention, treatment and care. The HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Program (CTP) within BHIV has a City Research Scientist III vacancy to manage the quality of technical assistance services provided to Ryan White Part A (RWPA)-funded programs in New York. As part of the leadership Quality Management and Technical Assistance leadership team in CTP, the deputy director will offer a vision for high-quality technical assistance services that build the capacity of sub-awardees to serve PLWH. As deputy director, the incumbent will manage technical assistance services provided by a team of specialists, ensuring that RWPA-funded programs are provided with coordinated and consistent guidance for implementing high-quality interventions for people living with HIV. The deputy director will act as a liaison to DOHMH staff in HIV prevention, testing, and housing to develop and ensure consistent standards for technical assistance services provided to sub-awardees. The deputy director will also, in collaboration with other BHIV staff, develop solicitations and scopes of work for capacity-building consultants and advise them in the development of products. The deputy director will act as liaison to the DOHMH master contractor for contract monitoring and compliance.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
--As part of the Quality Management and Technical Assistance (QMTA) leadership team in CTP, engage in program planning and development that promotes health equity.
--Research and synthesize evidence-based models for providing services to PLWH and relevant health and public policies in order to inform the development of program services and the technical assistance provided to Ryan White Part A-funded organizations.
--Supervise a team of specialists and manage the quality of technical assistance services provided to RWPA-funded programs in New York.
--Mentor specialists to promote quality management and improvement among RWPA-funded organizations.
--Guide the development of quality indicators, service standards, and documentation guidelines for RWPA-funded services and ensure they are regularly updated.
--Act as principal liaison with colleagues in HIV prevention, testing, and housing to develop and ensure consistent standards and protocols for technical assistance services provided to sub-awardees.
--Collaborate in the development of solicitations and scopes of work for capacity-building services and advise consultants in the design of products.
--Guide process and outcome evaluations of program implementation and technical assistance and provide real-time, actionable feedback on the quality of capacity-building services and describe and disseminate key findings.
--Ensure that standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate services are disseminated and provide guidance in their implementation in order to promote health equity.
--Lead the QMTA team through the process of updating the annual renewal guidance and act as principal liaison with BHIV administration to draft and submit recommendations to DOHMH Master Contractor.
--Partner with the DOHMH Master Contractor to ensure program integrity and quality through records review and joint monitoring.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.
To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:
1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least a master's degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in "2" above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in "1" and "2" above.
Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.
Must have comprehensive understanding HIV/AIDS and its history, epidemiological profile, transmission, prevention, treatment, and associated sociopolitical issues. Must be able to navigate the literature on health, public health, and health policy and critically assess evidence. Ability to plan and carry out projects and manage and motivate teams. Excellent written, oral, presentation, facilitation and interpersonal skills. Ability to efficiently handle multiple and diverse assignments. Ability to prioritize and manage time. Experience working with public health and health professionals. Comfort navigating within and among diverse institutions with competing priorities. Proficiency with MS Office. Experience with Ryan White Part A programs, health policy and evaluation strongly preferred.
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
• Current Resume
• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
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We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.