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United Way of Greater Nashville

Manager, Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

United Way of Greater Nashville


Job Summary

Position Objective:  The Manager of Ending the HIV Epidemic will contribute to the efforts of United Way of Greater Nashville by supporting the Associate Director and the Director of HIV/AIDS Initiative in implementing, overseeing, assessing, and monitoring the Ending the HIV Epidemic grant which provide funds for HIV/AIDS education, care, and prevention in Shelby County. This position is responsible for ensuring the Ending the HIV Epidemic grants are executed and maintained as outlined in the contracts, helps identify gaps, barriers and challenges within the HIV/AIDS community, and strengthening and preserving relationships with various stakeholders, government officials, partners, and volunteers.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: The following are indicative of the essential functions required to perform this job successfully.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  This profile is not intended to be all inclusive of tasks and responsibilities required; it provides a description of the critical responsibilities associated with this position.

HIV/AIDS Initiative Management Tasks

  • Oversees and monitors, in cooperation with the Associate Director and the Director, the Ending the HIV Epidemic funding in order to ensures all federal, state, and local requirements and contractual guidelines are met
  • Assist Director and Associate Director in application selection and project execution
  • Participates in meetings to encourage information sharing so that all involved are of one accord
  • Serves as a liaison between Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) and funded service organizations
  • Attends and participates in advisory board meetings and annual statewide meetings in order to evaluate the impact of the program and to ensure goals and objectives are met to meet funding requirements
  • Builds and preserves positive relationships with key community stakeholders, partners agencies, and community volunteers for continued program growth and community awareness
  • Develops innovative projects and coordinates roles and activities with community organizations for the purpose of encouraging collaboration for serving the needs of the community
  • Provide programmatic oversite of agencies funded under EHE grant
  • Conducts agency site visits and completes quarterly and annual state or federal reports for the program Associate Director



  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Research/Planning, Evaluation, Human Services or related field or 5 years’ relevant experience
  • Experience:
    • Managing federal grants and program planning: 2 years
    • Working in a non-profit environment
    • Community and relationship building
    • Group facilitation and volunteer management
  • Knowledge:
    • Request for Grants Proposal (RFP) process
    • Operations of social services providers
    • HIV/AIDS prevention and education, as well as emergent policies and practices
    • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) guidelines preferred
  • Skills:
    • Analyzing, understanding, and interpreting research
    • Sensitivity to the HIV/AIDS cause without bias
    • Written, verbal, and technological communication
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Valid Driver’s License and Proof of Insurance


  • Mission Driven: Focuses on needs and aspirations of the community by telling the “United Way story” to help others understand the importance of volunteer, advocate, and give
  • Relationship Management:  Builds relationships internally and externally with all community members, and organizational stakeholders in efforts to grow and sustain enthusiasm of UWGN’s work; demonstrates credibility in all interactions; and demonstrates the ability to effectively build a network of contacts by understanding what motivates individuals and organizations
  • Effective Communication: Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and technological means; actively listening, collaborating, and expressing oneself clearly, to ensure those that need specific information acquire it; plan and deliver communication that makes an impact and persuades the audience; gives positive and encouraging recognition to those that have contributed
  • Outcome Motivated: Creates and maintains high performance standards that capitalize on opportunities to build support for Finance, Health and Education by developing relationships that drive results
  • Brand Advocate: Conducts themselves in a manner that promotes integrity, trust and strong ethics, in order to protect the reputation and results of the greater network of UWMN
  • Initiative and Creativity: Plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions; makes constructive suggestions; prepares for problems or opportunities in advance; undertakes additional responsibilities; responds to situations as they arise with minimal supervision
  • Strategy and Planning: Offers advice and creates plans based on analysis of community needs and trends, how those link to responsibilities, capabilities, and potential of the department and organization as a whole, develops well-informed courses of action and strategies that are sensitive to the needs of stakeholders and partners
  • Problem Solving/Critical Thinking: Differentiates between when supervisory input is needed and when it is not; identifies opportunities and develops plans to execute; Identifies problems, gathers facts and appropriate resources to resolve issues
  • Team Player: Works cooperatively and collaboratively with others to achieve collective goals; shows commitment to the teams’ purpose and goals by providing members critical information that helps drive success; works effectively with different personalities across a variety of social and professional situations

Environmental Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb and balance.
  • Employee spends most of the time seated; working at a desk in front of a computer monitor.  Manual dexterity enough to reach/handle items and work with the fingers.
  • Well-lighted, heated, and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting or work from home setting.
  • Employee is required to travel up to 20% of the time.


Additional Information


United Way of Greater Nashville offers competitive benefits and salary.

How to Apply

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United Way of Greater Nashville is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



  • Date Posted: December 7, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 01/09/2023
  • Working Hours: M - F, ; 8:00-4:30