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United Way of Greater Nashville

Manager, HIV-AIDS Initiative

United Way of Greater Nashville


Job Summary

The Manager of HIV/AIDS Initiative contributes 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 Ryan White Part B & CDC Prevention grants which provide funds for HIV/AIDS education, care, and prevention in Tennessee. This position is responsible for ensuring the Ryan White Part B and CDC Prevention grants are executed and maintained as outlined in the contracts, helps identify the gaps, barriers, and challenges within the HIV/AIDS community, and strengthening and preserving relationships with various stakeholders, government officials, partners, and volunteers.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 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 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 Ryan White Part B grant and CDC Prevention funding in order to ensure all federal, state, and local requirements and contractual guidelines are met
  • Participates in meetings to encourage information sharing so that all involved are of one accord
  • Serves as a liaison between the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) and funded service organizations
  • Attends and participates in regional Consortia meetings and bi-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, partner 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
  • Conducts agency site visits and completes quarterly and annual state or federal reports for the Program Associate Director 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Research/Planning, Evaluation, Human Services or related field or 5 years relevant experience



  • Managing federal grants and program planning: 2 years
  • Working in a non-profit environment
  • Community and relationship-building
  • Group facilitation and volunteer management


  • 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
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines preferred


  • 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 or Occasional use of personal vehicle 


  • 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 for 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 carry 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:

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 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 is enough to reach/handle items and work with the fingers.
  • Well-lighted, heated, and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Employees may be required to travel up to 20% of the time.


This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  An employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or volunteer leadership as required. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. United Way of Greater Nashville reserves the right to revise or change the description and specifications as the need arises. 

Additional Information


  • United Way of Greater Nashville has been recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as one of the Great Places to Work.
  • We have competitive salaries and benefits.  

How to Apply

Please apply at https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/CBIZ20474.careers?ApplyToJob=369490048


  • Date Posted: May 31, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Other
  • Working Hours: M - F, ; 8:00-4:30- hybrid schedule