Senior Program Manager, AIDS United

The Organization

AIDS United’s mission is to end the HIV epidemic in the US through strategic grantmaking, capacity building, and policy and advocacy. AIDS United (AU) bridges policy with grantmaking and capacity building; linking the world of HIV service and community-based organizations with the public health, healthcare, advocacy and social justice communities to respond to the domestic HIV epidemic.

Position Overview

AIDS United is seeking a Senior Program Manager with demonstrated project administration and public health experience to manage one of AIDS United’s major grantmaking initiatives – the Fund for Resilience, Equity and Engagement (FREE). Launched in April 2019, FREE is a three-year funding initiative prioritizing groups and organizations led by Black gay, bisexual, queer and same-gender-loving (GBQ/SGL) men and people who are transgender and/or gender non-conforming (TGNC) throughout the United States.

Working in collaboration with the Director of Grantmaking, this position is strategic and tactical, and responsible for maintaining and advancing the vision for the FREE Initiative, by leading the organization’s efforts to establish a sustainable and effective grantmaking initiative reflective of communities most affected by HIV.

The Senior Program Manager must have demonstrated experience with grants management, facilitating technical and capacity building assistance for community-based public health organizations and managing a large and complex initiative with a major funder and multiple stakeholders. This individual must be a self-motivated, critical thinker with keen attention to detail. The position requires strong writing, communications and negotiation abilities. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, remote environment, with the demonstrated ability to work independently and work as a member of a team, and the ability to manage a team of remote staff.

Successful candidates will understand the balance and challenges between national program management and local community implementation and will have significant history leading or working with community-based organizations in the HIV field in one or more of the areas of focus highlighted above.

This is a full-time position with an anticipated start date of July 15, 2020

How To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to with “Senior Program Manager – FREE” in the subject line. Incomplete submissions WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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