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Vice President of Programs and Operations


UNIFIED – HIV Health and Beyond (UHHB), seeks an experienced, dynamic and energetic Vice President of Programs and Operations to serve as a member of the leadership team. With offices in Detroit, Ypsilanti and Jackson and serving Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Jackson, Lenawee, Washtenaw, Lapeer, Livingston and St. Clair counties in Michigan there is an exciting opportunity for a successful candidate to provide their talent and expertise to forge an innovative, sustainable path for the future. The $3.7 million annual budget supports a staff of 48 and provides 15 services to those who have been newly diagnosed with HIV or who are living with HIV. The vision for UHHB is to be a nationally recognized multi-service center creating positive change through regional impact, innovation and sustainability to promote HIV health and beyond. UHHB uses approaches to help residents in its service area living with or affected by HIV achieve optimal health through compassionate direct care, support services, prevention and education. 

The Vice President of Programs and Operations will: oversee all aspects of the organization’s grant funded programs which includes establishing policies and procedures which comply with all grants requirements; oversee quality management efforts setting goals and objectives to achieve exceptional program outcomes; and, supervise program directors in support of direct program implementation. Additionally, development of proposals, associated budgets and tracking activities in compliance with budgets is essential, as is maintaining productive and positive relationships with all community partners. The Vice President also takes part in seeking new grant opportunities and supports the organization’s strategies in fund development. 

The Vice President also serves as the chair for the quality management committee and will participate in reporting requirements with UHHB’s Board of Directors. Computer skills, Excel and working in grant related databases is required. Strategic thinking and a calm and deliberate sensibility are critical to the success of this position. 

A successful candidate will display a commitment to teamwork, talent development, and interpersonal relationships; effective communication abilities; and, a commitment to and comfort with working with diverse staff and clients. A minimum of five years of increasing responsibility in grant management and development, and nonprofit office operations and supervision experience is required as is the highest degree of integrity and ethical decision making. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Advanced degree preferred. Candidates from diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply.


Job Location


Detroit, MI. 

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Candidates should submit cover letter and resume to Linda Bielskis at, by April 26, 2019.