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Capacity Building Coordinator
AIDS United’s mission is to end the AIDS epidemic in the United States. We seek to fulfill our mission through strategic grantmaking, capacity building, policy/advocacy, technical assistance and formative research. AIDS United advocates for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS and the organizations that serve them.

We are currently seeking a Capacity Building Coordinator to support the Getting to Zero (G2Z) project funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).

The Capacity Building Coordinator will be responsible for:
  • Coordinating requests for capacity building assistance;
  • Serving as primary liaison with community partners;
  • Leading program evaluation activities;
  • Addressing program infrastructure improvements;
  • Oversees all training and technical assistance delivery and corresponding communication with key stakeholders via formal and informal reporting systems.

Bachelor’s degree in public health, social services, or related field; or minimum of two years relevant experience required.

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented individual with knack for systems thinking and passion for supporting communities and organizations through data-driven process innovations.
  • Demonstrated experience with diverse data collection, reporting, and management systems and web-based communication platforms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with essential office tools, such as conference and video calling, Qualtrics, and webinar organization.
  • Proven self-motivated, critical thinker with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Individual should understand the balance and challenges between national program management and local community implementation.

  • Coordinate all aspects of CDC-driven capacity building assistance, including serving as primary point of contact for community organizations, reporting in the Capacity Building Assistance Request Information System (CRIS); and communicating with CDC colleagues, as appropriate.
  • Contribute to updating of evaluation plan and tools and conduct data collection and related evaluation of CBA services.
  • Serve as team lead on communications efforts, including primary point of contact between G2Z and AU Communications department.
  • Undertake program improvements including re-organization of in-house CBA tools and resources; documentation of best practices; and development of resource directories.
  • Serve as primary point of contact with sub-awardee and consultant partners on issues related to reporting, invoicing, and CBA coordination.
  • Organize and lead quarterly virtual meetings with key G2Z partners.
  • Support training material development efforts reflecting latest research, health behavior theories, adult learning principles, instructional design, and evidence of best practice.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with project staff, clients, partners, and consultant.
  • Serve as back-up trainer for CDC Evidence-Based Interventions (EBIs) trainings, as appropriate.
  • Contribute to design and delivery of tailored virtual and in-person capacity building assistance, as needed.
  • Represent agency in CDC-led workgroups and collaborative spaces, and at local and national events.
  • Participate in and contribute to project and staff meetings, project reporting, development, work groups, and expansion activities.
  • Participate in meetings with other CDC CBA providers and Program and Technical Consultant;
  • Other duties as assigned.


This is a full-time, exempt Washington, DC-based position and work is generally performed within the office environment and includes significant phone and email contact with CBOs, CBA providers, CDC Program and Technical Consultants, and the public.


Position requires low-moderate travel (up to 4-6 days per quarter) to support EBI delivery and participate in and/or present at scheduled conferences, as appropriate.


How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected] with the subject line “Capacity Building Coordinator” by January 15, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

AIDS United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to diversity in the work place. We encourage minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS to apply.

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