Program Coordinator, Health Programs (HIV)

Vacancy Announcement – October 5, 2012

Position Location:              Baltimore, MD                                                 
Travel:                                    Frequent                                                           


Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.

Summary of Duties:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the duties and responsibilities of the Program Coordinator will include, but will not be limited, to the following:

  • Coordinate with Program Manger the implementation of HIV grant programs in partnership with the Center for Disease Control, MAC AIDS Fund and Gilead Sciences.
  • Elevate the best practices that faith leaders are implementing to address the HIV epidemic in the Black community at regional conferences, Leadership 500, and the NAACP Annual Convention
  • Coordinate mailings, conference calls, and logistics related to conferences, symposia, or other HIV trainings and education sessions. (community wide trainings and faith leader trainings)
  • Assist in outreach to NAACP Units on HIV issues and program development
  • Create tracking/contact databases to support HIV program outreach.
  • Assist in the development of health articles, op-eds and other written documents for publication
  • Provide administrative and outreach support for HIV faith and education.
  • Coordinate communications with health partners and other partners associated with projects.
  • Assist with facilitation and training of HIV education programs for NAACP units and members of the faith community.
  • Assist with quarterly compiling of accomplishments health department and development of regular reports (monthly, quarterly)
  • Perform other such administrative related duties as may be assigned or delegated by the program manager and/or National Health Director.


The ideal candidate for this position will possess many, if not all, of the following professional qualifications, competencies and personal qualities:

  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience, preferably with an emphasis on HIV program management.
  • Experienced in facilitating trainings and workshops, preferably in faith based settings
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and public speaking skills including report and grant writing.
  • Flexibility to work beyond regular core business hours as needed.
  • Ability to travel upon request.


It is the continuing policy of the NAACP to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. The NAACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:   Resume, cover letter, and salary requirements should be sent to NAACP:

Email: (preferred method)

Mail: NAACP – Human Resources, 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

Fax:  (410) 580-5735

Please note that this position is grant-funded and employment is contingent upon the continuation of such funds, as well as headcount approval in 2013.