Ryan White Program Manager - Project Program Manager III - King County

CLOSING DATE: February 23, 2019


JOB #: 13575

POSTED: January 23, 2019


The Ryan White Program Manager is responsible for overall administration of the Ryan White Part A program, funded by an approximately $7 million federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) annual grant for HIV care services for the Seattle Transitional Grant Area (King, Snohomish and Island Counties).    The manager is responsible for writing the annual Ryan White Part A application, responding to all HRSA conditions of award during the contract year and negotiating and monitoring competitive contracts to local health care and social service providers.  The position provides critical input on the overall development and coordination of the local HIV/AIDS Care Continuum.  The position also supervises 3 FTE program staff and serves as the primary HIV care services liaison between PHSKC and other governmental and community agencies. 

This full time, career service position is open to all qualified applicants.  It is FLSA exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime.

Please note the advertised salary reflects 2018 rates. The salary range for this position is anticipated to be adjusted upwards in 2019 pending labor contract ratification. If you have any questions about this, please contact the human resource representative listed in this posting.

WHO MAY APPLY: This recruitment is open to all qualified candidates.

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

CONTACT: For questions about this recruitment, please email Angela Brown, Human Resource Analyst at abrown@kingcounty.gov.

Job Duties


  • Administer Ryan White Part A grant, including Minority AIDS Initiative funds.  Assure fulfillment of all HRSA conditions of awards, and periodic programmatic and fiscal reports.
  • Write the annual Ryan White grant application (approximately $7 million grant)
  • Routinely report system-level performance indicators to the Ryan White Part A Planning Council to inform the Council’s service planning decisions.  Performance indicators include status of budgets vs. expenditures and status of service unit delivery vs. performance targets.
  • Develop, monitor and revise operating budgets for contracted care services and Ryan White administrative and quality management staff. 
  • Develop, negotiate and monitor the performance of Ryan White Part A care services contracts including assuring that contractors conform to all federal funding requirements.
  • Conduct contracted agency site visits.
  • Design, implement and oversee periodic Request for Proposal processes for local HIV/AIDS care services.
  • Serve as primary liaison to funder including leading monthly project officer calls and site visits.
  • Serve as primary Ryan White care services liaison to City of Seattle HOPWA program and Human Services Department, Washington Department of Health and various community organizations.
  • Facilitation and/or participation in various Ryan White-related work groups (e.g. Service Providers Work Group, Case Management Work Group, AIDS Housing Committee)
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate 3.5 FTE Ryan White program staff.  Lead weekly staff meetings.
  • Participate on HIV/STD section program leadership team.



Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills


  • At least three years of experience working on large federal grants.
  • At least two years of experience supervising staff.
  • Demonstrated success in securing funding from federal health services agencies through writing grant applications.
  • Advanced knowledge of federal costing policy, grant administration and monitoring requirements for the sub-recipients of federal funds, especially Uniform Guidance ...
  • Experience working with federal budgets.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of HIV/AIDS health care programming and program evaluation.
  • Experience functioning as a liaison to community and governmental organizations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with people and organizations of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of the local and national epidemiology of HIV and AIDS.
  • Masters degree in public health, public administration or social services is desirable; two years of relevant professional experience may be substituted for each year of desirable post-graduate education.
  • Washington State Drivers license preferred. 


How to Apply:

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