Job Announcement – Master’s Level Project Manager – SAMHSA HIV Tx Servcies

Master’s Level Project Manager: SAMHSA HIV Treatment Services

The Empowerment Program is seeking a full-time Project Manager to work with a community sub-contractor and other providers to plan and implement HIV prevention activities focusing on both HIV positive and negative individuals living with substance use disorder and/or co-occurring disorders.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise project staff
  • Oversee day to day activities and services of the Project
  • Establish, coordinate, and facilitate all meetings and work groups
  • Develop and implement community outreach activities to reach individuals in the target population
  • Prepare reports and presentations for review by the Executive Director
  • Coordinate with sub-contractor, quality assurance staff and SAMSHA Project Officer
  • Attend meetings with SAMHSA as well as the Colorado HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Alliance
  • Provide oversight on data entry into the SAMHSA data system
  • Work with the community at large to develop and maintain a Community Advisory Board
  • Work with Executive Director to assure adherence to the Project budget
  • Perform all other related duties involved in the operation of the Project


  • Project Manager must hold a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other mental health related field
  • Proficient in Project implementation and oversight
  • Experience working in community focused HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
  • Experience working with African-American, Native American, Latino/a, and transwomen
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team building skills
  • Must be comfortable working with individuals who may be homeless, are actively using drugs, and/or living with mental illness


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