Prevention Program Manager

Prevention Program Manager

The Prevention Program Manager is responsible for the oversight of designated services and staff of Mazzoni Center’s Prevention Programming.  Their role is responsible for but not limited to the supervision and management of staff, service monitoring, program monitoring, data management, quality assurance and program compliance.  The Manager will also provide direct support to the Director around program development, evaluation, and improvement.  This position requires evening and weekend availability and some evening and weekend work hours as needed for program operational needs.    

This position will oversee STI as well as community engagement staff and programming.  The ideal candidate specializes in community outreach, assessment and relationship building with community members, community leadership and other community stakeholders.

Communication Skills

Great oral and written communication skills are required for this position. The person in this position must be able to communicate effectively with the clients, staff, and others; and contribute to a positive environment.   

Key Responsibilities

Program Coordination

  • Provides leadership, supervision, and manage day to day operations of programs  
  • Creates, coordinates, and/or provides initial and ongoing orientation and program training staff and volunteers, including phlebotomy training  
  • Creates and coordinates monthly schedule for program staff  
  • Oversees the promotion and participant recruitment of programs
  • Preforms quality control to identify and address programmatic needs to ensure efficient, high quality, and client centered services  
  • Creates systems for data collection and analysis, as well as policies, procedures, goals and documents for programs and services  
  • Oversees the administration responsibilities of teams and programs
  • Collaborates with other internal and extremal individuals, teams, and stakeholders to develop increase the reach of programming, and further the mission of Mazzoni Center  
  • Works on special initiatives and research-based projects as applicable

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Maintains proper and up-to-date credentials, regulations, licenses, and other necessary protocol for programs
  • Assures staff and program compliance with agency, jurisdictional, state, federal, CDC requirements  
  • Oversees management and implementation of Prevention Program all components of program data recording, contract allocation, quality management, service evaluation and program monitoring systems and databases, both internal and external
  • Generates internal weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual program internal and external reports as required

Staff Supervision

  • Performs and coordinates interviewing and hiring of staff
  • Develops, coordinates, and/or implements required and supplemental training for staff and volunteers  
  • Provides individual and team supervision to staff and maintains written notes of all supervision sessions and team meetings
  • Completes initial and annual performance evaluations for supervisees.
  • Maintains excellent communication with all staff of the department and other collaborating entities


  • Always protects client information and records in compliance with agency Confidentiality Policy and Pennsylvania Act 148
  • Upholds federal, state, jurisdictional, and Mazzoni Center rules, regulations, laws, policies, procedures, etc.
  • Ensures staff uphold federal, state, jurisdictional, and Mazzoni Center rules, regulations, laws, policies, procedures, etc.
  • Participates in regular supervision with Director as well as in agency meetings, team meetings, department meetings, staff in-services, and external trainings as required
  • Represents Mazzoni Center at a variety of internal and external meetings as appropriate and participates in public speaking engagements, community events, or meetings with prospective partners as deemed appropriate  
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Education, Training, License and Certification, Skills and Experience

  • Commitment to the mission of Mazzoni Center is required  
  • Evening and weekend availability and some evening and weekend work hours required
  • Master’s degree social services or a related field preferred  
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Certified to provide HIV testing in Philadelphia preferred  
  • Three years of management experience required   
  • Project management skills required  
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple deadlines and responsibilities required
  • LGBTQ culturally competent required  
  • Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and LGBT community resources required
  • Working knowledge of working with and community outreach to diverse populations with a an emphasis on LGBTQ populations, specifically MSM and transgender people of color populations required  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required  
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with excellent follow through required  
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Windows, Microsoft WORD, and Excel preferred  


  • Background checks are required, including Criminal Background Clearance, Child Abuse Clearance, and FBI Clearance.

Physical Requirements

  • The ability to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time
  • The ability to lift objects greater than 35 pounds
  • The ability to communicate using written and spoken words
  • Must have all necessary vaccinations
  • Annual PPD

Salary range

Salary starts at $47,000

To apply

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to the Prevention Services Director, Eric Paulukonis ([email protected]), Human Resources ([email protected]).

This position will be open for submissions until January 5th, 2021.