• Full Time
  • Remote/Virtual
  • Employer Type: Nonprofit

MPHI is a Michigan-based and nationally engaged, non-profit public health institute.  We are a team of teams, process and content experts, dedicated to building A world where tomorrow is healthier than today!



Title:                            Project Coordinator 

                                       $27.62 – $33.50/ Posted Thru:  8-14-22


Location:                   Remote/Hybrid – Must Be a Michigan Resident                                     



Purpose:  The Project Coordinator will facilitate activities related to Return to Care or Data to Care projects.  This employee will participate in activities related to discovering people living with HIV who are not in medical care and linking them to proper medical care.  This includes serving as a coordinator within the Unit, handling complex issues while implementing projects by developing innovative partnerships, and expanding services that lead to higher rates of engagement in HIV medical care and increased viral suppression. This person will work with DHSP and local health departments and community agencies to implement services to improve HIV Care outcomes. This position works with community advisory boards, provides guidance to medical providers and community members, provides written and technical documentation, and is a high-level convener of key partners. Responsibilities will also include the development of budgets and oversight of state and local, private, and public funded agencies, to ensure appropriate utilization of funding.  This position also provides training and technical assistance to improve new programming. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, STI, Epidemiology, laboratory, and planning is required.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the decreasing the number of people living with HIB who are not receiving medical care. 
  • Assist with writing narratives and budgets for grants/contracts to meet federal and state funding requirements.
  • Train new agencies on data entry, recording, and reporting requirements.
  • Evaluate and review quality measures related to performance for Return to Care initiatives.
  • Establish relationships with partners to identify gaps in services.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports and internal and external correspondences related to Return to Care projects.
  • Analyze data and develop reports to contribute to program evaluation and quality assurance. Reports should include recommendations for program refinement and redirection.
  • Collaborate with Continuum of Care Unit, Ending the HIV Epidemic Unit, and Special Projects Unit when developing and implementing Return to Care projects.
  • Coordinate with DHSP Data and Evaluation team to define metrics and establish evaluation plans.
  • Preform contract management relating to writing agency work plans, review of contract budgets, and to provide feedback on agency performance via monthly or quarterly project related calls, and quarterly progress reports.
  • Participate on relevant monitoring calls, webinars, and conferences.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to Ryan White (RW) B Rebate, RW Part B Supplemental and projects supported by other funding sources.
  • Conduct virtual or onsite evaluations of sites requesting designation to assess their capacity to comply with program standards, guidelines, and other requirements.
  • Participate in the development, interpretation, evaluation, and recommendation of policies, procedures, rules, and regulations for the effective operation of programs.
  • Participate on relevant monitoring calls, webinars, and conferences.
  • Coordinate with DHSP Data and Evaluation team to define metrics and establish evaluation plans when appropriate.
  • Utilize sociocultural and epidemiological data to identify at risk populations and prioritize where HIV Care services and education should be increased.
  • Develop correspondence with staff administering funds as required and/or appropriate.
  • Collaborate with other HIV Care units when appropriate.
  • Represent the section/division on intra- and extra Departmental committees.
  • Consult on the development of needs assessment activities, integrated plan activities, lean process activities, provide tools, advise methods, interpretation, and dissemination of results.
  • Seek out and participate in various professional development opportunities and incorporate new skills and information in current work.
  • Maintain records and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work.
  • Always represents the best interests of MDHHS and MPHI.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree in any field required.


Experience:   Four years of professional experience in public health program coordination, including two years equivalent to the experience of a project analyst.


Important Skills and Characteristics:

  • Organized and detail oriented with excellent oral and written communications skills. 
  • Self-motivated, able to complete work in a timely manner, and handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel), email, and internet browser software are required.


Work Environment and Physical Requirements:  Job may require moderate physical effort including lifting materials and equipment of <25# and involves viewing a CRT or VDT screen 70% to 90% of the time Requires valid vehicle operator’s license where needed to perform duties of the position. Frequent deadlines. In-state and out-of- state travel for related meetings.


RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS:  No assigned responsibility.


IMPACT ON PROJECTS, SERVICES AND OPERATIONS:  Performs as a critical member of a team of professionals to keep complex projects on track. Functions in the capacity as manager.





Contact Person/Group









Return to Care Unit Manager




Section Manager


Program coordination



“For purposes of employment standards, this classification is “Non-Exempt” from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.”


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