Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Manager

Recruitment #2206-5548-001


Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with energy. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – big city appeal without the big city hassles. We are accessible and affordable, and our residents are welcoming. Milwaukee has evolved through the years, bringing together its unsurpassed old world charm with a breathtaking Art Museum, top-flight arts and cultural attractions, professional sports, lakefront festivals, recreational opportunities, and great restaurants.


The City of Milwaukee is proud to employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary service to the City’s residents. If you have a passion for being a part of an inclusive team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity.


The STD/HIV Program Manager assigned to the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)/HIV Prevention Programs of the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) provides leadership, management, and supervisory oversight of the MHD comprehensive STD clinic, HIV program and STD/HIV field operations, as well as associated epidemiology and surveillance activities.

Essential Functions

Program Management and Development

  • Establish and monitor programmatic goals, direction, and outcomes.
  • Analyze local and national data to determine disease trends and design appropriate prevention and intervention services.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate STD/HIV strategic plans and outcomes for the MHD.
  • Together with MHD leadership, ensure direction, enact department priorities, and optimize resource allocation to allow Milwaukee’s program to move forward in concert with national objectives and keep abreast of STD/HIV initiatives.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the STD/HIV programs for the MHD.
  • Collaborate with a variety of MHD programs to integrate STD/HIV services in the Milwaukee community. · Collaborate and direct multiple grants in the STD/HIV areas to ensure that goals, objectives, and outcomes are met.
  • Work closely with the STD Consultant, Medical Director, nursing and disease investigation leaders and state and federal partners to assure that the clinic, field, and surveillance protocols are current and enforced.

Management and Administration

  • Assist in preparing and monitoring grant applications and budgets.
  • Assist with contract negotiations.
  • Develop and monitor contracts with professionals and community-based organizations (CBOs).
  • Prepare reports, briefings, and updates.
  • Facilitate clinical learning experiences and site visits for programmatic partners and grantors.
  • Assure appropriate program staff composition.
  • Interact with City governmental units, non-City agencies, and CBOs.
  • Provide professional expertise to research projects, proposals, and undertakings.
  • Work with Clinic Operations’ leadership to manage the equipment and supply needs of the clinics.
  • In conjunction with medical leadership, develop, implement, and maintain all STD/HIV protocols and procedures consistent with State and Federal guidelines; ensure compliance with state and federal programs such as Title X and 340B programs.


  • Direct and supervise program staff in the STD/HIV area.
  • Oversee all daily clinical and administrative duties associated with the STD clinic.
  • Oversee activities of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) supervisory staff assigned to the STD/HIV Program.
  • Assure appropriate staffing and scheduling to meet the needs of the program.
  • Conduct and make recommendations for hiring, evaluation and promotion of program staff.
  • Assess work performance and provide mentoring, staff development and training.
  • Promote professional development and accountability in a supportive environment.
  • Work with the MHD Personnel Office regarding personnel issues of STD/HIV Program staff.
  • Provide on-site supervisory support to other clinic activities at Keenan Health Center as needed.

Community Leadership

  • Collaborate with the MHD STD/HIV management team, local health departments, the State of WI Division of Health, academic institutions, and other community health centers, managed care organizations, physician networks and private physicians to assure program goals are met.
  • Provide leadership to the MHD regarding preventive STD/HIV care.
  • Coordinate efforts with other coalitions and initiatives and draw on available sources for technical assistance.
  • Identify, recruit, develop, support, and maintain primary partners around STD/HIV awareness and service delivery ·


We welcome qualified individuals with disabilities who are interested in employment and will make reasonable accommodations during the hiring process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

Conditions of Employment

Please be advised that new employees are required to have received either both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine prior to their employment start date or have an approved religious or medical accommodation prior to their employment start date. You can find further information relative to the City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy here.


  • The Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Manager is required to file a Statement of Economic Interests in accordance with the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances Chapter 303-Code of Ethics.

Minimum Requirements

1. Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, human services, public health, or related field from an accredited college or university.

2. Four years of progressively responsible experience in public health care program planning, policy development, community health assessment or health administration, including two years supervising staff and providing program management.

Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


3. Valid driver's license and possession of a properly insured vehicle at time of appointment and throughout employment. 

An automobile allowance is provided pursuant to Section 350-183 of The Milwaukee Code.

NOTICE: Please do not attach your academic transcripts to your employment application. The hiring department will verify candidates’ education as part of the background screening process prior to extending any job offers.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in community health, health education, human services, nursing, public health, social work, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Bilingual language proficiency (e.g., English-Spanish or English-Hmong).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics


  • Knowledge of program management principles, including outcome assessment.
  • Knowledge of public health and communicable disease intervention measures, specifically those related to STD/HIV.
  • Knowledge of health equity concepts and the social determinants of health.
  • Ability to learn the components of implementing a trauma-informed care model.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to support diverse perspectives in developing, implementing, and evaluating policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community.
  • Ability to perform job-related mathematical calculations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with computer applications, including database, spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software as well as case management information systems.



  • Ability to develop and implement strategic goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to coach and mentor direct reports.
  • Ability to apply time management techniques and prioritize responsibilities to ensure work is accomplished by project deadlines.
  • Ability to assign duties, set performance standards, provide guidance and training, monitor work in progress, evaluate performance, and make hiring recommendations.
  • Ability to develop processes and strategies for working efficiently.
  • Ability to foster an environment of inclusion wherein all employees are treated respectfully, are valued for their strengths, and feel that they can safely express themselves.


Communication and Interpersonal

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary staff (on-site and off-site), various City of Milwaukee Officials, other agencies, and the public.
  • Ability to work cooperatively, effectively, and fairly with coworkers and residents whose background may differ from one’s own.
  • Ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive manner and establish and maintain educational and supportive relationships with individuals, families, and groups.
  • Ability to manage emotional or difficult client situations.


Judgment and Analysis

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to analyze and solve practical problems in an innovative manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple and changing priorities.
  • Ability to respond quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to represent the department with professionalism, honesty, and integrity.
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, and well organized.

Current Salary

The current salary range (1GX) is $78,425-$94,870 annually, and the resident incentive salary range for City of Milwaukee residents is $80,778-$97,716 annually. Appointment above the minimum is possible based upon level of experience and other qualifications and is subject to approval.



The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program that includes the following:

· Defined Benefit Pension Plan

· 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

· Health and Dental Insurance

· Paid Parental Leave

· Comprehensive Wellness Program

· Onsite Clinic Services

· Onsite Employee Assistance Program

· Alternative Work Schedules

· Long Term Disability Insurance

· Group Life Insurance

· Tuition Benefits

· Paid Vacation

· 11 Paid Holidays

· Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves

· Flexible Spending Arrangement

· Commuter Value Pass

For full details of the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit

Selection Process

THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods. The Department of Employee Relations reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations. Oral examinations may include written exercises. Selection process component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.


INITIAL FILING DATE - The examination will be held as soon as practical after Friday, July 1, 2022. Receipt of applications may be discontinued at any time after this date without prior notice. However, recruitment may continue until the needs of the City have been met. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time, and place of the examination. Unless otherwise required by law, the City of Milwaukee will not provide alternative test administration. The applicant is responsible for attending all phases of the job selection process at the time and place designated by the City of Milwaukee.

Additional Information

· APPLICATIONS and further information may be accessed by visiting,

· If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or

· The Department of Employee Relations is located at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St., Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202


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The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.