PositiveLinks Liaison, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health
Job ID: R0037410 | Health Services Administrative | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA

The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at the University of Virginia's (UVA) School of Medicine is seeking candidates for a PositiveLinks Liaison within the Infectious Disease Clinic. This position serves as the main point of contact for HIV/AIDS clinic patients for the PositiveLinks (PL) platform, a smartphone-based tool for client engagement in HIV care. This position works directly with clients and providers at the UVA Ryan White Clinic and is responsible for promoting PL as an engagement-in-care tool. This position is responsible for enrolling and training clients; monitoring PL platform activity and engagement; utilizing engagement best practices; and troubleshooting phone and other client issues. This position provides PL training and platform support to providers at the UVA Ryan White Clinic. This position is a member of a larger PL implementation team and may support training at PL partner sites.


For more information visit:

UVA Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health: https://med.virginia.edu/infectious-diseases/

PositiveLinks: plvirginia.org


UVA School of Medicine: The School of Medicine Diversity and Community Engagement Office offers a range of opportunities, resources, and events both within and beyond the health system. We promote inclusion and equity for patients and families, team members, and community members throughout the region.

Our Mission: To cultivate an inclusive community that embraces, values, and celebrates diversity and creates an engaging, equitable environment.

Land Acknowledgement: We acknowledge the Monacan People as the traditional custodians of the land in and around Charlottesville.


Qualified candidates must have:

  • Education: A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: A minimum of two years of administrative experience.
  • Preferred: A Bachelor's degree, experience working with educational programs and indigent populations, and knowledge of HIV/AIDS are preferred.


Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail and to identify and resolve problems while working with a diverse community of people.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and organizational communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is required.


Physical Demands:
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


The PositiveLinks Liaison will report to the PositiveLinks Project Manager. For additional information about the position, please contact Ava Lena D. Waldman, PositiveLinks Project Manager, at alw9t@virginia.edu.

This position is located in Charlottesville, VA. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2022.


This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. This is a non-exempt level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit www.hr.virginia.edu/benefits


Anticipated Hiring Range: $17.50-$21.00 an hour, commensurate with education and experience.

Review of applicants will begin July 1, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled.


The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen and drug screenings are required for this position prior to employment.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/

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