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Director, Hepatitis

  • 444 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

NASTAD is a non-profit, non-partisan association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis health care, prevention, education, and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Pacific Islands. NASTAD also supports partner governments in Africa, the Central America region, and the Caribbean region.

NASTAD’s vision is a world free of HIV and viral hepatitis

Job Description

The Director, Hepatitis plays a vital leadership role in expanding the organization’s capacity and priority of addressing health departments’ ability to impact the hepatitis and HIV epidemics. The Director’s purview includes NASTAD’s activities focused on the intersection of hepatitis, drug user health, the Opioid epidemic and other related conditions. The Director:

  • Leads, recommends and directs the day-to-day operation of the domestic hepatitis programming and policy activities, including the development and implementation of projects that feed NASTAD’s mission and vision
  • Manages grants, including grant submission, fiscal oversight, and completion of program reports and deliverables
  • Supervises staff, and interacts with NASTAD membership, partners, and federal agencies
  • Helps implement direction, drive performance, and deliver results across the organization




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, or equivalent, and 10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Prior experience working in the area of hepatitis and/or HIV

 Minimum Competencies

Skills, knowledge, and abilities

  • Fostering Teamwork: As a team member, the ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team
  • Oral Communication: The ability to express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others
  • Attention to Communication: The ability to ensure that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed
  • Building Collaborative Relationships: The ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support
  • Advanced Written Communication: The ability to use formal writing styles or advanced literary techniques and formats suited to the audience.
  • Technical Expertise: The ability to demonstrate depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area
  • Analytical Thinking: The ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach
  • Stakeholder Orientation: The ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one’s external and/or internal stakeholders
  • Thoroughness: Ensuring that one’s own and others’ work and information are complete and accurate; carefully preparing for meetings and presentations; following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled
  • Fostering Teamwork: As a team leader, the ability to demonstrate interest, skill, and success in getting groups to learn and work together
  • Influencing Others: The ability to gain others’ support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions
  • Providing Motivational Support: The ability to enhance others’ commitment to their work
  • Managing Change: The ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve the organization’s effectiveness; initiating, sponsoring, and implementing organizational change; helping others to successfully manage organizational change
  • Interpersonal Awareness: The ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others’ concerns and feelings, and to communicate this awareness empathetically to others
  • Forward Thinking: The ability to anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies
  • Managing Performance: The ability to take responsibility for one’s own or one’s employees’ performance, by setting clear goals and expectations, tracking progress against the goals, ensuring feedback, and addressing performance problems and issues promptly
  • Establishing Focus: The ability to develop and communicate goals in support of the business’ mission

Additional Information

Environment and Scheduling

  • Interest in working with an HIV and viral hepatitis public health organization
  • Interest in working within a diverse work environment
  • Willing to travel as needed (approximately 10 percent of time)

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