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The Senior Manager plays a vital role in expanding the organization’s capacity and priority of addressing the impact of health department HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis programs, and advancing health and social justice. The Senior Manager’s activities support the advancement of NASTAD’s Domestic Programs effort to support health departments to advance the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), the Prevention-Care Continuum and implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Senior Manager, Health Equity will be responsible for leading NASTAD’s Minority Leadership Program (MLP). Additionally, the Senior Manager will lead NASTAD’s activities to support health departments with comprehensive “ending the epidemics” (ETE) and other initiatives in conjunction with NASTAD’s Chair’s Challenge.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to develop and execute new projects, work with minimal direction and superb communication. Demonstrated ability to execute projects in a timely manner is also required.
- Relaunch, coordinate and lead NASTAD’s Minority Leadership Program, a leadership development initiative for health department staff with an annual cohort of participants
- Provide leadership on NASTAD’s technical assistance activities focused on supporting jurisdictions’ ending the epidemics (e.g. no new HIV infections, hepatitis elimination, etc.) including strategic national and local partnerships
- Coordinate across NASTAD programmatic teams to advance health equity and social justice initiatives
- Assess health department technical assistance and program development needs, leading technical assistance on health department HIV program issues
- Represent NASTAD and its positions at meetings, briefings, and consultations related to department HIV health prevention and care programs
- Provide timely support to and interaction with NASTAD’s members through responsive and innovative messaging, mentoring, networking and technical assistance activities
- Supervise program staff and coordinate/liaison with program consultants
- Perform other duties and special projects as assigned
- Bachelor degree or equivalent and five to seven years of relevant work experience.
- Experience working with cross-functional teams.
- Prior experience working in HIV and/or hepatitis and/or training and/or leadership development is preferred.
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.
- Written Communication: The ability to express oneself clearly in business writing.
- 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.
Environment and Scheduling
- Interest in working with a national HIV and hepatitis public health organization
- Interest in working within a diverse environment
- Interest in working with and/or an understanding of communities impacted by HIV and hepatitis such as people of color, men who have sex with men (MSM), and transgender communities
- Willing to travel as needed
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