Last Updated on November 9, 2020 by Nirah Johnson

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable Director

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) is seeking a Director to lead the development, coordination and implementation of NVHR’s programmatic activities. They will work independently and collaboratively with both internal and external partners to achieve policy and programming goals in alignment with NVHR’s mission to eliminate viral hepatitis in the US. Remote work is available and the application deadline is 11/13/20 (or until filled).

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The NVHR Director will lead the development, coordination, and implementation of NVHR’s programmatic activities. They will work independently and collaboratively with both internal and external partners to design, manage, and implement activities to achieve the objectives and goals aligned with NVHR’s mission. The NVHR Director will engage with NVHR’s membership on strategic priorities and short- and long-term policy goals to ensure alignment with the broader community. They will support resource mobilization and partnership development at the national, state, and community levels to expand NVHR’s policy and programming in efforts to eliminate viral hepatitis in the US.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide exceptional service, support, and professionalism in interactions with NVHR’s members, partners, funders, and the viral hepatitis patient community;
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of issues and trends in hepatitis epidemiology, education, public health research, health disparities, community competency, and advocacy in order to contribute meaningfully to program development;
  • Lead long- and short-term program development planning and priority setting for NVHR;
  • Lead the preparation of grant applications and reports to secure funding for NVHR’s viral hepatitis programming;
  • Develop and effectively manage program timelines to ensure timely completion of deliverables and monitor program activities to ensure quality and accuracy of work outcomes vis-à-vis contractual and grant commitments;
  • Facilitate small- and large-group meetings, webinars, conference calls, and training;
  • Develop program-related materials such as publications, proposals, and reports through collaborative writing andediting for dissemination to the broader viral hepatitis community;
  • Provide technical assistance in support of elimination strategies, improving outcomes across the continuum ofcare and reducing morbidity and mortality associated with viral hepatitis, and whole-person holistic care;
  • Develop outcome measurement protocols and procedures and coordinate data collection for reporting anddissemination;
  • Assist with the development of written and online tools for programmatic use including surveys and evaluationinstruments;
  • Develop and monitor budgets, prepare invoices and submit expenses for payment in accordance with financialpolicies and procedures;
  • Develop and disseminate NVHR’s monthly newsletter, and support Action Alert mailings, announcements, pressreleases, media appearances, and other communication strategies;
  • Manage content for NVHR’s online communications platforms including, website, blog, and social mediaplatforms e.g. Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn;
  • Supervise the NVHR Policy Manager and oversee human resources activities such as hiring, training, andperformance reviews;
  • Up to 30% travel to participate in meetings and conferences as necessary;
  • Exercise sound judgment, discretion, and professionalism with internal and external contacts. Maintainconfidentiality in all matters.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education, work experience, or lived experience that demonstrates an understanding of infectious diseases, homelessness or unstable housing, substance use, incarceration, and/or immigrant and refugee communities;
  • Knowledge of hepatitis trends, harm reduction, and experience working with people affected by viral hepatitis;
  • Experience developing innovative strategies and creative solutions to address the needs of diverse, marginalized,and underserved communities;
  • Experience supporting initiatives in a non-profit setting desired;
  • A strong interest in public health, health disparities, and social justice;
  • Exceptional written and verbal English communication skills and excellent attention to detail;
  • Commitment to HEP’s mission, values, approach, and philosophy;
  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both independently and aspart of a team.

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To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to resumes@hepeducation.org Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.
For questions, please contact the Hepatitis Education Project at 206-732-0311.

People of color, LGBTQ-identified folks, and individuals whose lived experience has been affected by drug use, homelessness or unstable housing, immigration or resettlement, incarceration, and/or viral hepatitis are strongly encouraged to apply.

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