Senior Program Director – Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF)

Program Description:

The Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected with chronic Hep B worldwide. We are committed to raising public awareness, promoting prevention, providing information and support to those affected, and funding Hep B research. HBF fosters a culture of collaboration, professional and personal growth. This is a chance to be part of a highly impactful, creative, supportive, and welcoming team. The office is a flexible, hybrid work environment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and HBF offers an excellent benefits package.

Position Overview:

The Senior Program Director is a full-time position that reports to the Senior Vice President, provides high-level management of public health programs and supervises Washington, D.C.-based policy and program staff. The Senior Program Director serves as director of Hep B United (a national coalition managed by HBF) and provides strategic direction, development, implementation, and evaluation of its capacity building activities. The position supports senior leadership in the development of federal and state policy priorities, and directs the organization’s federal, state and grassroots advocacy program activities. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Hep B United (HBU) national coalition, including management of a CDC cooperative agreement, development of webinars, trainings, technical assistance, community grant programs, and evaluation.
  • Lead coalition meetings and facilitate agenda development.
  • Manage coalition advisory committees, councils and workgroups, including coordination and development of meeting agendas, strategic planning and follow-up activities as needed.
  • Create presentations, materials and resources as needed to promote HBF public health programs and the HBU coalition.
  • Lead event planning committee and manage planning of the Annual Hep B United Summit and Advocacy Day.
  • Serve as HBF and HBU liaison and conduct outreach to national and community-based organizations, federal agency and industry partners and state/local health agencies.
  • Monitor and analyze the impact of federal and state legislation and regulations on Hep B programs and policies.
  • Support senior leadership in managing the public health team program and activities, including development of staff meetings and retreats, and organizing and facilitating department-wide strategic planning.
  • Draft grant proposals and prepare reports and related program documents as required.
  • Perform other duties as may be required to fulfill public health goals and the mission of the HBF.

Applicant must have:

  • Advanced degree in public health or similar field, with at least five (5) to seven (7) years of experience with progressive responsibility, in health/public health, community development, or public policy preferred. Master’s degree in public health preferred.
  • Experience with coalition building/development, community health education, providing training, and/or technical assistance preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of health policy with experience working with federal agencies and/or Congress preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders and medically underserved communities preferred.
  • Excellent written, communication and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter, highly organized, ability to prioritize, multi-task, work within deadlines, and pay attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, finds satisfaction in being part of a team, and succeeds in a fast-paced environment.

To apply, send CV, Resume, and salary requirements to JOBS@HEPB.ORG

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