Manager, Prevention

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

Company Description

NASTAD (National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors) is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. and around the world. Our singular mission is to end the intersecting epidemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and related conditions. We do this work by strengthening domestic and global governmental public health through advocacy, capacity building, and social justice.

Each of NASTAD’s seven programmatic teams—Health Care AccessHealth Systems IntegrationPolicy & Legislative AffairsHepatitisHealth Equity, Prevention, and Global—interpret and influence policies, conduct trainings, offer technical assistance, and provide advocacy mobilization for U.S. health departments and ministries of health around the world to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV and hepatitis.


Job Description

The Manager, Prevention, as part of NASTAD’s prevention team, supports the organization’s capacity to support health departments (HDs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) implementation of high-impact HIV prevention programs. The position works primarily on NASTAD’s CDC-funded Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) project to provide technical assistance to HDs implementing PS18-1802, and to CBOs implementing PS15-1502 and PS17-1704. The position is responsible for providing technical assistance and training related to HIV cluster response, biomedical interventions, and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). The Manager, Prevention will coordinate training strategies related to HIV policy and health systems; and implement Jurisdictional TA Plans for health departments. This position does not supervise staff. 

Essential Functions

  • Participate in strategic discussions and recommend innovative and/or science-based approaches for the provision of technical assistance related to HIV cluster response, biomedical HIV interventions, PrEP, and HIV policy;  
  • Contribute to team-based discussions and activities related to overall technical assistance specifically crafted for HDs and CBOs in the southern United States;
  • Determine the technical assistance needs of health departments and community-based organizations through formal assessments and informal conversations;
  • Develop and facilitate tailored training to health departments and community-based organizations on HIV cluster response, biomedical interventions, PrEP and HIV policy;
  • Work across NASTAD teams to identify meaningful ways to ensure CBA programmatic priorities are fully integrated;
  • Represent NASTAD in various meetings with federal and national partners, and with strategic stakeholders;
  • Attend and represent NASTAD at national and regional conferences;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Competencies

  • Demonstrated technical expertise related to HIV cluster response, HIV biomedical interventions, PrEP, and HIV policy  
  • 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
  • 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


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in public health, public policy or related fields; or any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of progressively responsible work experience related to health care programs and policies preferred 

Additional Information

Environment and Scheduling

  • Interest in working in an HIV/AIDS public health organization
  •  Interest in working within a diverse work environment
  • Willingness to travel (approximately 30%)

We encourage people of diverse ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, religions, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, work, and life experiences to apply. We recognize that to accelerate the end of the HIV and hepatitis epidemics; our workforce must be representative of groups that have been disproportionately impacted.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.