Associate, 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 Associate/Senior Associate, Prevention will support NASTAD’s Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) program in providing technical assistance to health departments in the southern U.S. to advance efforts related to integrated HIV prevention activities and structural interventions. The ideal candidate will be motivated, highly organized, and able to follow through on tasks with minimal prompting. Demonstrated ability to execute projects in a timely manner and precise attention to detail are required. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Prevention and will be expected to work with other NASTAD teams, including Drug User Health, Hepatitis, Health Care Access, Health Systems Integration, and Health Equity to support cross-program collaborative activities.

Essential Duties

  • Support key activities under NASTAD’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CBA cooperative agreement, with a focus on the topic areas of HIV Surveillance and Data to Care, with direction from the Senior Manager, Prevention
  • Serve as point-person for tracking and reporting CBA activities to CDC via the online CBA Tracking System (CTS)
  • Assess state and local health department technical assistance and program development needs
  • Contribute to Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning activities within the CBA program and overall NASTAD prevention portfolio
  • Provide logistical and administrative support to the Prevention team related to health department conference calls, webinars, and in-person technical assistance and training events
  • Support the delivery of tailored technical assistance to support health department HIV prevention and surveillance activities
  •  Assist with review and develop technical assistance resources to meet the needs of health department HIV prevention and surveillance programs
  • Develop working relationships with health department staff members and respond in a timely manner to their needs
  • Attend and represent NASTAD at conferences and participate in relevant external meetings
  • Participate in staff meetings, team meetings, and trainings, as appropriate
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • 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.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • A track record of creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience and/or strong interest in working with qualitative and quantitative data, data systems, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience keeping simultaneous projects running smoothly 
  • Comfort with taking initiative on projects with guidance from colleagues
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural humility/cultural responsiveness
  • Customer service orientation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Prior experience or interest in public health, HIV, or a related field is preferred


  • Minimum of 2 years progressive work in public health, public policy or communication related field; or any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.


Additional Information

Environment and Scheduling

  • Interest in working with an HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis public health organization.
  • Interest in working within a diverse work environment.
  • Willing to travel as needed (approximately 15%).

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.