Senior Manager, Prevention (Temporary, August 2020 – April 2021)

  • 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 Senior Manager, Prevention provides leadership and implementation of technical assistance (TA) activities for NASTAD’s Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) project. The position leads community engagement TA for 24 county health departments and six state health departments in the Southern United States and is specifically related to Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) plans. The position will work across NASTAD’s Prevention team to align CBA and EHE-related deliverables, and will lead the development of community engagement strategies for diverse communities, including racial minorities, women, people living with HIV, people who use drugs, people who identify as transgender, people who identify of lesbian, gay or bisexual, and people who are unstably housed. The Senior Manager supervises a team of project consultants and maintains a strong working relationship with external project partner organizations. 

Essential Duties

  • Develop and implement technical assistance related to Community Engagement for EHE Phase I county and state jurisdictions in the South;
  • Develop and implement a TA strategy to identify and engage new and/or nontraditional local partners for the development and/or implementation of EHE plans;
  • Develop and deliver TA to facilitate local partners’ understanding of and participation in the development and implementation of EHE plans;
  • Lead strategic discussions about the alignment of NASTAD’s CBA and EHE-related technical assistance activities;
  • Lead management of sub-award agreements and contracts for project partners and consultants;
  • Participate, as needed, in monitoring calls with CBA program consultant;
  • Participate in cross-team discussions related to monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL);
  • Respond to inquiries from Capacity Building Branch (CBB) leadership and subject matter experts (SMEs) related to NASTAD’s CBA work;
  • Develop technical assistance guidance, products and resources;
  • Maintain strong working relationships with key external partners;  
  • Supervise project consultants;
  • Contribute to project reporting and documentation;
  • 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.


Minimum Competencies 

  • 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.
  • A track record of creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience and/or strong interest in developing successful community engagement strategies for diverse communities  
  • Experience providing training and technical assistance to health departments   
  • Comfort with taking initiative on projects with guidance from colleagues
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural humility/cultural responsiveness
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications and virtual learning platforms
  • Prior experience or interest in public health, HIV, or a related field is preferred


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent (4 years work experience equivalent to a Bachelor degree), and a minimum of 4 years relevant work experience
  • Prior experience working in public health and/or HIV desired

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.
  •   Willingness to travel (approximately 10%)

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.