Manager, Prevention

  • Full-time

Company Description

 NASTAD is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. Our mission is to advance the health and dignity of people living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and intersecting epidemics by strengthening governmental public health and leveraging community partnerships. 

Our work advances NASTAD’s four strategic priorities: 1) Strengthen public health systems for HIV and hepatitis prevention, surveillance, and care; 2) Advance health and racial equity, and stigma elimination, focusing on disparately impacted communities; 3) Implement integrated approaches to address HIV, hepatitis, STIs, harm reduction, and the social determinants of health; 4) Strengthen organizational excellence within NASTAD and its member jurisdictions.

NASTAD serves as the Systems Coordination Provider (SCP) for the 47 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Parts A and B jurisdictions funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA-20-078), as part of the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) initiative. As part of this work, NASTAD develops tools and resources to support health departments in EHE Phase I jurisdictions to improve coordination across health systems and collaboration with key stakeholder groups.

NASTAD Background

Our Mission & Vision

NASTAD is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. Our mission is to advance the health and dignity of people living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and intersecting epidemics by strengthening governmental public health and leveraging community partnerships. Our vision is a world committed to ending HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and intersecting epidemics. We want to center on racial justice, anti-racism, and anti-white supremacist principles as we think about, approach, and conduct our work.


Job Description

Purpose and 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 PS21-2102.  

The position is responsible for managing NASTAD’s outreach and relationship-building with CBOs in the southern United States. The Manager, Prevention also contributes to NASTAD’s e-learning environment, including on-boarding of HD/CBO staff, promoting content, and managing follow-up. This position also develops and implements technical assistance, such as workshops, webinars and peer-to-peer technical assistance engagements.  


Minimum Competencies


·       Demonstrated expertise, conceptual understanding of monitoring and evaluation techniques, (including M&E planning, development, and implementation), and sufficient professional experience to carry out complex assignments with minimal supervision.

·       Ability to lead the coordination of activities across program areas within NASTAD, consultants, and partnering organizations, including state and local public health programs, deadlines, and priorities.

·       Ability to develop and deploy data collection tools and techniques to track, monitor and evaluate numerous cooperative agreements.

·       Ability to anticipate resource shortages, address emerging project delays, and negotiate adjustments as needed to maximize project resources to achieve the project’s objectives.

·       Demonstrated originality and creativity implementing monitoring and evaluation and data dissemination activities.

·       Experience in developing monitoring and evaluation materials including reports, graphics and learning modules.

Essential Functions

·       Manage outreach and relationship-building with CBOs by coordinating content for “CBO Hub”; producing the “Southern Steep” podcast; and managing CBO informational visits

·       Manage development and delivery of technical assistance to HDs and CBOs on topics related to social determinants of health and health equity

·       Strategize and recommend new technical assistance products specifically for CBOs

·       Maintain NASTAD’s Southern CBO Directory and CBO Map

·       Contribute to content development and management of NASTAD’s e-learning environment known as Online Technical Assistance Platform (OnTAP)

·       Develop and implement activities to promote NASTAD’s CBA activities (i.e, traditional media, social media, blogs, webinars, infographics, etc.)

·       Manage relationships, as assigned, with key external consultants and partners

·       Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Competencies


·       Demonstrated interest in public health, HIV (or a related field)

·       Demonstrated experience in curricula development, training, or e-learning

·       Demonstrated experience using or managing distance-learning platforms

·       Experience or familiarity with HIV program promotion, marketing and public health communication strategies

·       Experience working with and providing technical assistance on HIV prevention to community-based organizations

·       Experience coordinating projects while interfacing with multiple entities

·       Experience or interest in podcasting and microsite development/management

·       The ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team

·       The ability to express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others

  • Demonstrated understanding of health equity and a commitment to incorporating social justice concepts in public health programming.

·       The ability to express oneself clearly in business writing

·       Satisfactory training and facilitation skills


·       Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of training, education, and lived experience that demonstrates the candidate’s ability to perform the position’s duties.

·       At least 6 years of progressively responsible work experience related to public health, health equity, or US health care systems.

·       Experience working with health departments and community-based organizations

·       Experience providing TA for health department staff and/or CBOs is strongly preferred.

·       Experience working effectively across functional teams.

Other Competencies 

·       Leadership - Integrates into their work a strategic vision and critical analysis that optimizes success for projects, and organizational priorities as applicable.

·       Communications - Strategically communicates internally and externally in a clear, concise, respectful, and trauma-informed manner; simplifies complicated concepts and communicates them clearly regardless of the situation or audience.

·       Teamwork - Proactively contributes toward the completion of team tasks and team building. Champions an anti-racist, collaborative, and supportive organizational team culture.

·       Reliability and Adaptability - Takes ownership of own objectives and performance. Independently completes tasks in a timely and consistent manner. Adapts to, and integrates into own tasks, changes in the work environment, priorities, and organizational needs.

·       Problem Solving and Analytical Thinking - Takes a solutions-focused approach to problem-solving: identifies a problem, finds the root cause, and structures logical solutions. Able to solve problems by analyzing situations and applying critical thinking to resolve them.

 These competencies are used in the performance evaluation process and it is best to include them in the JD at recruiting time for clarity and transparency.


Employer’s Statement and Rights

This job posting does not list all the duties of the position. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based on your performance of the tasks listed in a job description based on this posting that will be given at the time of hire.

The employer has the right to revise a job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any lawful reason.


Additional Information

Environment and Scheduling

  • Salary range - $61,200 - $64,800
  • Interest in working with a national HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis public health organization.
  • Interest in working within a diverse environment.
  • Willing to travel as needed
  • Remote work is possible

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.