Director, Health System Integration

  • 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

NASTAD anticipates hiring a full-time Director, Health Systems Integration (HSI), who will provide strategic and programmatic leadership to NASTAD’s Health Systems Integration team to ensure the alignment of NASTAD’s technical assistance, capacity building, and advocacy work as it relates to insurance coverage (including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) and access, public health financing, and partnerships, health systems integration and population health data. This position will report to the Senior Director, Public Health Systems, and will be a part of the Organizational Leadership Team (OLT). The Director, HSI oversees all components of the Health Systems Integration portfolio across federal cooperative agreements related to various areas that support Ending the HIV Epidemic efforts such as PrEP financing, health systems strengthening, healthcare access and financing, and wells as health systems modernization through systems coordination and leveraging population health data integration to achieve improved outcomes. This role plays a vital role in supporting NASTAD’s strategic priority areas through supporting partnerships, programmatic strategies, and learning and analyzing evidence to determine best practices. The Director will provide overall technical expertise in some of the following areas: drug pricing, dissemination, and replication of evidence information intervention and promising system integration practices, health care access, policy, and legislative affairs. 

Essential Functions 

  • Oversee activities under NASTAD’s Health Systems Integration portfolio, including providing strategic leadership for the program, overseeing the development of deliverables related to PrEP financing, health systems partnerships/strengthening, health systems data integration, and healthcare financing across federal cooperative agreements 

  • Serve as Principal Investigator/Project Director on federal cooperative agreements within the Health Systems Integration portfolio 

  • Collaborate closely with the Senior Director, Public Health Systems, and the Director, Health Care Access to lead the development of the Systems Strengthening priority activities and interventions  

  • Lead development and oversight of project work plans, budgets, and staffing plans, including supervising team staff 

  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership in the design and implementation of HSI activities-e.g., services integration, capacity-building, improving health information systems, and supporting state and local planning and implementation processes. 

  • Ensure implementation of project activities in accordance with NASTAD cooperative agreements and strategic plan. 

  • Actively monitor programmatic activities and ensure timely completion of objectives and deliverables. 

  • Ensure timely, high-quality, and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by funders 

  • Participate in senior leadership conversations around organizational programmatic and policy strategy development 

  • Represent NASTAD in various meetings with federal and national partners and other stakeholders 

  • Attend and represent NASTAD at conferences and participate in relevant external meetings 

  • Contribute to new business development, and review proposals to ensure high-quality technical approaches for gender programming are reflected 

  • Contribute to federal funder reporting, documentation, and status updates 

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications 


  • Ability to effective leader and coordinate activities across cooperative agreements, in conjunction with consultants, and partnering organizations 

  • Ability to develop staff capacity and foster professional growth through supervision and coaching 

  • Ability to develop and deploy strategic frameworks for providing technical assistance and other programmatic activities 

  • Experience in developing technical materials including reports, graphics, and learning modules. 


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

  • Minimum of 12 years of progressively responsible work experience related to project management. 

  • Demonstrated experience in community-based programming and strengthening health systems  

  • Demonstrated experience developing/adapting program tools/guidance, technical documentation, and conducting training that supports project goals. 

  • Experience in contributing to federal, industry, and/or other relevant donor proposals, familiarity with CDC, HRSA, and other federal agency project cycles, policies, and procedures. 

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate successfully with individuals and teams at all levels, whether internal or external 

  • Proven attention to detail and editing skills 

  • Demonstrated successful ability to manage multiple competing priorities 

  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging 

  • Experience working with federal funders (CDC, HRSA, SAMHSA preferred).  


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

  • Communications - Strategically communicate 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. 

Additional Information

Environment and Scheduling

  • $113,000-118,650 and commensurate with experience
  • 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.