Manager, Surveillance and Prevention Integration
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.
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.
Purpose and Description
The Manager, as part of NASTAD’s prevention team, supports the organization’s capacity to provide technical assistance (TA) to health departments (HDs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to implement high-impact HIV prevention programs. The position works primarily on NASTAD’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) program to provide TA to HDs implementing CDC PS18-1802, and to CBOs implementing CDC PS21-2102 in the South region, and to support the implementation of the National HIV Cluster and Outbreak Detection and Response Implementation Learning Collaborative (CDR ILC).
- Provide subject-matter expertise on integrated HIV surveillance and prevention activities, with a focus on HIV Cluster and Outbreak Detection and Response (CDR), to inform the development of CBA and TA resources for health departments.
- Work collaboratively with health departments and their community partners to troubleshoot challenges related to integrated HIV prevention activities (including issues related to data sharing, CDR, and Data to Care).
- Serve as a project manager for learning collaboratives and communities of practice (including ongoing activities related to the National CDR ILC), including assistance with content development and logistical planning of virtual and in-person convenings.
- Develop TA resources including infographics, videos, toolkits, issue briefs, and other products that are scientifically accurate and culturally responsive.
- Work collaboratively across the Prevention, Health Equity, Health Systems Integration, and other NASTAD programmatic teams on projects related to HIV surveillance integration and data systems.
- Maintain strong working relationships, as assigned, with key external consultants and partners
- Contribute to project monitoring, reporting, and evaluation activities.
- Attend ongoing supervision, team, and organizational meetings.
- Participate in teambuilding, leadership, and professional development opportunities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of training, education, and lived experience that demonstrate the candidate’s ability to perform the position’s duties.
- Minimum of 5 - 7 years of progressively responsible work experience related to public health, research, health equity, or U.S. health care systems.
- Experience working in governmental public health, particularly within HIV surveillance programs, and/or providing HIV-related training and TA is strongly preferred.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
· Prior experience or familiarity with public health HIV surveillance data systems strongly preferred.
- Strong project management and organizational skills.
- Interest in supporting health department staff troubleshoot challenges and explore innovative systems-level interventions.
- The ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team
- Understanding of health equity and a commitment to incorporating social justice concepts in public health programming.
Priority Areas of Expertise
- Designing and implementing data-sharing projects designed to use HIV surveillance data (eHARS person level data) and/or health care systems data (electronic health record, health information exchange, prescription fill, and encounter claims data) to inform public health action, including rapid engagement into HIV treatment and re-engagement into care.
- Forging meaningful partnerships across health department programmatic areas, with community stakeholder, and with health and hospital systems.
- Facilitating integrated planning activities across public health programs.
· Leadership - Integrates in their work a strategic vison 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 in own tasks, changes in 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.
Environment and Scheduling
· $71,400 - $75,600 (and commensurate with experience)
· Full-time, 40 hours/week role.
· Remote work is possible.
· Interest in working with a national HIV and hepatitis public health organization.
· Interest in working within a diverse environment.
· Commitment to Anti-Racism values.
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.