Director, Health Care Access

  • 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 Care Access, who plays a vital leadership role in achieving the organization’s training, technical assistance, and policy support priorities for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part B and AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP). Under the supervision of the Senior Director, Public Health Systems, and in close collaboration with other Public Health Systems leadership, the Director, Health Care Access, will oversee and contribute to Health Care Access program activities related to the national RHWAP Part B ADAP training and technical assistance cooperative agreement with the Health Resources Services and Services Administration (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) (HRSA-22-025), provide leadership and expertise to the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America – Systems Coordination Provider (HRSA-20-089) portfolio, and support other HIV care and treatment projects in the Public Health Systems portfolio.  


Essential Duties

  • Collaborate closely with the other Public Health Systems leadership to advance the development of HIV care and treatment priority activities and interventions  
  • Oversee and contribute to NASTAD’s response to complex technical assistance (TA) requests from RWHAP Part B grantees and ADAPs, as well as other governmental HIV care and treatment programs, including RWHAP Part A grantees in Ending the HIV Epidemic Phase I jurisdictions
  • Ensure implementation of project activities in accordance with NASTAD cooperative agreements and strategic plan 
  • Ensure timely, high-quality, and complete submission of work plans; budgets; quarterly, annual and non-competiting continuation reports; financial reports; and any other reports required by funders
  • Lead development and oversight of project work plans, budgets, and staffing plans, including supervising team staff
  • Participate in senior leadership conversations around organizational programmatic and policy strategy development 
  • Contribute to organization-wide events, including the Annual Meeting and the National HIV and Hepatitis Technical Assistance Meeting
  • 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 
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrate the candidate’s ability to perform the position’s duties
  • Minimum of 12 years of progressively responsible work experience related to project management
  • Experience working in governmental public health, particularly within a state RWHAP Part B program and/or ADAP
  • Experience in community-based programming and strengthening health systems  
  • Experience in coordination and/or contributing to federal, industry, and/or other relevant grant proposals, including federal agency project cycles, policies, and procedures 
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate successfully with individuals and teams at all levels, whether internal or external 
  • Experience in developing trainings and technical materials including learning collaboratives, communities of practices, webinars and conference/meeting sessions, reports, and graphics
  • Proven attention to detail and editing skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities 
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging 


Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities 

  • Demonstrated knowledge, expertise, and leadership in RHWAP Part B and/or ADAP administration, operations, capacity, and policy
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIV care and treatment, including the social determinants of health for people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Demonstrated ability to be an effective leader and coordinate activities with federal agency staff, health department program staff, NASTAD staff, consultants, and partnering organizations 
  • Demonstrated 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



  • 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

Additional Information

  • Starting Salary range – 113,000 – 118,000, commensurate with experience 
  • Interest in working with a national HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis public health organization.
  • Strong training and facilitation skills preferred.
  • 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.