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District Of Columbia
Not Applicable
Sunday, July 31, 2016

After nearly seven years of leading the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), William (Bill) Smith will be stepping down from his position as Executive Director in September to become the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Santa Fe Community Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico. During his tenure, NCSD has tripled in size in terms of budget and staff and has become a leading national voice in promoting sexual health through a focus on sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention.

NCSD was founded by and for the sixty-five public health department STD programs directly funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support national STD prevention efforts. Since its inception, NCSD has advocated on its members' behalf for the resources needed to carry out their work. This is done through a close alignment with member health department priorities, significant engagement with the CDC's Division of STD Prevention, and the development and support of a wide range of partnerships that magnify the agency's voice for a specific focus on STDs.

NCSD is now recruiting for our next Executive Director to lead the organization into the future and under its new three year strategic vision.  This vision includes four core areas of work:  Policy and Communications, Technical Assistance and Health Equity Promotion, Member Services, and National Leadership.  The Executive Director position is based in NCSD's Washington, DC headquarters.

NCSD is looking for a creative, dynamic, and energetic leader with a background in some aspect of sexual and reproductive health and who also possesses experience in non-profit management.  The full job description can be found here.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter tailored to the job description, resume/CV, writing sample of no longer than three pages, and three professional references to  Applications are due by 5:00 pm ET on July 31st.  No phone calls please.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Not Applicable
Saturday, August 6, 2016
  • Provide support to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in public health research and analyses.
  • Perform non-clinical duties involving the evaluation of medical research or the identification of causes or sources of disease or disease outbreaks.
  • Apply epidemiological principles and/or procedures to investigate, review, analyze, and/or determine the cause(s) of problems, situations, inconsistencies, and/or issues related to programmatic degradation or systemic or causal parameters.
  • Research findings which impact significant public health programs, issues, problems, processes, and procedures and/or the transmission of other causation of disease or public health issues or situations.
  • Make substantive, multi-layered, and/or multi-dimensional recommendations and/or courses of action to carry out control procedures.
  • Streamline public health processes and procedures, knowledge bases, and/or effect new approaches to resolve programmatic issues that contribute to the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the HHS disease prevention, control and health promotion mission.
AIDS United
District Of Columbia
One to Two Years
Friday, July 22, 2016

AIDS United seeks to hire a Policy Associate to provide policy and advocacy assistance and administrative support to the Policy Department staff. This position will be responsible for providing assistance and support across multiple policy and advocacy activities including support of the AIDS United Public Policy Committee and its membership – a coalition of more than 40 large AIDS Service Organizations from across the country.  Primary duties include event planning, communications, logistics coordination, data management and recordkeeping.    

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Provide general policy and advocacy assistance and administrative support for the department and general office administrative tasks as needed, including preparing expense reports and payment requests;
  • Produce AIDS United’s weekly Policy Update, including assisting in writing, editing, and layout of content, and distribution upon approval; 
  • Maintain and update the AIDS United’s Policy Action Center website and perform other related tasks as needed;
  • Draft grassroots advocacy action alerts and distribute upon approval to community partners and to the general public;
  • Assist in scheduling, organizing, and documenting meetings with administration officials and congressional offices, and meetings of the Public Policy Committee, and other external meetings;
  • Provide events logistics management and support for AIDSWatch in collaboration with AIDS United staff and community partners;
  • Assist with drafting letters, policy-related documents and other written communication materials; 
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
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