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Assistant Director - Hepatitis Education Project

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Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: June 17, 2017
Job #11456
Posted: May 17, 2017

Position title:                          Assistant Director

Reports to:                              Executive Director

Position type:                         Full-time; 35-45 hours/week

Salary:                                    $60,000 - $75,000 DOE

Benefits:                                 Health insurance; generous PTO and other benefits

Application deadline:            June 09, 2017



The Hepatitis Education Project (HEP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the epidemics of hepatitis C and hepatitis B. Founded in 1993, HEP works with patients, medical providers, public health and policymakers, and provides direct services and advocacy for some of the community’s most underserved and marginalized populations. 

HEP is driven by the values and principles of social justice and harm reduction, and is committed to being an anti-racist, anti-homophobic, anti-transphobic, anti-sexist organization.


HEP is seeking an Assistant Director (AD) to manage the agency’s day-to-day programs and specific projects. Reporting to the Executive Director, the AD will have both external and internal facing responsibilities, ranging from program management and health policy to administrative duties. Program oversight will include hepatitis testing and prevention outreach, medical case management, correctional health, and our nascent syringe service program.


  • Oversee HEP’s day-to-day operations and programs under the supervision of the ED
  • Work collaboratively with ED on health policy at the local, state and federal level
  • Manage and cultivate existing relationships with funders to secure and expand recurring revenue streams; grant writing; grant and contract management
  • Work collaboratively with individual program managers to:
  1. Ensure that all program activities operate efficiently, consistently and ethically within the mission and values of HEP
  2. Identify and guide targets for monitoring and evaluation
  3. Oversee development of curricula for program replication
  4. Identify and sustain collaborating agencies and partners
  5. Foster and maintain relationships with community-based organizations, county and state agencies
  • Work with the ED and board on strategic plan development and implementation processes; develop and implement system for tracking and reporting progress of strategic plan implementation
  • Work with ED and staff on website redesign; social media strategy
  • Work with ED and program leads on communication strategy, including media outreach


Minimum Requirements:

  • Five or more years of demonstrated experience in program development and management, including staff supervision
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse and underserved communities
  • Professional communication and presentation skills; ability to interact professionally with policymakers and health care providers at the local, regional and national level
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (e.g., Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written communication skills, including strategic marketing and social media
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and short deadlines
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Sense of humor


Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of hepatitis trends and epidemiology
  • Demonstrated experience working in harm reduction or social justice practice setting
  • Experience implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs for public health and/or community-based organizations
  • Knowledge of health care reform

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to by

June 09, 2017. For questions, please contact the Hepatitis Education Project at 206-732-0311.

People of color, LGBTQ-identified folks, and individuals whose lived experience has been affected by drug use, homelessness or unstable housing, incarceration, and/or viral hepatitis are strongly encouraged to apply.


Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

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