Job Description

Senior Consultant, HIV and Infectious Diseases

Location: Boston, MA

Position Category: Direct hire, paid in US

Posting Date: 05/10/2019

Deadline Date: 06/14/2019


John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leading public health research and consulting organization, is seeking a highly motivated Senior Consultant focusing on HIV and Infectious Disease projects at our Boston or Atlanta office. The Senior Consultant will lead and contribute technical expertise to U.S. (domestic) national, state, and local projects focused on HIV service delivery, and intersections with other areas of public health. The ideal candidate will be a flexible and enthusiastic individual with an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to support JSI’s mission of promoting and improving health for all, with a focus on vulnerable populations. Candidates should have an understanding of how racial and other disparities impact HIV transmission and treatment outcomes.


  • Provide strategic thought leadership, vision, and internal/external representation for JSI’s work in HIV and infectious disease.
  • Raise JSI’s visibility through strategic partnerships at national, academic, organizational and community levels, and through networking, publications, social media, and conference presentations.
  • Play a lead role in business development efforts, including positioning, coordinating, and writing/reviewing technical proposals.
  • Lead and/or provide technical and subject matter expertise for various current and future projects, including managing multiple projects and business development activities simultaneously.
  • Promote the application of best practices in HIV and infectious disease programming; and build project and staff capacity.
  • Work to ensure JSI staff stay abreast of up-to-date and cutting-edge evidence-based best practices in HIV and infectious disease knowledge, including study results, policy updates, and funder priorities.


  • Advanced graduate degree in public health or related field. Minimum 10 years of U.S.-based public health experience following completion of advanced degree.
  • Significant senior-level technical leadership and program management experience in HIV and infectious disease service delivery in the U.S.
  • Experience working in communities of color, incorporating diverse perspectives from communities affected by HIV, including those of health care consumers, and applying a health equity framework to public health projects.
  • Deep understanding of national and regional HIV and infectious disease priorities including but not limited to social determinants of health, particularly the intersection of race and gender, the changing policy landscape, contextual factors related to HIV in the U.S. South, biomedical HIV prevention, and the intersection of HIV and primary care service delivery systems.
  • Significant experience with HIV and infectious disease new business development, including extensive knowledge of the funding landscape, priorities, and funders; demonstrated strong relationships with federal, state/local and private funders and strategic partners; and willingness to engage actively with new business development activities. Proven record writing successful proposals for diverse funders (e.g., HHS, state/local government, foundations, local service providers/networks).
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to serve as an internal mentor and connector; experience managing, motivating, and organizing teams to support technical capacity development and produce high quality work.
  • Excellent research, evaluation, data analysis/synthesis, and presentation skills and experience in collecting, organizing, and engaging diverse stakeholders in planning and use of data and/or quality improvement processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Subject matter expertise in any of the following areas: data-driven models to improve health outcomes, infectious disease (including Hepatitis C), aging, intersection of HIV and opioid misuse, behavioral health, quality improvement, health equity, workforce planning, community health centers, rural health, and/or health care reform/health systems transformation.
  • Experience with implementation science, continuous quality improvement (CQI), quantitative, qualitative or mixed-methods program evaluation, needs assessment, and/or research.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 06/14/2019.

No phone calls please.
Principals only please.

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