Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Director, MHRP EIDB Administration to support the U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) as well as the Emerging Infectious Disease Branch (EIDB) located in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP/EIDB.
The Director oversees the administrative functions for the HJF components of the U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) as well as the Emerging Infectious Disease Branch (EIDB) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). This position is based in Bethesda, MD and reports to the Chief of Operations. The incumbent will effectively and efficiently deliver administrative activities to support all domestic and international operations while maintaining alignment with the requirements and deliverables for key HJF Home Office, USG and external partners and stakeholders.
The successful candidate will infuse the group with energy and enthusiasm to achieve our goals while building a culture based on teamwork, open communication, prudent risk taking, innovation and accountability.
Required knowledge, skills and ability:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in business, management or life sciences required. Masters level degree strongly desired.
Physical Capabilities: Capable of communicating verbally, able to write and prepare documents in a variety of forms, able to move within the work site, able to travel to and move within MHRP/EIDB's field research sites.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Incumbent will directly supervise several staff both domestically and internationally.
Work Environment: Primarily office environment with occasional site visits to research laboratories. Some international travel to Africa or Asia, approximately 10%, is required.
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.