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Job Openings at APHL

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is a national non-profit dedicated to working with members to strengthen laboratories with a public health mandate.  By promoting effective programs and public policy, APHL strives to provide public health laboratories with the resources and infrastructure needed to protect the health of US residents and to prevent and control disease globally. 

Below are listed all of the open positions at APHL's headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Association of Public Health Laboratories
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Intern, Communications

The APHL Communications Intern provides general support to the Strategic Communications program, including assistance with publications production, project research and database management. The Communications Intern will report to the Communications Senior Specialist.

Job ID: 2014-1038
Posted: 07/28/2014
Min. Education: Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree preferably in a related area such as communications, public health or community health.
Min. Experience: 1-3 years
Location: Silver Spring, MD

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Corporate Relations Sr. Specialist/Manager

The Corporate Relations Sr Specialist/Manager position is located in the APHL Membership and Marketing Department. This position’s duties include marketing and management of the Sustaining Membership Program, promotion of exhibits and sponsorships, solicitation of in-kind donations and cultivation of new revenue-generating opportunities. The Sr Specialist/Manager identifies appropriate corporate partnerships and support opportunities through prospect research. The Sr. Specialist/Manager develops fundraising materials, cultivates relationships with senior corporate executives and coordinates meetings and programs for corporate members and prospects. This position is responsible for the promotion, content, agenda and evaluation of the annual Corporate Leadership Council Meeting. The Sr Specialist/Manager assists all APHL staff and members with identification and solicitation of appropriate companies and corporate foundations for support of specific program or department projects. This position also assists in providing contacts and developing relationships with companies whose new technology would benefit the PHL community. This position reports directly to the Director of Membership and Marketing, and works closely with the Executive Director, board of directors, Chief Operating Officer, PH Program Staff and other volunteer leadership of the association.

Job ID: 2014-1039
Posted: 08/06/2014
Min. Education: Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline
Min. Experience: At least 5 years relevant professional work experience in a laboratory setting or a laboratory professional organization. Advanced degree may be substituted for 2-3 years of work experience. Experience in fundraising in a non-profit environment is a plus.
Location: Silver Spring, MD

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HHST Professional

The APHL Professional – HIV, Hepatitis, STD and TB (HHST) Programs is responsible for the organization of all HHST activities at the Association in coordination with other Infectious Disease activities undertaken by the department, working on behalf of and in collaboration with APHL members, staff and partner organizations. The staff member works in close collaboration with various Centers and Offices within CDC most notably NCHHSTP, and with public health professionals at various partner organizations that have complementary activities in testing, policy, and training around HIV, Hepatitis, TB, and STDs. The staff member provides support to the Association’s Infectious Diseases Committee, independently staffs several HHST subcommittees and works closely with the TB Specialist. The HHST Professional reports to the Director of Infectious Disease Programs under the overall supervision of the Senior Director of Public Health Programs. The staff person will be located in the APHL Silver Spring office. This position has the ability to be filled at either the Sr. Specialist or Manager level.

Job ID: 19993297
Posted: 09/05/2014
Min. Education: Bachelor’s degree required in life science or health/health policy/laboratory field; Masters Degree in public health or life science preferred.
Min. Experience: Minimum 5 years experience or 3 years experience with a Masters Degree and relevant employment history. Health department, federal agency, member-based organization, or laboratory field experience preferred. Medical Technologist or microbiology background helpful.
Location: Silver Spring, MD

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