Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.




2175 K Street, NW
Suite 400
United States


The Associate will be responsible for supporting Sabin’s Typhoid Programs consisting of the Coalition against Typhoid and the Surveillance for Enteric Fever in Asia Project.  The Associate will provide programmatic and grants management support as well as assist in conference planning and the development and dissemination of materials tailored for assigned projects. The Associate will report to the Vice President of Typhoid Programs.


• Assist with membership coordination of the Coalition against Typhoid, including updating website, contributing to the production of advocacy materials and maintaining social media accounts

• Serve as primary point of contact for administrative items, including sub-award contracts, financial reporting, contract assessment and negotiation, and ensuring that the necessary administrative approvals are obtained

• Conduct targeted research activities, such as data monitoring, quality assurance and quality control

• Assist with organizing international events, including the International Conference on Typhoid and Other Invasive Salmonelloses

• Provide support in the preparation and production of reports to funding organizations, partners and field staff

• Assist with data analysis and writing for technical papers for peer-reviewed journals, as requested

• Perform tasks necessary to keep CaT Secretariat projects running smoothly, ensuring compliance with Sabin, funding agency and partner regulations

• Assist team members with projects and ensure that deliverables are met

• Coordinate and participate in project update meetings with team members and collaborating partner institutions

• Assist with drafting updates and managing information flow with Surveillance for Enteric Fever in Asia Project partners

• Other administrative duties, as needed


• Bachelor’s degree in a related field

• 2+ years relevant experience

• Strong executive administrative skills, as well as experience in finance, contracts, budgeting and reporting

• Experience working in public health and/or grant-funded environments preferred

• Demonstrated computer proficiency with all Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and experience conducting internet research

• Excellent communication skills, including strong writing abilities

• Foreign language capabilities, a plus

• Strong attention to detail, ability to manage complex tasks; highly organized, flexible, dependable and able to prioritize competing demands in order to meet deadlines

• Must demonstrate interest in furthering Sabin’s mission

• Effectively manages projects so problems are anticipated and solutions identified quickly

• Listens carefully to feedback and comments from staff and adapts plans/actions accordingly 

• Superior service orientation

• Assertive and analytical

• Strong interpersonal skills; excellent at working closely with others over geographical distance

• Thrive in entrepreneurial, team-oriented work environments; Experience working with cross-functional teams


Sabin Vaccine Institute has a generous benefits package.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To be considered, please submit your cover letter and resume via e-mail to, fax to 202-842-7689 or mail to HR Manager, Sabin Vaccine Institute, 2175 K Street, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20037. Please be sure to reference “Associate” in the subject line. Your cover letter should: (1) address the reasons for your interest in this position; and, (2) describe the knowledge, skills, and abilities you would bring the Sabin Vaccine Institute. No phone calls, please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.