Sep 22

Program Manager

The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at

The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 vaccine response. We are seeking candidates for a Vaccine Program Manager role. This position will work with jurisdiction staff to develop and implement systems and processes, manage project budgeting, and audit/evaluate project performance. The candidate we are seeking will be a well-rounded health or social services professional with experience in applying all aspects of public health – planning, program development, data analysis and use, and evaluate strategies that meet public health missions and goals. 
An ideal candidate for this role has juggled multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, maintained a high level of professionalism, and crafted timely communications to and from multiple stakeholders, always taking the stakeholders’ needs into account. The candidate will support the development and implementation of the organization’s health equity strategy and ensure that health is integrated and considered across the organization’s policies. The role requires the ability to assess data and identify barriers based upon data analyzed, initiate communications and strategies to help diminish the barriers. This position provides an excellent opportunity to improve organizational, project management, and audience-centered writing skills, in addition to building a strong knowledge base about work with state and local health jurisdictions. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.

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