Director, Education and Training Programs

Washington D.C.
Apr 13, 2018
May 18, 2018
Full Time


In 2010, the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC), a grassroots advocacy organization, launched Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®, with a goal of knowing how to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. NBCC’s blueprint for Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® is a strategic plan of action for knowing how to prevent the development and spread of breast cancer. Since 1991, NBCC has been at the vanguard of the breast cancer movement – elevating breast cancer to an issue of national significance, leveraging billions of federal dollars for research and care, and empowering tens of thousands of breast cancer survivors to become effective advocates for themselves, and for all those at risk of breast cancer.


Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer – Chief of Staff, the Director, Education and Training Programs position is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of all initiatives and programs within the Center for Advocacy Training (CAT) including the Advocate Leadership Summit, the Project LEAD® science training programs, the LEAD continuing education programs, and the Online Center for Advocacy Training. This position supervises the staffing of all CAT related committees; develops, implements and evaluates all new CAT initiatives and programs; and works closely with the Director of Research Collaborations to ensure LEAD trained graduates find positions of influence within the research world and support NBCC’s research initiatives as needed.


A senior level position, the person in this position shall possess: Advanced degree MPH or equivalent experience in a related field. Extensive management experience with a minimum of 10 years in program management, development and implementation in health or relevant public policy. Background in educational training, research methods and public health; knowledge of scientific analysis of health care information highly desirable. Excellent leadership, organization, writing and public speaking skills. Supervisory experience essential.  Commitment to breast cancer activism, strong interest in health care policy.


Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be provided. Some travel will be required; candidates must have the ability to work evenings and weekends when required.

TO APPLY: Email cover letter with resume and salary requirements to with "Director, Education Training Programs" as the subject line. Sorry, no calls please. NBCC is an equal opportunity employer that especially welcomes applications from breast cancer survivors, women, and people of color.

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