Reports to: Manager, Epidemiology
Location: Washington, DC

Position Summary:

We are looking for a detail-oriented and self-motivated person to work with our team. The Coordinator will proactively support Team Typhoid with a wide variety of administrative and logistical duties related to tracking deadlines and deliverables, travel coordination, expense reporting and meeting assistance.


  • Assist with sub-award contracts, including ensuring timely reports from research partners and preparing payments
  • Perform data-entry and maintain accurate records of typhoid grant contracts, payments and reports in the Salesforce database
  • Assist with completion of administrative forms as required, including expense reports, check requests, teleconference reconciliation, credit card reconciliation
  • Schedule, prepare for and participate in meetings with team members and collaborating partners
  • Coordinate travel through Sabin’s preferred travel partner as well as other vendors as necessary
  • Assist in maintaining the Coalition against Typhoid website
  • Provide copyediting, formatting and document management support
  • Provide executive support to Vice President of Typhoid Programs, as needed
  • Perform operational tasks necessary to keep projects running smoothly and assist in ensuring compliance with Sabin, funding agency and partner expectations
  • Assist in identifying external opportunities to raise awareness of typhoid and promote the work of the typhoid programs team
  • Coordinate with the Communications and Resource Development Teams to advance internal priorities
  • Work collaboratively across the organization, building strong relationships with colleagues to stay informed of latest organizational and field developments
  • Other administrative duties, as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
  • Experience working in public health and/or grant-funded environments preferred
  • Professional experience with travel and meeting arrangements preferred
  • Strong administrative skills; experience in or knowledge of finance, contracts, budgeting and reporting preferred
  • Proven success drafting, proofreading and editing complex documents
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to manage complex tasks; highly organized, flexible, dependable and able to prioritize competing demands in order to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills (active listening, writing, speaking)
  • Ability to process information quickly
  • Ability to work across the organization, building strong relationships with colleagues
  • Flexible with a superior service orientation

How to Apply:

To be considered, please submit your cover letter and resume via e-mail to Please be sure to reference “Coordinator, Typhoid Programs” 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 to the Sabin Vaccine Institute. No phone calls, please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Sabin Vaccine Institute has a generous benefits package.

Sabin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability or genetic information, sex (including gender identity, pregnancy or sexual orientation), marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.