The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), a national organization representing approximately 2,800 local health departments (LHDs) nationwide, has an immediate opening for full-time Program Analyst, HIV, STI and Viral Hepatitis.
Program Analysts are responsible for providing professional support for programmatic and internal activities, including implementing, coordinating, and promoting project activities; identifying and responding to member and team needs; assessing policies and programs; and providing senior level administrative support, as needed. Program Analysts have a foundational understanding of public health principles and practices and familiarity in their designated area of work.
Program Analysts typically report to a Senior Program Analyst or Director. Program Analysts can complete projects or components of large scale projects/programs with moderate supervision. A Program Analyst has frequent contact with outside organizations, NACCHO members, and other NACCHO staff regarding project coordination, implementation, and promotion.
Program Specific Information
NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis program aims to strengthen the capacity of local health departments to prevent, control, and manage HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis by providing technical and capacity building assistance, developing and disseminating tools and resources, and facilitating information exchange, peer engagement, and learning. The program contributes to NACCHO’s overall mission to be a leader, partner, catalyst, and voice for local health departments and supports NACCHO’s work to advocate on behalf of local health departments with federal policymakers for adequate resources, appropriate public health legislation, and sensible policies to address the myriad of challenges facing communities.
The Program Analyst will support projects and activities within the HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis program portfolio, including cooperative agreements with CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, and grant funding from industry and other funders. The ideal candidate will possess interest and experience in the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV, STIs, and/or viral hepatitis (primarily hepatitis B and C), as well as health department programming, the healthcare system and the impact of health reform on local health departments, public health policy, and the provision of technical and capacity building assistance.
POSITION SPECIFIC DUTIES
• Informs and supports program and project development, implementation, coordination, promotion, and evaluation using knowledge and experience in areas of specialization. • Performs day-to-day task management associated with assigned projects and supports the completion of project deliverables, such as writing and disseminating reports/briefs, creating and updating Web content on project websites, coordinating and planning meetings, developing and analyzing surveys, tracking and monitoring project activities, and sharing information with local health departments and other NACCHO partners and stakeholders. • Assists in implementing the project monitoring and evaluation plan, including developing tools such as surveys and interview guides, collecting qualitative and quantitative data, analyzing and synthesizing data, and disseminating summary information internally and externally. • Contributes to long-term project and strategic planning. • Contributes to the development of concepts, strategies, practices, and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations and capabilities. • Communicates with local health departments and other external partners and stakeholders at the local, state, national, and federal levels. • Supports the operation and management of NACCHO workgroups, which includes planning and overseeing meetings, supporting the workgroup chair, providing or coordinating technical and capacity building assistance; and drafting policy statements. • Contributes to the development of presentations, scientific posters, and exhibits to share and promote project findings at professional and public meetings and conferences. • Supporting communications staff to share and promote internal activities and public health news relevant to designated area of work. • Serves as liaison to NACCHO members and partners and communicates regularly with these groups regarding funding opportunities, conferences and trainings, and other information related to designated area of work. • Supports the provision of technical and capacity building assistance to local health departments and other partners and stakeholders at the local, state, national, and federal levels. • Supports the development, coordination, and implementation of trainings, facilitated meetings, and events for local health departments and other partners and stakeholders at the local, state, national, and federal levels. • Represents NACCHO at external meetings and conferences related to their designated area of work. • Assists project staff in other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor's degree in relevant professional field with a minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience and/or advanced technical training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including a relevant certification. Masters and/or a professional degree in a relevant field preferred.
Knowledge • Knowledge of a public health principles, practices, and policies within area of specialization. • Knowledge of association or membership organization environments. • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel.
Skills • Basic program evaluation skills • Strong organizational skills • Intermediate writing skills • Intermediate oral and interpersonal communication skills • Intermediate analytical skills • Strong attention to detail
Abilities • Ability to read and interpret documents such as reports, policy statements, and other relevant literature. • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. • Ability to speak effectively before groups of partner organizations, members, and/or other colleagues within NACCHO. • Ability to understand, explain and/or calculate appropriate statistics when necessary. • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. • Ability to provide information with consideration of mental, emotional, cultural, social and physical factors.
Full-time, Non-Exempt, TERM: This position is considered Fiscal Year term, however it is a mission critical role. NACCHO will continually strive to maintain funding for all positions. • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $29.99-$34.87 hourly, commensurate with experience • SELECTION PROCESS: We only accept applications that follow the electronic process. No phone calls please. This position is subject to background screening. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, one writing sample with salary requirements to: PN-218 Program Analyst using the following link: https://naccho.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/e5f91c28-bc8c-cc9f-ca40-9d5f3ebc8820/apply?source=468866-CS-2909
• NACCHO offers generous benefits plan including but not limited to 13 days of sick leave annual leave allowable accumulation up to 225 hours, and paid vacation leave, as well as other types of leave. NACCHO benefits include a generous health, dental, and vision plan, 5 percent of base salary contribution to 403(b) plan, (not a matching contribution); paid short and long term disability plan and paid term life insurance. NACCHO also offers discounted gym membership.
• At NACCHO, our commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action seeks to ensure a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We respect and value work force diversity among all employees and all those with whom we do business.