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 a Program Analyst, Generalist. POSITION SUMMARY
Program Analysts are responsible for providing professional support for programs or internal functional activities. Program Analysts typically performs moderately difficult analysis, research, writing, and project coordination activities. The Program Analyst understands policies, standards, and public health principles and practices, recognizing the applicability to their work. They can assess the implications of internal and external policies their position and NACCHO. A Program Analyst may also provide senior level administrative support and coordination to the office of a senior executive and communicate with internal and external stakeholders at a level commensurate with the position’s duties and expectations.
Program Analysts typically reports to a Senior Program Analyst or Director. The Program Analyst can complete projects or components of large scale projects/programs with moderate supervision. A Program Analyst has frequent contact with outside organizations, NACCHO members, or other NACCHO staff regarding project coordination, implementation, and promotion.
Program Specific Information
The program analyst will support project functions across multiple program teams, including but not limited to: Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, Injury and Violence Prevention, Community Health Promotion, Environmental Health and Disability, and Community Preparedness, Recovery and Resilience.
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 tasks 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. • Contributes to the development of concepts, strategies, practices and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations and capabilities. • Communicates with external partners and stakeholders, including local and state health departments, other national partners, and funders. • Supports the operation and management of NACCHO workgroups, which includes drafting policy statements, planning and overseeing meetings, supporting the workgroup chair, and providing or coordinating technical and capacity building assistance. • Contributes to long-term project planning, including identifying activities to support NACCHO in relation to their designated specialty of work project. • Develops presentations, scientific posters, and exhibits to promote projects at professional and public meetings and conferences. • Identifies opportunities for marketing the project and participates in implementing promotional activities. • Serves as liaison to project participants, consultants, and partner organizations. • Provides direct technical assistance to LHDs actively in pursuit of improvements to the public’s health. • Supports coordination and implementation of trainings and facilitated meetings and events for local health departments and national, state, and local partners. • Assist in implementing the project monitoring and evaluation plan for the project as a whole, including developing tools such as surveys and interview guides, collecting qualitative and quantitative data, analyzing and synthesizing data, and reporting it out to the team and/or project advisory groups. • Represents NACCHO at external meetings and conferences related to their designated specialty of work. • Assists project staff in other duties as assigned.
Unit/Program Specific Duties • Coordinates (e.g., identifies speakers and develops content) and hosts (e.g., manages webinar technology, coordinates planning meeting, etc.) webinars to further program activities. • Provides administrative support to projects, where necessary. • Supports development of program area content, curriculum or training materials, as necessary, to further program activities.
• 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.
JOB CLASSIFICATION 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-257, Program Analyst, Generalist using the following link: https://naccho.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/59bb0bf3-1682-d6c0-f5ef-a562ea7f1511/apply?source=537757-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.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience