National Association of County and City Health Officials
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Salary: $ 93,156 - $98,973
Project Management/Program Development
Be a part of a dynamic team whose work enriches the health of communities by strengthening city and county health departments. At the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), we are united by our work to improve our country's 3,000 U.S. local health departments. We represent the voice of local public health while striving to live out our core values of equity, excellence, participation, respect, integrity, leadership, science and innovation. We provide our employees with meaningful work, opportunities to learn and grow, a strong work/life balance, and a flexible, hybrid work schedule while being a part of a collaborative team.
We are interested in growing our team with passionate, committed, and innovative individuals. The Senior Program Analyst Informatics will join NACCHO at a time of dynamic growth. This position is important in the Informatics Team.
The Senior Program Analyst is responsible for managing, implementing, and promoting project activities; identifying and responding to member needs; and assessing policies and programs. The Senior Program Analyst is considered a senior content expert. This position may supervise the work of Program Analysts and administrative support staff.
Senior Program Analysts typically report to a Director or Senior Director. Work at this level requires substantial knowledge in the designated area, with both the conceptual understanding and sufficient professional experience to work on complex assignments with minimal supervision. Senior Program Analysts require proven analytical, research, and project management capabilities, as well as the ability to work on projects of a highly confidential and sensitive nature and interface with the highest level of internal and external stakeholders.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC INFORMATION:
NACCHO's Informatics Program aims to build local health department capacity to access, analyze, and use actionable data for improving population health in collaboration with other programs, projects, and departments across NACCHO. This includes improving interoperability of local health department information technology systems and equipping the local health department workforce with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to navigate and maximize use of increasingly available electronic data for public health practice, research, 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.
POSITION SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Uses skills, experiences, and content knowledge to develop, plan, implement, monitor, evaluate, and promote programmatic work and ensures completion of program deliverables.
Supervises or oversees programmatic staff supporting the completion of program deliverables.
Supports the development of programmatic reports by developing content, analyzing data, and synthesizing project activities.
Contributes to long-term project and strategic planning.
Supports the identification of and application for additional funding to support designated area of work.
Supports project budget development and management in accordance with project work plans.
Maintains situational awareness of research, policies, and practices relevant to designated area of work.
Collaborates with other staff, NACCHO members, and external partners in developing internal and external publications, including peer-reviewed journal articles, educational materials and other public health tools, project summaries, and research briefs.
Develops presentations, scientific posters, and exhibits to share and promote project findings at professional and public meetings and conferences.
Provides technical and capacity building assistance to local health departments and other partners and stakeholders at the local, state, national, and federal levels.
Develops, coordinates, and implements trainings, facilitated meetings, and events for local health departments and other partners and stakeholders at the local, state, national, and federal levels.
Facilitates development of policy statements and organizational responses to federal actions.
Serves as a liaison to NACCHO members and partners and communicates regularly with these groups regarding funding opportunities, conferences and trainings, and other information related to their designated area of work.
Represents NACCHO at external meetings and conferences related to their designated area of work.
Assists the Director/Sr. Director in other matters as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and certification in relevant professional field with a minimum of 5-7 years relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including a relevant certification. Master's degree in a relevant field preferred.
Knowledge of a range of public health issues and policies at the local, state, and/or federal level.
Knowledge of public health and health information technology systems and concepts
Knowledge of project management practices.
Knowledge of association or membership organization environments.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel.
Experience working with local Health Departments Preferred
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Occasionally required to sit.
Occasionally required to walk.
Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally required to talk or hear.
Occasionally required to bend, lift or climb stairs.
Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 25 pounds).
The noise level in the work environment usually is moderate
Salary Range: $93,156 - $98,973
Mandatory Vaccination Policy: As a Public Health organization, NACCHO follows CDC guidelines and advisories relating to the health of all. NACCHO has adopted a mandatory vaccination policy applicable to all NACCHO employees to safeguard the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19.
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 with salary requirements and resume to: PN – 29 Senior Program Analyst Informatics.
15 days of paid vacation & 13 days of sick leave and other types of leave
403(b) Retirement plan,
Hybrid Remote Work Available
NACCHO is a qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
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.