| 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, Community Health Promotion. |
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 designate 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, or other NACCHO staff regarding project coordination, implementation, and promotion.
Program Specific Information: This position is located on the Community Health Promotion team and includes working with our across several program areas including: Healthy Community Design, Environmental Health and Chronic Disease, coordinating messaging and cross-cutting issues/projects. To be considered for this position, candidates should submit a resume and cover letter which clearly highlights relevant qualifications and demonstrates that they have met the minimum requirements to qualify for this position.
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.
Unit/Program Specific Duties • Serve as support to staff coordinating the Comprehensive Cancer Control Collaborative, including scheduling and note-taking for the meetings, providing subject matter background to the members of the workgroup, assist in writing drafts of materials and presentations for the group. • Develop and gather content for team newsletters on a monthly basis, including the identification and promotion of new tools and resources. • Assist the Senior Director of Community Health Promotion with the CDC bundle work plan requirements for other chronic disease projects. • Conduct research, develop and gather content for the web site on a monthly basis by identification and promotion of new tools and resources. • Develop publications (factsheets, issue briefs, newsletters, etc.), and assist with various publications. • Create webinars, screencasts and other resources to support members. • Track, monitor, and document programmatic activities, reporting progress via reports to funders and NACCHO leadership. • Facilitate trainings and provides direct technical assistance to project participants. • Identify opportunities for marketing the project and participates in implementing promotional activities. • Represent NACCHO at external meetings and conferences related to the portfolio. • Ascertain opportunities for integration and connection with other NACCHO projects and initiatives.
NOTE: Some travel is required