| 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 Sr. Program Analyst. |
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 The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a network in the U.S. of community-based units initiated and established by local organizations to meet the public health needs of their communities. It is sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). The MRC consists of medical and non-medical volunteers who contribute to local health initiatives. The MRC provides the structure necessary to pre-identify, credential, train, and activate medical and public health volunteers.
NACCHO’s MRC Program through a cooperative agreement with the Program Office, serves as an essential partner providing challenge awards, core competency and leadership training directly to units and LHDs throughout the nation.
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 workplans. • 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 in other matters as assigned.
Unit/Program Specific Duties • Serves as a lead staff member for assigned MRC Projects, some involving direct and primary contact with internal and external customers and stakeholders including MRC Unit Leaders, LHD representatives, DCVMRC Program leaders and others. • Performs research and evaluation activities including the collection, management, analysis and dissemination of various MRC –related types of data. • Serves in a leadership capacity in support of the Director on federally funded projects, which may include tracking and forecasting expenses, developing annual project proposals, supervising staff, overseeing contractors, and conducting other project management activities. • Plans, develops and prepares project-related surveys, questionnaires, issue briefs, articles, reports, fact sheets and conference and conference posters. • Serves in a leadership capacity at the direction of the MRC Director, maintaining confidentiality practices associated with this position. • Serves as a lead staff for the development of resources and tools for MRC Units and Unit Leaders. • Provides senior level representation for NACCHO and the MRC at external meetings, conferences, workshops; and serves as the lead or representative to assigned workgroups. • Initiates and facilitates high level relationships with partner organizations, stakeholders and DCVMRC staff. • Perform other duties as assigned.