| 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, Health and Disability. |
An Analyst is responsible for providing professional support for programs or internal functional activities and typically performs moderately difficult analysis, research, writing, and project coordination, usually under the direction of a Senior Analyst or Director. The Analyst understands policies, standards, and their application to their work. An advanced degree may be substituted for work experience on a case by case basis. The Analyst understands implications of internal and external policies that impact their position. He or she typically performs analysis, research, writing, or project management and can complete projects or components of large scale projects/programs with little supervision. An Analyst may also hold a very senior level administrative position requiring the ability to support and coordinate the office of a senior executive and communicate with internal and external stakeholders at a level commensurate with the position’s duties and expectations. Analysts may have frequent contact with outside organizations or internal customers that may involve project coordination, information sharing, or resolution of problems. They may be required to represent NACCHO at meetings.
Program Specific Information This position is located within NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Disability portfolios. General responsibilities for this position include project planning, coordination, and evaluation; marketing and promotion; research and analysis; and other duties as assigned. The position requires independent thinking and judgment; critical analysis skills, and excellent verbal and written communications skills.
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. • 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. • Serves as liaison to NACCHO members and partners and communicates regularly with these groups of • Assists project staff in other duties as assigned.
Unit/Program Specific Duties
• Contribute to long-term project planning, including identifying activities to support NACCHO’s Health and Disability project. • Responsible for the functioning of the Health and Disability Workgroup, and will draft the policy statements, oversee the meetings, be the primary support for the workgroup chair, and provide subject matter background to the members of the workgroup. • Administer the Health and Disability fellowship program. • Represent NACCHO at external meetings and conferences related to health and disability. • Develop content for Health and Disability newsletter on a monthly basis. • Manage NACCHO’s Health and Disability Learning Communities, which includes developing webinars on project specific topics.