| 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, HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis. |
POSITION SUMMARY 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 designated 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 NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis program aims to strengthen the capacity of local health departments to prevent, control, and manage HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis by providing capacity building assistance, developing and disseminating tools and resources, and facilitating information exchange, peer engagement, 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.
The Program Analyst will support project activities and core programmatic functions across the HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis portfolio. Essential functions include member engagement and the provision of technical assistance to members; project planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation; drafting resources/documents; disseminating project and informational materials; and conducting research and analysis. Areas of work include capacity building for local health department HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis programs, including efforts to address health inequities and reduce disparities among minority populations; local demonstration site projects to test and evaluate the implementation and outcomes of HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis prevention and linkage to care strategies; assessments of local health department program infrastructure and services; and training program development for local health department staff. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated interest and at least 2 years of experience related to HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis.
As a member of NACCHO’s larger Infectious Disease team, the Program Analyst will have the opportunity to input and support to program areas across the team and will be encouraged to look for opportunities across all NACCHO program areas to support, expand, and leverage NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis programmatic work.
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. • Supports communications staff to share and promote internal activities and public health news relevant to designated area of work. • 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 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.