| PN-293 |
SENIOR PROGRAM ANALYST
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 Senior Program Analyst will support NACCHO’s Public Health Preparedness (PHP) portfolio, which includes, but is not limited to, a suite of projects related to Enhancing Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capacity Building Assistance. Under this portfolio, NACCHO completes work, such as developing and delivering the Roadmap to Ready training for new Preparedness Coordinators located locally and regionally across the U.S. In addition, under this project, NACCHO provides a unified point of engagement between local Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) directors, and federal agencies. This position will support upcoming efforts to identify, research, analyze, and promote educational materials that advance specific PHEP capability development at the local level.
The incumbent should exhibit familiarity with public health preparedness and response principles, with knowledge of PHEP and HPP capabilities strongly desired. In addition, the incumbent should have experience collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing information from various sources to develop recommendations and inform policy or programmatic outcomes. The incumbent should have strong oral and written communication skills as demonstrated by experience developing high-quality and impactful publications (e.g., reports, articles, issue briefs) with minimal oversight. Experience working with or overseeing contractors/awardees highly desirable.
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.
Unit/Program Specific Duties • Serves as the project and content manager for Roadmap to Ready, a training and mentoring program for new preparedness coordinators. • Facilitates research and discussion regarding sustaining the Roadmap to Ready training program, including exploring alternative funding and delivery methods. • Analyzes and interprets data from preparedness coordinator survey and other NACCHO surveys to evaluate and improve upon project-specific deliverables and drive future project needs. • Serves as content expert on PHEP capability development at the local level through identification, development, and promotion of resources/educational materials as well as collection and provision of feedback from local health departments to CDC on assessments and impact of the PHEP program. • Serves as the main point of contact with contractors for project-specific needs. • May be responsible for tasking staff to carryout deliverables in a timely fashion.