The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), a national organization representing approximately 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) nationwide, has an immediate opening for a Full-time Program Analyst Injury Violence Prevention.
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.
COMPETENCIES AND EXPECTATIONS
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and analyzes quantitative and qualitative data; Uses intuition based on prior academic and professional experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Actively listens and seeks clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations as well as independently; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics; Assists other staff with problem solving.
Project Management – Develops and implements plans to complete project activities to support the completion of overall project goals.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Performance and Quality - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
POSITION SPECIFIC DUTIES
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.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.
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 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.
Unit/Program Specific Duties
Work across a number of NACCHO's injury and violence prevention projects mainly working on drug overdose prevention and drug use anti stigma projects.
Work closely with team on recruitment of demonstration sites, managing application process, and reviewing applications and selecting sites.
Serving as site lead for Implementing Overdose Strategies at the Local Level (IOPSLL) program; planning and facilitating monthly TA calls, planning program events and connecting sites through peer-to-peer calls.
Oversee consultant contract process, deliverable execution, and invoice processing.
Stay abreast of injury and violence prevention research
Bachelor's degree in relevant professional field with a minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience and/or advanced technical training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including a relevant certification. Masters and/or a professional degree in a relevant field preferred.
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $59,575 - $66,724
SELECTION PROCESS: We only accept applications that follow the electronic process. No phone calls please. This position is subject to background screening. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and one writing sample to: PN-454 Program Analyst Injury Violence Prevention
NACCHO offers generous benefits plan including but not limited to 13 days of sick leave annual leave allowable accumulation up to 225 hours, and paid vacation leave, as well as other types of leave. NACCHO benefits include a generous health, dental, and vision plan, 5 percent of base salary contribution to 403(b) plan, (not a matching contribution); paid short and long term disability plan and paid term life insurance.
At NACCHO, our commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action seeks to ensure a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We respect and value work force diversity among all employees and all those with whom we do business.
NACCHO is the national organization representing local health departments. NACCHO works to support efforts that protect and improve the health of all people and all communities by promoting national policy, developing resources and programs, seeking health equity and supporting effective local public health practice and systems.