Summary: The Senior Analyst, Maternal and Child Health facilitates and provides technical assistance to multi-sector jurisdictional teams on evidence-based and -informed practices. Develops and leads deliverables for federally funded projects relating to substance use disorders in maternal populations and child health. Serves as lead staff for the Risk-Appropriate Care Learning Community and other learning communities, and from across the organization and national partners on issues relating to maternal and child health and cross-cutting projects (e.g. maternal mental health, adverse childhood experiences, substance use, etc.).
Support the Director, Family and Child Health in ensuring a coordinated presence and follow up on federally funded projects.
Provides a high level of maternal and child health subject matter expertise to state and territorial health officials, public health agency staff, and stakeholders.
Develop and manage deliverables including fact sheets, issue briefs, and newsletter articles; lead and carry out logistics associated with event planning such as webinars and meetings; and create informational resources such as toolkits.
Manage and respond to requests for assistance and information from members, affiliates, and national organizations.
Collect, analyze, and disseminate information through issue briefs, newsletters, and reports.
Conduct, analyze, and summarize web-based research and original data collection with states.
Carry out project reporting activities such as: writing progress reports, project officer updates, and Policy Committee reports for ASTHO members and senior staff.
Participate in or manage the evaluation of project activities and outcomes and other quality improvement initiatives sponsored by the organization.
Develop funding proposals including identifying new funding opportunities and conceptualizing deliverables for and writing funding proposals that meet member needs.
Provide staff support to ASTHO committees and task forces (i.e. Community Health and Prevention Policy Committee and Healthy Babies Subcommittee) and external committees.
Establish and manage strategic relationships with national partners.
Represent ASTHO on national advisory committees and at meetings and conferences as requested.
Identify opportunities for collaboration both internally across ASTHO teams, and externally by representing ASTHO at national/federal meetings, workgroups, and committees.
Perform other duties as assigned.
MPH or related degree
2-3 years of relevant and similar experience.
Knowledge of state or state and local public health, maternal and child health, women???s health, and reproductive health desirable.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of colleagues, funders and state and federal officials.
Ability to communicate tactfully and diplomatically with public and internal contacts.
Knowledge of public health systems change at local, state, or federal levels desirable.
Ability to develop project outcome measures, track progress and evaluate outcomes.
Ability to effectively translate and disseminate information to various groups and audiences.
Ability to work with large networks and to represent ASTHO at meetings and conferences on public health-related issues.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment, manage multiple projects and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to travel within service area.
ASTHO is the only national, nonprofit organization representing the nation???s state and territorial public health officials and the agencies they serve. ASTHO???s members, the chief health officials of all 50 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, the five U.S. territories, and the three freely-associated states, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, assuring excellence in public health practice, and advancing health equity and optimal health for all. ASTHO is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia and opened a second office location in Atlanta, Georgia in 2017. ASTHO was incorporated on March 23, 1942 with the goal of helping health officials navigate a rapidly changing public health landscape and remains a strong voice in governmental public health to this day. ASTHO???s mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state and territorial health officials in their work of advancing the public???s health and well-being.
State and territorial health agencies advancing health equity and optimal health for all.
ASTHO???s mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state and territorial health officials in their work of advancing the public???s health and well-being.