Summary: The Analyst, Family and Child Health provides direct support to projects related to addressing contraception access and reproductive health. This position will work with state and territorial teams to expand financing strategies, workforce supports, health equity, and telehealth policies for contraception access projects in state and territorial health agencies through providing technical assistance on evidence-based and -informed practices. The analyst supports the Contraception Access Learning Community and other learning communities on issues relating to family and child health and cross-cutting projects (e.g., adolescent health, women???s health, health equity, substance use, etc.).
Project Summaries: The Contraception Access Learning Community supports 6 states to as they navigate policy issues surrounding access to contraception including funding, expanding telehealth, creating service equity, and supporting the state and territorial workforce. Using individualized workplans and personalized strategies, Learning Community teams will address gaps in contraceptive access throughout their state to provide better care across the lifespan.
Anticipated salary: $62,000 Extended experience: up to $69,000 if experience exceeds expectations
Support the Director, Family and Child Health in ensuring a coordinated presence and follow up on funded projects.
Assist in the design and development of virtual and in-person convenings and ASTHO products such as reports, issue briefs, blogs, podcasts, PowerPoint presentations, and webinars.
Collect, analyze, and summarize web-based research and original data collection with states and territories through issue briefs, newsletters, and reports.
Collaborate across ASTHO on cross-cutting issues related to contraception access, women???s health, and maternal and child health.
Responds to requests for assistance and information from members, affiliates, and national organizations.
Participate in the evaluation of project activities and outcomes and other quality improvement initiatives sponsored by the organization.
Assist on project reporting activities such as: writing progress reports, project officer updates, and Policy Committee reports for ASTHO members and senior staff.
Assist in writing 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
1 to 3 years prior related experience or any combination of experience that would provide an equivalent background.
Knowledge of state or state and local public health, reproductive health, women???s health, and maternal and child 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.
About Us: ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing the public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. territories and Freely Associated States, and the District of Columbia, as well as the more than 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy and to ensuring excellence in public health practice. ASTHO is headquartered in Arlington, VA, with a regional office in Atlanta, GA. 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.
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