Summary: The Advisor for Public Health Infrastructure will provide subject matter expertise and project execution for ASTHO???s Performance Improvement department, which leads capacity building and technical support for state and territorial health agencies in the areas of improvement, assessment and planning, public health finance, and coordinates internally to address workforce development.
Anticipated salary: $88,000 Extended experience: up to $99,000 if experience exceeds expectations
Collaborates with directors to develop and deliver evidence-based and innovative public health infrastructure capacity building and technical assistance with a substantial focus on island support.
Serves as a subject matter expert and project lead in public health infrastructure, performance improvement, assessment and planning, public health finance, and workforce.
Advises and executes key projects for the Performance Improvement department.
Serves as project or task lead on project teams, ensuring project deliverables are on time and meeting quality standards.
Responsible for short- and long-term project tasks and is accountable for meeting grant, cooperative agreement, and contract deliverables.
Ability to provide customized technical assistance and guidance to health agencies in a variety of settings.
Leads strategies and processes to support ASTHO???s strategic and operations plan.
Assists with developing grant proposals, cooperative agreements, budgets, project work plans, progress reports, meeting abstracts, background papers, and other reports.
Leads and/or assists directors with the provision of expert facilitation and coaching to project teams.
Collaborates with directors to stay abreast of developments in priority areas to identify new partnerships and opportunities for expansion.
Evaluates strategies and programs to measure the achievement of established goals.
Ability to work in a virtual setting and adapt to changing environments.
Ability to participate in calls after regular business hours with project participants in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands.
Ability to travel up to 15% of the time.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor???s degree, Master???s Degree in public health, health policy, organization development, or related field preferred.
5+ years of relevant experience.
Experience in governmental grants management, accounting, budgeting, contract management, human resources and/or procurement, preferred.
Performance improvement, project management, and assessment and evaluation knowledge preferred.
Able to operate in a matrixed reporting structure, collaborating regularly with directors in the Performance Improvement department whose projects and state and territory interests intersect.
Possess a high degree of communication skills and can clearly convey timely information that may impact project success.
Excellent interpersonal skills
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, Virginia 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.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:ASTHO is an all-encompassing diverse and inclusive organization that respects and celebrates every person???s strengths, assets, and values, eliminating inequities and biases in all facets of activities and operations. ASTHO is committed to leading organizational change efforts that support racial healing, racial justice, and transformation within state and territorial public health agencies.
Mandatory Vaccination Policy: As a Public Health organization, ASTHO accepts the responsibility to follow CDC guidelines and advisories relating to the health of all. ASTHO has adopted a mandatory vaccination policy applicable to all ASTHO employees to safeguard the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19.