Summary: Assists the Director of Community Health and Prevention, Disparities Elimination with project deliverables for federally and privately funded projects important to State and Territorial Health Officials in the areas of health equity, disparities of elimination, and place-based public health initiatives. This includes the support of state health officials and their agencies in public health areas including addressing health equity to address COVID-19 related disparities among populations at higher risk and that are underserved.
State COVID-19 Health Equity Initiative
Work with state teams to prepare for virtual or in-person meetings and help facilitate pre and post work plan development.
Manage and respond to requests for assistance and information from members, affiliates, and national organizations.
Develop and manage fact sheets, issue briefs, and newsletter articles, and lead and carry out logistics associated with event planning such as webinars and meetings.
Conduct, analyze, and summarize web-based research and original data collection with states.
Contribute to project reporting activities including progress reports, project officer updates, and federal funder requests.
Provide subject matter expertise to state and territorial health officials, public health agency staff, and stakeholders.
Collaborate across ASTHO on cross-cutting issues related to health equity and community engagement.
Participate in or manage evaluating project activities and outcomes and other quality improvement initiatives.
Develop funding proposals, including identifying new funding opportunities and conceptualizing deliverables for and writing funding proposals that meet member needs.
Proactively build, cultivate trust, and strengthen stakeholder relationships to promote health equity work within the community health and prevention portfolio to support membership and ASTHO as an organization.
Establish and foster strategic relationships with national partners.
Represent ASTHO on national advisory committees and at meetings and conferences, as requested.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master???s degree in public health, health policy, or related field.
2-3 years prior relevant experience required.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate tactfully and diplomatically with a variety of colleagues, funders, and state and federal officials.
Knowledge of state or state, local and community health
Knowledge of public health systems change at local, state, or federal levels desirable.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment, manage multiple projects, and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
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 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.