Summary: Assists in developing and meeting the deliverables for federally funded and foundation funded projects important to State and Territorial Health Officials (S/THOs) in the areas of access to care, telehealth, public health collaboration with healthcare providers, health equity, and other issues related to population health.
Supports ASTHO???s portfolio of work related to access to care, telehealth, cross-sector partnerships, and other ad hoc issues related to population health. This includes researching emerging public health topics, drafting written products, reporting project outcomes to funders, and other duties as needed.
Collaborates across ASTHO on cross-cutting issues related to population health and access to care, such as by representing the Population Health and Innovation team in cross-functional workgroups.
Drafts meeting summaries, call minutes, and professional correspondence, as well as edit documents as needed.
Assists with the development of newsletter content, updating team webpages, and ensuring Population Health and Innovation team products are promoted across ASTHO???s social media channels.
Assists with logistics and scheduling for conference calls, virtual meetings, and webinars, such as for the Telehealth Peer Network. Develop background materials and agendas to prepare the team for these engagements.
Assists with the development and management of content for the team???s My.ASTHO online communities, such as the Telehealth Peer Network and Primary Care Office communities.
Supports in-person meetings and site visits logistics, including booking travel, tracking and submitting expenses, drafting invitations, tracking attendance, and developing meeting content as needed.
Represents ASTHO at meetings and conferences as requested.
Master???s degree preferred in related field preferred.
Knowledge of state and local public health, rural health, clinical care delivery models, social determinants of health, Medicaid, and/or telehealth desirable.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment, manage multiple projects and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to communicate tactfully and diplomatically with public and internal contacts.
Ability to develop and maintain working relationships and collaborative networks.
Ability to track and analyze related project issues and legislation at federal and state levels.
Ability to work with large networks and to represent ASTHO at meetings and conferences on project-related issues.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Zoom, and similar platforms.
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.