Senior Analyst, Public Health Data Modernization & Informatics
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Internal Number: 1926888
Summary: The Senior Analyst, Public Health Data Modernization & Informatics will be responsible for policy analysis, technical assistance, project implementation on topics related, but not limited, to public health data system and technology modernization, health information exchange, data equity, and pandemic-ready systems. This position requires experience in stakeholder engagement, research/analysis of public health policy and practice, and systems-level thinking.
Anticipated salary: $72,000 Extended experience: up to $81,000 if experience exceeds expectations
Conducting policy research and capacity building activities related to public health data modernization and informatics, specifically focused on: health information exchange; data equity; pandemic-ready systems; and analysis/visualization to support a data-driven response to public health threats.
Developing deliverables identified in federally-funded cooperative agreements and grants.
Planning and coordinating virtual and in-person meetings and events in support of health officials, their health agency staff, and cross-sector partners, in addition to project calls.
Supporting the planning, programming, and implementation of learning communities and stakeholder engagement events; facilitating group discussions and strategic planning exercises, as needed.
Researching, analyzing, and synthesizing innovative and promising practices in support of improved public health informatics policy and programs.
Drafting, editing, and reviewing written materials such as reports, issue briefs, blogs, and other documents.
Responding to technical assistance and information requests from members, affiliates, and national organizations.
Identifying and monitoring emerging issues in public health informatics and working with team leadership to develop and implement response activities, as appropriate.
Tracking and analyzing appropriate state and federal legislation and regulations.
Developing and providing input into cooperative agreements, proposals, and progress reports.
Assisting with the evaluation of project activities and outcomes.
Representing ASTHO at meetings and conferences.
Supporting ASTHO???s Population Health & Informatics Policy Committee.
Updating and maintaining the ASTHO data modernization and informatics websites.
Some travel, in accordance with ASTHO???s travel policy and jurisdictional COVID-19 guidelines.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Master???s degree in in public health, health informatics, public policy, or related field preferred.
2-3 years of relevant and similar experience.
Understanding of public health functions, systems, and infrastructure. State agency, association, or other experience representing a membership-based organization a plus.
Experience in and knowledge of public health informatics topics preferred (e.g., data modernization, system interoperability, data and messaging standards, analysis and visualization for data-driven action, data equity, etc.).
Stakeholder engagement, research/analysis of public health policy and practice, project implementation, and systems-level thinking.
Excellent analytic writing and verbal communication skills.
Skilled in proofreading and editing.
Flexibility to work in a dynamic environment.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.
Good interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to work independently, think strategically, and anticipate member and project needs.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Basic knowledge of audio and video conference (webinar) platforms.
Experience with project management tools.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of federal funding including timelines, processes, key personnel, etc.
Strong attention to detail.
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.