Summary: The Senior Director will provide vision, leadership, expertise and oversight in training and knowledge building on the comprehensive subject of health equity and related topics internally for ASTHO staff, and externally for ASTHO partners and members as requested through leadership and grant requirements.
Anticipated salary: $112,000 Extended experience: up to $126,000 if experience exceeds expectations
Directs Health Equity training in collaboration with the Staff Development team and the Engagement team to identify and address strategic priorities, tactical, and operational matters related to health equity in support of the policy statement focused on racism, and advancement of DEI.
Assesses and creates high-quality health equity educational programs designed to address the knowledge needs of State and Territorial Health Officials and their program staff, consistent with the association???s strategic priorities and objectives.
Guides the development of standard health equity educational modules and foster collaborative relationships with representatives of state, federal, and local agencies; national public health organizations; ASTHO affiliates; the private sector, and other organizations.
Works with ASTHO???s Staff Development team to assess and address the health equity training needs of the ASTHO staff.
Supports the Health Equity team and project portfolio, which includes horizontal and vertical integration of health equity principals and pedagogy
Consults with and provides subject matter expertise to staff teams on an ongoing basis to implement consistent health equity training activities into their workplans.
Works closely with National Health Equity partners, consultants, and contractors to review training content and delivery. Serves as a liaison to make connections for the dissemination and marketing of asynchronous training in the ASTHO eLearning center.
Guides implementation activities in support of ASTHO???s strategic plan priorities for Health and Racial Equity and collaborates on support of other priority areas including Workforce Development.
Administers HE team activities called for under key federally funded cooperative agreements and contracts focused on health equity training.
Manages training and education projects associated with teams, work units, and/ or cooperative agreements, and program planning. Serves as a primary trainer and works with the Learning and Distance Education team to provide train-the-trainer sessions for key ASTHO staff and partners.
Develops necessary training curricula for in person, online, and self-guided educational modules focused on Health Equity in collaboration with the Learning and Distance Education team.
Represents ASTHO at national meetings and conferences, as well as with relevant individuals, consistent with approved ASTHO positions and policy statements.
Provides fiscal oversight for cooperative agreement budgets related to Health Equity training and supervises staff as assigned including managing performance, supporting professional development and fostering a positive, diverse and inclusive work environment.
Functions effectively in a team environment including the co-administration of crosscutting projects with other program areas
Master???s degree in public health, science or social sciences preferred.
7 years related experience.
Knowledge of and experience with health equity
Experience in instructional pedagogy, adult education best practices, curriculum development for multiple platforms
Understanding of public health functions, systems, and infrastructure.
Strong knowledge and experience with teaching and instruction to adult learners with varying educational background
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative networks.
Ability to manage and develop multiple projects independently and in a team environment, and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to analyze state-based equity initiatives for innovative practices and translate these into synthesized products and outcomes for members, affiliates, and partners.
Ability to travel as needed.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
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.
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