Summary: The Director will provide strategic oversight for the ASTHO Leadership Institute Programs and related leadership activities. This position will serve as an additional leader on the leadership development team, work closely with various project teams across ASTHO, provide guidance and direction to the program design, supervise staff and manage partner relationships with various funders and key stakeholders.
Anticipated salary: $90,000 Extended experience: up to $107,000 if experience exceeds expectations
Provide strategic, technical and project management support to the ASTHO Leadership Institute Programs and related leadership programs.
Supervise and provide oversight to program staff, contractors and consultants implementing leadership programing.
Conduct facilitation and/or delivery of training programs as an event facilitator (critical leadership courses, forums, symposiums, etc.) for virtual, hybrid and in-person events.
Manage various SMEs, contractors, and vendor agreements for ASTHO???s leadership programs.
Establish strategic framework and accountability measures for external partner management.
Facilitate strategic meetings with stakeholders to capture key data points for the development of leadership competencies, assessments, and determination of key leadership drivers.
Stay abreast of learning field trends and best practices. Proactively research and identify opportunities to apply new thinking and best practices in Leadership Development to improve effectiveness.
Manage partner relationships with current and future leadership development partners (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Creative Leadership, Morehouse School of Medicine, George Mason University, etc.)
Consult with project teams to implement consistent leadership development activities in their workplans.
Support the delivery of leadership training workshops and professional development sessions for ASTHO staff and members.
Engage with the Training and Learning team on the development, dissemination, and marketing of asynchronous leadership trainings in the ASTHO eLearning center.
Assist in writing progress reports and evaluating leadership project activities and outcomes.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master???s Degree in Organizational Development, Leadership, MPH, MSW, or relevant field of study
Experience in state/local governmental public health highly preferred
At least 5 years progressive experience supporting leadership development programs
Organization skills to support multiple projects and deadlines
Specific skills needed ??? technical and behavioral
Strong written and oral communications skills
Ability to work within a team, independently and follow directions to complete tasks in a timely manner
Ability to facilitate virtual sessions with professionalism, sensitivity, and diplomacy under pressure
Active Listening ??? Give full attention to what other people are saying, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate.
Demonstrated ability to convene and collaborate with multiple parties with varying interests and priorities
Excellent organization and time management skills required, including ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects concurrently.
Ability to grasp systems and systems changes at state, local, or federal levels.
This job description does not list all the duties of the position and you may be asked to perform other duties as assigned. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed on this position description. ASTHO has the right to revise this position description at any time and the position description is not a contract for employment. Either you or ASTHO may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
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.