Commensurate with experience, adjusted for locality, competitive benefits package
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
The Public Health Specialist (PHS) reports to the AIM Chief Medical Officer. The PHS is responsible for managing the Pediatric COVID Supplemental Grant with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including completion of project deliverables, oversight of project budget, and completion of all reporting and evaluation requirements. The PHS assists the Chief Medical Officer in working with partners, contractors, and other stakeholders to provide support for jurisdictions in developing and evaluating strategies to address pediatric COVID-19 vaccine access and inequities and to build vaccine confidence. The PHS works with the Chief Medical Officer and other AIM staff to support planning, coordinating, and convening meetings with AIM members and stakeholders.
Work with the Chief Medical Officer to ensure completion of all deliverables in the CDC- funded Pediatric COVID Supplement
Development of 5 learning modules on pediatric COVID-19 vaccine equity access, vaccines confidence, partnerships, and community outreach to pilot a learning management system (LMS)
Support a Community of Practice with six awardees (jurisdictions) facing challenges with low COVID-19 vaccination rates among children under 5 years
Environmental scans of key issues relating to pediatric COVID vaccination
Facilitate the collection and sharing of general jurisdiction-level promising practices across various aspects of pediatric COVID-19 vaccine program implementation
Conduct evaluation activities to expand evidence base of promising practices
Coordinate and assist in facilitating regional meetings with the 64 jurisdictions in partnership with national stakeholder groups to share and discuss pediatric COVID-19 activities amongst colleagues
Submit reports in a timely manner according to CDC requirements (monthly, interim, and final reports)
Assist the Chief Research and Development Officer with evaluation efforts
Assist with monthly project budget monitoring and annual project budget preparation
Meet regularly (by phone) with CDC project officer and CDC project team
Assist in the development and distribution of requests for proposals (RFPs) with contractors as needed
Assist the Chief Medical Officer in drafting, writing, and disseminating written reports, summary of findings, etc., for grant deliverables
Manage day-to-day project needs related to the implementation and coordination of project activities
Serve as a liaison between members and CDC
Plan meetings and schedule meetings, including convening members and stakeholders, tech support (i.e., Zoom), and slides
Track project deliverables and work to ensure contractors stay on time and in budget
Plan and coordinate regional meetings of AIM Members and key stakeholders to further the goals of pediatric vaccination
Support information sharing among members and key AIM partners
Respond to inquiries and requests from members
Actively participate in project planning with CDC and AIM
Develop reports, presentations, and project reporting
Provide support to AIM senior management as needed
Manage and keep the project-related website page content, Teams site, and calendar up to date
Develop and maintain an electronic filing system for all resources
Support the project’s subject matter experts, engagement specialists, and CDC staff as needed
Provide administration support to AIM senior management as needed
Understanding and appreciation for equity, cultural humility, and inclusiveness.
Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or a related field.
3-5 years prior related or similar experience coordinating and/or managing public health programs.
Strong Microsoft Office skills (especially Teams) and ability to use Zoom.
Experience cultivating relationships with individuals, partners, and other organizations is a plus.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
The ideal candidate is:
Confident, takes initiative and works independently
An excellent communicator (both written and oral)
Organized and detail-oriented with good planning and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
Has a strong interest and knowledge base in public health and immunizations
Willing to work closely with AIM members and staff, CDC, and other external partners to achieve success
Able to maintain a professional online appearance and manner
Willing to work with team members and staff across the AIM organization
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) at email@example.com. Please state "Public Health Specialist" in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please.
This is a grant-funded position and funding is available through September 2023; subsequent years of funding for this position are not guaranteed and are contingent on additional grant funds.
The Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) is the only professional public health association for all federally-funded immunization program managers in the United States. Founded in 1999, AIM is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that enables immunization managers to work together to effectively prevent and control vaccine-preventable diseases and improve immunization coverage in the U.S. AIM advocates for adequate and efficient allocation of resources to immunization programs and the development and implementation of sound immunization policies and programs. AIM provides a forum for development and dissemination of information among its members.