Summary: The Senior Analyst, Preparedness assists the Director of Preparedness and Response Coordination with implementing federally funded public health and healthcare system preparedness projects. Additional areas of work may include state and territorial resiliency, all-hazards preparedness, and the development of various related preparedness products, including issue/policy briefs, webinars, newsletters and reports. This role will also support ASTHO???s preparedness and response to emergencies, providing technical assistance to preparedness stakeholders.
Anticipated salary: $74,000 Extended experience: up to $84,000 if experience exceeds expectations
Support the Director, Preparedness and Response Coordination with the daily administrative activities and project activities within the Preparedness portfolio. This includes managing timelines, coordinating, and facilitating calls, engaging contractors, disseminating resources, identifying, and communicating risks, and communicating progress to funders.
Research and analyze policy issues related to various aspects of public health preparedness, healthcare system preparedness, medical countermeasures, supply chain, and related CDC and ASPR operations
Lead workgroups and learning communities to provide input on policies and procedures for state-federal coordination of relevant planning and response
Respond to requests for assistance and information from members, affiliates, federal partners, and national organizations
Contribute to grant applications, spending oversight, reporting, and grant deliverables for the portfolio
Represent ASTHO and the Preparedness program in convenings with stakeholders, work group or committee participation, presenting at and attending conferences and professional engagements
Manage logistics for virtual, in-person, and hybrid meetings, including conference calls, workshops, and webinars. This may include scheduling, monitoring registration, coordinating team roles, designing agendas and background materials, producing meeting summaries, and other tasks as needed.
Establish and foster strategic relationships with national partners
Coordinate and collaborate across ASTHO on cross-cutting issues and with other programmatic teams, including but not limited to, Infectious Diseases, Environmental Health, Research and Evaluation, Health Equity, and Insular Areas
Maintain an active role as a member of the Incident Command Structure for ASTHO emergency responses
Draft and edit materials and oversee their timely production and distribution
Function effectively, respectfully, and cohesively in a team and in a hybrid-work environment
Bachelor???s degree (Master's degree in public health, public administration, public policy, or related field preferred)
2-3 years of relevant experience such as public health preparedness, medical countermeasures, healthcare preparedness, supply chain resiliency, emergency management/response
State or local public health and non-profit experience a plus
Demonstrated knowledge of public health emergency preparedness and health security-related issues, organizations, and activities
Knowledge of and ability to track and analyze appropriate issues and legislation at federal and state levels
Strong writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to present information clearly to diverse audiences
Experience using Microsoft 365 suite of applications and online survey software
Must be willing to travel up to 15% of time to attend meetings, conferences and participate in site visits
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, as permitted by law, to all ASTHO employees to safeguard the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19.