The senior analyst supports project deliverables for federally funded projects important to State Health Officials in the areas of unintended injury, social and behavioral health issues and, and other projects in support of the prevention team. Social and behavioral health projects include working with states to develop comprehensive approaches to prevent sexual violence, opioid misuse and addiction and related topics. This position will support technical assistance for work in Puerto Rico and the Federated States of Micronesia.
· Develops in-depth reports, state stories, issue briefs, newsletters, and articles for publication.
· Responds to requests for assistance and information from members, affiliates, and national organizations.
· Serves as an information and policy resource on injury prevention, behavioral health, and other related areas.
· Assists iwith project activities, including meeting planning, and administrative tasks necessary to support project deliverables.
· Works with state teams in preparation for state learning collaborative meetings and facilitating pre and post work plan development.
· Assists with writing curricula, proposals, and progress reports.
· Monitors progress of cooperative agreement goals.
· Provides staff support to ASTHO’s Prevention Policy Committee and other related projects.
· Collaborates with staff across ASTHO relating to integrated programs and activities.
· Works with national partners on related programs and activities.
· Attends meetings and conferences related to injury prevention. May represent ASTHO at external meetings.
· Develops and maintains relevant materials and links on the ASTH web site and through several newsletters.
· Assists with the evaluation of project activities and outcomes.
· Tracks and analyzes federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial activities related to project issues.
· Oversees or handles administrative tasks when necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree with Master’s degree preferred in related field.
- Three years of related experience.
- Knowledge of state or local public health including injury prevention, substance misuse and addictions, or chronic disease desirable.
- Experience managing grants funded programs.
- Ability to research, track and analyze appropriate issues and legislation at federal and state levels using abstract concepts.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills.
- Strong positive interpersonal and analytic skills.
- Ability to travel within service area.
- Ability to develop project measures of success, analyze progress, evaluate outcomes, and forecast needs.
- Strong computer knowledge.
- Work in the territories or rural areas and with underserved populations a plus.
- Spanish fluency a plus.
Project is currently funded for one year.
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