Senior Analyst, Health Improvement and Healthy Aging - Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

LOCATION: remote

CLOSING DATE: open until filled


JOB #: 18688

POSTED: May 5, 2022


Summary:  The Senior Analyst, Health Improvement and Healthy Aging assists the Director of Health Improvement with implementing federally and privately funded projects important to state and territorial health officials in the area of health improvement, with a focus on advancing equity in healthy aging and brain health. 

Location: Remote

Principal Functions:

  • Serve as project manager to ensure the completion of grant deliverables, including webinars, learning communities, microlearning modules, issue briefs, blogs, and other capacity building activities and resources. This includes managing timelines, coordinating and facilitating calls, engaging with contractors, disseminating resources, identifying and communicating risks, and communicating progress to funders.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to state and territorial health agencies and stakeholders on health improvement issues such as healthy aging and brain health.
  • Assist in developing funding proposals, including identifying funding opportunities and conceptualizing deliverables for funding proposals that meet member needs.
  • Contribute to project reporting and briefing materials for funders, ASTHO members, and senior staff.
  • Collaborate across ASTHO on cross-cutting issues related to health improvement, healthy aging, and brain health.
  • Respond to requests for technical assistance and information from members, affiliates, and national organizations.
  • Assist with the evaluation of project activities and outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Represent ASTHO at meetings and conferences.
  • Provide supervision of a graduate-level intern when funding is available.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Master’s degree in public health or related field.
  • 2-3 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience that advances health equity and systems change.
  • Understanding, sensitivity, and appreciation for equity, cultural humility, and inclusiveness.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate tactfully and diplomatically with a variety of colleagues, funders, state/territorial and federal officials.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Knowledge of state or local public health.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, manage multiple projects, and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to develop project outcome measures, analyze progress, evaluate outcomes, and forecast needs.
  • Ability to translate and disseminate information to various groups and audiences.
  • Ability to exercise own judgment and consider creative courses of action to get the job done.
  • Ability to travel within service area.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

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.

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