Senior Program Analyst, Viral Hepatitis / HIV / STI

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), a national organization representing approximately 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) nationwide, has an immediate opening for a Senior Program Analyst.

Position Summary:

A Senior Program Analyst is an individual contributor in a specific area of expertise and is accountable for professional functions and/or systems. Work at this level requires substantial knowledge in an area of specialization with both the conceptual understanding and sufficient professional experience to work on complex assignments with minimal supervision. This assignment typically requires originality and creativity in applying knowledge and concepts in the area of specialization. The position may require the ability to work on projects of a highly confidential and sensitive nature, interfacing with the highest level of internal and external stakeholders.

The Senior Program Analyst may provide guidance to other professionals and administrative staff either in a supervisory, project management, or technical capacity. The Senior Program Analyst is considered a career level professional and works with minimal supervision. Incumbents only move beyond this level if they develop expert level capabilities or if they take on significant management responsibilities. Positions at this level require proven analytical, research, and project management capabilities.

The Senior Program Analyst for Viral Hepatitis/HIV/STI is part of the Infectious Disease team. The position will serve as lead on viral hepatitis related projects and support work across the HIV/STI/Viral Hepatitis and broader Infectious Disease portfolios. The position requires expertise in viral hepatitis, particularly HCV, with additional expertise and interest in HIV, STIs, and overall infectious diseases a plus.

Position Specific Duties:

  • Serve as project lead and perform all day-to-day tasks associated with assigned projects. This may include scheduling and facilitating meetings, conducting research, writing and disseminating reports, serving as the primary point of contact for funders, members, and partner agencies, and coordinating the activities of other staff.
  • Monitor and ensure the timely and high-quality completion of project deliverables.
  • Lead project-specific evaluation activities and support NACCHO-wide evaluation activities; utilize results to improve project activities and inform future project development.
  • Develop progress and final reports for funders and the NACCHO Board.
  • Develop and manage (including ongoing monitoring and projections) project budgets.
  • Co-lead the NACCHO HIV/STI Prevention Workgroup, which is comprised of approximately 12 local health department (LHD) officials and staff from across the country.
  • Develop NACCHO policy statements on issues relating to viral hepatitis, HIV, STI, and local public health practice.
  • Provide consultation and assistance on viral hepatitis, HIV, and STI issues to other NACCHO teams.
  • Provide high-level consultation, training, and technical assistance to LHDs on viral hepatitis, HIV, and STI matters, in accordance with project goals and activities.
  • Participate in short-term and long-term project planning for the HIV/STI/Viral Hepatitis program, as well as the overall Infectious Disease program, including developing proposals for funding of new and continuing projects and identifying and developing new partnerships.
  • Coordinate NACCHO’s work with that of other organizations.
  • Lead/coordinate project promotion, communication, and marketing activities.
  • Represent NACCHO at local, state, and national meetings and conferences.
  • Develop abstract submissions and ideas for communicating project work through presentations and publications.
  • Maintain and develop knowledge of issues related to viral hepatitis, HIV, and STIs.
  • Generates new ideas, new products, and new ways of thinking about information.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Other duties, as assigned


Bachelor’s degree and certification in relevant professional field with a minimum of 5-7 years relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of education and program-related professional experience, including a relevant certification. Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred, and can be used to substitute for two years of work experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents, such as reports, policy statements, and other relevant literature.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of partner organizations, members, and/or other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to understand and/or calculate appropriate statistics when necessary.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing software experience required.


TERM: This position is considered a term position made possible through grant funding, some or all of which is scheduled to end July 31, 2015. While NACCHO will make every effort to secure continued funding, this position may be eliminated on July 31, 2015.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $62,584 – $65,000

SELECTION PROCESS: We only accept applications that follow the electronic process. No phone calls please. This position is subject to background screening. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, one writing sample with salary requirements to: PN-99 Senior Program Analyst, Viral Hepatitis/HIV/STI using the following link:

Internal Number: PN 99


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