The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. ASPPH’s 35-person staff serves more than 140 academic schools and programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). ASPPH’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of our members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration. Our vision is improved health for everyone, everywhere.
ASPPH is committed to our core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and actively works to integrate these core values into all elements of our work. ASPPH is an equal opportunity employer and highly encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, ethnic minorities, new Americans (immigrants and refugees), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with alternate abilities, indigenous individuals, and veterans. ASPPH complies with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. ASPPH maintains a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
The Senior Manager of Workforce Development works primarily with the Senior Director of Workforce Development and Applied Practice and the Academics division. The fundamental purpose of this position is to contribute to ASPPH’s mission of advancing academic public health by mobilizing the collective power of our members to drive excellence and innovation in education, research, and practice. The Senior Manager of Workforce Development is responsible for implementation of grant program requirements and programming, grant program management, and reporting of grant information as required by federal contracts aimed to advance the education, practice, workforce training, preparation, and credentialing and professional development elements of the ASPPH mission and strategic framework.
To develop and implement deliverables for funded projects, including infectious and chronic disease prevention as well as public health infrastructure and workforce development, training, and credentialing, the Senior Manager of Workforce Development will:
o Utilize knowledge of research tools to collect and analyze data
o Apply core principles of public health and health equity
o Convene and work with diverse teams, stakeholders, and communities
To manage the scope and schedule of funded projects, including infectious and chronic disease prevention as well as public health infrastructure and workforce development, training, and credentialing, the Senior Manager of Workforce Development will:
o Coordinate with team members to develop detailed project plans
o Implement project plans and utilize project management tools to monitor and track progress
o Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
o Provide regular status reports on project activities
o Coordinate team communication
o Develop and implement program evaluation for continuous quality improvement
o Prepare and coordinate program reports for submission to the granting authority according to grant guideline and schedules
o Assist academic team and grants manager in assuring that expenditures support program objectives.
Other duties as assigned
Demonstrable experience in:
o Infectious disease and disease intervention
o Project management
o Working with diverse communities
o Governmental public health settings (I.e., state and local government, CDC, HRSA, DHHS)
o Set priorities and implement strategy
o Lead projects and initiatives
o Work independently, initiate project activities, and handle multiple tasks
o Collaborate effectively with others
o Perform with accuracy and effectiveness
o Solve problems creatively
Education and Experience
Master’s degree in a relevant discipline and five years of experience in project management
Work Locale: ASPPH is based in Washington, DC. ASPPH maintains a hybrid work environment and is especially interested in candidates from the DC Metropolitan area. Due to hiring restrictions, preference will be given to applicants who reside in the following states for full-time remote work: CO, FL, GA, MA, NC, TX, WA, WV.
Reports To: Senior Director of Workforce Development and Applied Practice
Authority to Work in the US: The individual must be legally eligible to work in the US.
Travel Requirements: The position may involve occasional travel to member institutions and participation in meetings related to the position’s professional responsibilities.
Compensation: ASPPH determines salary compensation level based on industry salary surveys and the individual’s experience. ASPPH also takes into consideration the internal pay equity of our existing team members. The salary range for this position is $85,000 – $95,000. We typically do not hire at the maximum level to allow for salary growth. ASPPH offers a generous benefits package, detailed below.
Position: Full-time, exempt position.
Working at ASPPH
As an organization dedicated to the advancement of academic public health, ASPPH promotes a healthy work-life balance for our employees. We maintain a 35-hour work week, flexible schedules, a hybrid work environment, competitive and generous health and wellness benefits, a generous PTO program including 3 to 4 weeks of paid leave, 12 paid holidays, paternity/maternity leave, DC Family and Medical Leave, a casual attire policy, and a 403b retirement plan with ASPPH contributing after 2 years of service. ASPPH’s beautiful office is new, with ample co-working spaces. The class A building has multiple amenities, including a spa-like fitness room with access to showers and lockers, designated bike space, and in-building parking.
Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2023. No phone calls please.