Program Analyst, Special Projects
Who are we?
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, mothers, fathers, parents, children, youth, and all families including LGBTQIA+ and individuals with special health care needs. AMCHP leads and supports programs nationally to protect and promote optimal maternal and child health while lifting up social determinants of health and addressing systemic and structural health equity issues.
AMCHP’s vision centers the core values of health equity, social justice, inclusion, and collaboration with the families and communities we and our members serve. We lead and partner with diverse stakeholders to build members’ capacity to implement public health systems and practices that are centered in equity, informed by evidence, and reflect authentic partnership with the individuals, families, and communities most affected by those systems and practices. We envision a nation that values and invests in the health and well‐being of all women, children, youth, families, and communities so that they may thrive.
About the position:
The Program Analyst will have a primary role in providing effective and responsive adminstration & maintenance of the web-based resource hub, www.ReviewtoAction.org that supports quality and comprehensiveness of the maternal mortality review process. The Program Analyst will also provide integrative data and evaluation support to assist measurement and evaluation of other special projects and maintenance of associated data platforms and websites, and to support the organizational efforts to measure, track, analyze, and report on progress toward accomplishing AMCHP’s current strategic plan. This position reports to the Associate Director of Epidemiology, Evaluation, & Metrics.
What you will get to do:
Conduct day-to-day activities and functions related to the provision of project data, evaluation assistance/support, and data platform maintenance that includes:
1. Conduct activities related to www.ReviewtoAction.org, an online web resource for Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRCs)
o Administer www.ReviewtoAction.org via updates, posting documents
o Provide technical support to www.ReviewtoAction.org users
o Conduct and analyze the www.ReviewtoAction.org user experience scan and report findings
o Serve as primary liaison between the website development firm, AMCHP staff, and project partners and funders for quality improvement
2. Collaborate with AMCHP staff, project participants, and subject matter experts to understand and meet project data, metric, and evaluation needs.
3. Perform analysis, visualization, and translation of project and organizational metrics data for dashboards, reports, and/or associated products using available software and appropriate methods.
4. Participate in training opportunities that build expertise around equity, inclusion, and diversity to support AMCHP’s core values and provision of a safe, inclusive, and productive environment for our staff, members, partners, and communities we serve.
5. Represent AMCHP at meetings, workgroups, and coalitions.
6. Other duties as assigned.
You will bring these qualifications:
- Knowledge of community and public health models
- Knowledge and understanding of evaluation methods
- Basic proficiency in conducting quantitative and qualitative data analyses using statistical techniques and software (e.g., Stata, SAS, Excel)
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with supervisor, fellow staff, partners, colleagues, and others
- Steadfast commitment to AMCHP’s core values: Leadership, Collaboration, Health Equity and Social Justice, Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a multi-team environment
- Effective management of tasks for concurrent or overlapping projects and/or deadlines
- Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communications.
- Proficiency with computers, the internet, and Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Ability to assist in the development and tracking of applicable metrics/indicators
- Demonstrated competency in applied epidemiology, data analysis, and report writing
- Ability to assist in the design and conduction of research, analyses, and grant/program evaluations
- Experience in data collection, management, and reporting using database software (i.e., REDCap, MS Access)
- Experience with statistical software applications (i.e., Stata, R, Excel)
- Experience with presentation and collaboration tools (i.e., PowerPoint, Menti, Padlet, Mural)
Master’s or bachelor’s degree in public health, demography, sociology, human services, or other related field with a minimum of four years of progressively responsible direct professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including a relevant certification or technical training.
AMCHP offers a 100% virtual work/telework environment. Ability to travel approximately 5‐10% of the time and flexibility to work occasional weekends and/or non‐traditional hours (approximately 2‐4 times per year).
This position is a limited term position funded by grants and cooperative agreements from the federal government. Funding is expected to end on July 31, 2023.
Physical/Sensory Demands: We are committed to an inclusive culture that values all types of diversity, including the accommodation of a wide range of disability and related workplace needs.
Starting Salary: $55-$60,000.00
Job Classification: Exempt
Why Join Team AMCHP?
We are a dynamic, energetic team comprised of MCH subject matter experts and individuals passionate about building a nation that values and invests in the health and well‐being of all women, children, youth, families, and communities so that they may thrive. We take specific, focused action to center anti‐racism in our work and be assets for health equity and racial justice.
AMCHP is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our employment practices reflect our core values and guide us in our commitment to dismantling structural racism and rebuilding the systems that serve our communities in ways that center racial and other forms of equity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
AMCHP offers an exceptional benefit package that includes flexible work options, generous paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance; 403 (b) retirement plan with employer contribution; medical and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts; paid parental leave; employer paid life, short, and long‐term disability insurance; paid leave to perform civic duties; professional development assistance; and a minimum of ten paid holidays per year, plus a winter break the last week in December.
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Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected and may not be a comprehensive listing of required duties or responsibilities. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as necessary.
About Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP)
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs.
AMCHP's members come from the highest levels of state government and include directors of maternal and child health programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs, and other public health leaders who work with and support state maternal and child health programs. Our members directly serve all women and children nationwide, and strive to improve the health of all women, infants, children and adolescents, including those with special health care needs, by administering critical public health education and screening services, and coordinating preventive, primary and specialty care. Our membership also includes academic, advocacy and community based family health professionals, as well as families themselves.
AMCHP builds successful programs by disseminating best practices; advocating on our member's behalf in Washington; providing technical assistance; convening leaders to share experiences and ideas; and advising states about involving partners to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.