Summary: Assists in developing and meeting the deliverables for federally funded and foundation-funded projects important to State and Territorial Health Officials (S/THOs) and their agencies in the areas of Medicaid, population health improvement, healthcare access, and Ending the HIV Epidemic.
Manages specific deliverables for ASTHO's grant-funded projects related to Medicaid, payer/public health partnerships, care coordination, and health system transformation. Specific areas of focus may include cross-agency partnerships (e.g., Medicaid and public health) and ending the HIV epidemic. The projects will include activities such as: creating capacity building resources (reports, issue briefs, blogs, webinars, and podcasts); supporting qualitative research including environmental scans, surveys/assessments, and/or focus groups; and providing technical assistance to state/territorial health agencies.
Serves as a point of contact for a cohort of states (together with a NASTAD staff member) for HIV systems coordination and capacity building projects.
Participates weekly Ending the HIV Epidemic team meetings.
Helps coordinate technical assistance requests in which ASTHO has expertise/previous work.
Coordinate ASTHO/NASTAD SCP projects.
Collaborates across ASTHO on cross-cutting issues related to system transformation, innovative payment and care delivery models, public health partnerships with public and private payers, ending the HIV epidemic, and population health.
Tracks federal and state legislative and regulatory issues as needed, with an emphasis on innovative care delivery models, care coordination, and HIV prevention and treatment.
Assists ASTHO senior leaders in developing funding proposals including identifying funding opportunities and conceptualizing deliverables for funding proposals that meet member needs.
Assists in progress report development for funders and briefing materials for ASTHO members and senior staff.
Responds to requests for assistance and information from members, affiliates, and national organizations.
Oversees administrative tasks such as managing contracts, processing invoices, tracking expenses, meeting planning and staffing, and organizing conference calls.
Provides subject matter expertise related to health system transformation, payment and delivery reform, HIV prevention and treatment, and population health initiatives to other ASTHO projects.
2 – 3 years relevant experience in a public health environment; master's degree in public health, public policy or related field preferred
Knowledge of HIV prevention and treatment, Medicaid, state/local public health, population health improvement, social determinants of health, access issues, and health system transformation.
Medicaid/state health agency, membership association, or public policy experience preferred.
Ability to work independently as a self-starter, and in a team environment, manage multiple projects and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to track and analyze related project issues and legislation at federal and state levels.
Ability to develop project measures of success, analyze progress, evaluate outcomes, and forecast needs.