Summary: The Senior Analyst, Evaluation and Assessment implements ASTHO???s organizational and programmatic research, data collection, and analysis. The Senior Analyst supports activities, tasks, and projects aimed to increasing the quality and impact of ASTHO???s work through the development and promotion of rigorous and appropriate research and evaluation methods.
Support ASTHO???s programmatic assessment portfolio by providing internal technical assistance to ASTHO program teams in the areas of:
Instrument development, including surveys, key informant interview guides, and focus group discussion guides
Data collection and management, including cleaning and quantitative and qualitative analysis
Data visualization, reporting, and dissemination activities
Support ASTHO???s programmatic assessment portfolio by providing administrative and technical support:
Maintain ASTHO???s programmatic assessment data and respond to data requests.
Support the maintenance of data collection and analysis protocols and guidance resources for the organization.
Maintain ASTHO???s data collection calendar in collaboration with the Evaluation, Research, and Engagement teams.
In collaboration with the Director, Evaluation and Assessment, advise ASTHO partners and funders on research and evaluation projects through instrument programming, data cleaning and analysis, and other support as needed.
As needed, support ASTHO???s program evaluation portfolio by:
Evaluation framework development, including logic model, evaluation question, and measure development
Supporting program teams in writing, tracking, and reporting on workplan performance measures
As needed, support the evaluation of ASTHO???s strategic and operational plan priorities by:
Tracking and aggregating data on strategic and operational plan priorities
Use of standardized evaluation instruments to assess capacity-building activities
Contribute to the development of presentations, briefs, reports, and manuscripts highlighting ASTHO???s evaluation and assessment findings.
Provide limited administrative support such as notetaking, scheduling, meeting support, and other duties as needed.
Master???s degree in related field preferred
2-3 years of relevant and similar experience in evaluation or research methods
Knowledge of evaluation approaches and methods relevant to a policy/program environment
Demonstrated experience using qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods
Experience with SPSS or other statistical software package
Experience with Qualtrics or other online survey platform preferred
Experience with Dedoose, NVivo, Atlas.ti, or other qualitative analysis software preferred
Experience working within databases or performance management systems preferred
Strong organizational skills required for tracking data and managing multiple projects and deadlines
Knowledge of and experience working with governmental public health systems is preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Comfort using the Microsoft Office package and virtual communication tools on a regular basis
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.