The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. We are currently seeking a Program Specialist, Health Equity for our Washington, DC office. Please visit us at: https://ifdhe.aha.org.
Starting base salary = $57 - $67k (commensurate with related experience)
The Program Specialist for Health Equity provides programmatic assistance and project support for AHA’s health equity projects. Assists in the daily execution of assigned programs. Supports leadership to ensure guides and toolkits are created and content is developed for communications materials. Often acts as the point of contact between the executives and internal or external colleagues; including scheduling calls and meetings with C-suite leaders of AHA member organizations. Supports research and evaluation activities and coordinates projects for the program. At the direction of supervisor, collaborates with internal and external partners to support program initiatives and resources, including webinars, podcasts, blogs, and social media activities. Synthesizes the results of meetings, maintains databases and drafts reports or presentations for leadership.
Create written documents which include guides and toolkits related team goals through the synthesizing of information from a variety of sources.
Conduct interviews and develop case studies of promising practices from the field.
Develop content for newsletters, social media or other communications. Support development and design of slide decks or presentations. Updates and maintains team websites.
Support the grant writing and submission process for health equity programming.
Support research and evaluation activities for multiple projects, including conducting reviews of peer-reviewed and grey literature sources across a variety of subject areas. Assist with collecting data through interviews, environmental scans, and reviews of secondary data sources.
Support project management activities, including submission of applications, financial reports for grant-funded projects, and project deliverables.
Collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure coordination of work in order to support the workforce related efforts. Maintains project plans to ensure deadlines and deliverables are met.
Assist staff with logistics for conferences, convening’s and meetings.
Bachelors or better in PUBLIC HEALTH-HEALTH ADMINISTRATION or related field.
3-5 years:Minimum 3 years of experience in participating in multiple aspects of projects, supporting the development of programs, including assisting in project research is required.