The Public Health Practice Manager draws upon knowledge and expertise in public health, behavioral sciences, epidemiology, and health communications and applies that knowledge to the development and management of programmatic activities at the American Public Health Association. This position will also evaluate public health programs and provide technical assistance and consultation to various stakeholders on an array of public health issues. Provide analytic support and technical assistance (program planning, design, evaluation). Conduct scientific literature reviews and analyze findings to enhance APHA’s practice initiatives. Assist with the development of professional development activities such as webinars and other distance learning opportunities. Provide logistical support to plan local stakeholder meetings and convenings. Work with select APHA Sections to continue to strengthen APHA’s programs and role in injury and violence prevention and related areas. Give public health presentations and represent APHA at various partner meetings/conferences/exhibits. Provide support in monitoring and evaluating public health practice initiatives. This is a two-year grant-funded position, with the possibility of continuation based on funding and performance.
Bachelors in Public Health or related field and at least 3 years of experience in program design and management. Knowledge of primary prevention concepts and application to public health programs. Strong oral and written communications skills including oral presentations, gathering and synthesizing information, and preparing reports, correspondence and other written materials. Experience working in injury and violence prevention. Computer literate including some proficiency in creating web-based documents. Availability for limited travel.
Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.
Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should upload the following information:
A writing sample;
At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
Deadline to apply for this position is January 11, 2019 @5 pm (Eastern Standard Time).
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
Additional Salary Information: APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Internal Number: 2018-1312
About American Public Health Association
APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that influences federal policy, has a 140-plus year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health.
APHA publishes the American Journal of Public Health and The Nation's Health newspaper. At our Annual Meeting & Exposition, thousands of people share the latest public health research. We lead public awareness campaigns such as Get Ready and National Public Health Week. Together, we are creating the healthiest nation in one generation.
to improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status.
to create the healthiest nation in one generation.
Our values reflect the beliefs of our members from all disciplines of public health and over 40 countries.