The Deputy Director will lead and oversee APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity (CCHE). The Deputy Director will provide leadership and overall management of CCHE projects and staff. The Deputy Director will collaborate with the Director of the Centers for Public Health Policy (CPHP) and School, Health and Education (CSHE) and contribute in a variety of areas, including; infrastructure development and advancement, the implementation of the CCHE programs, and development and implementation of short- and long-range plans, policies, and activities to advance climate action, equity, and environmental public health. This position will participate in APHA policy advocacy, and related organization-wide strategies and activities. CCHE Leadership and Development: In collaboration with the Director of CPHP/CSHE, sets the vision and agenda for all work undertaken by the Center for Climate, Health and Equity. Lead and further grow the CCHE portfolio by seeking diverse funding sources, collaborating with partners and members, and maintaining visibility for the Center. Infrastructure Development and Advancement: Assist in program planning and development of operating budget. Monitor monthly financial statement. Assist in development, implementation, and management of grants, grantees, and grant sites. Collaborate with Center consultants, providing technical assistance and guidance to program, policy, and related activities. Supervise staff and interns as appropriate. Develop and process reports, contracts and other administrative requirements of funding sources. Program Development, Implementation and Evaluation: Develop written materials and other communications as appropriate. Collaborate in the assessment and evaluation of program progress, assist in addressing issues and challenges and assure documentation as necessary. Partnership Development: Collaborate on the identification of strategic partners to advance the work. Liaise with APHA affiliates, sections and other key partners on programmatic and advocacy priorities. Monitor related legislative initiatives and coordinate with APHA Government Relations on policy efforts. Assist government relations and public affairs staff to advance CCHE agenda of APHA. Review and comment relevant legislation as requested. Develop advocacy materials and messages as needed. Represent APHA at meetings and hearings as needed; and on coalitions such as the Climate Leadership Circle and US Climate and Health Alliance Steering Committee. APHA Activities: Assist in planning and implementation of CCHE related activities at the APHA Annual Meeting and other related events. Assist in the planning, implementation, and coordination of cross-sector activities as required. Advise executive director and collaborate with communications department on climate and activities and projects. Perform other duties assigned.
Graduate degree in public health, public policy, or management. At least 7-10 years of increasingly responsible experience in an advocacy-related health or public health field. Familiarity with grant management and oversight. Strong planning, organization, and time management skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work well in a highly collaborative, team-based environment. Travel to the Annual Meeting may be required with other occasional travel possible.
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 submit the following information (please include your last name in all filenames when uploading materials. You should use this format: LastName.CoverLetter) at: https://careers-apha.icims.com.
A writing sample;
At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
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