Senior Director, Public Health Agency Research & Business Intelligence
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Internal Number: 2003169
Summary: The Senior Director of Public Health Research & Business Intelligence (PHRBI) reports to the Senior Vice President, Population Health & Innovation and leads ASTHO???s research initiatives and analysis efforts to transform public health agency and partner data into high-value, actionable insights. This individual leads the PHRBI team to provide strategic direction, thought leadership and progressive ideas in the areas of survey fielding and qualitative and quantitative methods, public health agency research, data visualization and analytics.
Leads the effort to integrate all appropriate ASTHO data into a business intelligence strategy platform using best-of-class software and data visualization standards.
Leads the scoping, design, and implementation of all portfolio projects, including a new public dashboard that will democratize ASTHO???s data on state health agency infrastructure and emerging priorities.
Collaborates with ASTHO???s executive leadership team to understand programmatic and business goals, while developing strategies to maximize collected data.
Develops a suite of products to translate ASTHO???s data into tactical insights for State Health Officials.
Explains and presents complex issues facing public health agencies and programs in a concise manner to internal stakeholders to garner support and buy in from funders.
Mentors direct reports and cross functional collaborators in the areas of survey design and development, project management and planning, stakeholder management and communication.
Works cross-functionally with executive leadership, performance improvement, government relations, evaluation, member engagement and informatics teams to build a business intelligence infrastructure for the organization and discovers, evaluates, and leverages new data sources to enhance state health agency business operations and programmatic initiatives.
Partners with technology sub-contractors to develop the appropriate infrastructure to realize these initiatives and develop necessary public-facing tools for public health business intelligence.
Oversees the development of dashboards, reports, and other deliverables required to meet specific objectives outlined in funding agreements with CDC, HRSA, and foundations supporting this team???s work.
Works with the team Director and Senior Analyst to support the administration of projects (ensure staff adhere to standards, organizing the time of other team members, supporting project meetings, and assisting with project financial management).
Helps team meet project objectives, timelines, and deliverables within budget.
Champions an innovative and data driven approach to ASTHO???s role in supporting state health agencies as a foundation for driving improved operations and strategic decision making.
Master???s degree or PhD in Public Health, Health Economics Business Administration, Health Administration, or similar fields
At least 7 years??? experience in working in a data driven environment, public health, health care, health systems management with demonstrated exceptional performance
Previous management experience involving direct oversight of employees and teams
Experience in qualitative and quantitative analysis and hands on experience developing and implementing data dashboards and visualization products is highly preferred.
Ability to work with leadership to understand business and program goals to create initiatives to meet strategic organizational objectives and improve ASTHO???s service offerings to its membership.
Fluency in statistical programming languages R, SPSS, STATA, SQL, proficiency in qualitative analysis using NVIVO, and database management & visualization programs
Ability to think and lead strategically as well as tactically
A progressive and creative mindset that thrives on identifying and realizing untapped opportunity
Travel will likely be required (ASTHO and partner organization meetings and conferences).
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.