The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), a national organization representing approximately 2,800 local health departments (LHDs) nationwide, has an immediate opening for a Senior Program Assistant, Safe and Healthy Families.
The Sr. Program Assistant is responsible for providing professional support for programs or internal functional activities and typically performs moderately difficult analysis, research, writing, and project coordination, usually under the direction of a Manager or Director. The work of the Sr. Program Assistant supports the programmatic or functional work of the department, typically follows standard processes, procedures, and solutions, and includes basic project coordination (organizing, budgeting, and complex scheduling), research, analysis, and writing.
The Sr. Program Assistant understands policies, standards, and their application to their work. The Sr. Program Assistant understands implications of internal and external policies that impact their position. He or she typically performs under moderate direction, analysis, research, writing, and can complete projects or components of large scale projects/programs with little supervision. The Sr. Program Assistant may have frequent contact with outside organizations or internal stakeholders that may involve project coordination, information sharing, or resolution of problems. They may be required to attend external meetings.
POSITION SPECIFIC DUTIES
• Schedule meetings and conference calls • Write meeting and conference call minutes • Organize meeting logistics • Coordinate webinar logistics • Database entry • Process check requests, travel expense forms, and other administrative paperwork • Establish contracts and contract files, and process invoices and payments • Update program websites content • Disseminate program information via electronic distribution lists, websites, and other communication mechanisms • Coordinate mailings and shipment of training materials • Coordinate participant registration, meals, audio-video, room set-up, and other logistical needs at trainings and events • Travel to training sites • Address NACCHO member questions about information technology (e.g. webinar registration), conference and meeting logistics, and general program information via email and phone and forward all other questions to appropriate NACCHO staff • Perform other job duties, as needed
Senior Assistants will have a high school degree or the equivalent and a minimum of three years’ work experience. Associate Degree or equivalent relevant field and two years related experience; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Some persons holding bachelor’s degrees may accept positions at this level in order to gain the experience or exposure needed to obtain a specialist position.
• Experience working in an association environment preferred. • Knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment. • Intermediate Excel knowledge. • Medium-level computer skills with Microsoft Office Word and Excel required.
JOB CLASSIFICATION Full-time, Non-Exempt, TERM: This position is considered Fiscal Year term, however it is a mission critical role. NACCHO will continually strive to maintain funding for all positions.
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $24.00-$25.64 hourly, commensurate with experience.
SELECTION PROCESS: We only accept applications that follow the electronic process. No phone calls please. This position is subject to background screening. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, one writing sample with salary requirements to: PN-291, Sr. Program Assistant, Safe and Healthy Families using the following link: https://naccho.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/d68bdb02-951f-da2d-0719-cdbd2538ed49/apply?source=631595-CS-2909 NACCHO offers generous benefits plan including but not limited to 13 days of sick leave annual leave allowable accumulation up to 225 hours, and paid vacation leave, as well as other types of leave. NACCHO benefits include a generous health, dental, and vision plan, 5 percent of base salary contribution to 403(b) plan, (not a matching contribution); paid short and long term disability plan and paid term life insurance. NACCHO also offers discounted gym membership.
At NACCHO, our commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action seeks to ensure a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We respect and value work force diversity among all employees and all those with whom we do business.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.