Senior Analyst, Clinical to Community Connections

Location: Arlington, VA

Summary: The Senior Analyst for Clinical to Community Connections assists the Director of Clinical to Community Connections in developing and meeting the deliverables for federally funded and foundation funded projects important to State and Territorial Health Officials (S/THOs) in the areas of health systems transformation, innovative care delivery models, payment reform initiatives, public health partnerships with public and private payers, and population health improvement. The Senior Analyst is part of ASTHO's Center for Population Health Strategies team supporting S/THOs in improving population health through increased access to care, involvement in payment and delivery reform initiatives, improving the social determinants of health, and integrating public health with clinical care and community initiatives.

Principal Functions:

  • Assisting the Director in developing funding proposals including identifying funding opportunities and conceptualizing deliverables for funding proposals that meet member needs.
  • Assisting in the writing of progress reports for funders and briefing materials for ASTHO members and senior staff.
  • Managing specific deliverables for ASTHO's grant-funded projects related to the 6|18 Initiative, innovative payment and care delivery models including telehealth, which may include managing a learning community, creating informational resources such as issue briefs, fact sheets, state stories, and toolkits, and organizing technical assistance calls and webinars.
  • Collaborating across ASTHO on cross-cutting issues related to health systems transformation, innovative payment and care delivery models, public health partnerships with public and private payers, and population health.
  • Conducting web-based research and original data collection with states under the Director's supervision.
  • Tracking appropriate federal and state legislative and regulatory issues, as needed, with an emphasis on changes to Medicaid, Medicaid waivers, payment reform, innovative care delivery models, and telehealth.
  • Regularly collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information through issue briefs, newsletters, and reports.
  • Representing ASTHO at meetings and conferences as requested; domestic travel required.
  • Responding to requests for assistance and information from members, affiliates, and national organizations.
  • Drafting and editing newsletter material and overseeing timely production and distribution, as required.
  • Overseeing administrative tasks such as processing contracts and invoices, tracking expenses, meeting planning and staffing, organizing conference calls, and committee/work group mailings.
  • Maintaining and providing relevant materials and links for the Center for Population Health Strategies/health systems transformation and Medicaid-public health pages of the ASTHO website.
  • Providing subject matter expertise related to Medicaid, payment and delivery reform, and population health initiatives to other ASTHO projects.
  • Assisting with the evaluation of project activities and outcomes.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • 2 to 3 years prior related experience or Masters Degree in public health, public policy or related field.
  • Knowledge of state or state and local public health, social determinants of health, primary care, access issues, Medicaid, health reform, and health system transformation desirable.
  • Membership association or public policy experience desirable.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, manage multiple projects and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate tactfully and diplomatically with public and internal contacts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships and collaborative networks to coordinate ASTHO programs and activities with other staff members, government organizations and to represent ASTHO at meetings and conferences.
  • Ability to travel within service area.
  • Ability to develop project measures of success, analyze progress, evaluate outcomes, and forecast needs.
  • Ability to track and analyze related project issues and legislation at federal and state levels.
  • Ability to work with large networks and to represent ASTHO at meetings and conferences on project-related issues.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, basic knowledge of other software applications (e.g., database, desktop publishing, etc.) and HTML and/or Web page design.

How to Apply:

For consideration please forward resume, cover letter, and desired salary to Jan Taylor (

ASTHO is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.