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Job Title: Public Health Leadership and Practice Consultant Track A
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Organization: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
Posted: 1/8/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 3
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: Consultant will work in NACDD's Public Health Leadership and Practice team and report to the Senior Public Health Leadership and Practice Consultant to manage online learning platform, learner cohort recruitment, faculty logistics, and mentor and coaching assignments for leadership and management skill and knowledge development curriculum for state health department chronic disease prevention professionals. Channels of dissemination will include distance/web- based instruction, mentoring, coaching, communities of practice, and in-person courses. Responsibilities include: • Regular attendance at weekly team meeting • Participation in two in-person team meetings, locations and dates to be determined • Regular attendance at monthly NACDD consultant meeting • Contribution to project progress reporting • Consultant will assist and support the mission and overall organization development of NACDD, which may include, but is not limited to, participation on NACDD committees, facilitation of program meetings, communication of expertise/knowledge i.e. speaker, member recruitment, education of policy makers, technical assistance, preparation of scientific publications/presentations and educational activities related to chronic disease control and prevention efforts. • Consultant will partner with NACDD Senior Director of Programs to develop a strategic plan/work plan for project implementation. Consultant is also responsible for approving deliverables of agreed upon vendors and reporting vendor challenges/barriers to the Senior Director of Programs. • Consultant will assist Lead Consultant(s) with developing a project work plan and will partner as needed with NACDD Director of Program Evaluation for guidance. • Prior work with state health and/or national non-governmental health and education organizations preferred.

Qualifications: • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions clearly and comprehensively from all levels of management, NACDD members and consultants, and determined stakeholders. • Strong project management, prioritization, and planning skills, with demonstrated success producing high- quality deliverables on time and within budget. • Demonstrate experience in leading and working in a cross-functional collaborative team environment, building and fostering relationships and promoting team spirit. • Excellent multitasking skills and problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions. • Demonstrate a strong decision making background with follow up skills and customer service dedication. • Able to master technologies and software applications. • Proactive, high energy, motivational, results-driven, and detail- oriented. • Exceptional interpersonal skills to communicate effectively orally and written to a wide range of professionals at different levels, internally and externally; listening attentively. • Understand the importance of keeping current industry or subject matter expertise. • Establish and maintain professional credibility and diplomacy. • Bachelors degree or equivalent and 5 years of experience in the public health field. • At least three years of work experience in a state, county or local health department- strongly preferred. • Prior Association or other not– for-profit experience- preferred. • Demonstrate knowledge of group learning and facilitation experience- preferred. • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint) is required

Organization Description: The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) is a national public health association for chronic disease program directors of each state and U.S. territory. Founded in 1988, NACDD links together more than 6,500 members to advocate for preventive policies and programs, encourage knowledge sharing and develop partnerships for health promotion. Since its founding, NACDD has been a national leader in mobilizing efforts to reduce chronic diseases and their associated risk factors through state and community-based prevention strategies. NACDD activities helps to support state efforts by: • Providing educational and training opportunities for our members • Developing legislative analyses, materials, policy statements and other resources • Educating policymakers about the importance of funding for state chronic disease prevention and control efforts • Providing technical assistance and mentoring to state public health practitioners • Developing partnerships and collaboration with public health and scientific communities, health care providers, federal agencies, universities and the private sector to pursue common goals • Advocating for the use of epidemiological approaches in chronic disease services planning and chronic disease data NACDD has numerous Councils addressing the unique prevention and control efforts of specific chronic diseases while advancing the professional development of chronic disease staff with common program interests. These NACDD Councils include Arthritis, Breast & Cervical Cancer, Cardiovascular Health, Comprehensive Cancer, Diabetes, Health Equity, Healthy Aging, Obesity, School Health, Tobacco, Vision & Eye Health, Pacific Islanders and Women's Health. For more information, please visit:

Closing Date: 4/8/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Slavomira Roberts,  Public Health Leadership and Practice Consultant Track A
Contact Location: 2200 Century Parkway
Ste 250
Atlanta   GA  30345
United States
Contact Location: 2200 Century Parkway
  Ste 250
  Atlanta   GA  30345
  United States
Contact Phone: 4708090095 
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Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: For more information about NACDD visit Applicants must send a 1) resume/curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to the following email address:

Additional Information: Project contract is 6 months with possibility for extension There is potential for continued duration of the position in the future, dependent upon continued funding. Of note, this position is grant funded and contingent upon NACDD receiving official notification of the grant award.

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