As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Program and Policy Analyst I (PPA I) position resides within Nemours National Office of Policy and Prevention. This is a grant funded position funded yearly, for up to 2.5 years with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The position supports the newly-awarded Advancing Child and Family Health Equity in States and Communities project which works with states and local communities to reduce disparities in outcomes for young children ages birth through five. Nemours partners with two other national organizations, various stakeholders and RWJF to design and implement this project in multiple states and communities.
This position is responsible for providing coordination, communication, logistical and analytical support for both projects. The Program and Policy Analyst I will be responsible for the coordination of day to day logistics and administrative aspects of collaborative projects. The Program and Policy Analyst I is the first point of entry and main point of contact to the internal project team, external stakeholders and partners, both in telephone and email communication. The Program and Policy Analyst I will need to have strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills. The Program and Policy Analyst I will report to the Project Manager.
The Program and Policy Analyst I will be responsible for the coordination of day-to-day logistics, administrative aspects, and overall program support for Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP) team and state partners. This position requires strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills. This position will support the development of important project materials, including internal and external products, such as meeting summaries, analysis of state progress reports, and stakeholder meeting materials. The Program and Policy Analyst I will report to the Project Manager.
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Create State Profiles and standardized meeting materials for stakeholder meetings
Support all-state convenings in DC and stakeholder meetings in partner states, including meeting notes, supporting facilitation and participant activities
Develop standards crosswalks for PALS states related to physical activity
Develop sample recruitment materials for states
Review and synthesize state monthly reports and share highlights with HKHF team and CDC
Help with the data collection and analysis for the evaluation (SurveyMonkey, Google Forms)
Coordinate the design and printing of materials with vendors
Support conference exhibits and/or presentations
Develop and deliver training (in person and via webinar) and conference presentations for groups and individuals on integration of childhood obesity into state ECE systems.
Support HKHF TAP technical assistance (virtual and in-person), including triaging and tracking TA requests, analyzing TA provision, and supporting data collection/analysis for evaluation of TA.
Initiative and Program Support: Supporting activities, communication, and logistics such as managing project calendar, stakeholder communications, and training registrations. Supporting internal and external meetings or events, including taking notes, supporting trainers and/or participants, and provide feedback. Providing ongoing partner service, coordination, triage, and response to phone and email inquiries, including accessing and using web site and other technical applications.
Writing and Researching: Writing and researching position papers, summaries and lessons learned. Creating for others and giving presentations to a variety of audiences with support from supervisor.
Financial Support: Assisting with fiscal management of office, initiative or project (processing invoices, tracking expenditures, etc.).
Continuous Improvement: Assist in Continuous Improvement projects.
Technical Assistance Support: Serving as a liaison to provide and support ongoing, individualized support and technical assistance on relevant topic, internally and externally.
Evaluation Support: Providing analytical support and evaluation assistance such as data entry, data analysis and interviews.
Writing: Contribute to or write reports or papers for the general public or professional publications under the direction of management. Prepare relevant materials and presentations under general supervision.
Other duties as assigned.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.