December 19, 2022

Associate, Public Health Programs

Title: Associate, Public Health Programs

Organization: CADCA

Address: 500 Montgomery Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314

Department: Geographic Health Equity Alliance (

Reports to: Manager, Geographic Health Equity Alliance

General Responsibilities: The Associate role is a full-time position that will serve as an integral team member of CADCA’s Public Health Programs and Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA).

This position reports to and works closely with Public Health Programs Manager to develop the National Network and further its mission to reduce geographic health disparities related to tobacco and cancer.

This is an early career position, and the ideal candidate will have a background in public health (or relevant degree), and experience in either tobacco-control, cancer-control, public health policy, training and technical assistance or communications.

Specific Duties: The Associate, Geographic Health Equity Alliance will be required, among other tasks, to:

  • Play a key role in the implementation and development of the Geographic Health Equity Alliance, a national network project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reduce place-based health disparities as they related to tobacco and cancer.
  • Assist with preparation and delivery of training events during onsite and distance learning opportunities (e.g. webinars), including coordinating with subject matter experts and developing content for presentations at CADCA’s training events as needed.
  • Schedule and co-lead technical assistance appointments with National Tobacco Control Programs, Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs, and public health coalitions.
  • Coordinate and monitor distribution of grant initiative materials internally and externally.
  • Ensure data is collected and documented to support overall evaluation goals of project and training opportunities.
  • Coordinate and manage relationships with external partners, including subject matter expert partners.
  • Assists team in organizing and expanding GHEA’s network membership and recruiting state and national partner organizations.


Required Experience, Skills, Training or Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in public health or other relevant area of study preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience, preferably in public health, public policy, or another relevant field.
  • Experience with program evaluation and supporting data collection and analysis
  • Highly organized, detail orientated and able to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exhibits communications and diplomacy skills required to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure and extra hours if needed on assignment.

To apply, please visit this link.