senior program analyst resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Public health professional with 15+ years experience in program management and evaluation. Expertise in infectious and chronic disease prevention in the not-for-profit, state and local government sectors. Motivated to use skills and expertise to create strategic initiatives and implement evidence-based approaches focused on eliminating health disparities and improving health of populations.

  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook)
  • Data analysis, survey design (SAS, Qualtrics)
  • Project design, management, and evaluation
  • Health education and outreach
  • Meeting and training facilitation
  • Stakeholder and partner enragement
Work History
03/2017 to Current Senior Program Analyst Saic (Science Applications Int.) | Marietta, GA,

Project Managment

  • Manage organization's Immunization Program portfolio comprised of three CDC-funded projects to ensure successful completion of deliverables and fulfillment of reporting requirements;
  • Utilize project management skills to set project priorities, goals and performance measures, identify necessary resources, and implement corrective action plans when needed;
  • Support budget management of $2M+ in funding utilizing the Abila financial management platform;
  • Provide capacity building and technical assistance to sixteen local health department grantees awarded funding to implement work across three projects.


  • Serve as a senior subject matter expert ;
  • Lead proposal development in response to open funding opportunities. Efforts led to growing the project portfolio to include hiring of additional staff and and acquisition of four newly funded projects in excess of $1 million;
  • Oversee hiring, mentoring, performance management, and general supervision of up to 4 staff including interns and junior-level program staff.

Research and Evaluation

  • Conduct research activities including assessment and survey development, dissemination in the field, analysis, and presentation of results. Released findings from the 2017 Assessment of Local Health Department Immunization Programs and the Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department Immunization Programs studies;
  • Conduct legislative policy analysis and research to inform development of organization policy statements and position letters.


  • Develop publications, including peer-reviewed journal articles, health education documents (e-newsletters, blogs, webinars, issue briefs, fact sheets, etc.), policy statements and other communication materials related to increasing awareness of public health topics;
  • Led the development of two Requests for Applications (RFA) documents to announce availability of sub-awards/grant funding for local health departments;
  • Implement trainings and facilitate meetings for organization partners and stakeholders at local, state, national, and federal levels;
  • Represent the organization to external stakeholders during meetings and conferences and serve as a committee member for national and federal-level partner organizations.
08/2014 to 03/2017 Project Coordinator Kukui Corporation | Remote, OR,
  • Coordinated activities funded through a DHHS, SAMHSA grant aimed at increasing awareness of HIV, hepatitis, substance abuse, and mental health among college students and engaged community partners;
  • Assisted with budget management including tracking, procurement, and general allocation of funds;
  • Conducted project management activities to include drafting work plans, strategic planning, and project reporting activities;
  • Coordinated with project evaluator to implement data collection, management and evaluation activities identifying program successes and areas of needed improvement;
  • Identified and implemented effective evidence-based interventions to guide public health outreach efforts with student population;
  • Implemented regularly occurring risk-reduction programming to include trainings, special events, health fairs, and on-campus testing for HIV, hepatitis, STI, and mental health screening;
  • Increased the development and dissemination of public health education materials to students including the creation of a website platform, social media, newsletters, fact sheets and flyers;
  • Established a team of 20+ student peer educators and provided ongoing supervision and professional development guidance;
  • Established and fostered strategic relationships with federal partners, other university departments, and community stakeholders (e.g. CBOs, DOH, public schools).
01/2007 to 05/2011 Epidemiologist (III) Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. | San Diego, CA,
  • Served as senior level epidemiologist within the Infectious Disease and Environmental Health Administration’s, Center for Immunization;
  • Assigned to the role of State of Maryland Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator, and Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) Coordinator;
  • Supervised junior level epidemiologists (I/II), and provided epidemiologic assistance to other Infectious Disease divisions such as Outbreaks, Emerging Infections, TB and STI, Zoonotics, and State Laboratory;
  • Responsible for conducting statewide surveillance and investigations of all state reported vaccine preventable disease (VPD) cases, outbreaks, and immunization adverse events. Most notably managed the H1N1 outbreak data collection and assisted with the state response and vaccine delivery system;
  • Provided epidemiologic oversight and technical assistance to twenty-four local health departments, area hospitals, and medical providers. This included monthly site visits to local health departments and hospitals to assess their compliance with infectious disease control/ investigation standards and vaccine protocol;
  • Ensured the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of all VPD data entered into the Maryland disease surveillance system, NEDSS;
  • Conducted special research and evaluation projects and presented findings. Projects included analyzing the effectiveness of state immunization policies, assessing immunization coverage for school-aged children and other special populations, and special research projects;
  • Drafted state communicable disease investigation and infection control protocols, health education materials, health officer memos, website content, and Vaccines for Children (VFC) training materials;
  • Served as subject-matter immunization epidemiology expert for the state and represented the department in trainings and conferences.
11/2004 to 12/2006 Senior Research Associate The MayaTech Corporation | City, STATE,
  • Performed duties as Assistant Program Lead on the Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) grant and Screening, Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) grants awarded through the DHHS’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA);
  • Provided program management and technical assistance to SAMHSA, state health departments and college/university grantees charged with implementing programs and services to prevent and reduce incidence of HIV, hepatitis, STIs, mental illness, and substance abuse;
  • Conducted project management activities to include drafting grant guidelines, managing grant deliverables, drafting Statements of Work, and budget tracking;
  • Provided technical assistance to grantees on the implementation and development of evidence-based interventions, teaching curriculums, and health education materials;.
  • Collected and conducted data analysis on data submitted through the Government Reporting Results Act (GPRA) system and grantee Bi-Annual Reports;.
  • Supported development of the SBIRT Compendium of Resources and Toolkit used in providing substance abuse services in emergency room settings. The documents are distributed to trauma, primary care, and emergency centers nationwide;
  • Contributed to business development activities including serving as the lead for funding proposal section development.
Expected in to to Master of Public Health (MPH) | Epidemiology/Biostatistics George Washington - Milken School Of Public Health, Washington, DC, GPA:
  • Graduated with Honors Distinction
Expected in to to Bachelor of Science (BS) | Biology/Pre-Medicine Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN GPA:
  • Minored in Chemistry
  • Graduated cum laude

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, American Public Health Association, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

Certifications: Mental Health First Aid, CPH (In Process)

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School Attended

  • George Washington - Milken School Of Public Health
  • Tennessee State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Program Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Epidemiologist (III)
  • Senior Research Associate


  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)

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