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Program Analyst

The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at

The CDC Foundation is seeking to hire a program analyst to support its large-scale public health workforce initiative. The workforce initiative supports state, local, territorial, and Tribal health entities through hiring of staff and other efforts in alignment with the Foundation’s values of excellence, equity, and integrity. This program analyst will collect and analyze program data, report findings and suggest program changes. This position will also provide support to the team through administrative duties including scheduling and support of meetings, preparing communication and compiling reports and background papers. 


  • Monitor and track progress towards program goals by analysis of data and report of findings.
  • Ability to review and synthesize information and data into recommendations, presentations, and summaries.
  • Collection and review of databases for accuracy and completeness. 
  • Engage with CDC Foundation staff and partners as appropriate to inform reports and analyses.
  • Assess complex problems and barriers to improve and/or enhance program and activities; recommend and assist in implementation of problem resolution strategies and actions.
  • Schedule and attend meetings. Ensure that meetings are well documented. 
  • Organize the program calendar and keep team members informed of progress towards milestones and deadlines. 
  • Collaborate with team members on projects and assignments. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Advanced degree (MPH) or other masters preferred. 
  • 5+ years of work experience related to the job description


  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Visio, and Adobe Acrobat 
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Knowledge of proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capabilities 
  • Knowledge of project management and logistics management 
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently 
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Ability to execute projects and assignments timely and accurately within a fast-paced environment. Adaptable to various competing demands 
  • Knowledge of research principles, practices, and techniques 
  • Familiarity with public health at the state or local level

Job Highlights

  • Salary Range:  $66,000 - $72,000 Annually 
  • Position Type: Limited Term Position 
  • Position End Date: 07/31/2022 
  • Full Suite of Benefits Offered 
  • Remote Position 
The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.
*Fully vaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.