Program Analyst

Herndon, VA
Work Type: Remote
  • Job Category: Office & Administrative Support
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-3244


Job Summary:

Akima Data Management is seeking a Program Analyst to assist our government client in the execution of mission requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide coordination with planning and executing consultations with members of PCD’s volunteer groups: Associate Editors, Editorial Board, Statistics Review Committee, and Student Scientific Writing and Review Training Committee.

  • Facilitate preparation for meetings such as expert panels and reviews, presentations, new board member orientations, and webinars related to scientific publishing guidelines and standards.

  • Ensure PCD adheres to journal publication and scientific integrity standards and requirements, such as AMA, ICMJE, and CSE standards and recommendations.

  • Analyze procedural requirements related to tasks performed by PCD and its volunteers and partners, including the journal’s volunteer boards, guest editors, authors, and peer reviewers.

  • Provide consultations and technical assistance to Editor in Chief on developing and implementing project plans related to business processes, including development of collections and CFPs for collections.

  • Provide guidance on potential topics of publication in the journal, including scope, collections, and editorial and procedural policies and procedures related to scholarly publishing.

  • Attend NCCDPHP, PCD, and other user group meetings as needed, to facilitate consistent implementation of policy requirements and standards related to CDC policies and scientific publishing.

  • Provide and/or organize training, coaching and informal mentoring to a wide range of staff, volunteers, guest editors, and other partners and experts in writing or in individual or group presentation format.

  • Create, review, and comment upon guidance and procedural documents on behalf of NCCDPHP/ADSO/PCD.

  • Provide guidance and procedural content related to assigned tasks for PCD journal at all stages, from submission to production to publication.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Background in public health.

  • Strong technical writing skills.

  • Experience in providing executive-level technical and consultative assistance.

  • Understanding of scientific and peer-reviewed publication regulations, policies, and guidelines.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team setting.

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a client specific Public Trust.

Job: Office & Administrative Support

Travel: None

Organization: ADM - Akima Data Management

Clearance: Public Trust

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-3244