Program Associate, Center For Consumer Engagement In Health Innovation


The Associate will provide programmatic and research assistance to the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation, as well as programmatic support to staff based in Community Catalyst’s Washington D.C. office. The mission of the Center is to promote the engagement of consumers with complex health and social needs in health care payment and delivery system transformation. There is an opportunity to consider this position as part-time upon candidate’s request with higher work experience.


This position will report to the Strategic Policy Manager.


Washington, D.C.


  • Conduct research on health policy topics, for the Center’s policy, advocacy and client-based work. This could include internet searches, literature reviews, key informant interviews, and data analysis.
  • Contribute to the development of a wide range of publications, including issue briefs, fact sheets, white papers, funding proposals, and presentations, by writing, synthesizing comments, fact checking, and developing graphics and analytics as needed.
  • Provide program and administrative support to the DC office including scheduling meetings, keeping minutes, coordinating meeting and conference call logistics, scheduling appointments and making travel arrangements, assisting with internal and external reporting, and assisting with logistics and support for annual conferences.
  • Serves as an interface with the Boston-based operations team on administrative issues as needed; and other tasks necessary to ensure the effective operation of the DC office.
  • Represent Community Catalyst at briefings and coalition meetings in DC.
  • Perform other duties as necessary to achieve the goals of the Center.


  • Commitment to social justice and strong interest in health care policy with experience in issues related to delivery system reform.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional work experience in a related field or position.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize appropriately.
  • Ability to analyze policy and the scientific literature.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, with a demonstrated ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks and projects.
  • Strong computer skills including expert use of Microsoft Office, web, database experience.
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills and ability to “herd the cats” to bring projects to successful completion.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Excellent people skills, tact and diplomacy.
  • Bilingual/bicultural background desirable.


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Robust benefits package
  • Convenient downtown Washington D.C. location

Applicants should submit a resume with a one page cover letter briefly summarizing their interest in and qualifications for the position to: Please put “Center, Program Associate” in the Subject line.

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