Because the public health community has worked to advance health equity for a long time, we are able to benefit from existing research and knowledge — and contribute our own. Use the resources we’ve gathered and let us know about others you’ve created or found that will be useful to advance our vision and mission.

Public Health Workforce National Actor Map LINK

Published: May 11, 2023 Contributed by National Consortium

The Public Health Workforce National Actor Map illustrates the national actors working to support the workforce, creating more robust and equitable pathways for government public health workers. Members of the Consortium worked in collaboration with the Consortium’s backbone team to identify the organizations to include.

How to Post a Governmental Public Health Job to ASTHO's Job Board / in Three Easy Steps PDF

Published: Mar 14, 2023 Contributed by CDPHE was launched in late 2022 as a centralized and engaging option for those seeking employees in governmental public health. Job seekers visiting the site can learn more about public health career options and connect with open job opportunities from across the country. Governmental public health agencies may post open positions that will appear in searches by entering job vacancies on the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials’ (ASTHO) Job Board. The process is simple and easy, and there is no cost to the agency.

Workforce Director Position Description PDF

Published: Mar 14, 2023 Contributed by ASTHO

To ensure adequate oversight, management, and efficient and effective implementation of the CDC OE22 – 2203: Strengthening U.S. Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and Data Systems grant, recipients are expected to support or hire critical positions to manage the work under this award. Below is an example key position description for the Workforce Director position mentioned in Component A, Strategy A1: Workforce.

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I joined the National Consortium because I am supportive of strengthening our nation's public health workforce. COVID-19 has taken a severe toll on our public health workforce, so it's even more important than ever that we come together on this important topic.

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Addressing the real and critical needs and dreams for the public health workforce takes diverse and passionate partners. We are part of the National Consortium to synergize our efforts to better set the workforce up for success today and tomorrow.

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