Health Promotion Program Assistant- APHC - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

Aberdeen Proving Ground
United States

GDIT is seeking a Health Promotion Program Assistant to support the US Army Public Health Center and the identified Army Command (ACOM)/Army Service Component Command (ASCC). The Health Promotion Program Assistant (HPPA) is responsible for researching trends, statistics and collecting existing data necessary to track the impact of the Health Promotion program across installations. This will involve developing research methodologies, collecting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, reporting, communicating and disseminating high quality data and information regarding installation characteristics, activities and operations. The position requires administrative and organization skills to include production of meeting minutes, PowerPoint presentations, information papers, as well as attending meetings. The primary focus of the position is to support the ACOM/ASCC level Health Promotion project and provide support to Health Promotion teams in the field as necessary. Additionally, the HPPA will support through planning actions and monthly training sessions with Health Promotion Teams in the field as needed.


Additional tasks include:

  • Assist ACOM/ASCC Health Promotion (HP) Project Officer in collecting and analyzing ACOM/ASCC Installation CHPC’s standard deliverables as identified by PHC (WLF:CHPC)
  • Standards include collecting installation data to monitor and evaluate CHPC and components such as Boards of Directors, working groups (based on AR 600-63), Unit Health Promotion Teams, and standard PHC measures of performance and effectiveness to document delivery of the CHPC process at all installations and inform ACOM/ASCC on status.
  • Collecting and collating installation CHPC slides, minutes, AAR, tasks/actions/due-outs, future CHPC meeting dates and future meeting topics for the ACOM/ASCC level reporting streams.
  • Assist the HP Project Officer with collecting the Quality Assurance Review (Program Status Report) and Assessment of deliverables for each installation
  • Assist the HP Project Officer with Ready and Resilient (R2) measures of performance and measures of effectiveness of each installation
  • Monitor installation Community Resource Guide (CRG) and provide technical support as needed; inform ACOM/ASCC on CRG status and services delivered at installations
  • Serve as a resource person and provide training support to Health Promotion Program Assistants in the field
  • Support the facilitation and management of the ACOM/ASCC Commander’s Health Promotion Council
  • Conduct and analyze activities that inform and measure installation health and wellness, readiness and resiliency factors as outlined in the Army’s Ready and Resilient Directorate
  • Track and provide information in support of data calls.
  • Leverage an IT platform at the ACOM/ASCC level for installations to access R2, CHPC, HP information, orders, TTPs, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned
  • Leverage an IT platform on AKO/ MilBook/SharePoint for Health Promotion teams to share information, requests for information, TTPs, Best practices, and lessons learned
  • Leverage an IT platform to assist with tracking internal and external tasks and due-outs
  • Maintain visibility of the Community Resource Guide products across all installations to ensure Bi-annual updates of program information



2-5 years of experience in related field.

  • Experience in planning and developing methods to monitor goals and objectives
  • Experience in developing plans for evaluation and research
  • Experience in applying a variety of communication methods and techniques to market and promote activities
  • Ability to identify components of evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories; proficient in public speaking
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment.  
  • Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with higher headquarters and other agencies in the community
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner; ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Experience in working with community coalitions and strategic multi-disciplinary committees
  • Person must successfully meet requirements to hold a NACI

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Organizational Management, Allied Health, or related areas (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc.)