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Hudson Valley Nursing Collaborative to Advance Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Associate Director, Quality & Research Initiatives New

Rensselaer, NY


Hiring Company

Healthcare Association of New York State

Positions Available

Full Time

No recruiters please

Position Description


The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) seeks an Associate Director to join our Quality team. This full-time position reports to the Vice President, Quality and Research Initiatives. Key aspects of this role include the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the formulation of HANYS’ advocacy and education strategies for the Association’s quality agenda
  • Conduct policy analysis and research
  • Collaborate with HANYS’ members and advocating on their behalf with regulators and policymakers
  • Develop information, member tools/resources. Conduct education and collaboratives

Our Ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is motivated, enthusiastic and has excellent written and verbal communication skills.  If you have an understanding and knowledge of public policy and quality improvement methods, experience with project coordination, along with the qualifications listed below, we encourage you to apply!


  • Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare field with at least 3 years of experience in quality, public policy, public health or comparable field. Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or other clinical certification preferred. Master’s Degree in Public Policy, Public Health or comparable field will be considered in lieu of clinical certification
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • Strong organizational/project management skills
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

We offer the opportunity to work for a Capital Region Top Employer* with competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) Plan. Qualified candidates should send a resume with salary requirements in confidence to hanyshr@hanys.org (preferred) or:

Human Resources
Healthcare Association of New York State
One Empire Drive
Rensselaer, NY  12144

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

*As designated by the Times Union’s Top Workplaces program and employee survey since 2012.

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