Emory University Public Health Program Asc, Ld in atlanta, Georgia


JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides technical and supervisory oversight to projects, programs, or studies. Uses specialized knowledge of, and experience with, public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote solutions to public health issues/problems. Works effectively with study, program or project teams and/or study sites, and successfully manages related activities to achieve goals within required timeframes and budgets. Assists in the design, implementation, and maintenance of program or study related systems and procedures. Supervises and provides guidance, clarification and feedback to staff. Develops process improvements to enhance efficiency and quality. Provide consultative resources to principal investigators or to project, program or study managers and coordinators. Prepares proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings. Addresses public health issues by providing education, technical assistance, advocacy, public awareness, and research. Works with programs or studies designed to evaluate the prevalence or surveillance of public health issues and the effectiveness of targeted interventions. May coordinate clinical study sites to ensure compliance with patient recruitment and data collection standards. May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, websites, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues. May design, develop, and conduct targeted training initiatives. May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives. Identifies new potential projects, studies or partners. May co-author papers for publication and presentation at professional meetings or conferences. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master's degree in public health, a master's of science degree in public health or health education, or a master's in development practice from an accredited school and five years of relevant applied public health experience. Extensive data management and analysis experience. Grant development, management, and administration experience.

Additional Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience managing research/evaluation projects, including logic models, standard operating procedures, sampling plans, andinstrument and database design

  • Five years of experience implementing research/evaluation projects, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, managing databases, and developing data collection tools

Key Responsibilities and Job Duties

  • Work with project team and stakeholders to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan that identifies and prioritizes evaluation activities for the Geospatial/Mapping Core, the Portal Core, and the Capacity Building Core to be completed during the three-year COMPASS funding period

  • Develop data collection tools, organizational assessments, leadership interview guides and other relevant data collection tools

  • Provide technical assistance and training to CBA recipients on the development and implementation of activities designed to assess and evaluate organizational development and change processes

  • Provide training to COMPASS staff on the correct use of data collection tools

  • Conduct data analysis and reporting on the production of geospatial/mapping of service deserts, implementation and use of information portal and associated tools, and the development and delivery of organizational capacity building activities

  • Conduct quality assurance of subcontractor data collection activities and the implementation of performance measures

Project Overview

The Emory COMPASS Initiative is designed to support organizational capacity building through grant making, training and technical assistance, and evaluation. Additional activities include the development and management of an online information portal as a tool to support capacity building activities and for community organizations to share best practices, new knowledge, tools and resources for use in the field and for public dissemination. The goal of the Emory COMPASS Initiative is to create sustainable organizational capacity among HIV/AIDS service organizations in the U.S. South that shrinks service deserts, improves access to high quality services, nurtures the development of organizations that are of the community and responsive to community needs, and leaves organizational partners stronger and more resilient because of our shared work.

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Job Number 18481

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Epidemiology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322