Emory University Public Health Program Asc, Sr in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



814000:SPH: Epidemiology

Job Description:


Independently uses a specialized knowledge of, and experience, with public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote solutions to public health issues/problems. Collects and analyzes data. 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. Performs related responsibilities as required.


• Background in public health, health communications or marketing with an emphasis in education, training and technical assistance

• Strong knowledge and experience using social media

• Experience in the development of on-line publications and websites, and facilitating public awareness and marketing campaigns

• Excellent written and verbal communication including proofreading, editing and maintaining contacts internal and external stakeholders


Key Job Responsibilities:

This position will be responsible for developing a communications and marketing plan for an on-line resource portal designed to share educational and programmatic resources on building organizational capacity in community-based organizations. Duties will include coordinating data collection activities (e.g., on-line surveys) to gather community input on the design and functionality of the portal, assessing the resource and training needs of participants who interact with and utilize the portal, managing internal and external portal communications including the use of social media, and monitoring the content placed on the portal for content quality, use and relevancy.

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.


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 three years of relevant applied public health experience.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Public Health

Job Title:

Public Health Program Asc, Sr

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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.