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Emory University Public Health Program Asc in Atlanta, Georgia



Under limited supervision, uses a basic knowledge of public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote new and creative strategies and solutions to address public health issues and challenges. 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 provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, web-based resources, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues. May work with clinical study sites on patient recruitment and data collection standards. Assists with data collection and data analysis. Contributes to proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings. May assist in designing, developing, and conducting targeted training initiatives. May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives. Performs related responsibilities as required.


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.

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Key job responsibilities:

This position will serve as the Mapping and Geospatial Coordinator for the Emory COMPASS Coordinating Center and be responsible for convening expert panels and developing a resource inventory of current service capacity in areas of high burden/high need in the U.S. South. This will involve collecting and managing data related to the identification of service needs and resources across nine Southern states. This position will collaborate closely with the other COMPASS Coordinating Centers to ensure the identification and application of high quality data sources for geospatial analysis, visual displays, and service provision access for trauma informed care, mental health and substance abuse and anti-stigma interventions and campaigns.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to work with quantitative and qualitative data

  • Able to handle multiple tasks at once; meet deadlines, familiar with databases, detailed, flexible, able to manage relationships

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good working relationships on the Emory team and with other external partners

  • Experience working in HIV/AIDS research, prevention or treatment programs; familiarity with communities impacted by HIV including gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM)

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Job Number 33822

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Behavrl Sciences & Health

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

Job Category Business Operations

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