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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Public Health Program Associate in Atlanta, Georgia

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Description

The mission of Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance (Emory Centers) is to advance public health practice through capacity building in partnership with the public health workforce and communities nationwide. Our customers and community partners are wide ranging, representing organizations and communities at the state and local level. Our four dedicated Centers, TTAC (Training and Technical Assistance Center), DTTAC (Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center), PEQI (program evaluation and quality improvement), and EnCORE (HIV/AIDS in the South), have provided capacity-building and community mobilization services in all 50 states and territories over the last 19 years. Emory Centers provides high quality training and technical assistance with services that span across all public health issues, risk factors, and professional competencies. Current projects focus on areas including diabetes, tobacco, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, and emerging special pathogens. Emory Centers’ work is funded by grants and contracts with a wide range of federal agencies, state and local health departments, and national and community-based foundations, employers, and nonprofit organizations. The Executive Director is Linelle M. Blais, PhD, research associate professor in the Department of Behavioral, Social and Health Education Sciences, and associate director of the Executive MPH Program, Prevention Science Track at the Rollins School of Public Health.

This position is a generalist position that requires strong skills across the public health essentials. The position may be assigned to one or more projects across a variety of potential health areas and topics that address aspects of capacity building for public health professionals and community health workers and community organizations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with Departments of Health, community grantees, and other academic partners on community engagement and community mobilization initiatives

  • Assists in designing, developing, and editing educational materials, support resources and tools, trainings, workshops, curriculum, and web-based products for various chronic disease and risk factor programs nationwide

  • Assists in design and delivery of e-learning peer networks, communications, and newsletter development

  • Provides technical assistance and support for Emory Centers webinar series and events

  • Conducts and/or assists in the quality control process and evaluation of training and technical assistance projects and programs

  • Seeks funding opportunities and assists in grant writing

  • Conducts thorough and accurate research on chronic disease topics and literature reviews

  • Supports Emory Center senior staff and collaborative teams

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with undergraduate and graduate students to complete tasks

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HIV and/or community planning, organization development, and health policy

  • Developing effective communication materials

  • Working with virtual teams via online group meeting software, and comfort with learning systems and technologies

  • Program evaluation and survey design

  • Program and product development

  • Working with State Departments of Health

  • Working with diverse individuals and populations (e.g., culture, language, health status, literacy) and understands how social context influences policies, programs, services and the health of a community

  • Grant writing experience

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to the employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 68996

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Behav/Soc/Health Educ Sci

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

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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