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

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Evans Research seeks a world free from violence. To contribute towards this goal the team focuses its research endeavors on public health and human rights violence prevention and response. Current research projects focus on intimate partner violence; femicide; child abuse and neglect; and the commercial sexual exploitation of children in both domestic and international settings. All team members must be self-motivated, passionate, able to work independently, detail oriented, and able to work efficiently to reach targets (weekly and monthly). This position is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of our program and its related activities, which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may influence the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans and the implementation of programmatic activities.

The employee will interface with research and administrative staff at Emory Rollins School of Public Health and with collaborating partners based at various locations throughout the world. May expand to other sites/countries, contingent upon funding. This position will develop work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitor progress toward their achievement.


  • 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


  • Support the research, curricula, and program portfolio for the Evans Research Team

  • Contribute to proposal development, fiscal management, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting processes

  • Support the Evans Research Team with relevant fundraising and business development professionals at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, and to diversify and expand the funding base of the team

  • Prepare and present periodic progress reports, meeting agendas and minutes, and action items and coordinate regular team meetings

  • Prepare and submit ethics applications, including amendments and annual renewals to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)

  • Contribute towards publication processes

  • Review project ledgers and track expenses

  • Serve as the administrative and communications point of contact for the Center for Humanitarian Emergencies

  • Support the Evans Research Team programs and coordinate across various stakeholders/partners

  • Develops promotional materials, which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program

  • Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings

  • Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports

  • May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives

  • Prepares operational and statistical reports


  • 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


  • Knowledge of public health and/or global health is required

  • Qualitative and/or quantitative data collection and analysis experience

  • Program management skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a geographically dispersed team

  • Comfort working on sensitive violence related topics

  • Experience with international research projects

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

  • Must be a self-starter and efficient

  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required

  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to work effectively in teams and with a range of stakeholders

  • Must have the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite applications

  • Strong writing skills, with an emphasis on grant writing, scientific and research writing

  • Spanish and/or Portuguese language skills preferred

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 employees.

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Job Number 70807

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Global Health

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