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