Emory University Sr. Program Associate, Human Rights Program, The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



981090:The Carter Center

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities. Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency. Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program. May plan, administer or monitor the program's budget, financial management, and/or grants. Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams. May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals. Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations. Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards. May supervise staff. Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained. Performs related responsibilities as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Operating Unit/Division:

Carter Center

Job Title:

Sr. Program Associate, Human Rights Program, The Carter Center

This position involves::

Not Applicable

Preferred Qualifications:

The Sr. Program Associate supports one or more major projects within the Human Rights Program, including strategic direction formation, design and implementation of multi-faceted, cross-programmatic initiatives, budgeting, fundraising, and public relations. Liaises with both Carter Center staff and external clients as required. May conduct applied research, support program publications and expert meetings, supervise interns, and other project(s) responsibilities as assigned This position is Atlanta-based and involves domestic and international travel.

Preferred Qualifications: Post-graduate degree in field-related to the Program and minimum of five years of program-related experience in women’s rights and faith-based programming or human rights, gender, or good governance programming. Strong writing and oral communication skills, project management and supervisory experience, as well as familiarity with NGOs and project-based fundraising. Knowledge of programs and systems that advance the rights of women and girls are highly desired. Experience working with civil society, including faith-based organizations, in Africa is a plus.

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