Emory Healthcare/Emory University The Carter Center: Associate Director, Conflict Resolution Program in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center (https://www.cartercenter.org/) .
The Associate Director assists the Director, Conflict Resolution Program in designing, implementing, and evaluating the program's mission and strategy primarily but not limited to sub-Saharan Africa. The associate director position provides a unique opportunity to help set strategy for The Carter Center's conflict resolution programming in the areas of intervention. The associate director will also play an integral role in program design, management, and evaluation, using the unique moral and convening authority of the Center to address select conflicts in the region. Tasks include project development, implementation, and management; grant development; budget planning; program promotion; report production; networking and negotiating. Incumbent provides staff support and/or leadership in short-term trips to countries of potential programmatic interest. Incumbent may supervise staff, interns, and volunteers. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Directs the planning, development, and operations of a program.
Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies.
Plans, executes, and monitors program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with interests in the program.
May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.
Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations.
Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of key program messages, production of print and electronic materials, and reputation management.
Represents the program in various national and international fora, and actively engages with representatives from other NGO's for purposes of conducting research and designing new initiatives.
May supervise program staff.
Performs other related duties as required.
- Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated and six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Post-graduate degree in conflict resolution, international relations, area studies, international law, or related fields.
Five years of experience in international conflict resolution, preferably in Africa, including negotiation, mediation, facilitation, and program design.
Incumbent should be detail oriented and well organized, assertively following and bringing activities to closure.
A high level of personal energy and positive attitude are essential.
Strong writing and communication skills and competence with personal computer applications are musts.
Familiarity with NGOs and project-based fundraising is advantageous.
Foreign language skills are preferable, in particular French and/or Arabic.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 91681
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division The Carter Center
Department The Carter Center
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Carter Center
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