Emory Healthcare/Emory University The Carter Center: Associate Director, River Blindness (RB), Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), Schistosomiasis (SCH) and Malaria Programs 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 and private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available atThe Carter Center (http://www.cartercenter.org/health/index.html) .
Under the supervision of the Director, River Blindness (RB), Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), Schistosomiasis (SCH) and Malaria Programs, the Associate Director will support the RB/LF/SCH programs, including the design, implementation, and evaluation of program activities. Tasks include project management, country office visits, report writing, budget planning, and liaising with internal and external stakeholders. Incumbents 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 public health or related studies.
Five years of experience in global health, neglected tropical diseases, program management.
Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint.
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 96834
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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