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Emory Healthcare/Emory University The Carter Center: Associate Director, Rule of Law 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/) .

DESCRIPTION:

The Associate Director Working under the overall supervision of the director, the associate director will manage one or more projects within the Rule of Law Program, including design and implementation, budgeting, strategic direction, fundraising, and public relations. Tasks include project and grant development, budget planning, visits to country offices, project/initiative promotion, report production, networking and liaising with internal and external partners. Assist the director in defining and evaluating the program's overall mission and strategy, supervise staff, interns and consultants as assigned by director. 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-graduate degree in related fields.

  • Five (5) years of experience in citizen engagement, civic tech, public participation, democratic governance, anti-corruption, and/or accountability.

  • Country-level experience with bilateral/multilateral donor-funded projects is essential.

  • Applicant should have strong written and communication skills, be detail-oriented, well-organized, and self-starting.

  • A positive attitude and an excellent sense of humor are essential.

  • Familiarity with NGOs and project-based fundraising, prior international work experience, and proficiency in additional languages is a plus.

  • Ability to travel internationally is required.

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 91894

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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