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Emory Healthcare/Emory University The Carter Center: Program Associate, Public Policy, Mental Health 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 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/) .

SUMMARY:

The Program Associate will conduct research on the design of projects, implement, and coordinate Mental Health Program activities, including projects related to State and National mental health policy, as well as child and adolescent, older adult mental health and caregivers of persons with mental illness in the state of Georgia and Nationally. This position Reports to the Associate Director on national and Georgia activities. The Program Associate will coordinate conferences/ meetings; coordinate with Associate Director to develop budgets and proposals, and to manage grants and project materials and information.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Primary duty is organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a global program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input.

  • Monitors and reports progress of objectives and goals of the program.

  • Develops promotional materials/venues, manages relational databases, and establishes/forecasts budget requirements.

  • Develops work plans to accomplish objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.

  • Monitors expenditures and may prepare financial reports; may assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives.

  • Prepares operational and statistical reports to assist in effective decision-making.

  • Conducts training, represents the program at international meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups.

  • May write or develop reports, speeches, briefings, newsletters, promotional materials, grants or other written materials related to the program.

  • Conducts research and gathers accurate information to develop various publications.

  • May plan, administer, or monitor the program's budget or related grants. May assist in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.

  • May supervise staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • This is not an administrative support position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program and two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education and experience in supporting public policy activities.

  • Possesses the ability to work across multiple projects concurrently within a time-sensitive environment.

  • The ideal candidate will exhibit a high level of personal energy and possess a positive attitude.

  • The Program Associate must demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have the ability to work well with others in a highly collaborative environment, learn quickly, be flexible and adapt to challenges.

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 98792

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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