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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Project Coordinator | TEPHINET in Decatur, Georgia

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The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its 16 programs and focus areas cover a range of global health issues including neglected tropical diseases, infectious diseases, vaccines, field epidemiology, public health informatics, health workforce development, and global health ethics. All our programs have an end goal in sight of eliminating diseases and protecting the health of populations. The Task Force for Global Health was recognized for its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering with the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world's largest award of its kind. The Task Force is ranked among the largest nonprofits in the United States due to in-kind contributions of medicines and vaccines from major pharmaceutical companies valued at billions of dollars annually.

Description

The principal mission of the TEPHINET is: To strengthen international public health capacity through initiating, supporting, and networking of field-based training programs that enhance competencies in applied epidemiology and public health practice. In addition to this mission, TEPHINET provides administrative and management support to many international public health projects, some of which are related to the field epidemiology training programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Coordinates the project planning process.

  • Provides programmatic assistance in tracking the budget, activities, and timelines for several projects at a time.

  • Coordinates logistical arrangements for related conferences, conventions or meetings. May manage a project independently.

  • May assist in identifying funding resources and in developing funding strategies and initiatives.

  • Develops and generates various operational and statistical reports.

  • Represents and promotes the project at various speaking engagements.

  • May write grants, reports, briefings, newsletters, promotional or other written material related to the project.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

Project Coordination:

  • Provides programmatic assistance in tracking the budget, activities, and timelines for several projects at a time.

  • Recruits key consultants for projects and drafts project contracts

  • Monitors and reports on consultant and project progress

  • Manages mini grant awards to overseas residents

  • May manage project(s) independently

Knowledge Management:

  • Collects and reports on data from projects and programs to contribute to newsletter articles, papers and presentations

  • Collects or develops concept papers and assists in the creation and submission of grant applications

  • Coordinates the updating of relevant content on TEPHINET project and related web pages

Conference Support:

  • Provides support to the Conference/Abstract Coordinator as needed for management of the abstracting cycle and selection of moderators/judges/reviewers for presentations at TEPHINET regional and global conferences.

  • May collaborate with the Senior Associate Director of Science and Events Manager to support activities during TEPHINET’s regional and global conferences.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participates fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management.

TRAVEL:

Up to 15% domestic and/or international travel is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field.

  • Three years of related project management experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or related.

  • Experience with donor funded projects, preferably with international NGOs and, project management support.

  • Proficient in Excel, Google Forms, Smartsheet.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

The Task Force hires staff through the Emory University Human Resources office. Want to learn more about The Task Force for Global Health, visit our

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Job Number 60643

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Affiliated Organizations

Department Task Force for Global Health

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Task Force for Global Health

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Decatur

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