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


The TEPHINET program is seeking a Project Coordinator to join their team at The Task Force for Global Health. 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.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing programmatic assistance in tracking the budget, activities, and timelines for several projects at a time, as well as coordinating the strategic planning process and monitors progress toward achieving project goals.

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


  • 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


  • Up to 15% domestic and/or international including travel to Pakistan


  • A bachelor's degree in a related field.

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


  • 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.

Additional Details

BACKGROUND: The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its eight programs focus on building robust public health systems that serve all people. Program areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. 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.

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Job Number 46559

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