Public Health Job Opportunities

Public Health Program Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

  • Under limited supervision, uses a basic knowledge of public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote new and creative strategies and solutions to address public health issues and challenges
  • Addresses public health issues by providing education, technical assistance, advocacy, public awareness, and research
  • Works with programs or studies designed to evaluate the prevalence or surveillance of public health issues and the effectiveness of targeted interventions
  • May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, web-based resources, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues
  • May work with clinical study sites on patient recruitment and data collection standards
  • Assists with data collection and data analysis
  • Contributes to proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings
  • May assist in designing, developing, and conducting targeted training initiatives
  • May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives
  • Performs related responsibilities as required 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the research, curricula, and program portfolio for the Evans Research Team 
  • Contribute to proposal development, fiscal management, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting processes
  • Support the Evans Research Team with relevant fundraising and business development professionals at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, and to diversify and expand the funding base of the team 
  • Prepare and present periodic progress reports, meeting agendas and minutes, and action items and coordinate regular team meetings 
  • Prepare and submit ethics applications, including amendments and annual renewals to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Contribute towards publication processes
  • Review project ledgers and track expenses
  • Serve as the administrative and communications point of contact for the Center for Humanitarian Emergencies
  • Support the Evans Research Team programs and coordinate across various stakeholders/partners
  • Develops promotional materials, which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program
  • Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings
  • Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports
  • May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives
  • Prepares operational and statistical reports

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A master’s degree in public health, a master’s of science degree in public health or health education, or a master’s in development practice from an accredited school

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of public health and/or global health is required
  • Qualitative and/or quantitative data collection and analysis experience
  • Program management skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a geographically dispersed team
  • Comfort working on sensitive violence related topics
  • Experience with international research projects¬†
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Must be a self-starter and efficient
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in teams and with a range of stakeholders
  • Must have the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Strong writing skills, with an emphasis on grant writing, scientific and research writing
  • Spanish and/or Portuguese language skills preferred

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