Senior Public Health Program Associate - Rollins School of Public Health

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Public Health
SPH: Epidemiology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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PRISM Health is a large and diverse research team that focuses on sexual minority health within the Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health. AIDSVu and HepVu are two projects run out of PRISM that focus on making HIV and Hepatitis data widely available and easily understandable to help inform public health decision making. We are seeking a Senior Public Health Program Associate who, 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. This role will address public health issues and challenges by providing education, technical assistance, advocacy, public awareness, and research.



  • Independently uses a specialized knowledge of, and experience, with public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote solutions to public health issues/problems.
  • Collects and analyzes data.
  • Prepares proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings.
  • 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 coordinate clinical study sites to ensure compliance with patient recruitment and data collection standards.
  • May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, websites, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues.
  • May design, develop, and conduct targeted training initiatives.
  • May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives.
  • Identifies new potential projects, studies or partners.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Provides technical assistance and project management skills for the projects, including communications with subcontractors and partners regarding blogs, infographics, awareness days, and presentations.
  • Contributes to routine data collection and data quality control and assurance, and supports efforts to ensure that data standards are maintained.
  • Reviews and edits all website content prior to it being launched on site, including data methods, infographics, deeper look pages, and FAQs.
  • Helps identify new data sources for the website and works with potential new partners to obtain the data.
  • Assists with timelines, project trackers, meeting preparations, and media requests as needed.
  • Attends several high interest conferences throughout the year to exhibit and promote public awareness and engagement.


  • 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 and three years of relevant applied public health experience.


  • Exceptional software skills (i.e., PowerPoint, Excel, Word).
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Master’s in Public Health.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a variety of communication settings: one-on-one and in groups.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Experience multitasking on several different projects.
  • Experience with SAS.
  • Knowledge and experience working in HIV research and/or surveillance.
  • Ability in working with all levels of staff and with teams.
  • Respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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