Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
We are looking for a dynamic, multi-talented individual to join Emory University to oversee the operation of the Georgia Climate Project (GCP) (75% effort) and the Emory Climate and Health Research Incubator (ECHRI) (25% effort).
The GCP is a state-wide consortium of nine academic partner institutions founded by Emory, Georgia Tech, and University of Georgia. Through network building, events, student mentorship and climate science communication, we inspire climate leaders in Georgia to move forward collective vision of climate risks and solutions in the state. Learn about our activities at www.GeorgiaClimateProject.org. The Project Manager reports to the GCP principal investigators and oversees day-to-day management and implementation of all aspects of the GCP program, which currently consists of 8 advisory board members, 17 academic partner representatives and 5 students. This role provides critical support to the Program Director on program direction and expansion, strategic planning, operations, fundraising, event planning, communications, and team supervision.
The ECHRI was sponsored by the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health with the goal of facilitating the information exchange among Emory investigators on climate change and health research, and supporting proposal development and research coordination. The ECHRI operates a network of 40+ Emory faculty members, postdocs, and PhD students.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:
The ideal candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented individual who is able to skillfully execute the following responsibilities: (1) Program administration, operations and implementation, (2) Event planning and meeting facilitation, (3) supporting project faculty in fundraising and recruitment, (4) overseeing communications including content development, newsletters, email listserv and website updates.
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.