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The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public and private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.
The Senior Program Associate (SPA) supports the Mental Health Program’s Global Behavioral Health (GBH) pillar, focusing primarily on the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of program activities. The SPA contributes to the design and implementation of operational research as well as its knowledge production and dissemination. The SPA plays a role in ensuring coordination and synergies across MHP pillars and internally across departments at The Carter Center. The SPA reports to the Associate Director, GBH.
Key responsibilities include developing project and proposal concepts and budgets, monitoring expenditures, grant-writing, drafting project materials, synthesizing knowledge and research, corresponding with partners, and other communications priorities. The SPA assists the Associate Director and Program Lead to ensure the implementation and achievement of Liberia sustainability targets including relevant support to projects or partnerships. The SPA supports the growth of thematic workstreams prioritized by the program.
The SPA works closely with country and Atlanta staff, students, consultants, and external experts to achieve project goals. He/She/They may provide supervision to students supporting MHP. This position is based in Atlanta and includes 15-20% domestic and international travel.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.