Lead Public Health Program Associate - Rollins School of Public Health

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Public Health
SPH: Global Health
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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  • Provides technical and supervisory oversight to projects, programs, or studies.
  • Uses specialized knowledge of, and experience with, public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote solutions to public health issues/problems.
  • Works effectively with study, program or project teams and/or study sites, and successfully manages related activities to achieve goals within required timeframes and budgets.
  • Assists in the design, implementation, and maintenance of program or study related systems and procedures.
  • Supervises and provides guidance, clarification and feedback to staff.
  • Develops process improvements to enhance efficiency and quality.
  • Provides consultative resources to principal investigators or to project, program or study managers and coordinators.
  • 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.
  • May co-author papers for publication and presentation at professional meetings or conferences.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • 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 five years of relevant applied public health experience.
  • Extensive data management and analysis experience.
  • Grant development, management, and administration experience.


  • Master's degree with a specialization in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Behavioral Health, or related field.
  • At least 5 years of project management experience in a global health context. Experience with vaccination-related projects preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders in a multicultural environment, including international collaborations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop and implement effective project management strategies.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, multitask, and prioritize work to stay on timelines.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Extensive data management and analysis experience. 
  • Grant development, management, and administration experience.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools, with the ability to create documentation for tracking project progress, outcomes, and outputs.
  • Proficiency in ethical and regulatory issues related to global health research and project management.

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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