Lead Public Health Program Associate - Rollins School of Public Health

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Public Health
SPH: Behav/Soc/Health Educ Sci
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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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.


At the Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance (Emory Centers), we help our clients and their partners develop the professional skills, evidence-based programs, and policy action needed to build healthier communities. Housed within the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Centers provides innovative trainings, technical assistance, and materials to build the knowledge and skills to foster strong leadership, increase organizational capacity, and strengthen partnerships. Our clients include state and local departments of health, non-profit organizations, and foundations. Our services span across all public health issues, risk factors, and professional competencies. Our four dedicated subcenters have provided capacity-building and community mobilization services in all 50 states and territories over the last 20 years. Our website is https://emorycenters4phtraining.emory.edu/.



  • 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.
  • Provide 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.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
This position is a requires strong public health skills, with a specific experience in materials development both for online and in person delivery, project management and implementation support.


Specific Duties:

  • Serves as a high-level learning and development specialist within core diabetes areas to identify training and TA needs, and design appropriate delivery format, frequency and learning level
  • Provides learning strategy and integration of learning opportunities across select content priority areas, working in collaboration with CDC project officers and with the Training and Technical A
  • Works with subject matter experts to design and deliver high quality training and TA
  • Assists in designing and developing educational materials, toolkits, support resources and tools, trainings, workshops, curriculum, and web-based products for various public health programs
  • Assists in design and delivery of e-learning peer networks, online learning communities


  • 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.


  • Experience working in the National Diabetes Prevention Program and/or diabetes self- management programs
  • Experience working with and providing TA to public health workforce
  • Experience applying adult learning principles
  • Experience developing learning and development plans for individuals and organizations
  • Demonstrated skill in relationship management and project management
  • Experience with learning agenda framework
  • Understanding of systems level change
  • Understanding of social determinants of health and health equity
  • Training and TA program and product development
  • Working with virtual teams via online group meeting software, and comfort with learning systems and technologies
  • Working with diverse individuals and populations

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.



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