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 Associate Director directs the management and implementation of the program, including staff and budget preparation.
- In close collaboration with the Director, directs the strategic planning, implementation, policy formation, and development strategy.
- Generally, serves as deputy director for overall program management, including management of Trachoma country staff; and in assisting Carter Center institutional management functions, such as participating in process improvement working groups, integration and strategic planning and management.
- Able to make commitments regarding programmatic activities with other organizations and departments.
- May conduct applied program related research and innovation projects, manage program publications, hold expert meetings. This position will report to the Director, Trachoma Control Program.
- Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Assumes a senior role in the planning, development, and implementation of various aspects of a complex global program.
- Serves as a liaison and key spokesperson to various committees and organizations.
- Leads policy formulation, strategy development, and management of daily operations.
- Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies to design, implement and/or evaluate program-related projects and strategies that effectively address the public needs associated with the program.
- Conducts research, designs new initiatives, and writes publishable articles and papers.
- May write grant proposals, and prepare/present associated reports to funding organizations and to clients.
- May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program. May oversee the annual budget and other financial aspects of the program.
- May supervise staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.
- Master's degree in a field related to the program and seven years of professional experience related to the program and previous supervisory and program/project management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
- Master’s or doctoral degree and minimum seven years of professional program related experience in program management, public health, or Trachoma Control.
- Managerial experience including staff supervision and project-based budgeting.
- Strong writing and communication skills, and familiarity with national governments, NGOs and fundraising.
- Strong track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
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. All non-exempt employees must reside within the state of Georgia. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.