Directs the planning, development, and operations of a program. Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies. Plans, executes, and monitors program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with interests in the program. May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program. Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations. Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of key
program messages, production of print and electronic materials, and reputation management.
Represents the program in various national and international fora, and actively engages with
representatives from other NGO's for purposes of conducting research and designing new initiatives. May supervise program staff. Performs other related duties as required.
The Task Force for Global Health (TFGH) is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its
eight programs focus on building durable public health systems that serve all people. Focus areas
include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force
received the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize – the world's largest award of its kind – in
recognition of its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering.
Children Without Worms (CWW) is an international non-governmental public health program of the
TFGH. CWW supports global efforts to control soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH). In April 2014, CWW
and partners launched the STH Coalition, a partnership which has grown to over 50 organizations. The
STH Coalition seeks to intensify global STH control efforts, and partners have charged CWW with
serving as the Coalition secretariat. This position leads the secretariat function.
Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director for Partnerships and Communications serves as a
liaison with partners and potential donors for CWW and the STH Coalition. S/he facilitates and guides
the day-to-day work of the STH Coalition. Partners include national ministries of health, UN agencies,
corporations, foundations, and non-governmental organizations. Through the STH Coalition, s/he
promotes and coordinates comprehensive solutions to STH control by facilitating the collaboration of
and synergies between stakeholders in the health, education, nutrition, WASH, and other sectors.
Specific responsibilities include the following:
TRAVEL: 10%-20% Domestic and international
Bachelor’s degree in field related to specific program as indicated and six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
All qualified candidates must apply through the Emory University career website