• Program Coordinator

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Public Health
    SPH: Behavrl Sciences & Health
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Business Operations
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Primary duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans. Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement. Conducts research and gathers information to develop various publications. Develops promotional materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program. Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings. Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports. May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives. Prepares operational and statistical reports. Conducts training, represents the program at meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups. May supervise assigned project staff, interns and/or volunteers. Performs related responsibilities as required. This is not an administrative support position.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program and two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Additional Details

    This position will work for the Region IV Public Health Training Center.


    Region IV Public Health Training Center (R-IV PHTC): Originally, funded in 2014 by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the mission of the R-IV PHTC is to improve the ability of the public health workforce to meet national, state, and local needs. One of the primary activities of the R-IV PHTC is to develop training for the governmental public health workforce in the eight states that comprise the southeastern U.S. (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee). The R-IV PHTC is headquartered at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University and partners with academic or community-based organizations in the other seven states to accomplish its mission.


    The Training Specialist will work with the Center’s programmatic team and report to the R-IV PHTC associate director. This position will have primary responsibility for implementing the one-day Public Health Practice Academy skill-based trainings to be held in the eight Region IV states. As such, the Training Specialist will communicate directly with trainers, staff from host sites, and training participants. The position will also manage many of the logistics involved in implementing the training and will represent the R-IV PHTC at the trainings. The position will also work with other R-IV PHTC staff to plan and implement regional webinars and the Distance Education And Training (DEAL) course which teaches experienced trainers to adapt their in-person courses to the distance-based environment.


    Position requires travel to the eight Region IV states. 


    Funding for this position is guaranteed through August 2019.


    Preference will be given to applicants who have:

    • A master’s degree in Public Health or Education
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the field of adult education and competency-based curriculum development
    • Experience developing training materials for both in-person and online environments
    • Experience working with governmental public health agencies and other CBOs in GA or the southeastern U.S. to meet their workforce development goals
    • Demonstrated experience assessing training needs of public health professionals as well as developing, managing and evaluating competency-based training activities for public health professionals
    • Proficiency with Adobe Connect, Zoom or other web conferencing software
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


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