Program Coordinator |Voices for Vaccines| Temporary

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Temporary Part-Time
Affiliated Organizations
Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
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Task Force for Global Health
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Program Background:

  • Voices for Vaccines (VFV) is a parent-led organization that serves as a catalyst to spark positive parent-to-parent conversations about vaccines and the diseases they prevent by supporting communities, building networks, and developing fact-based content that enables parents to make healthy, informed decisions about vaccination for their children and their communities.
  • The Program Coordinator (PC) supports the activities of the VFV by providing technical assistance related to ongoing public education and engagement projects. Specifically, the PC will be part of the operations team and have his/her own portfolio for which he/she oversees the technical executio

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 thefollowing:
    • Establishing long-term operational objectives,
    • Rsearching factors that may impact the success of the program,
    • 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.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Support for Public Engagement and Education Projects
  • Work with the external partners and Assistant Director of Programs (VFV) in planning learning activities, public engagement, social media investigation, and strategy
  • Work with Assistant Director of Programs (VFV) in preparation of grant summaries and project reports and updates
  • Work with Finance and Operations teams to ensure that projects are properly executed and to manage and maintain budgets
  • Communicate with external partners (including immunization coalitions, academic institutions, CDC, parent-led organizations, and donors) related with a high level of diplomacy and tact
  • Work with the Assistant Director of Programs (VFV) to coordinate and carry out meetings, phone calls, webinars, and other project-related communications
  • Cordinate volunteers and volunteer activities
  • Help to solicit new opportunities with external partners in order to ensure that donor priorities are met

General VFV Responsibilities:

  • Participate fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities and initiatives as requested by management.
  • Work alongside Assistant Director of Programs to facilitate monthly reporting
  • Produce research reports and possible manuscripts for future publications
  • Represent VFV at domestic meetings and conferences
  • Work with the VFV Team to develop training materials, online resources, toolkits, newsletters, social media materials, meeting minutes
  • Monitor social media and other incoming communications
  • Participate in weekly team strategy meetings, propose and collaborate on project-related goals, and follow through on those goals.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Policy, public relations or other related field with 2 to 5 years of related experience
  • Academic familiarity with immunization, infectious diseases, and/or health behavior models
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience in analyzing qualitative data and relevant software packages
  • Experience in social media/online communication and marketing
  • Thrives in creative and people-driven environment
  • Willingness to learn new skills

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.

 The Task Force hires staff through the Emory University Human Resources office. Want to learn more about The Task Force for Global Health, visit our TFGH Video Gallery

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