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The Carter Center: Program Associate, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (ME&L)

Job Number
71035
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Location : Name
Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta

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Description

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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 or 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.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The Program Associate, ME&L and Innovation will act as an internal consultant on ME&L standards and practices, as well as support the growth and strategy of Innovation at The Carter Center. This position reports to the Chief ME&L Officer.

 

The position will provide support to programs in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans that demonstrate contribution to impact. This position helps drive ME&L standards including development of materials, tools, delivery of training, facilitation of planning processes, and operational research. This position will also support the growing portfolio of innovation projects at The Carter Center, as well as the Innovation Hub Working Group (IHWG).

 

Primary duty is organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a global program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 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.
  • Monitors and reports progress of objectives and goals of the program.
  • Develops promotional materials/venues, manages relational databases, and establishes/forecasts budget requirements.
  • Develops work plans to accomplish objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.
  • Monitors expenditures and may prepare financial reports; may assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives.
  • Prepares operational and statistical reports to assist in effective decision-making.
  • Conducts training, represents the program at international meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups.
  • May write or develop reports, speeches, briefings, newsletters, promotional materials, grants or other written materials related to the program.
  • Conducts research and gathers accurate information to develop various publications.
  • May plan, administer, or monitor the program's budget or related grants.
  • May assist in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.
  • May supervise staff.
  • 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.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with common MEL elements such as: logic models, performance monitoring plans, theory of change, and indicators
  • Familiarity with government grants (USAID, EU, SIDA, etc.) preferred
  • Familiarity will internal innovation and design thinking is a plus
  • Ability to positively engage with multiple teams (national and international) on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Excellent writing, research, and communication skills
  • Familiarity with both qualitative and quantitative data analysis tools
  • Ability to work in Spanish and/or French is a plus

 

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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