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The Carter Center: Program Associate, Conflict Resolution Program

Job Number
73711
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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“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.”

 

Description

The Carter Center works to prevent, mitigate, and resolve conflicts to build transformative and sustainable peace. The Conflict Resolution Program works toward an inclusive, holistic approach to peacebuilding – one that addresses various dimensions of the conflict – based on the belief that sustainable peace depends on engaging with everyone affected by the decisions made by the people at the peace table. Its gender-conscious approach includes constructive change initiatives that go beyond the resolution of conflicts, reaffirming the importance of women’s participation and involvement at all levels of the peace and security agenda and the development of local solutions to global  problems.


Under this initiative, the Carter Center currently supports programs in the U.S., the Middle East, and Africa. Program Associate’s scope of work will include but is not limited to support to the current design and implementation of The Carter Center’s Africa activities. The Program Associate acts as an integral member of the team to which they are assigned. The Program Associate will help plan, implement, and conduct follow-up, including reporting and evaluation, all events related to the projects to which they have been assigned, including, but not limited to, workshops, conferences, and field visits. Monitors ongoing events in the region, keeping abreast of foreign  overnments' policies and the ongoing peace building processes. Facilitates coordination with other parts of The Carter Center. Assists in drafting project related proposals, reports, memoranda, and public information. Helps drafts and monitor budgets, consultant agreements, and  procurement. Supports operations including overseeing logistical planning for events, as well as for interns and volunteers. This position will report to the Associate Director, Conflict Resolution Program.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

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:

  • Ability to juggle numerous demands under tight deadlines while keeping a level head and a positive attitude.
  • Highly advanced intercultural and interpersonal skills are key to this position's success.
  • Strong ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, computer skills, and teamwork are a must.
  • French language an experience working on or in Africa is preferred, but not mandatory.

 

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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To ensure the safety of our campus community, all unvaccinated faculty and staff are currently required to get a weekly screening test for COVID-19.

 

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