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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.
The Democracy Program works globally to support democratic elections and strengthen participatory democracy, consistent with human rights. The overarching objective is to enhance democratic governance and increase effective political participation for all, especially groups that have been historically disadvantaged or that face political, cultural, or socioeconomic barriers. This includes women, racial and ethnic minorities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, youth, elderly people, and other marginalized groups.
The Programs Management Specialist manages and implements the programs administration of operational, financial, and administrative support, policies and procedures, and program-wide system of project management tools to track budgets, grants, expenses, donor reporting, and other program information. Under the Direction of the Director, coordinates with the Office of the VP on the development of objectives, processes, and procedures to ensure effective implementation of program's goals and activities. Identifies and leads efforts to address specific operational issues. Develops and recommends options for addressing the issues, and under the direction of the Director, shares recommendations with the Office of the VP. Manages program record-keeping and information-sharing across the program. Serves as program liaison for internal departments (IT, Finance, OO, HR) and external organizations working with the program or seeking knowledge about the program. May plan, administer, or monitor the program's budget and/or grants, and conduct financial forecasting for the program. Conducts research and ensures that the preparation of operational, statistical, and financial reports are accurate and factual, and that all reports comply with regulations and institutional policies. Trains program staff on administrative procedures and represents the program on internal committees and working groups. Manages performance and team effectiveness of program’s administrative staff. Prioritizes work assignments and special projects as needed. May include occasional travel. Due to international travel requirement, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required. This position will report to the Program Director, Democracy Program.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.