Emory

Project Coordinator (Spanish-Speaking) | TEPHINET

Job Number
85140
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Affiliated Organizations
Department
Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Decatur
Location : Name
Task Force for Global Health

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Description

The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its programs focus on building durable public health systems that serve all people. Focus areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force received the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize–the world's largest award of its kind–in recognition of its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering.

 

TEPHINET Background:

 

The principal mission of TEPHINET is to strengthen international pub-lic health capacity through initiating, supporting, and networking of field-based training programs that enhance competencies in applied epidemiology and public health practice. In addition to this mission, TEPHINET provides administrative and management support to many international pub-lic health projects, some of which are related to the field epidemiology training programs.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Manages a project.
  • Coordinates the strategic planning process and monitors progress toward achieving project goals.
  • Assists in developing, administering and monitoring project related budgets.
  • Coordinates logistical arrangements for related conferences, conventions or meetings.
  • May assist in identifying funding resources and in developing funding strategies and initiatives.
  • Develops and generates various operational and statistical reports.
  • Represents and promotes the project at various speaking engagements.
  • May write grants, reports, briefings, newsletters, promotional or other written material related to the project.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Provides programmatic assistance in tracking the budget, activities, and timelines for several projects at a time.
  • Recruits key consultants for projects and drafts project contracts.
  • Supports project contracts lifecycle by monitoring and reporting on consultant and project progress, and processing invoices.
  • Coordinates meetings with project partners/stakeholders.
  • Manages mini grant awards to overseas residents.
  • May manage project(s) independently.
  • May support procurement of supplies for project(s).

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related project management experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

 

 

Knowledge Management:

 

  • Collects and reports on data from projects and programs to contribute to newsletter articles, papers and presentations.
  • Collects or develops concept papers and assists in the creation and submission of grant applications.
  • Coordinates the updating of relevant content on TEPHINET project and related web pages and shared project files.

 

Conference Support:

  • Provides support to the Project Coordinator, Conferences as needed for management of the abstracting cycle and selection of moderators/judges/reviewers for presentations at TEPHINET regional and global conferences
  • May collaborate with the Events Manager to support activities during TEPHINET’s regional and global conferences

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or related.
  • Experience with donor funded projects, preferably with international NGOs and, project management support.
  • Proficiency in Spanish, both written and spoken.
  • Proficient in Excel, Google Forms, Smartsheet.

 

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 remote work status with notice to employee.

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