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Program Associate | Temporary, Full-time | The Carter Center

Job Number
97209
Job Type
Temporary 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
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Atlanta
Location : Name
Briarcliff Campus

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Description

This is a Temporary, Full-time position to assists the Human Rights Program at The Carter Center. These positions will support Human Rights House (HRH), Extractive Industries Governance (EIG), and/or Citizen Observation (CO) projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

 

  • This position will be full-time with the option for hybrid work.
  • Schedule to be determined in coordination with the supervisor.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Project management.
    • Provides support to projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on behalf of the Carter Center’s Human Rights and Democracy Programs, including
      • Developing workplans
      • Monitoring and reporting on project progress
      • Drafting project reports and memos
  • Financial management
    • Drafts budgets in collaboration with program staff in Atlanta and DRC
    • Monitors project expenditures
    • Reviews ledgers and forecasts
    • Assists with financial reports
    • Coordinates processing of contracts and invoices
  • Donor proposals and reporting
    • Contributes to the drafting of strategic project documents including:
      • Concept notes
      • Proposals
      • Monitoring and evaluation plans
      • Coordinates the development and submission of required donor reports
  • Records management
    • Assists in tracking and compiling project documentation
    • Organizing files
    • Implementing information management systems
  • Research
    • Conducts research on political/electoral developments, Human rights and extractive industries governance issues.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

General 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.

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.

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