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Job Number
92841
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

“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 and 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.” 

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provides administrative and logistical support for projects, initiatives, and programs within an NGO environment.
  • Assists assigned managers and team members by maintaining calendars, receiving and composing communications as correspondence, and replies to inquiries.
  • Handles preparations, scheduling, logistics, and other various requirements for domestic and international travel.
  • Drafts contracts, budgets, and donor reports with direction from manager.
  • Processes financial documents including contracts, expense reports, invoices, etc.
  • Writes routine reports and correspondence, and assists with the development of project/program materials.
  • Organizes meetings and events.
  • Works with and maintains data management and filing for projects/program.
  • Serves as an administrator of work product with other programs/departments, i.e. finance, program development, public information, etc.
  • Liaises and communicates with project consultants and field office staff, providing logistical and administrative support, as directed.
  • Conducts research and provides support to one or more staff members in regards to project and programmatic efforts.
  • May supervise work study students and volunteers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent AND five years of administrative experience, OR a bachelor's degree.
  • Proficiency with various personal computer software applications.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Program Assistant is an administrative position and preference will be given to applicants with previous experience as an administrative assistant to senior level personnel.
  • Applicant must be fluent in written and spoken English, and preference may be given to applicants with fluency in a foreign language, particularly French.
  • Strong written and communication skills and facility with computers and various software applications and tools, such as SharePoint, Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks, and financial spreadsheets.
  • Applicants should have a proven ability to communicate well orally and in writing, function independently and proactively in a team setting, work in a fast-paced environment, work effectively with diverse groups of people, and be detailed-oriented.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally is required.
  • This position is Atlanta-based.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

 

Job Number
91894
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

 

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 Associate Director Working under the overall supervision of the director, the associate director will manage one or more projects within the Rule of Law Program, including design and implementation, budgeting, strategic direction, fundraising, and public relations. Tasks include project and grant development, budget planning, visits to country offices, project/initiative promotion, report production, networking and liaising with internal and external partners. Assist the director in defining and evaluating the program's overall mission and strategy, supervise staff, interns and consultants as assigned by director. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Directs the planning, development, and operations of a program.
  • Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies.
  • Plans, executes, and monitors program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with interests in the program.
  • May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.
  • Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations.
  • Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of key program messages, production of print and electronic materials, and reputation management.
  • Represents the program in various national and international fora, and actively engages with representatives from other NGO's for purposes of conducting research and designing new initiatives.
  • May supervise program staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated and six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-graduate degree in related fields.
  • Five (5) years of experience in citizen engagement, civic tech, public participation, democratic governance, anti-corruption, and/or accountability.
  • Country-level experience with bilateral/multilateral donor-funded projects is essential.
  • Applicant should have strong written and communication skills, be detail-oriented, well-organized, and self-starting.
  • A positive attitude and an excellent sense of humor are essential.
  • Familiarity with NGOs and project-based fundraising, prior international work experience, and proficiency in additional languages is a plus.
  • Ability to travel internationally is required.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91893
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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:

 

Serving as the deputy to the Director, the Senior Associate Director supervises the implementation of the Rule of Law Program's country programming portfolio. The Senior Associate Director's primary responsibilities include: all aspects of international project management (design, implementation, and evaluation), fundraising, budget and grant management, staff supervision, and liaising with both Carter Center program and department personnel and external stakeholders. The Senior Associate Director supports the Program Director in setting overall strategy and assures that projects align with the program and Carter Center mission. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assumes a senior role in the planning, development, and implementation of various aspects of a complex global program.
  • Serves as a liaison and key spokesperson to various committees and organizations.
  • Leads policy formulation, strategy development, and management of daily operations.
  • Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies to design, implement and/or evaluate program-related projects and strategies that effectively address the public needs associated with the program.
  • Conducts research, designs new initiatives, and writes publishable articles and papers.
  • May write grant proposals, and prepare/present associated reports to funding organizations and to clients.
  • May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.
  • May oversee the annual budget and other financial aspects of the program.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in a field related to the program and seven years of professional experience related to the program and previous supervisory and program/project management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Juris doctor degree preferred.
  • Ten years of professional experience, with a minimum of three years of equivalent senior management experience in a donor-funded project in a field environment.
  • Proven expertise as a thought leader in the field of rule of law, institutional strengthening, people-centered justice, or open, democratic governance is required.
  • Previous international experience as a senior manager in a donor-funded grants making project is required.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Candidates should be detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to independently manage multiple projects.
  • Previous experience leading multi-country teams in complex environments using politically aware and adaptive approaches is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of NGOs and project-based fundraising, experience with multiple bilateral and multilateral donors, prior living/working experience abroad, and a high level of proficiency using tools that enable productive teams in hybrid/online environment is preferred.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91878
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Senior Program Associate designs, implements, and coordinates the Mental Health Program U.S.-focused Public Policy operations and activities, to include public policy development, policy analysis, issue research, coalition building and  grassroots advocacy. They oversee initiatives to advance public policy change in the U.S., the State of Georgia and other states/regions in areas including mental health access and equity, school based behavioral health programs, and early intervention/prevention. They collaborate across programs within the Mental Health Program and other Carter Center  programs, when applicable, while leveraging external partnerships. This position will report to the Associate Director for Public Policy. The position is based in Atlanta.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities.
  • Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
  • Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program.
  • May plan, administer or monitor the program's budget, financial management, and/or grants.
  • Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams.
  • May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals.
  • Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations.
  • Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy and other relevant programs preferred.
  • A preferred  candidate would have public policy development, policy analysis, issue research, coalition building and/or grassroots  advocacy experience as well as project management experience; exemplary communication and relationship  management skills; exceptional attention to detail in the pursuit of high-performing execution, ability to work independently and with a team; and education, experience and/or training in current mental health-related topics.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91818
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Senior Associate Director of Journalism Fellowship Programs for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism (RCJF) is a skilled news leader, editor, and mentor of the program, which seeks to develop a diverse cohort of better-informed journalists who can more effectively report on mental health and substance use across evolving and emerging platforms. Leads strategic planning, equitable recruitment and training, training curriculum design, development strategy, partnerships, and management of the fellowships under the Mental Health Program (MHP). Serves as a liaison and key U.S. and international spokesperson on media and behavioral health reporting, and works in collaboration with other organizations and departments. Oversees execution of the fellowships' communication strategy, monitoring and evaluation, budgeting, and other projects. The position will report to the Director, Mental Health Program. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists in the development of all aspects of MHP's initiatives in media and behavioral health.
  • The position would be responsible for developing short- and long-term program goals and objectives by analyzing departmental strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and constraints and making recommendations to the Director, including design and articulation of the vision moving forward.
  • Plans, administers, and monitors relevant program budgets, including operations, and personnel, by reviewing prior budget expenses, regularly reviewing year-to-date expenses, investigating variances, and taking corrective action to control expenses at approved levels.
  • Participates in the development of opportunities for project funding, develops and writes grant proposals and reports in collaboration with development, assists development and the Director in maintaining relationships with funders, and serves as liaison to the Development Office and other Carter Center programs.
  • Designs and implements project activities in support of program missions and provides leadership on selected projects related to the Journalism Fellowship Program and media and behavioral health (e.g., training workshops, international program development and sustainability of current country fellowship programs). Able to represent the Program in negotiations with domestic and international governmental and nongovernmental agencies.
  • Represents the Mental Health Program and/or program Director with both internal and external clients, including visits of dignitaries, other organizations, donors, and guests.
  • Networks and promotes collaboration with other Carter Center programs and operations.
  • Collaborates across MHP initiatives.
  • Represents the Program, Director, and/or Mrs. Carter at external formal or ceremonial events both domestically and abroad.
  • Represents MHP on advisory boards and domestic and global groups where relevant to ensure Carter Center leadership in behavioral health and media and Mrs. Carter's over 50 years of effort continues to propel the field forward.
  • Writes and presents speeches as a representative of the Mental Health Program/Carter Center at meetings, conferences, and forums.
  • Drafts and clears speeches and talking points for key principals when content is related to media and behavioral health.
  • Provides supervision of all activities related to media and behavioral health.
  • Manages the Senior Program Associate - Journalism Fellowship Program, the Program Associate that supports both RCJF and Public Policy activities, contractors, and the work on the RCJF.
  • Makes recommendations to the Director related to departmental hiring and performance management when associated with media and behavioral health.
  • Oversees and reviews the writing and editing of briefings, publicity materials and specialized reports, and drafts confidential correspondence and responds to written inquiries.
  • Writes professionally on content related to media and behavioral health and contributes to national and/or international reports and materials including media guides, reporting recommendations, etc.
  • Initiates and oversees the coordination of workshops, professional meetings, summits, symposia, and forums.
  • Provides guidance and ensures compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
  • May recommend and develop efficient procedures for the implementation of program activities.
  • Maintains professional growth and development of self and program staff by identifying educational/training programs, professional organizations, activities, and resources to maintain knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge expertise.
  • Performs related responsibilities as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in a field related to the program, and seven years of professional experience in journalism, previous supervisory and program/project management experience, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • Experience with domestic or international mental health or media program development and implementation is preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with domestic or international mental health or media program development and implementation.
  • A track record of managing teams and inspiring, energizing and mentoring journalists; experience managing a fellowship or internship program a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience writing and editing.
  • Collaborative with the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Empathy and open-mindedness, and the ability to seek creative solutions that help fellows from a wide range of experiences and backgrounds thrive.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91682
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

“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.

 

FORMAL 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.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91681
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

 

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 Associate Director assists the Director, Conflict Resolution Program in designing, implementing, and evaluating the program's mission  and strategy primarily but not limited to sub-Saharan Africa. The associate director position provides a unique opportunity to help set strategy for The Carter Center's conflict resolution programming in the areas of intervention. The associate director will also play an integral role in program design, management, and evaluation, using the unique moral and convening authority of the Center to address select  conflicts in the region. Tasks include project development, implementation, and management; grant development; budget planning;  program promotion; report production; networking and negotiating. Incumbent provides staff support and/or leadership in short-term trips to countries of potential programmatic interest. Incumbent may supervise staff, interns, and volunteers. Due to the travel locations,  Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Directs the planning, development, and operations of a program.
  • Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies.
  • Plans, executes, and monitors program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with interests in the program.
  • May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.
  • Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations.
  • Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of key program messages, production of print and electronic materials, and reputation management.
  • Represents the program in various national and international fora, and actively engages with representatives from other NGO's for purposes of conducting research and designing new initiatives.
  • May supervise program staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated and six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-graduate degree in conflict resolution, international relations, area studies, international law, or related fields.
  • Five years of  experience in international conflict resolution, preferably in Africa, including negotiation, mediation, facilitation, and program design.
  • Incumbent should be detail oriented and well organized, assertively following and bringing activities to closure.
  • A high level of  personal energy and positive attitude are essential.
  • Strong writing and communication skills and competence with personal computer applications are musts.
  • Familiarity with NGOs and project-based fundraising is advantageous.
  • Foreign language skills are  preferable, in particular French and/or Arabic.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91676
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Clerical & Administrative
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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:

 

Executive Assistant is responsible for providing the necessary support to the Vice President, and two Senior Associate Directors of Overseas Operations by maintaining a computerized calendar, composing correspondence, handling logistics of meetings, conferences and special projects and researching information for reports and presentations.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provides administrative support to the highest level of administration within the organization, primarily consisting of board-approved or reviewed executives and central senior academic and administrative deans reporting to the Provost or Dean of the School of Medicine.
  • Examples are limited to a Dean of a College or School, Vice President, President or Chief Executive Officer of an affiliate, etc.
  • Handles meeting and conference logistics; prepares and monitors budgets and project proposals; researches and compiles information for reports and presentations, including chart and graph preparation; manages office preparations.
  • Maintains calendar for one or several executives and ensures appropriate preparation for daily activities; may coordinate domestic or foreign travel arrangements.
  • Reviews incoming correspondences to executive and forwards appropriately or, based on a knowledge of recipient's views, may respond for them.
  • Leads meetings addressing specific operational issues and develops recommendations and action plans towards their resolution.
  • Assists in the administration and interpretation of policies and procedures for the organization and department.
  • May supervise and schedule clerical and secretarial staff, initiates paperwork for employee transactions, and assists in investigating and resolving employee issues or concerns.
  • May act as a spokesperson for departmental inquiries.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications or a related field and three years of office administration or senior secretarial experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • Previous experience with various personal computer software applications.
  • Positions in this classification may require the ability to type or keyboard 60 accurate words per minute.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Non-profit experience.
  • French and/or Spanish language skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Teams, SharePoint, PowerPoint) preferred.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91415
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Associate Director, Digital Marketing is responsible for developing and implementing the digital marketing efforts for The Carter Center's Development Department. Executes comprehensive strategic digital marketing plans, and develops and creates digital campaigns and other digital marketing materials in support of fundraising goals. Adheres to policy relating to fundraising initiatives, collaborates with key stakeholders and manages vendors to achieve goals. Routes concepts, copy, and layout for stakeholder approval. Stays abreast of pertinent laws and latest trends in marketing, video, social media, and digital strategies. Responsible for reporting on growth in email subscriptions and online revenue.

 

FROMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Develops and executes annual calendar of digital communications with the primary goal of raising unrestricted funds.
  • Makes strategic recommendations for donor prospecting and development programs and provides statistical analysis to support recommendations.
  • Maintains thorough working knowledge of donor audiences and digital platforms.
  • Analyzes and identifies potential strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to reaching objectives.
  • Supervises vendors related to digital campaigns and online constituent relationship management.
  • Coordinates projects with development services, donor services, and direct mail in Development as well as the website management team in Communications.
  • Also supports digital communications needs for mid-level giving, major gifts, and planned gifts.
  • Ensures that all digital fundraising communications meet Carter Center style and graphic identity standards and serve to enhance donor relations.
  • Responsible for processes to ensure data integrity in the online constituent relationship management system.
  • Assists CDO with annual budgeting.
  • Responsible for processing invoices and keeping within budget for all digital activities.
  • Reports on growth in email subscriptions and online donations for The Carter Center overall and per campaign.
  • Ensures compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates efficient office procedures in support of department activities.
  • Maintains professional growth and development of self by identifying educational/training programs, professional organizations, activities and resources to maintain knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge expertise.
  • Performs related responsibilities as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree and three years of professional experience in marketing automation, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Content Management Systems, Email Service Provider systems, CSS and HTML programming for website forms and email development, SEO, SEM, and social media campaigns.
  • Proficiency with editing graphics in Photoshop.
  • Excellent written skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including donor database administration, web utilities, and all major desktop applications.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint and Convio Luminate Online preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Content Management Systems, Email Service Provider systems, CSS and HTML programming for website forms and email development, SEO, SEM, and social media campaigns.
  • Proficiency with editing graphics in Photoshop.
  • Excellent written skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including donor database administration, web utilities, and all major desktop applications.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint and Convio Luminate Online preferred.
  • Must be deadline-oriented, detail-oriented, as well as a team player and problem solver.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

 

Job Number
91367
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Clerical & Administrative
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Administrative Assistant serves as the day-to-day organizer, expediter, and coordinator of letters, memos and documents that require review and handling or approval by the CEO. Maintains calendar and reviews all correspondence. Coordinates and schedules travel and travel itineraries as well as arranges schedules and coordinates meetings for the CEO. This position will report to the CEO.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provides administrative support for one of the following (or a combination): general management, a research environment or a specific program.
  • Ensures office activities comply with Emory policies and procedures.
  • Responds to incoming telephone calls.
  • Maintains calendars and prioritizes meeting requests for management.
  • Reviews incoming correspondence and identifies items of special interest to management; handles routine correspondence and prepares appropriate responses.
  • May complete forms, grant applications, and/or correspondence associated with programs.
  • Prepares charts and graphs for reports and presentations.
  • Creates and edits scientific, programmatic or other reports associated with department's primary business.
  • Schedules meetings and handles logistics for meetings and special events.
  • Prepares materials for meetings and special events.
  • Initiates, processes, and maintains records and invoices.
  • Keeps management apprised of account status, identifies cost-effective solutions and may authorize expenditures.
  • May monitor or maintain budgets and grants, assist with budget development, and prepare related expense reports and reimbursements.
  • Plans and coordinates travel arrangements.
  • Maintains databases and spreadsheets; may also analyze data and design/generate associated reports.
  • Establishes and organizes filing systems.
  • Oversees ordering and maintenance of office supplies.
  • May supervise or direct the work of support staff and/or students.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent and five years of clerical or secretarial experience, or a bachelor's degree.
  • Proficiency with various personal computer software applications.
  • Positions in this classification may require keyboarding skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five years of administrative experience. Must be detail oriented and have strong writing and grammar skills. Proficiency in all MS Office products. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and must exhibit a cordial demeanor and be capable of day to day organization and follow-up. Must possess good judgement skills.
  • Position is located at The Carter Center headquarters in Atlanta. Typical daily schedule is from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm with one-hour for meal period. Additional evening work time may be required. Position is eligible for a Flexible Work Arrangement.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91352
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Manager, Data & Analytics will be responsible for the data and analytics platforms at The Carter Center. This person will oversee the build out of these platforms as well as share the strategy for them moving forward. They will supervisor other data professionals or contractors in IT and provide data consulting to all programs and departments at The Carter Center.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Serves as product owner for data collection and analysis tools at The Carter Center.
  • Remains up-to-date on new data features of Azure as they become available and advises management on how and when to implement them.
  • Continuously reviews, analyzes, monitors, and improves the data environment and is responsible for managing the budget and costs associated with it.
  • Implements common sector data models (Common Data Model) where it is feasible.
  • Identifies other tools that fit gaps in our environment and implements them.
  • Ensures the security of the platform.
  • Provides or coordinates data support, training, and guidance to staff in Atlanta and field offices.
  • Responsible for ongoing development of data literacy among staff.
  • Prepares documentation and diagrams of the environment to ensure records of work are maintained.
  • Responsible for supervision of data interns and staff.
  • Ensures compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
  • Works as member of Data Governance Working Committee to create and roll out new data-related policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates with MEL to ensure best practices with data in research design.
  • Coordinates efficient procedures in support of department activities.
  • Maintains professional growth and development of self and staff by identifying educational/training programs, professional organizations, activities, and resources to maintain knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge expertise.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or related field and five years of technical applications or IT experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • An understanding of Microsoft Data ecosystem, specifically DataBricks, Data Factory, etc.
  • Strong understanding of a variety of SQL databases is required.
  • Demonstrated competency with PowerBI and ArcGIS and experience with R or Python is required.
  • Experience with managing projects is required.
  • Experience with non-relational databases is a plus.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of a variety of SQL databases is required.
  • Demonstrated competency with PowerBI and ArcGIS and experience with R or Python is required.
  • Experience with managing projects is required.
  • Experience with non-relational databases a plus.

 

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

 

 

Job Number
91249
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Advancement & Fundraising
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Senior Associate Director reports to the Chief Development Officer, Peace Programs, and is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for marketing new and existing programs of The Carter Center. Working with the Chief Development Officer, Programs Development, Chief Development Officer, Peace Programs, and other development staff, the Senior Associate Director manages fund raising for a portfolio of domestic and international projects, which require funding primarily from foundations, corporations, governments (foreign and U.S.), and multilateral organizations, as well as individuals. The Senior Associate Director writes and ensures the submission of timely and compelling proposals and complex narrative and financial reports, working with staff across the Center. The Senior Associate Director interacts with donors, making and responding to inquiries. Domestic and international travel is required. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Coordinates, directs, and implements strategies for identifying, cultivating, and successfully soliciting individuals for gifts between $25K - 100K and $100K to $1M to support a department, school, or unit.
  • Solicits gifts in support of the school/unit.
  • Manages a portfolio of prospects through an active schedule of solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship calls to donors and new prospects.
  • Builds relationships with current and prospective donors, alumni, and volunteers to support programs and priorities.
  • May partner with faculty to align priorities of the school/unit with donor goals/interests.
  • May work with central advancement offices to monitor status of the qualification, cultivation, and stewardship of prospects to build a pipeline toward major gifts.
  • May write or assist others in writing communication materials directed at donors.
  • Maintains information on selected donors and prospects including contact reports in CRM system.
  • Communicates in ways that are donor-centric, while furthering the mission of Emory.
  • Travels to meet with donors as needed.
  • May supervise staff.
  • May manage a program or initiative budget.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree and four years of experience in higher education, development, fundraising, healthcare, or equivalent experience in a non-profit institution.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Significant experience in fundraising for international programs is desired.
  • Experience working with private foundations, USAID, FCDO, and other international development agencies, and donors headquartered in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East is preferred.
  • Proficiency in a second language, particularly Spanish, French, or Arabic, would be beneficial.
  • Significant experience in grant writing, grants management, and donor relations.
  • Requires the ability to draft complex proposals and narrative reports.
  • Must have a solid understanding of program budget development and financial reporting, as well as experience collaborating with program and finance staff.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, and able to work collaboratively as well as independently with minimum supervision.
  • Must have the ability to develop consensus among diverse constituents.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required, as is the ability to learn Raiser's Edge.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91243
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Revenue Cycle & Managed Care
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Program Financial Analyst for Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic Filariasis is responsible for all the accounting, grant analysis, donor reporting, and financial analysis for these three health programs of The Carter Center. As a member of the Finance Team for The Carter Center’s global health programs, the Program Financial Analyst for Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic Filariasis performs a key role in the monthly financial reporting and analysis process, grant management, and the annual budget process providing analytical support to the Associate Director of Finance, Health and the Manager, Grants. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Analyzes historical accounting data and other information to make projections which will aid management in short- and long-range financial planning.
  • Coordinates action necessary to correct account balances and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.
  • Assists in year-end audits and in ensuring the accuracy of accounting data.
  • Analyzes financial statements and prepares and analyzes financial reports to represent current and projected financial status.
  • Projects future trends and prepares long-range operational forecasts and cash flow analysis.
  • May assist in preparing, developing and monitoring budgets.
  • May perform indirect cost analysis.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business management, finance or a related field and two years of financial analysis or accounting experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional certifications encouraged.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in accounting and/or auditing for not-for-profit organizations.
  • Experience with Federal funding requirements required.
  • Experience with computerized general ledger systems is necessary (Microsoft Dynamics and QuickBooks preferred).
  • Knowledge of and experience with desktop software required.
  • Working knowledge of Spanish is preferred.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91235
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Revenue Cycle & Managed Care
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Financial Analyst is responsible for the coordination, review and analysis of financial data and other information for multiple assigned programs. The position assists in ensuring the accuracy of accounting data, and the accuracy and timeliness of grant reporting. Major functional responsibilities include expense processing, grant management, financial reporting, budgeting, auditing, compliance, cash management and procurement.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Analyzes historical accounting data and other information to make projections which will aid management in short- and long-range financial planning.
  • Coordinates action necessary to correct account balances and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.
  • Assists in year-end audits and in ensuring the accuracy of accounting data.
  • Analyzes financial statements and prepares and analyzes financial reports to represent current and projected financial status.
  • Projects future trends and prepares long-range operational forecasts and cash flow analysis.
  • May assist in preparing, developing and monitoring budgets.
  • May perform indirect cost analysis.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business management, finance or a related field and two years of financial analysis or accounting experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ideal candidate will at least 5+ years of related financial experience.
  • Experience with computerized general ledger systems is required (MS Dynamics and Quickbooks are preferred).
  • Experience with international business transactions is preferred.
  • Experience in the functional areas of finance and accounting, including payments and accounts payable, processing, general ledger, cash management, auditing, budgeting, and financial analysis, is required.
  • Working knowledge of US Government regulations, in particular USAID, is important.
  • Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is preferred.
  • Professional certifications are encouraged.
  • Candidate must have analytical ability, demonstrated ability and experience making sound financial judgements and decisions.
  • Must be able to manage tasks with little supervision and must be able to work well in a team environment in support of the programs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
91020
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Senior Program Associate will support one or more major projects within the Democracy Program, including the day-to-day planning, design and implementation of multi-faceted initiatives. Backstop international field offices and programmatic activities. Designs training materials and work-plans, overseeing day-to-day project implementation of field-based observation activities and CSO capacity building programs in Africa and the Middle East/North Africa region. Supports budget management, development of proposals, technical and donor reports, fundraising, and public relations. Liaises with both Carter Center staff and external clients, as required. May conduct applied research, manage program publications, supervise staff and interns, and other project(s) responsibilities as assigned. The Senior Program Associate will report to the Associate Director of the Democracy Program. Due to travel requirement, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities.
  • Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
  • Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program.
  • May plan, administer or monitor the program's budget, financial management, and/or grants.
  • Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams. May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals.
  • Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations.
  • Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-graduate degree and minimum of four years of program-related experience in international relations, democratic development, elections, human rights, law, gender and/or good governance.
  • Strong writing and communication skills, familiarity with NGOs and project-based fundraising, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management, including supervision and relationship building.
  • Experience in election observation, civil society technical support, survey research or other field-based research methods required.
  • Prior experience in citizen observation, CSO capacity building, data analysis, monitoring and evaluation, and budgeting and budget management is highly preferred.
  • Microsoft Excel skills are required.
  • Experience living or working abroad in Africa or the Middle East/North Africa region, and French or Arabic proficiency are a plus.
  • A high level of personal energy, positive attitude, sense of humor and ability to work in a team setting are essential.
  • This position is Atlanta-based and will require domestic and/or international travel.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
90196
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Advancement & Fundraising
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

 

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 Chief Development Officer for Competitive Bids, Programs Development, provides overall leadership and management of The Carter Center’s newly established Competitive Bids Unit (CBU) in the Development Department. This position is responsible for leading the organization’s efforts to acquire financial resources through competitive solicitations, uniquely from the US Government. The CBU provides direct support to and builds the capacity of The Carter Center’s program teams at headquarters and in overseas offices to strengthen and maintain relationships with US Government staff and submit a minimum of $200 million in proposals annually to grow to $400 million annually in five years, with at least a 20% win rate by year 3 and a 35% win rate by Year 5, in order to generate new funding for The Carter Center’s Health and Peace Programs. The Chief Development Officer is the face of The Carter Center’s new USG business development effort and is directly responsible for identifying and pursuing new USG funding opportunities while also ensuring appropriate systems and processes are instituted to support those efforts. Reporting to the head of the Programs Development department, the CDO CBU directs The Carter Center’s USG resource development goal-setting process and is responsible for monitoring, tracking and reporting opportunities and providing regular updates and revenue figures to members of the Center’s senior leadership team.

 

The Chief Development Officer works in close collaboration with other members of the Development Unit, Finance, Operations, and Program teams, and overseas leadership and staff. The CDO supervises two Senior Associate Directors and one Administrative Assistant, manages an annual budget for proposal development costs and is a collegial, team player who fosters an environment of respect, integrity, diversity, and commitment to excellence. This position requires travel, and based on expectations of travel to certain locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The CDO is responsible for ensuring that the flow of funds from USG, including but not limited to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of State, Department of Labor, Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is maintained and increases to an optimal level, based on The Carter Center’s strategic goals and priorities.
  • Works with the head of the Programs Development department to develop the vision for expanded USG funding and implement the CBU’s strategy.
  • Researches and identifies USG agency prospects and recommends realistic strategies for solicitations.
  • Assumes responsibility for achieving specific goals and objectives of selected programs and projects.
  • Collaborates with Carter Center Health and Peace Programs to develop new initiatives, ascertain funding needs, explore and solicit funding sources, and identify areas to build greater capacity in the Health and Peace Programs.
  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge of programs and, with the head of the Programs Development department devises appropriate fundraising strategies, implements and tracks the success of these strategies, and prepares alternative approaches as necessary to meet fundraising goals.
  • Drafts bid proposals in support of the Center’s Heath and Peace Programs.
  • Gathers up-to-date information on prospective negotiated and non-negotiated bids in collaboration with direct reports (CBU Sr. Associate Directors of Development for Peace and Health).
  • Manages all phases of the proposal development process, starting with proposal assignment to contract award.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision-making regarding proposal development, handling of classified or confidential information, and working with team members throughout the Center.
  • Analyzes and interprets bids and provides guidance to team members regarding deliverable requirements during pre-award phase.
  • Develops and manages proposal outline throughout the proposal development process and manages proposal schedule, to include milestones and deadlines for writing, editing, pricing, review, and submission.
  • Determines the appearance, format, style, and standards of the proposal during the proposal planning phase.
  • Develops proposal narrative based on interviews with subject matter experts, contract staff, and/or boilerplate documents.
  • Maintains bid information and actions in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Leads and directs cross-functional proposal bid teams, consisting of internal staff from across The Carter Center and external partners/experts.
  • Designs and communicates any new business action plans to the bid teams, including individuals’ roles within the teams.
  • Facilitates a team approach for each proposal, establishing buy-in across other Carter Center units, and motivates team members to achieve success.
  • Establishes close working relationships with Finance and Program teams to build competitive and accurate narratives and budgets for winning bids.
  • Ensures CBU team collaboration with the Finance and Program staff to develop and assess budgets for bid proposals.
  • Performs appropriate post-proposal submission duties to close-out the proposal, including archiving of templates and past performance information.
  • In post-award phase, takes responsibility for the submission of accurate and timely narrative and financial reports, consistent with donor requirements, in collaboration with Program and Finance staff.
  • Stays abreast of donor requirements and requests and collects/organizes Center-wide and program-specific data to ensure compliance with donor requirements.
  • Communicates proposal development strategies, plans, and expectations to all proposal team members.
  • Performs detailed, comprehensive compliance analysis between RFP requirements and proposal narrative offerings, in collaboration with Compliance staff, and performs technical analysis of proposal narrative to ensure technical capacity presented is reasonable and competitive.
  • Leads regular internal strategy/status meetings with CBU and Program staff to track proposal progress, determine action items, and develop concepts for proposal content.
  • Oversees maintenance and internal dissemination of USG Funding Tracker.
  • Builds and maintains an active pipeline of bid opportunities in specific Federal Government agencies by leveraging existing relationships, cold calling, attending events, and working with current and prospective business partners.
  • Responsible for CBU staffing, including immediate recruitment and retention of Senior Associate Directors and administrative staff.
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate staff in accordance with clearly established performance goals and objectives.
  • Ensure team collaboration and effectiveness within the Development Department and broader Carter Center.
  • Responsible for CBU’s compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
  • Develops efficient procedures for the implementation of the CBU’s activities.
  • Maintains professional growth and development of self and CBU staff by identifying educational/training programs, professional organizations, activities and resources to maintain knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge expertise.
  • Performs related responsibilities as needed.
  • Develops a total development/fundraising concept including planning, implementing, and managing all fundraising activities for programs within various entities of the Carter Center.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in management, business administration, or a related field.
  • Ten years of development, fund raising or related experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ten years’ experience in international development and USG awards.
  • Direct supervision of a team for more than five years.
  • Direct responsibility for proposal development, program design and/or competitive bidding.
  • Significant experience with USAID and other USG agencies, and extensive senior-level contacts within the USG donor community required.
  • Experience in non-profit, non-governmental organizations.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Proposal strategy and design for global not for profit.

NOTE: This position has a preferred location of Atlanta, GA, but Washington, DC based candidates may be considered.

 

This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.* Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

 

* Washington, DC work arrangements to be determined based on programattic needs in consultation with direct supervisor. 

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Job Number
87278
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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:

Working under the supervision of the Director, Democracy Program, the Associate Director leads the planning,  development, and operations of program activities.  Collaborates with representatives from private, government,  and international agencies. Plans, executes, and monitors  program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with  interests in the program. May engage in fundraising initiatives  on behalf of the program. Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations.  Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of  key program messages, production of print and electronic  materials, and reputation management. Represents the  program in various national and international-fora, and actively engages with representatives from other NGO's for purposes of  conducting research and designing new initiatives. May supervise program staff. Performs other related duties as required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Directs the planning, development, and operations of a program.
  • Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies.
  • Plans, executes, and monitors program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with interests in the program.
  • May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.
  • Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations.
  • Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of key program messages, production of print and electronic materials, and reputation management.
  • Represents the program in various national and international fora, and actively engages with representatives from other NGO's for purposes of conducting research and designing new initiatives.
  • May supervise program staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated and six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in English.
  • Post-graduate degree in international studies, political science, public policy or related field, or JD.
  • Three years related program management experience, along with a demonstrated proficiency in developing and implementing activities and project management, including supervision, budget preparation and execution, and relationship building.
  • Strong writing and communication skills, familiarity with NGOs and project-based fundraising.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in at least one foreign language, preferably Spanish, or possibly French and/or Arabic.

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 The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
84093
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Advancement & Fundraising
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Associate Director of Finance Compliance is responsible for all Carter Center financial compliance matters, including policies and procedures, internal control design, testing and auditing, financial risk management, and training. The Associate Director must remain current on all U.S. government requirements and serve as the subject matter expert for the organization. Compliance work will cover both headquarters and field office financial activity. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required. This position reports to the Vice President, Finance.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Responsible for overseeing all financial policies and procedures at headquarters, coordinating updates on a routine basis, and drafting policies and procedures as needed, with a strong focus on financial policies and procedures related to U.S. government funding and procurement regulations and requirements.
  • Provides guidance to all field offices around local financial policies and procedures and provides oversight to ensure that local policies are in line with headquarters and with other considerations such as local legal requirements.
  • Reviews all agreements that carry financial compliance requirements, including donor agreements, subaward agreements to third party partners, and vendor contracts, among others.
  • Identifies and communicates compliance risks in agreements and coordinates response within Finance and other departments as needed.
  • Maintains up-to-date and advanced knowledge of U.S. Government regulations related to assistance (cooperative agreements and grants) and acquisition (contracts), including the Code of Federal Regulations as well as department-specific regulations and guidance within USAID, the U.S. State Department, and other agencies as needed.
  • Additionally, maintains knowledge around other bilateral and multilateral donor award requirements.
  • Participates in all organization-wide Risk Management reviews and assessments with a focus on all financial-related risks.
  • Coordinates response to identified financial risks, including developing or enhancing risk mitigation strategies at headquarters and in the field.
  • Responsible for the design and maintenance of all audit programs around internal control work.
  • Inclusive of both headquarters control testing as well as field office control testing.
  • Coordinates with financial management and other departments as needed to identify the appropriate audit performer (internal vs. external), the timing, and the nature of the work to be performed.
  • External work may include testing in support of the annual financial statement audit, grant or project-specific audits, and agreed-upon procedures related to fraud or other specific testing.
  • Internal work may include specific control-related testing at headquarters as well as broad-based and specific control testing at field offices.
  • Performs testing personally at headquarters and in the field as needed.
  • Analyzes and communicates findings both in specific terms and in the aggregate to financial management.
  • Coordinates and assists the Development department, as needed, with compliance issues related to specific funding agreements across the complete agreement lifespan from pre-award to post-award compliance.
  • Coordinates efforts with the Director - Finance & Controller and the Director - Program Finance, as well as with Development, Overseas Operations and programs as needed.
  • Represents Finance on compliance related matters routinely and as needed.
  • Designs, implements, and leads training programs around financial compliance processes and tools for the benefit of financial and non-financial staff and consultants.
  • Training will include audit design and performance as well as more basic financial controls and processes.
  • Maintains files of all compliance-related documents, including control testing and auditing as well as analysis and communication to management.
  • Maintains professional growth by participating in educational programs and professional organizations and activities to maintain knowledge of national and international trends and to promote leading edge performance and expertise.
  • Provides supervision and management of the financial compliance unit.
  • Ultimately responsible for all work product created and managed by this unit and the level of customer service provided to other areas at the Center.
  • Attends meetings representing the work team as needed.
  • Travels to Carter Center field offices on an as-needed basis.
  • Performs related responsibilities as needed.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field and five years of experience in financial compliance and financial management, including experience with U.S. government financial regulations, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of U.S. Government regulations, including government-wide and agency-specific regulations is necessary.
  • Experience with U.S. government, bilateral and multilateral funding agreements is strongly preferred.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to interpret, apply, and communicate complex regulations, provisions, policies, and procedures is necessary.
  • Experience with large, broad-based global accounting systems is preferred.
  • International work experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of French and/or Spanish is a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of work products is required.

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.

Job Number
83500
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Information Technology
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The_Carter_Center

 

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 Associate Director of IT Infrastructure and Security is responsible the IT infrastructure of The Carter Center, which includes on premise networking in Atlanta, Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure, and IT security. This person will directly supervises network and security engineers in Atlanta and provides design guidance and thought leadership on infrastructure and security issues for The Carter Center as a whole. This position requires a deep understanding of networks, security, telecommunications, databases, and storage systems. It also requires a deep understanding of the Azure cloud ecosystem. Other related technologies include SonicWall, Aruba, Meraki, and HP. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) may be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Plans, organizes, and oversees the information technology infrastructure and security for a global nonprofit.
  • Includes planning for and acquisition, installation, and maintenance of hardware and software systems required to meet the organization's information technology needs.
  • Oversees incident response activities, risk assessment and risk management activities and vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management activities.
  • Maintains awareness of the latest trends in infrastructure and security.
  • Provides guidance and assistance regarding information security matters such as the interpretation of information security policies and requirements or their applicability to particular situations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to discuss technical matters clearly and effectively with people who do not have a technical background.
  • Responsible for supervision of network engineers, cloud engineers and security engineers.
  • Drafts and reviews applicable policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Maintains professional growth and development of self and staff by identifying educational/training programs, professional organizations, activities, and resources to maintain knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge expertise.
  • Participates in relevant technical and NGO organizations.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • May require international travel.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field and seven years of technical applications or IT experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Networking and security certifications are a plus (e.g. SANS/GIAC, CISSP, CISA, CISM , CCNA, etc.).

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated ability in building and leading high performing, customer centric technology teams.
  • Solid track record of promoting engagement, collaboration, and coordination across multiple teams to successfully meet business needs and achieve priority projects.
  • Proven experience in improving operational efficiencies, service delivery capabilities, and information technology management capabilities.
  • Familiarity with CIS Controls security framework a plus.

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.

Job Number
80941
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Information Technology
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Data Scientist provides overall technical leadership and guidance to support the effective use of data across Health Programs  activities. He/she leads a Team of data analysts and data management staff to meet Health program’s needs. The Data Scientist provides  strategic direction and guidance to facilitate the collection, management, analysis and visualization of data; provides training for Health program staff on key concepts, methods, and technology tools; identifies opportunities for cross-programmatic learning and knowledge  sharing within Health and across the institute; establishes and maintains relationships with external partners and consultants to support project design and implementation; and liaises with IT and Health program staff to ensure projects are implemented in accordance with Carter Center policies and procedures and relevant laws and regulations.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Develops and guides implementation of data and digital strategies for programs.
  • Serves as lead data expert to facilitate knowledge sharing and the creation of a community of practices across program areas.
  • As needed, works directly with data scientists, engineers, programmers, and IT support to facilitate project implementation.
  • In partnership with IT, provides training and guidance to staff and consultants on data collection, data management, analysis and visualization strategies, tools and techniques. Employs excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to discuss technical matters clearly and effectively with people who do not have a technical background.
  • Provides technical leadership to facilitate design, implementation, and oversight of projects with consideration to sustainability, maintenance, and reproducibility of code, tools and models.
  • Provides leadership, guidance and statistical support to data analysts hired or contracted to implement and manage projects on an as-needed basis.
  • In coordination with program staff, may manage data analyst(s) and provide feedback on performance.
  • Coordinates with IT and Data Governance committees to facilitate development and management of data literacy materials and data governance policies and procedures.
  • Ensures program activities are designed and implemented in compliance with relevant data protection and privacy laws and ethical considerations.
  • Maintains professional growth and development of self and staff by identifying educational/training programs, professional organizations, activities, and resources to maintain knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge expertise.
  • Participates in relevant technical and NGO organizations.
  • Establishes and maintains strategic relationships with external partner organizations and consultants to support development and implementation of project activities.
  • International travel will be required.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge about global health programs, preferably Neglected Tropical Diseases and programmatic activities to control them and
    improve global mental health.
  • Proficiency in coding languages (e.g., R, Python, and TSQL/ postgrSQL).
  • Experience applying spatial statistical methods, image processing methods, and machine learning tools and techniques.
  • Experience with APIs, business intelligence, and data visualization tools (experience WebGIS, RShiny, and/or Microsoft Power BI highly preferred).
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud environment and services.
  • Familiarity with data protection and privacy, data ethics, and data governance issues.
  • Strong, demonstrated skills in writing and presentation of findings and analyses.
  • Experience working with large structured and unstructured datasets.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree in data science, statistics, analytics or related areas, and ten years of related experience, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • Prior experience serving as subject matter expert to provide the strategic direction for the programs approach to analyzing and managing its data.

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 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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