Program Associate | Center for Vaccine Equity (CVE)
Job Number : 64177
Job Types : Regular Full-Time
Division : Affiliated Organizations
Department : Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: : Not Applicable
Job Categories : Business Operations
Location : Name : Task Force for Global Health
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location : US-GA-Decatur
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The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its eight programs focus on building durable public health systems that serve all people. Focus are-as include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force received the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize-the world’s largest award of its kind-in recognition of its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering.
CENTER FOR VACCINE EQUITY (CVE)/COALITION BACKGROUND: The Center for Vaccine Equity (CVE) works to assure all people have equal access to life-saving vaccines by expanding availability, supporting vaccine impact studies, and building delivery systems that facilitate access in developing countries. CVE also serves as Secretariat for a number of global health partnerships that advance this mission. COVID-19 is a serious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus, currently the cause of the ongoing pandemic. COVID-19 is potentially vaccine preventable, and several vaccines are in late stage of development. Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Program Coordinator will together with two additional Coordinators, provide technical and administrative support to a team of fourteen (14) members comprised of technical and project management staff.
The primary duty of the Program Associate for the Center for Vaccine Equity (CVE) 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.
Provide technical and administrative support to Project
Managers and technical staff to coordinate programmatic activities and achieve programmatic objectives.
Assist in the development and maintenance of online platforms and databases.
Assist with proofreading and editing program documents, reports, presentations, and correspondence.
Conduct online searches and gather accurate information for ad hoc requests.
Manage information and required documentation related to expense and financial reporting through processing and archiving.
Provide preliminary review of expense reports. Organize conference calls, in-person and virtual meetings.
Manage all logistics associated with meetings such as participant travel, facilities/venue management, coordination of technical requirements, and other functions as needed
Liaise with TFGH information technology staff to address related issues experienced by project staff.
health systems strengthening
neglected tropical diseases
With minimal supervision, establish work priorities based on knowledge of program needs; meet associated deadlines.
Act as liaison to partner organizations with a high level of diplomacy and tact.
Extensive interaction with domestic and international partners.
Participate in the resolution of operational issues.
Performs other responsibilities as required.
TRAVEL: <10% MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program AND Two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Work requires an excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written. Proficiency in MS Office programs and social network programs. Background in biological sciences. Public health experience. Previous experience interacting with international organizations The Task Force hires staff through the Emory University Human Resources office. Want to learn more about The Task Force for Global Health, visit our TFGH Video Gallery Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred. cYzWBIE-of3h3
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