Sr. Program Associate | International Trachoma Initiative (ITI)

Task Force for Global Health

About the organization

The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its eight programs focus on building robust public health systems that serve all people. Program areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force for Global Health was recognized for its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering with the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world's largest award of its kind. The Task Force is ranked among the largest nonprofits in the United States due to in-kind contributions of medicines and vaccines from major pharmaceutical companies valued at billions of dollars annually.


The Sr. Program Associate designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of the ITI program and its related activities, while managing work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.


Domestic and international travel required (15-25%)

Bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas
Four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Master’s degree in a field related to the program (e.g., MSc, MPH, MBA) is preferred but not required.
Experience in international programs
Experience in low income countries
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
Proficiency in one of the following languages preferred: Amharic, Arabic, French, Portuguese, or Spanish
Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following: ARC GIS; biostatistical methods (especially survey design and interpretation); business management
Experience in partner relations
High attention to detail and quality
Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

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.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Cover letter preferred

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