Emory University Public Health Program Asc in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



817000:SPH: Global Health Institute

Job Description:


Under limited supervision, uses a basic knowledge of public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote new and creative strategies and solutions to address public health issues and challenges. Addresses public health issues by providing education, technical assistance, advocacy, public awareness, and research. Works with programs or studies designed to evaluate the prevalence or surveillance of public health issues and the effectiveness of targeted interventions. May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations,

web-based resources, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues. May work with clinical study sites on patient recruitment and data collection standards. Assists with data collection and data analysis. Contributes to proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings. May assist in designing, developing, and conducting targeted training initiatives. May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives. Performs related responsibilities as required.


• Exceptional software skills (i.e., PowerPoint, Excel, Tableau, SmartSheet)

• Strong academic performance

• Demonstrated leadership

• Work experience, including high impact internships preferably in global health

• Superior analytical and problem-solving skills

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

• Demonstrated success working in teams

• Creativity and high energy

• Commitment to personal and professional growth

• Respect for diversity

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter with their application through the Emory Careers website.


The Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance network, or CHAMPS, is a new global health surveillance network aimed at preventing childhood mortality in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia. CHAMPS will help speed and improve acquisition of data about how, where and why children are get-ting sick and dying. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed an initial 3-year commitment of more than $75 million for the initiative. CHAMPS is envisioned to be a 20-year program based initially at seven sites, but eventually could be expanded to as many as 15-20 sites. The Emory Global Health Institute (EGHI) serves as the lead partner in the new global network of surveillance sites.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position formally sits on the Operations team, and reports to the CHAMPS Senior Associate Director of Programs. The position works closely with the leaders of the Operations, Science, Informatics, Partnerships and Strategy teams, supporting a variety of program activities, including, but not limited to:

Internal Operations Management

• Serve as supporting resource for operations across five functional teams

• Conduct weekly check-ins with functional areas to update project management tools (e.g., SmartSheet)

• Coordinate status updates from each functional area team

• Consolidate status updates and revisions following iterative review prior to Executive Status Meeting

• Update Risks & Issues Log and BMGF Request Tracker following key meetings

• Develop internal guidance and policy documents to help guide internal operations

• Create visualizations as needed in appropriate format (e.g., financial projections, timelines, slides, etc.)

Country Team Project Management

• Serve as supporting resource for country management teams

• Support mortality surveillance implementation teams in development and management of site workplans and activity tracking

• Maintain awareness of country team operational and financial status

• Coordinate and facilitate country team meetings

• Assist in the development of country team management communication and reports

• Assist in the coordination of country team network meetings

• Record and consolidate notes and identify action items and takeaways from key meetings

• Identify issues that require escalation

Other Duties

• Participate fully as a member of the Emory Global Health Institute by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management

• Domestic and/or international travel may be required

• Other duties as assigned


A master's degree in public health, a master's of science degree in public health or health education, or a master's in development practice from an accredited school.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Public Health

Job Title:

Public Health Program Asc

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Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).