September 12,2018

Children Without Worms is Hiring a Temporary Senior Program Associate

Job Class Code:  ETS317                                                EEO Code: Professional Non-Faculty    

Status:  Non-exempt                                                         Revision Date:  August 2018      


Reports to: Deputy Director - CWW

Direct Reports: N/A


*This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek.

**Full-time, temporary position: Four-month engagement.     



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 change 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 fundraising 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.


BACKGROUND: 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 areas 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.


CWW BACKGROUND: Children Without Worms (CWW) is an international non-governmental public health program of the Task Force for Global Health (TFGH). CWW supports global efforts to control soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH). In April 2014, CWW and partners launched the STH Coalition, a partnership which has grown to over 60 organizations. The STH Coalition seeks to intensify global STH control efforts.



The  Senior Program Associate (temp) provides technical and operational support to CWW. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


STH Coalition

  1. Directly manage approved STH Coalition initiatives through the project cycle including working with partners and vendors in the design, planning, implementation, and monitoring of activities.
  2. Identify, define, collect and analyze data for, and report on metrics measuring the effectiveness of STH Coalition products and activities.
  3. Maintain a customer-oriented focus to identify and meet STH Coalition needs, in-line with CWW strategic objectives.
  4. Draft key STH Coalition documents and reports.
  5. Oversee STH Coalition communications (e.g. email account) with partners and potential partners.


  1. Manages CWW’s social media platforms (e.g. Twitter). Creates and posts new content on a regular basis and builds CWW’s audience on these platforms.

CWW Operations

  1. Help ensure adherence to established finance, operational, administrative standard operating procedures.
  2. Under the supervision of the CWW Deputy Director, manage CWW contracts including tracking, drafting, and monitoring requested and current contracts.
  3. Ensure the accurate, timely processing and coding of outstanding invoices and credit card charges.
  4. With the assigned CWW accountant, conduct monthly financial reporting detailing the spending of each CWW grant.
  5. Strictly maintain the confidentiality of all financial and contractual information.
  6. Provide regular solution-oriented recommendations to the Deputy Director and Director CWW to address programmatic challenges or gaps.
  7. Regularly liaise with relevant CWW colleagues to share information and coordinate activities.
  8. Conduct other duties as assigned by the CWW Director or Deputy Director.
  9. Participate fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by Task Force management.

TRAVEL: 10% – 15% domestic and international travel


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.


  • Master’s degree in public health, public administration, or related field.
  • At least three years of experience in partnerships or coalitions.
  • At least two years of professional public health experience.
  • Proficiency in English, French, or Spanish.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, manage projects, and work independently.


All qualified candidates must apply through the Emory University career website

Requisition # 25435

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