CWW is Hiring!
Children Without Worms
Program Associate, SR
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 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.
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.
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 people at high-risk of infection.
The position will support technical initiatives and operational functions of CWW. Specific
responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
1) Under the direction of the CWW Epidemiologist, Director, or Deputy Director (as
assigned), conduct quantitative data analyses to selectively measure
performance of STH control efforts at global, regional and national levels.
2) Under the direction of the CWW Epidemiologist, Director, or Deputy Director (as
assigned), clean data and assist with data analyses based on CWW-developed,
surveys and studies.
3) Under the direction of the CWW Epidemiologist, Director, or Deputy Director (as
assigned), create maps, using GIS data, and conduct other requested geospatial
analyses based on the aforementioned studies and surveys.
4) Draft reports and PowerPoint presentations to succinctly and clearly
communicate to intended audiences the key results of aforementioned studies
5) Under the direction of the CWW Epidemiologist or Director (as assigned), help
conduct systematic literature reviews, on defined topics and study questions.
6) Assist creating and revising procedures for the use of electronic data collection
devices during CWW-developed, population-based program monitoring and
7) Assist in the implementation and training for CWW-supported program
8) Assist team leads with the review of national STH program monitoring needs and
help implement efforts to strengthen the capacity of the programs to effectively
manage and use program data.
9) Analyze publically available (e.g. World Health Organization) data to determine
the status of global STH control efforts. Draft reports based on the same.
10)Assist the Deputy Director to conduct detailed planning (e.g. annual planning) in
line with established strategic objectives so as to clearly identify priorities,
required resources, and processes.
11) Provide operational support to a project which will build sustainable
epidemiologic capacity within national STH control programs. Capacity building
will occur through trained epidemiologists.
12)Provide operational support to a project which will create, disseminate, and
support the implementation of a monitoring & evaluation framework for national
STH control programs.
13)Track key CWW program outputs for use in donor reporting; assist in reporting of
activities to donors.
14)Provide regular solution-oriented recommendations to the Deputy Director and
Director CWW to address programmatic challenges or gaps and new
15)Regularly liaise with relevant CWW colleagues to share information and
16)Conduct other duties as assigned by the CWW Deputy Director or Director.
17)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% international and domestic.
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.
- Master’s degree in public health or a related field.
- At least three years of progressive experience collecting and analyzing
- At least two years of experience in global health program implementation.
- At least two years of experience in providing operational support.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct geospatial analysis/mapping using ArcGIS.
- Proficiency using statistical analysis software (e.g. SAS, STATA, SPSS, Epi
- Strong written and verbal communications skills.
All qualified candidates must apply through the Emory University career website