Program Coordinator

Maryland, United States
$19.62 – $26.99
27 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OF 
Starting Salary Range: [[$19.62 – $26.99]]
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: [[M-F, 8:30 am-5:00 pm]] 
Employee subgroup: Salaried Non-exmt 
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001140-Global Disease Epidemiology and Control 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

General Summary/Purpose

Alliance for a Healthier World

The Johns Hopkins University Alliance for a Healthier World is made up of JHU faculty, staff, students, and our partners from around the world and in Baltimore who bring a focused attention to complex and systemic health inequities to create change built on multidisciplinary collaboration and deep engagement. We focus on promoting equity and justice in gender, food and nutrition security, healthy environments and transformative technologies and institutions that serve disadvantaged people around the world. In order to accomplish this:

  • we convene a network of key stakeholders around health equity challenges
  • we facilitate meaningful and inclusive conversations and help build multiple-disciplinary teams
  • we distill key messages, insights and learnings relevant to global health equity challenges and  opportunities and effectively communicate them to target audiences 
  • we provide resources aimed at addressing global health inequities by connecting people and providing grant funding
  • we teach and model health equity perspective in our work
  • we support an enabling environment for equitable access to innovation, invention and knowledge generation
  • we seek out and form dynamic and mutually beneficial partnerships with individuals, communities and institutions in low and middle-income settings
  • we raise funds for use in support of AHW goals and activities

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Working in conjunction with the Alliance’s Executive Manager and Operations Manager the AHW Project Coordinator will provide key support across three AHW activities: The Global Health Equity Scholars program, grants management for the full grants portfolio and events planning and communication initiatives. In addition to these three core activities, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for administrative responsibilities that include scheduling and materials preparation for meetings and assisting with a global calendar of meetings and events. As a member of a small team working on ambitious goals, we seek a candidate who thrives in a fluid workplace, is nimble and resourceful. 

Specific duties & responsibilities:

Key Activities:

We anticipate the candidate will be engaged with, but not limited to, the following activities:

Global Health Equity Scholars--20%

  • Supporting curriculum development
  • Organizing monthly scholars sessions - room scheduling, GHES schedule coordination, speaker scheduling
  • Administering routine program evaluations
  • Supporting scholar recruitment and application processing

Grants Management (PG, IG, TAP)--50%

  • Manage grant submissions via Fluid Review, the online applications review portal used by the Alliance
  • Develop and disseminate reporting templates to grantees
  • Track reporting data in database
  • Analyze data and author reports
  • Convene review groups
  • In conjunction with Grants Manager, disseminate grant decisions
  • FAQs and support during grant application process
  • Liaise with grant awardees - link to finance admin, orientation to grants process
  • Monitor check ins - semi-annual/annual reporting
  • Support endline reporting and evaluation
  • Support Thematic Action Pilot grant working groups and providing communications link back to Alliance team

Administrative responsibilities--20%

  • Provide administrative and scheduling support,
  • Prepare and support logistics for steering group meetings
  • Prepare and support logistics for AHW Working and Thematic Group Committee meetings

Event Planning and Communication Support--10%

  • Assist with quarterly AHW event planning across JHU campus
  • Support communications tracking and reporting

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma plus 5 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Should have an interest in and working knowledge of health equity and social determinants of health.

We envision all candidates will respect the Alliance’s core values and culture:

  1. We will give voice to the poor and the many forms of disadvantage, and engage local and international partners in tackling health inequities
  2. We will place the concept of global health equity and social justice at the center of the research, education and service activities across the JHU community
  3. We believe in diversity and inclusion and the transformative power of connecting people, organizations and institutions in pursuit of a common goal

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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