The Center for Communication Programs is seeking a Program Officer (Deputy Project Director) who will provide technical, programmatic, and administrative assistance to one or more programs and center-wide initiatives in the areas of social and behavior change (SBC) and risk communication and community engagement (RCCE).
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The position will support both global activities as well as backstopping country activities in Nigeria, South Sudan and/or other locations to be determined.
The position will focus on health areas of global health security agenda, with a concentration initially on the COVID-19 response along with other emergency responses, as needed, (e.g.Ebola, Marburg, etc), and may also include malaria, nutrition, reproductive, maternal and child health or other areas to be determined.
The Program Officer serves as a project's consistent link between headquarters and other locations (domestically or internationally), and provides the day-to-day problem solving, technical input, writing and editing, and procurement processing programs require.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master's Degree (M.A., MHS, MPH) required.
Three years related experience required.
Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience in working on global health security, zoonotic diseases, epidemics of infectious disease, and/or other topics in global health is preferred.
Experience/expertise in social and behavior change, risk communication and community engagement, social mobilization and/or community health worker programs is preferred, as is experience backstopping international public health programs.
Experience with US government funded programs and international experience preferred.
Foreign language abilities preferred.
Classified Title: Deputy Project Director Working Title: Program Officer, Epidemic Response Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $53,020 - $72,935 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: JH at 111 Market Place Department name: Ctr for Communication Programs CCP Personnel area: School of Public Health
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