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Job Title: Program Assistant
Job Number:
Organization: CDC Foundation
Posted: 9/10/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification:
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Compensation:
Position Description: Overview The Program Assistant (PA) provides administrative, logistical, and tactical support for program implementation in the Non-Infectious Diseases portfolio. With minimal supervision, professional discretion, and independent judgment, the PA is responsible for the coordinated support directed toward achieving the CDC Foundation’s strategic and business objectives.

Qualifications: Qualifications and Necessary Skills 1. Bachelor’s degree required with emphasis on business administration or related field strongly preferred. 2. Minimum of 5 years of providing administrative, logistical, and tactical support to programs/projects in both the non-profit and governmental public health sectors required. 3. Experience with enterprise resource planning systems and software packages used to manage day-to-day business activities such as accounting, procurement, and project management required. 4. Knowledge and skills needed to be effective in managing the support of program/project, donor, and stakeholder environments in international or domestic contexts, including but not limited to nimbleness, resourcefulness, keen sense of when and how to escalate issues, and strong ability to acquire and apply new knowledge/skills. 5. Ability to make decisions that accomplish organizational, departmental and programmatic strategic objectives. 6. Strong skills in cross-cultural awareness, communication, and creative problem solving. 7. Strong written and verbal communication skills with particular experience preparing, writing, and editing complex documents such as detailed reports to stakeholders such as internal leadership; briefing documents for CDC, donors, and other stakeholders/partners. 8. Strong technical skills including word processing, spreadsheet, and database management. 9. Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills; collegial, energetic, and able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, donors, stakeholders, and partners. 10. Sound judgment and maturity, exemplified by consistent professionalism in dealing with individuals at all levels both internally and externally.

Duties and Responsibilities 1. Leads day-to-day administrative, logistical, and tactical support for the implementation of projects and programs. 2. Manages relationships with key stakeholders, principally programs department staff overseeing project and program implementation. 3. Serves as a cross-departmental liaison to CDC Foundation business functions including finance, human resources, legal, compliance, etc. to facilitate project and program implementation. 4. Identifies trends and communicate potential issues to promote continuous process improvement and the successful execution of projects and programs. 5. Leads planning and logistical support for meetings as well as domestic and international travel. 6. Leads purchasing and procurement efforts. 7. Supports field employee management activities of hiring managers. 8. Supports donor relationships through records management. 9. Represents the CDC Foundation at administrative, logistical, and tactical meetings with internal and external stakeholders. 10. Participates in and/or leads special projects and other duties as assigned. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

Organization Description: We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.

Relocation expenses are not included.

Closing Date: 12/10/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Human Resources,  Program Assistant
Contact Location:

Atlanta   GA  30308
United States
Contact Location:
 
  Atlanta   GA  30308
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: hr@cdcfoundation.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: Applicants must apply via CDC Foundation webpage

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