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Classified title: Program Specialist Role/Level/Range: ACRP / 03 / MC Starting Salary Range: $43,871 - $60,402; commensurate with experience Employee group: Full-Time Employee subgroup: Exempt Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Department Name: Population Family & Reproductive Health Personnel Area: School of Public Health General Summary/Purpose A global leader in family planning and reproductive health, the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health plays a key role in advancing evidence-based family planning policies, practice, and programs worldwide. The Institute features a dynamic, innovative working environment, with opportunities to work with leaders in research and advocacy, both established and emerging; to contribute at a high level to the organization's forward progress; and to contribute to sustainable, positive change for women and men, communities, and countries. Specific Duties/Responsibilities The Program Specialist will contribute to managing day-to-day programmatic elements of projects focusing on international family planning, reproductive health, and population dynamics for the Gates Institute. This position is a full-time position based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. For information about the Gates Institute, please visit The Program Specialist is responsible for backstopping programmatic activities of the Gates Institute and providing technical expertise. Major projects include 1) the International Conference on Family Planning, 2) the Demographic Dividend, 3) 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders, and related tasks. This position works closely with the Program Officers and Communications Officer. Specific duties include: Support programmatic work by providing input on Gates Institute strategies, project documents, communications, and work plans and budgets Provide short-term project coordination as needed Maintain shared documents and policies for the institute; update and oversee the accuracy of our SharePoint website Draft grant reports for project funders, PowerPoint presentations, technical correspondence, etc. Conduct literature reviews and secondary analysis of data Prepare technical briefs, provide technical expertise and editing Assist in updating Gates Institute websites and social media, creating and executing communications plans Draft and publish content for print and digital communications materials Assist in event planning and management; work closely with the Institute Administrator and staff of JHSPH and partner organizations to plan and execute events Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree required. Two years of related experience. Experience working in an academic, research, or NGO environment. Experience with event planning and management. Preferred Qualifications Preferably a master's degree in public health, international development, or a similar discipline. Knowledge of family planning/reproductive health strongly preferred. Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Superb communication (oral and writing) skills, tact, and sensitivity to a wide range of cultural environments across international settings required. Experience in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint, SharePoint, Dropbox, Drupal, Wordpress, major social media platforms, and analytics. Experience working in events, academic, research, or advocacy environment preferred. French fluency preferred. Any specific physical requirements for the job The position requires some international travel to assist with Gates Institute events, including FP Voices and the International Conference on Family Planning The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly. During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment. The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office. Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled. EEO is the LawLearn more: legal information Facility School of Public Health - East Baltimore Campus Personnel Area School of Public Health

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