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Senior Program Director, Global Health Initiative (GHI)
Incumbent will work in close collaboration with GHI Leadership Team to support the development and implementation of assigned activities and deliverables associated with the multi-campus Global Health Initiative at Georgetown University. Incumbent will serve as a thought partner to leadership in developing and implementing strategy and approach for the GHI and provide guidance to support leadership in developing strong working relationships with faculty and staff in a team-oriented fashion to further strengthen GHI goals, outcomes and targets. Duties include but are not limited to:
Provides guidance to support leadership in developing strong working relationships with faculty and staff in a team-oriented fashion to further strengthen GHI goals, outcomes and targets.
Works to further develop and support strong networking and collaborative developments with all stakeholders including a broad range of campus leadership engaged in global health at the University, across all campuses, schools and departments.
Manages teams of colleagues from different organizational units across Georgetown who will be responsible for implementing key activities of GHI (including staff from the Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement whose time is dedicated to GHI).
Supports the expansion and diversification of the GHI initiative with internal and external stakeholders in consultation with leadership.
Identifies and recommends additional relationships with leadership, internal and external stakeholders, partners as well as with potential donors and funding agencies, to include support in negotiations when appropriate.
Aids in coordinating design, planning and execution of key elements of GHI's programming, such as 1) supporting the coordination and implementation of activities with internal and external partners and stakeholders, 2) writing, producing and updating content on the GHI website on a regular basis, 3) organizing the application, selection, and activities of GHI Fellows for each semester and 4) planning and overseeing student-focused activities, including an open house, career events, and other activities.
Providing leadership in the development of internal (e.g., faculty forums and lunches, student open house) and external GHI events (e.g., outside speakers, dinners).
Work with Office of the President in convening and supporting regular meetings of the GHI Faculty Committee.
Participate and advise in securing additional funding in support of GHI to include proposal review and development in response to identified opportunities for growth of the GHI to include but not be limited to cultivating and leveraging strategic donor relationships and promoting the GHI's ability to meet existing donor and stakeholder requirements.
Masters degree with 4 to 6 years of related experience or Bachelor's degree with 6 to 8 years of related experience
Demonstrated interest in and on the field of study related to global health, particularly in academic and not-for- profit setting, such as global health development, public health, etc. with an authentic connection to global health planning and passion for developing and expanding programmatic work in this area
The ability to professionally and effectively represent the University and leadership, with strong interpersonal and relationship abilities, intercultural knowledge and appreciation, and strategic partnership building skills
Experience engaging with professionals and faculty of varying backgrounds and organizations across a variety of disciplines and approaches (public, private, nonprofit); strong political acumen and influencing skills for working with varying experience and skillsets to include academic faculty and staff, associated academic and business leadership, and government officials
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluency in English is required, and fluency with other portfolio-specific languages is helpful, along with the confidence to engage with aforementioned individuals across a range of disciplines and industries
Exceptional project management and operational skills, with the ability to skillfully use software to produce outputs and track outcomes (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and to deliver projects to deadlines independently and proactively
Ability to effectively collaborate with and across teams, seeking and providing constructive feedback
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