Program Associate (New Haven, Connecticut)
Applications for the Program Associate position are currently being accepted.
The Program Associate position provides an outstanding individual with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health programs. The Program Associate works from our New Haven office that overlooks the Yale campus. In this full-time paid job position, the Program Associate works closely with Unite For Sight’s CEO and with Unite For Sight's Executive Director on global health programming. The Program Associate opportunity is a 1-year position starting in Winter 2020, with the opportunity for continued growth in the organization as a Program Manager after the first year.
Duties and responsibilities include
Be a team member of one of the world's leading innovative global health organizations
Help to manage Unite For Sight's Global Health Research division, including analyzing data from research studies pursued with Unite For Sight's partner clinics in Ghana, Honduras, and India.
Hands-on experience in contributing to Unite For Sight’s programs (Global Health Delivery Programs and Global Impact Corps, Global Health Societies, Global Health & Innovation Conference, and Global Health University)
Apply organizational and writing skills to the development and implementation of global health initiatives
Contribute to cutting-edge programs in development
Qualifications and requirements include
An understanding of best practices in global health
Minimum 1-year commitment
Bachelor's degree required at start of employment, with a strong academic record in any major
Excellent written and communication skills
Excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Passionate interest in global health
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Detail-oriented work style
Proficient in multitasking
Strong initiative and motivation
Strong skills in statistical analysis required
Growth potential within the organization after the first year
Beautiful office space in the heart of downtown New Haven
Six weeks paid vacation leave, including 15 paid company holidays per year and 15 paid personal vacation days
How to Apply
Unite For Sight accepts resumes on a rolling basis. Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com, referencing the position title in the subject line. The highest quality candidates will be invited to submit a transcript, two writing samples, and three letters of recommendation on Unite For Sight's online recommendation form. After review of all application materials, select candidates will be invited for a phone interview, followed by an in-person interview at our New Haven offices.
Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to reply to each applicant. All applications are considered for the position, and those selected for the next stage of the application process will be contacted by email.