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HJF is seeking a Program Coordinator, APRRP to support the Center for Global Health Engagement (CGHE) located at in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CGHE. This position requires US Citizenship.
Established by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), the Center for Global Health Engagement (CGHE) works to lead, integrate and synchronize the University’s contributions to Department of Defense (DoD) global health engagement and national security objectives by providing a hub for GHE thought leadership and knowledge, strategic communications and outreach, operational support, research, and capability integration of education, training and planning.
The Program Coordinator will work in collaboration with a Federal Lead and Program Manager in support of the African Peacekeeping Rapid Response Partnership (APRRP) which is designed to strengthen the capacity of African troop-contributing countries (TCC) to rapidly respond to emerging crises in Africa. Effectively responding to emerging crises before they threaten regional stability requires sustainable, rapid response peacekeeping capabilities in Africa. APRRP seeks to build the key military enablers: transportation, engineering, logistics, communications, and medical capabilities, to establish, operate, and sustain bases of operations in a deployed environment. CGHE will serve as the primary implementing partner for training related to the development of medical capabilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Physical Capabilities: Requires occasional but often lengthy travel by land, air, or water, and the ability to lift and carry moderate to heavy weight objects (luggage, training materials etc. 50-75 lbs.).
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Works under the direct supervision of the APRRP Medical Program Manager and receives appropriate programmatic and technical guidance from the Principal Investigator. Work is evaluated in accordance with Henry M. Jackson Foundation Policy including, but not limited to, results achieved towards established goals and requirements, effectiveness, timeliness, application of sound business practices, and efficient use of resources.
Work Environment: Office environment with international travel required. Program execution occasionally requires work in the early mornings, evenings, and on weekends.
Background: US Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold Department of Defense issued Secret Clearance.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.