Director of Operations/Senior Associate Program Director

JScreen, Emory University
Job Location
Atlanta, GA 30341
Job Description

Do you want to KNOW you are making a difference?  We are looking for a positive, energetic Director of Operations (Senior Associate Program Director) to oversee and manage operations for the dynamic JScreen ( program.

Responsibilities include:

Supervising operations team, including administrative personnel, genetic counselors and an IT specialist; overseeing coordination of onsite genetic screening events; overseeing program budget and reporting; managing relationships with testing laboratories; serving as point of contact with legal team; writing grants and funding proposals; supporting program leadership with strategic planning and program evaluation; representing JScreen at external meetings and conferences.


Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program and seven years of professional experience related to the program and previous supervisory and program/project management experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

The ideal candidate is someone with a Master’s degree with significant experience in hiring, managing and inspiring teams, particularly in healthcare-related fields. Background in genetics and experience working with the Jewish community are helpful. The job requires a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, flexibility, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and writing ability.

How to Apply

Email Karen Arnovitz Grinzaid at

About Our Organization

JScreen ( is a national public health initiative focused on improving access to genetic screening and preventing Jewish and other genetic diseases.  Our number one mission is saving lives.  The program is based in the School of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

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