The Carter Center: Senior Associate Director, Journalism Fellowship Programs, Mental Health Program #91818

The Carter Center

Atlanta, Georgia

Date Posted May 03, 2022
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Other
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health. 

The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public and private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.


The Senior Associate Director of Journalism Fellowship Programs for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism (RCJF) is a skilled news leader, editor, and mentor of the program, which seeks to develop a diverse cohort of better-informed journalists who can more effectively report on mental health and substance use across evolving and emerging platforms. Leads strategic planning, equitable recruitment and training, training curriculum design, development strategy, partnerships, and management of the fellowships under the Mental Health Program (MHP). Serves as a liaison and key U.S. and international spokesperson on media and behavioral health reporting, and works in collaboration with other organizations and departments. Oversees execution of the fellowships' communication strategy, monitoring and evaluation, budgeting, and other projects. The position will report to the Director, Mental Health Program. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.




NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.