Job Opportunities with Unite for Sight (rolling applications)

uniteforsightThe prolific Unite for Sight organization is hiring for several positions that would be perfect for seniors or alums. Check out the descriptions below and get started on your application now!

Program Manager (New Haven, Connecticut)

Applications for the Program Manager position are currently being accepted, and the selected candidate may begin employment between April and June 2014.

The Program Manager position provides an outstanding individual with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health programs.  The Program Manager works from our New Haven office that overlooks the Yale campus. The Program Manager helps to lead Unite For Sight’s four program divisions, while contributing creative and cutting-edge ideas to a leading global health organization. Ideal candidates exemplify a balance of superior writing, analytical, and communications skills paired with a demonstrated commitment to excellence.

Duties and responsibilities include: 

Qualifications and requirements include:

  • An understanding of best practices in global health
  • Minimum 2-year commitment, though longer commitments are preferable
  • 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 preferred

Benefits:

  • Growth potential within the organization after the first year
  • Beautiful top floor 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

Associate Director (New Haven, Connecticut)

Applications for the Associate Director position are currently being accepted, and the selected candidate may begin employment between April and June 2014.

The Associate Director position provides an outstanding individual with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health programs.  The Associate Director works from our New Haven office that overlooks the Yale campus. The Associate Director contributes their professional experience to lead Unite For Sight’s four program divisions, while contributing creative and cutting-edge ideas to a leading global health organization. Ideal candidates exemplify a balance of superior writing, analytical, and communications skills paired with a demonstrated commitment to excellence.

Duties and responsibilities include: 

Qualifications and requirements include:

  • An understanding of best practices in global health
  • Minimum 2-year commitment, though longer commitments are preferable
  • Bachelor’s degree required at start of employment, with a strong academic record in any major
  • 4+ years working full-time in a professional environment
  • 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 preferred

Benefits:

  • Growth potential within the organization after the first year
  • Beautiful top floor 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

Global Health World Fellow

Applications for the Global Health World Fellow position are currently being accepted, and the selected candidate may begin employment between May and July 2014.

The Global Health World Fellowship provides an outstanding individual with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health programs.  The Global Health World Fellow works from our New Haven office that overlooks the Yale campus. In this full-time paid job position, the Fellow works closely with Unite For Sight’s CEO and with Unite For Sight’s Executive Director on global health programming. The Global Health World Fellow opportunity is a 1-year position starting in Summer 2014, with the opportunity for continued growth in the organization as a Program Manager after the first year.

Duties and responsibilities include:

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

Benefits:

  • 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

“My Experiences as a Global Health World Fellow”

  • Sarah Conway, a Unite For Sight 2010-2011 Global Health World Fellow, wrote a short narrative about her fellowship experience.
  • Tara Bryant, a Unite For Sight 2009-2010 Global Health World Fellow, wrote a short narrative about her fellowship experience.

How to Apply

Unite For Sight accepts resumes on a rolling basis. Please submit a resume and cover letter to rturkel@uniteforsight.org, 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.

Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare. 

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