The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Manager, Tobacco Control and Lung Health to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest Region. Working as a member of the Mission Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.
In this role, you will be responsible for implementing mission activities in lung health with a focus on Illinois Tobacco Quitline special projects and tuberculosis education and training grant. This position is grant-funded.
grant projects, such as: outreach to current and new health care referral partners; provide training /in-services to new and potential referral partners; and develop educational webinars for referral partners on targeted topics (Ask, Advise, Refer). IL TB Education Program: Provide and/or support the Illinois Department of Public Health Tuberculosis (TB) Program with a variety of training opportunities to maintain and improve the capacity of the local TB control workforce to control TB in the State of Illinois including: planning, updating, conducting, presenting and evaluating the TB 101 Training Course; assessing the need for converting the TB 101 course to Online; supporting the 3 day TB Intensive Training; supporting the Regional TB Meetings (Central, Northern and Southern); supporting the TB Coalitions meetings; distributing the TB Elimination Plan; developing training curricula and products for Targeted Educational and Training activities; supporting World TB Day activities; assist with the provision of directly observed therapy and deploying resources to local programs to remove barriers to TB treatment; assist in the preparation of educational materials for TB-related activities for IDPH partners; manage the annual membership of ICOT and oversite of the ICOT annual conference. Other responsibilities: Develop and effectively manage timelines and plans to ensure completion of program deliverables. Facilitate and organize meetings, conferences and trainings as assigned. Coordinate marketing programs and services. Develop written and online technological tools for programmatic use including PowerPoint presentations, surveys and evaluation instruments. Represent ALA on local coalitions and committees. Adhere to ALA’s administrative and recordkeeping guidelines to support accurate reporting of grant deliverables and activities. Other mission work as assigned. Participate on ALA Mission teams.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree and 2-3 years of experience in public health or related field. Experience in coalition building and community health development. Excellent communication skills (written and oral). Excellent customer service skills; ability to clearly articulate the mission and vision of the ALA. Strong project management skills in order to research, develop, and execute specific program deliverables. Strategic in developing/maintaining relationships with medical professionals, public health community, and members of the public. Computer literate; knowledge using Microsoft programs helpful. Hold valid driver's license and be able/willing to attend meetings as requested. (Travel/mileage reimbursed according to ALA policy). Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed. Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (supplies). Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.
Additional Salary Information: The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to elimina...te tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: www.Lung.org.