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Manager, Health Promotions (AR #1920-123)

City: Little Rock

State: Arkansas

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Manager, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Southeast region. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education 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 area program goals, overseeing the implementation of grant deliverables, and assisting with raising funds through grants, underwriting and other sources to fund mission-based activities.  This is a grant-funded position.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the implementation of the Arkansas Tobacco Control Coalition grant and serves as the Community Engagement Coordinator. 
  • Manage day-to-day operations of community engagement activities.
  • Develop and implement COPD conference.
  • Coordinate and guide evidence-based tobacco control activities and interventions.
  • Recruit and retain coalition members and others as tobacco control advocates.
  • Educate and provide skill-building training for coalition members to interact with community partners, organizations and decision-makers.
  • Supervise staff funded by the Arkansas Tobacco Control Coalition to ensure all deliverables are met. 
  • Monitor and approve expenses.
  • Work with supervisor and finance to develop monthly invoices.
  • Manage American Lung Association programs outlined in the Arkansas Tobacco Control Coalition workplan. May include Freedom From Smoking, Better Breathers Clubs, Cessation Navigator Training, etc.
  • Promote American Lung Association and its programs and services within assigned territory.
  • Participate in and support all area events.
  • Serve on ALA’s regional and national workgroups and committees as requested.
  • Develop and submit timely reports as required by the association and funding sources, including but not limited to weekly updates in the American Lung Association’s database, weekly staff reports, grant reports and program metrics reports.
  • Represent the association as a member of community, civic and/or health coalitions and organizations related to the American Lung Association mission and the Arkansas Tobacco Control Coalition.
  • Build, maintain and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth across Arkansas, including American Lung Association signature programs where applicable.
  • Develop relationships with major media outlets in the area and serve as the resource for information related to program activities.
  • Select and participate in local, state and national seminars and courses designed to increase skills and knowledge related to job requirements.
  • Manage office operations.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field.
  • At least three years of experience in public health, community relations, public policy, or related field. 
  • Experience in coalition building, developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
  • Experience in the management, implementation and evaluation of programs.
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative.
  • Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required.  Must have a valid Driver’s license.
  • Required to travel statewide for providing technical assistance, meetings and conferences as required by assigned grants.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs. when assisting with local events.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):

Human Resources Department
American Lung Association
Email:  alahr@lung.org

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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