Program Specialist, Tobacco Control (PA #1718-63) | American Lung Association

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Program Specialist, Tobacco Control (PA #1718-63)

City: Williamsport

State: Pennsylvania

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Program Specialist, Tobacco Control to join our incredible team in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Working as a member Program / 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 providing health education and outreach to community stakeholders and members of the public in the North Central Region of Pennsylvania.  This is a grant-funded position.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain community partnerships; assist in coalition development and training; ensure goals and objectives as designated in the grant are achieved.
  • Provide training, facilitate and manage cessation classes for adults and youth; provide trainings on the Pennsylvania Free Quitline; provide technical assistance to worksites and multiunit housing facilities going smokefree; assist with Clean Indoor Air checks in North Central Health Districts; conduct targeted outreach to individuals living in the North Central Region of Pennsylvania; and other duties as assigned.
  • For all programs, ensure required paperwork, reporting, and mapping is completed and submitted as per grant requirements. 
  • Assume responsibility for mobilizing grant projects (trainings, presentations, education health fairs, etc.) and serve as the liaison for these activities. Fulfill the obligations of the grant scope of work.
  • Assist with ordering, mailing, meeting and conference logistics and preparations, and take meeting minutes.
  • Provide support for annual report, awards, grants and other activities assigned. Support grant writing efforts.
  • Support Development, Advocacy and Research initiatives of the Association.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in health education, public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral. Exceptional organizational and administrative skills.
  • Broad based experience in publicity, fundraising and grant management.
  • 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.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and respond to inquiries in a timely manner is essential.
  • Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Required to travel for meetings and conferences as required by the grant.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs. when assisting with local events.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required.  Must have a valid Driver’s license.
    • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please send or e-mail letter of application and resume with salary requirements to (include job title 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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