Manager, Lung Health Education (#1718-53) | American Lung Association

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Manager, Lung Health Education (#1718-53)

City: Nationwide

State: Nationwide USA

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Manager, Lung Health Education to join our incredible team. Working as a member of the Health 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 supporting the American Lung Association programs and services for people living in with chronic lung disease, including the signature program Better Breathers Club. This position is grant-funded.

Better Breathers Club Signature Program Implementation

  • Manage Better Breathers Club-related deliverables for the Three Lakes Partners-sponsored project Responding to the IPF Challenge, including:
    • Developing recruitment strategies and materials to welcome the IPF community into Clubs
    • Revising online facilitator training and implementation guide
    • Creating new facilitator training webinars and Club curriculum materials
  • Develop and maintain Better Breathers Club program resources
  • Collaborate with the Better Breathers Club Signature Program Work Group to provide training and technical assistance for nationwide staff on Best Practices for implementation
  • Manage national activities to ensure program sustainability, including facilitator and member communications and engagement opportunities
  • Serve as primary program point of contact, internally and externally, on matters related to Better Breathers Club metrics, data collection and record-keeping

Health Education and Communications

  • Serve as subject matter expert on the needs of people living with chronic lung disease related to health education and social support. Monitor the evidence base for effective interventions
  • Provide learning opportunities and technical assistance to nationwide staff and volunteers on health education and social support for chronic lung disease, especially COPD and pulmonary fibrosis
  • Assist with the development, testing and implementation of tools for ongoing tracking and evaluation of lung disease programs and constituent engagement strategies
  • Manage the review and oversight of relevant lung disease-related health education information in print, on the public website, and in communications and social media

 Relationship Management

  • Collaborate with leadership teams and staff nationwide on the development and implementation of partnerships and strategies in support of Lung Association lung health priorities
  • Serve on interdivisional teams as appropriate


  • Bachelor's degree in public health, science, education or related field, Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum three years' working experience in the field of public health, health education, health or social services.
  • Strong skills in program development, health education, and project management.
  • Experience with lung health, chronic disease management, especially COPD, and social and emotional health, preferred.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including writing for the web and new media. Organizational skills for handling details, setting project and administrative priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and follow through to completion on assigned projects and meet deadlines. Computer proficiency in MS Office, web-based and electronic communication essential.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.


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

Human Resources Department
American Lung Association

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


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