Part-Time Program Manager (TX #1718-93) | American Lung Association

Part-Time Program Manager (TX #1718-93)

City: Dallas

State: Texas

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Part-Time Program Manager to join our incredible team in the Southwest Region. Working as a member of the Programs 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 provide technical assistance, expertise and resources to public housing agencies (PHAs) and other low-income housing providers to assist with the plan and implement the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's new smoke-free public housing rule in Texas.  This position will also be responsible for referring public housing residents to cessation services and lung cancer screening programs and provide cessation programs to residents that are ready to make a quit attempt. Grant funding for this position is expected to end June 30, 2019

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop relationships with public housing agencies (PHAs) and other low-income multi-unit housing providers and assess their needs regarding implementation and enforcement of HUD's new smokefree housing policy.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to PHAs and other low-income multi-unit housing providers as they plan, implement and enforce their new smokefree housing policy.
  • Help identify and train PHA residents, building services coordinators or other PHA personnel to serve as Cessation Navigators, who will conduct brief tobacco interventions and refer residents to cessation services within individual PHAs on a peer-to-peer level.
  • Facilitate delivery of smoking cessation services including the Freedom From Smoking program to low-income housing residents.
  • Disseminate lung cancer educational materials and support the Cessation Navigators as they encourage residents at high risk to get screened for lung cancer.
  • Assist with evaluation activities for the project as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in community health education, health education or related field.
  • Two to three years of related work experience, preferably in a health or public health organization. 
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Experience in health education program delivery (previous employment, internship, volunteer work, etc.).
  • Knowledge of tobacco control programs and/or policies preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Required to travel for meetings and conferences as required by the grant.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs. when assisting with local events.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and work with multiple partners simultaneously.
  • Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required.  Must have a valid Driver’s license.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • 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:

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
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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