Coordinator, Health Promotions (CHI #1819-20) | American Lung Association

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Coordinator, Health Promotions (CHI #1819-20)

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Coordinator, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest Region.  Working as a member HelpLine 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 recruiting, training, and maintaining Illinois Tobacco Quitline referral partners.  Coordinate the implementation of tobacco and nicotine-free policy systems change by establishing relationships with local businesses, community leaders, and community partnerships. This is a grant-funded position.


  • Promote the Illinois Tobacco Quitline (ITQL) in conjunction with all activities
  • Assist special projects for targeted populations for ITQL
  • Build and enhance community partnerships to achieve common goals
  • Establish relationships with local businesses and community leaders to work towards implementing tobacco and nicotine-free policy systems change
  • Implement policy and systems change regarding tobacco control grant activities
  • Assist with training and provide technical assistance to referral partners on tobacco cessation
  • Assist with provision of cessation services, community health education, and evaluation activities as they relate to all program objectives
  • Work with grant partners to determine strategies, implementation of program objectives
  • Participate in ITQL partner referral process for health care systems, clinics, and Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Provide in-services for referral partners in assigned territory
  • Serve on workgroups and committees as requested
  • Develop and effectively manage timelines and plans to ensure completion of assigned projects
  • Coordinate marketing programs and services
  • Develop and effectively manage timelines and plans to ensure completion of assigned projects
  • Coordinate marketing programs and services
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Minimum 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.
  • 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.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 


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:  [email protected]

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


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