Coordinator, Tobacco Control (IA #1718-124) | American Lung Association

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Coordinator, Tobacco Control (IA #1718-124)

City: Urbandale

State: Iowa

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Coordinator, Tobacco Control to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest Region. Working as a member of the Health Education and 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 be responsible for successful completion of assigned/required goals and activities for the Community Partnership tobacco control grant funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Division of Tobacco Use Prevention & Control. This position is grant-funded.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work in a team setting to achieve required activities within the Community Partnership grant
  • Contribute to quarterly progress reports and monthly reporting of grant activities
  • 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
  • Communicate tobacco cessation programs resources, such as Quitline Iowa, with communities and businesses in our service area
  • Implement policy and systems change in regards to tobacco control grant activities
  • Explore opportunities to connect and enhance collaborations throughout the American Lung Association
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • One to two years of Health, Wellness or Tobacco prevention and control experience
  • Experience working with community groups
  • Experience with public speaking and use of media
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Knowledge of public advocacy and policy change
  • Computer literate; knowledge in Microsoft programs helpful
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs. (supplies)
  • Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative
  • 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
  • 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 please send cover letter, resume, and 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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