Coordinator, Tobacco Control & Lung Health (MO #1718-116) | American Lung Association

Coordinator, Tobacco Control & Lung Health (MO #1718-116)

City: Clayton

State: Missouri

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for aCoordinator, Tobacco Control & Lung Health to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest Region.  Working as a member of the 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 the successful completion of assigned/required activities for the MFH grant, tobacco control programs, Lung Force Expo, and other lung health programs.  This is a grant-funded position.


  • Coordinate, implement and evaluate tobacco and lung health programs including but not limited to Missouri Foundation for Health Smokefree Families-Healthier Babies grant, Freedom From Smoking, and LUNG FORCE Expo throughout Missouri
  • Work with other mission staff to coordinate and facilitate efforts, local coalitions and networks, and other program partners
  • Develop and effectively utilize timelines and work plans to ensure completion of program deliverables
  • Adhere to ALA's administrative and recordkeeping guidelines to support accurate reporting of grant or project deliverables and activities
  • Contribute to quarterly progress reports and monthly reporting of program activities
  • Organize and facilitate meetings for MFH grant partners, attend conferences and trainings as assigned
  • Implement and support in local outreach strategies for marketing programs and services
  • Develop relationships with local grant partners
  • Provide technical assistance and support to local grant partners as they plan and implement smoking cessation outreach to their constituents
  • Facilitate delivery of smoking cessation services including the Freedom From Smoking® program to low income residents and other individuals served by our local partners
  • Identify partnership and sponsorship opportunities with other organizations, agencies, and/or individuals
  • Utilize written and online technological tools for programmatic use including power point presentations, surveys and evaluation instruments
  • Utilize online databases for program recordkeeping and promotion
  • Participate on ALA-UM Region and MO Mission teams
  • Assist with development events and tasks as needed
  • Perform duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years of experience in public health or related field
  • Experience in health education program delivery (previous employment, internship, volunteer work, etc.)
  • Experience in the implementation and evaluation of programs
  • Ability to take initiative, think strategically, and work both independently and as a team member
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent customer service skills; ability to clearly articulate the mission and vision of the ALA
  • Experience in planning, promoting and executing trainings and workshops
  • Strong project management and implementation skills to execute specific program deliverables
  • Strategic in developing/maintaining relationships with medical professionals, public health community, and members of the public
  • Computer proficiency; knowledge using Microsoft Office and Customer Management software helpful
  • Familiarity with Greater St. Louis community preferred
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required; must have a valid driver's license
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (event supplies)
  • 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

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