Manager, Clean Air (SPI #1718-46) | American Lung Association

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Manager, Clean Air (SPI #1718-46)

City: Springfield

State: Illinois

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Manager, Clean Air 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 work on outdoor and indoor air quality projects, as assigned, relating to the American Lung Association in Illinois' mission. This includes helping with project management, project deliverables, grant writing, budgeting, meeting timelines, written reports, and project evaluation. This position is grant-funded.


  • Support the implementation of Environmental Projects as assigned (objectives, reporting, budgeting, etc.); assist with setting goals and priorities, help evaluate outcomes and results.
  • Provide technical support in Environmental Projects relating to Outdoor Air/Indoor Air; interpret data of a scientific and technical nature.
  • Collaborate with the development of project concepts for submission as grant deliverables; assist with writing new proposals and grant applications.
  • Plan and participate in conferences, meetings, workshops, events, etc. relating to Environmental Projects.
  •  Assist in the development and administration of project budgets, and monitor expenses and report significant variances to ensure conformance with approved budgets.
  • Interact and coordinate with other Environmental Project/Coordinators/Associates; interpret and discuss research and scientific data.
  • Collaborate with outside partnerships, co-Directors, co- Managers, and subordinate staff in order to complete job objectives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies, Biology, Chemistry, related health science or engineering science.
  • Ability to read and write complex technical documents to help interpret data of a scientific and technical nature.
  • Radon Measurement and Mitigation License (Science and Technology) required, upon hiring.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to present oral discussions, speeches, press conferences, etc.
  • Demonstrated success in planning, hosting, and managing events.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, organize people, time, materials and to work independently.
  • Superb organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Computer literate.
  • Knowledge of websites, website design and GIS (helpful).
  • Knowledge of sustainability programs and general building science or green building standards.
  • Hold valid driver's license and be able to drive vehicles of varying sizes, including vans and smaller trucks, as well as attend events throughout Illinois.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends on an as needed basis.
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (supplies).
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.


To apply please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include job title 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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