Part-Time Coordinator, Tobacco Control (IN #1718-106)
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Part-Time Coordinator, Tobacco Control 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 managing all aspects related to the development and implementation of tobacco education and cessation programs for multi-unit housing, including recruitment of facilitators and individual participants, as well as achieving participant goals, overseeing the budget, adhering to the grant timeline, event logistics, and coordination among multi-housing agencies, community organizations, facilitators, and participants. This position is grant-funded.
- Work with the Project Director to develop, implement and evaluate a public health education program that will focus on tobacco education and cessation for multi-unit housing communities.
- Assume responsibility for mobilizing grant projects (trainings, presentations, education health fairs, etc.) and serve as the liaison for these activities.
- Ensure Freedom from Smoking facilitators receive all materials needed for clinics and are updated within constituent tracking system.
- Assist in growing American Lung Association programs within assigned territory.
- Assist with tobacco policy and education issues.
- Provide support for annual report, awards, grants and other activities assigned.
- Assist with all community related programs.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's Degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
- Prior experience in public health, community relations, public policy, and/or advocacy.
- Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
- Minimum 1 year of experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
- Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Required in-state travel to provide technical assistance and to attend meetings and conferences as required by the grant.
- 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.
To apply please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include job title in subject of email):
Human Resources Department
American Lung Association
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