Manager, Health Promotions
Job Number: DC #2122-119
The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Manager, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Mid-Atlantic region. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education 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 and implementing evidence-based initiatives to ensure the delivery of comprehensive asthma and chronic lung obstructive disease programming in Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland metro areas with a focus on Howard County, MD. Collaborate with key stakeholders and/or subcontractors contributing to initiative deliverables. Complete assignments/deliverables to ensure project is implemented as outlined in the workplan. This position is grant-funded.
- Fulfill deliverables by establishing and managing assigned work plan projects that address the needs of the high-risk population utilizing evidence-based programs.
- Manage, update, and build out existing evidence-based programs.
- Identify and recruit partners and organizations, including existing Better Breathers Club facilitator(s), to collaborate with on asthma and COPD programming in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas with a focus on Howard County, Maryland.
- Collaborate and train partners to conduct home assessments for patients with asthma and COPD
- Identify and recruit patients with asthma and COPD to participate in home assessments and remediation to improve indoor home environment and disease management outcomes.
- Recruit health and school personnel to be trained as facilitators for evidence-based programs including, Asthma Educator Institutes, COPD Educator Course, Open Airways for Schools, Kickin’ Asthma, and Breathe Well, Live Well.
- Provide direct technical assistance to facilitators to recruit participants and implement programs.
- Identify and recruit primary care clinics to participate in asthma and COPD quality improvement (QI) program and collaborate with American Lung Association QI team to host the Interpretation of Spirometry Course.
- Ensure program quality, performance and effectiveness including the oversight of all performance measures/ data collection activities and reporting requirements.
- Present program outcomes and disseminate surveillance/ evaluation findings at statewide and national meetings as needed.
- Collaborate with other key staff members, partners, and organizations.
- Serve on ALA’s regional and national workgroups and committees as requested.
- Develop and submit timely reports as required by the association and funding sources, including but not limited to weekly updates in the American Lung Association’s database, grant reports and program metrics reports.
- Represent the association as a member of community, civic and/or health coalitions and organizations related to the Lung Association’s mission.
- Build, maintain and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth in service territory, including the Association’s signature programs where applicable.
- Select and participate in local, state, and national seminars and courses designed to increase skills and knowledge related to job requirements.
- Participate in and support all area events and perform other responsibilities as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
- Five years of experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
- Prior experience in public health, community relations, public policy, and/or advocacy
- Experience in the management, implementation and evaluation of grants and programs.
- Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.
- Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
- Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative.
- Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet applications.
- Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required.
- Must have a valid Driver’s license and own reliable transportation.
- Required to travel periodically for meetings and conferences.
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
- Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. Also, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless approved for medical or religious exemption
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include the job title and the job number in the subject of the 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
For more details about this role please reach out to [email protected].