Manager, Health Promotions (NY #2021-58)

City: White Plains, Albany, New York City
State: NY

The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Manager, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Northeast Region. Working as a Health Promotion & Education Team member, 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 to Manage, implement, and evaluate lung health programs throughout New York State as well as manage the New York State Asthma Management in Schools’ Grant. wellness clients. This position is grant-funded.


  • Oversee implementation and manage all aspects of the New York State Department of Health Asthma Control Program funded contract for school-based asthma management programs statewide (Asthma Management in Schools grant).
  • Develop and monitor program budgets, work plan activities, and related contract administration
    requirements as part of the New York state deliverables-based contract. Track all expenses and submit invoices as required.
  • Ensure completion of the scope of work and deliverables:
    • School based asthma services infrastructure
    • Asthma Management Programs technical assistance and implementation support
    • Delivery of Asthma Self-Management Education Trainings and Programs throughout New York State, including training key partners to deliver asthma self-management programs to youth
  • Recruit, train and supervise other health education staff, contractors and volunteers; including health
    communications, sustainability efforts and partner/ subcontractor recruitment.
  • Lead, organize, and maintain accountability for ALA’s partnership (s) and subcontractor(s) contributions to initiative deliverables
  • Monitor and ensure program quality, performance and effectiveness including the oversight of all
    performance measures and data collection activities and reporting requirements.
  • Lead, manage and contribute to the program evaluation activities
  • Collaborate with other key staff members, partners, and organizations working to
    expand comprehensive asthma control services.
  • Present program outcomes and disseminate surveillance/ evaluation findings at statewide and national meetings as needed.
  • Ensure monthly staff expenses, receipts and invoices are correct. Work with finance to ensure voucher to the NYS Fiscal Department is correct. Manage annual budget to convey and justify budget revisions.
  • 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 (ALA) database, monthly management reports, grant reports and program metrics reports.
  • Represent the association as a member of community, civic and/or health coalitions and organizations related to the ALA’s mission.
  • Build, maintain and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth in service territory, including ALA signature programs where applicable.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field.
  • Five years of experience in public health, community relations, public policy, or related field.
  • Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C), Respiratory Therapist (RRT), Registered Nurse license (RN) or
    Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred; must obtain AE-C within one year of hire. 
  • Experience in coalition building, developing, and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
  • Experience in the management, implementation, and evaluation of programs.
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to multitask in fast paced environment.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and 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.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license.
  • May be required to travel statewide for providing technical assistance, meetings and conferences as required by assigned grants.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs.
  • 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, 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

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