Manager, Health Promotions (NYC #2122-31)
City: New York
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 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 leading the design, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring of evidence-based initiatives to ensure the delivery of comprehensive asthma control services and health systems quality improvement efforts. Lead efforts to engage key stakeholders and/or subcontractors contributing to initiative deliverables. Manage the Asthma Coalition of New York City. This position is grant-funded.
- Fulfill deliverables by establishing and managing work plan projects and budget that address the needs of the high-risk population addressing all Chronic Care Model component areas as part of the New York State Department of Health grant which includes managing the Asthma Coalition of New York City.
- Develop relationships with officials from the New York State Department of Health, health agencies, schools, insurers, tobacco coalition partners, and other community leaders.
- Recruit, train and supervise other health education staff, contractors and volunteers; including health communications, sustainability efforts and partner/ subcontractor recruitment.
- 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 working to
expand comprehensive asthma control services.
- 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.
- 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 in public health, community relations, public policy, or related field.
- Must be Asthma Educator Certified (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. 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