Manager, Health Promotions (HPA #2122-45)

City: Harrisburg
State: PA

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, implementing, and evaluating lung health programs throughout Pennsylvania, as well as implement tobacco grants in the Northcentral, Southcentral, and Northeast regions, including chronic disease prevention integration. This position is grant-funded.


  • Manage the administration of the grant funds, management of regional service provider contracts and preparation of monthly budget invoicing.
  • Establish and maintain community partnerships including coalition development and training.
  • Ensure all goals and objectives as designated in the grant are achieved.
  • Educate elected leaders, community members and the media to build support for tobacco control in service region.
  • 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
  • Develop, implement and evaluate a public health education program that will focus on lung health awareness and chronic disease prevention.
  • Manage aspects of grant projects activities, including trainings, presentations, etc. and serve as lead for these activities.
  • 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.
  • Research and implement best practices for tobacco and chronic disease prevention programs within priority populations.
  • Provide support for Pennsylvania program and development events, and other related activities.
  • Participate on national American Lung Association program workgroups and committees as requested.
  • Provide support for annual report, awards, grants and other activities assigned.
  • Serve on ALA’s regional and national workgroups and committees as requested.
  • Select and participate in local, state and national seminars and courses designed to increase skills and knowledge related to job requirements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience developing and implementing community awareness, tobacco education, chronic disease prevention and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
  • 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.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Required to travel periodically for meetings and conferences.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs.
  • 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.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • 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.
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