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Division Manager, Smokefree Public Housing Initiative (E.D #1819-94)

City: Washington, D.C., New Orleans, Philadelphia

State: Louisiana, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Division Manager, Smokefree Public Housing Initiative to join our incredible team in the Eastern Division.  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 work under the supervision of the Eastern Division Director in the support of (1) an American Lung Association initiative to ensure the successful implementation of HUD’s smokefree housing rule, including connecting residents to cessation and other health services and (2) local programming in assign territory.  This is a grant-funded position.

Smokefree Public Housing Initiative Implementation

  • Serve as Project Manager and manage key deliverables of the Smokefree Public Housing Initiative grants, including:
  • Develop and manage implementation of project work plans, and track project progress
  • Lead regular communications and project management meetings to ensure project deliverables are on track or to recommend course corrections.
  • Manage collection of environmental scan data on progress to date and lessons learned in implementation of smokefree housing policies
  • Manage logistics of planning and execution for internal and external meetings, presentations and conferences
  • Serve as primary point-of-contact with national partners, including overseeing mini-grants to community-based behavioral health advocates
  • Serve as primary point-of-contact with state-based project managers to report on program deliverables and coordinate referrals for technical assistance
  • Identify, plan and manage on-demand learning opportunities: identify learning needs, develop agenda and secure speakers.
  • Collaborate with project team in the development of relevant project materials and tools
  • Collaborate with project team on the organization and support of peer networks
  • Oversee the organization and development of project success stories
  • Manage coordination of project staff team to ensure on-time fulfillment of program deliverables, accurate record-keeping, and proper reporting for contracts and grants 

Local deliverables to include

  • Manage FFS facilitator trainings and clinic management for region.        

Relationship Management

  • Identify and cultivate partnerships that advance the goals of the Initiative and local programming
  • Represent the American Lung Association and the Initiative to external audiences
  • Serve on National Office interdivisional teams as appropriate


  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, social services or related field.  Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Five to seven years’ working experience in the field of public health, health education, housing or social services. 
  • Strong skills in project management, program development, and partnership development. 
  • Experience with policy implementation, community organizing, tobacco control, and working with behavioral health or other underserved communities preferred. 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills. 
  • Organizational skills for handling details, setting project and administrative priorities. 
  • Ability to work well with a team, under pressure, and follow through to completion on assigned projects and meet deadlines. 
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office, web-based and electronic communication essential.
  • Some travel required.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 


To apply send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of 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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