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National Manager, Tobacco Programs (#1920-36)

City: National

State: Nationwide USA

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a National Manager, Tobacco Programs to join our incredible team in the National Office. 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, the National Manager, Tobacco Programs works under the supervision of the National Senior Director, Tobacco in the support of managing Pfizer’s Addressing Smoking Cessation in Clinical Practice grant for American Lung Association’s Ask, Advise, Refer to Quit Not Switch healthcare provider training. The project is designed to develop and promote a one-hour interactive web-based training module targeting healthcare providers in navigating patients through a brief tobacco intervention with referral into a cessation program to help them quit. This is a grant funded position.



Pfizer’s Addressing Smoking Cessation in Clinical Practice Grant. American Lung Association’s Ask, Advise, Refer to Quit Not Switch Webinar Training. Serve as Project Manager and manage key deliverables including:

  • Manage the assessment of health systems policy.
  • Manage nationwide data compilation.
  • Manage resource development and dissemination to key partners.
  • Manage the assessment of key stakeholder knowledge and identify training needs.
  • Manage the development and implementation of skill building trainings.
  • Manage ongoing technical assistance to key partners.
  • Manage the contract with web-design consultant Hughes Design and ensure all deliverables to develop and implement a one-hour interactive web-based training module are met.
  • Manage the contract with evaluation consultant Public Health Management Corporation and ensure all deliverables to effectively provide surveillance and evaluation over project are met.
  • Manage the accreditation process in obtaining CEUs for RT, RN, NP and Pharma completing American Lung Association’s Ask, Advise, Refer to Quit Not Switch Training.
  • Manage the development and distribution of promotional assets in collaboration with the Lung Association’s Marketing and Communications team.
  • Manage the cross integration of participant recruitment efforts.
  • Manage partnerships between various divisions throughout the Lung Association to cross promote training and coordinate recruitment efforts.
  • Manage grant workplan and keep updated in real time as the project evolves.
  • Manage the execution of all funder reporting requirements in a timely and professional manner.
  • Manage physician education activities under the Freedom From Smoking National Workgroup.
  • Manage all credentialing records of trained healthcare professionals completing American Lung Association’s Ask, Advise, Refer to Quit Not Switch webinar.
  • Manage national partnership with Pfizer.
  • Manage nationwide implementation of American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking signature cessation program.
  • Manage Ask, Advise, Refer to Quit Not Switch presentations and trainings offered in healthcare and community-based settings by American Lung Association staff.
  • Manage sustainability efforts in seeking, writing and submission of grant and sponsorship applications.
  • Manage innovative strategies to expand program reach.
  • Manage all internal and external written and oral communications between American Lung Association staff and partners.
  • Manage grant budget and ensure appropriate spend down of 100% of funding.
  • Manage mission assets and sponsorship ideas for enhancing program outcomes.
  • Manage activities outlined in American Lung Association’s Ending the Epidemic Workgroup


  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, social services or related field.
  • Three to five 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 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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