National Manager, Tobacco Programs (#1819-14) | American Lung Association

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National Manager, Tobacco Programs (#1819-14)

State: Nationwide USA

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a National Manager, Tobacco Programs. 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 supporting the American Lung Association's signature cessation programs, the integration of cessation into established public health programs, and the implementation of cessation programs in communities of vulnerable populations. This is a grant funded position.


  • Serve as Project Manager and manage key deliverables tobacco grants, including:
    • Developing strategies towards health equity among all community members disparately impacted by tobacco
    • Overseeing and managing of all national tobacco grants serving specific target populations
    • Overseeing pilot initiatives that are implementing innovative ways to serve communities
    • Working with an independent evaluator to standardize data collection, analysis, and case studies
    • Coordinating FFS Facilitator communication and certification
    • Providing technical assistance to staff working in local markets
    • Managing internal databases to distribute cessation updates and maintain facilitator engagement.
    • Managing all tobacco-related corporate and community inquiries
  • Develop and implement a sustainability plan to support tobacco cessation programs throughout the U.S.
  • Support regional and local staff with sustainability efforts.
  • Support regional and local staff with innovative pilots.
  • Integrate all components of the mission team into tobacco cessation efforts.
  • Lead workgroup activities that serve to standardize and expand lung health programs.
  • Provide management of tobacco cessation integration into established chronic disease programs.


  • 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. 


Please send or e-mail letter of application and resume with salary requirements to (include job title 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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