Senior Manager, Health Promotions (NYC #2122-25)

City: New York
State: NY

The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Senior 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 developing strategies to successfully manage, implement, and evaluate lung health programs throughout New York as well as oversee the expansion of Project BREATHE throughout New York State. This position is grant-funded.


  • Manage all aspects of HRI Subcontract for Project BREATHE Expansion, including program implementation and fiscal leadership.
  • Support efforts of the New York State Asthma Control Program (NYSACP) to convene strategic partners and drive adoption of EXHALE strategies
  • Support implementation and spread of Project BREATHE NY through health systems serving high risk asthma patients in NYS highest asthma burden counties
  • Priority focus will be on engaging federally qualified health center partners located in the highest burden asthma regions
  • Ensure Project BREATHE NY framework guide and tools are maintained and disseminated to support consistency across implementation sites
  • Coordinate Project BREATHE NY evaluation activities across sites in coordination with the NYSACP
  • Manage Project BREATHE NY implementation efforts to:
    • Deliver Project BREATHE education curricula and provide systems-level supports to deliver guidelines-based asthma care including asthma self-management education and home-based visits (for example, integration of asthma workflows into EHRs and adoption of CPCI asthma measurement tools)
  • Deliver technical assistance to drive effective bidirectional referral systems to coordinate delivery of multi-component home-based asthma services including self-management education, home environmental assessment, trigger identification, and remediation services
  • Facilitate the development and expansion of multi-sector clinical community linkages across settings including health systems, managed care organizations, and community-based providers
  • Prioritize expansion of the multi-disciplinary asthma care team to include pharmacy providers capable of delivering ASME and supporting patient medication access and adherence
  • Develop strategies to mobilize and engage communities throughout New York State
  • Develop/maintain relationships with community members, Department of Health staff, the education community, key stakeholders, government agencies, elected officials, community leaders and media.
  • Collaborate and coordinate implementation strategies with American Lung Association contract managers (ACLI, HVAC, Western NY, and NYC)
  • Manage grant activities and measure performance to objectives annually, recognizing good performance and taking corrective action when necessary according to agency policy.
  • Develop strategies for education, advocacy, and other program activities to support tobacco free initiatives.
  • Oversee and manage the grant budget including proper spending and invoicing. Ensure expenses being invoiced meet funder requirements. Coordinate with finance department.
  • Participate in statewide and regional initiatives with other partners as required.
  • Attend regional meetings, community partnership meetings and required trainings.
  • Manage all contractors and vendors to ensure compliance with coalition objectives. Ensure MWBE requirements are met.
  • Serve on asthma-related local coalitions and boards to promote grant work and to represent the American Lung Association in the communities we serve.
  • Assist director with national asthma special projects.
  • Research and implement best practices for asthma within priority populations.
  • Utilize CAT reporting system to input workplan and monthly reports.
  • Responsible for implementing signature programs as requested in assigned territory including evaluation and ensuring consistency and sustainability.
  • 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.
  • Build, maintain and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth across New York, including American Lung Association 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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field. Masters Degree preferred.
  • Five years of experience in public health, community relations, public policy, or related field.
  • Must have Asthma Educator certification (AE-C)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

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