Job posted by: American Lung Association
Posted on: October 23, 2013
RESPONSIBILITIES: Partnership Development and Program Promotion. Manage the annual Asthma-friendly Schools Champion Awards program, including outreach to chartered Lung Associations, schools and school districts to raise awareness of the program, administration of the application and selection process, and promotion of the winners. Assist with the planning, logistics and hosting of meetings, roundtables and other partner engagement activities, including a 2014 stakeholders workshop on improving access to asthma inhalers in schools. Provide technical assistance on community coalition-building activities as part of the Community Transformation Grant. Seek out opportunities to promote health education programs and resources to a wide range of audiences, and collaborate with cross-divisional teams to develop appropriate promotional resources to reach them. Provide support for corporate or other national relationships; attend meetings, review materials and perform other duties as necessary.
Training and Community Support: Collaborate with cross-divisional team on the development and implementation of professional development and technical assistance opportunities for Community Transformation Grant projects working to implement tobacco-free living strategies in local communities. Manage the development of an online training resource on improving access to asthma inhalers in schools. Provide user support for participants in health education courses on the LungSmart learning management system (LMS). Facilitate face-to-face and virtual networking and skill-building opportunities for Lung Association staff, partner organizations and volunteers nationwide.
Program Tracking and Evaluation:Assist with 2014 data collection and analysis of the Open Airways For Schools™ program. Collect and analyze participant evaluation data from ongoing health education trainings and other learning opportunities. Track measures of success for community-based and online health education programs and resources, and collaborate with cross-divisional teams as needed to meet established goals. Produce reports and success stories for a range of audiences.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in public health, health policy or related field. Master's degree preferred. Three years' working experience in the fields of public health, health education or social services. Experience with partnership development, training, community programs and health communications highly desirable. Background in tobacco control, asthma or chronic disease preferred. Excellent writing and communications skills, including social media and e-learning. Organizational skills for handling details, setting project and administrative priorities. Ability to work well as part of a team and with a wide range of people, to make public presentations, work under pressure, and adapt to changing situations. Computer proficiency in MS Office, web-based and electronic communication essential. Some travel may be required.
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