Specialist, Health Promotions (IN #1819-51)

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/10/2018

Address

Indianapolis
Indiana
United States

Description

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Specialist, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest 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 implementing grant deliverables focused on increasing the number of smoke free rental properties in Indiana. This is a grant-funded position.


Responsibilities

  • Develop relationships with property managers and stakeholder organizations in order to implement smoke-free multi-unit housing (SFMUH) initiatives, including providing regular statewide and regional interactive trainings.
  • Coordinate all aspects of grant projects activities, including trainings, presentations, education health fairs, etc. and serve as lead for these activities.
  • Develop and effectively utilize timelines and work plans to ensure completion of program deliverables.
  • Explore opportunities to connect and enhance collaborations throughout the Lung Association.
  • Provide technical assistance to local tobacco control coordinators on secondhand smoke and housing issues.
  • Contribute to quarterly progress reports and monthly reporting of grant activities.
  • Implement policy and systems change based on CDC Best Practices with regard to tobacco control.
  • Collaborate with project director in growing American Lung Association programs within assigned territory.
  • Actively participate in coalitions identified in the Indiana Program of Work.
  • Participate in and support all community related programs.
  • Assess training needs among TPC partners and implement readiness tool with market rate, mixed market rate and subsidized MUH managers.
  • Assist in the development of fact sheets, press releases, action alerts and other written materials that effectively communicate coalition objectives in a concise manner.
  • Update Smoke Free Housing website tools and resources on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop written and online technological tools for programmatic use including PowerPoint presentations, surveys and evaluation instruments.
  • Represent ALA on related local coalitions and committees.
  • Provide support for annual report, awards, grants and other activities as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
  • Prior experience in public health, community relations, public policy, and/or advocacy. 
  • 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.
  • Required to travel for meetings and conferences as required by the grant.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs. when assisting with local events.
  • Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative.
  • Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required. Must have a valid Driver’s license.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.  

Benefits

The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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: alahr@lung.org


The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V



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