Coordinator, Health Promotions – Part time (NYC #2122-70)

New York, New York

Job Number: NYC #2122-70

Type: Part-Time

Department:
  • Health Education

The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Coordinator, 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 to coordinate, implement, and evaluate lung health programs throughout New York markets as well as coordinate and implement the Asthma Management in Schools grant in the greater New York City market. This position is grant-funded.

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the AMS Manager, coordinate and execute all aspects of the Asthma Management in Schools (AMS) program initiatives, with a focus on the greater NYC market, including program implementation and evaluation
  • Work with AMS Manager on evaluation activities including collecting, entering, and reporting of data
  • Assist AMS Manager with management of statewide communications, including social media, website, email lists and newsletters
  • Assist AMS Manager and work with statewide, regional, and local strategic partners, and organizations working to expand comprehensive asthma control services, to ensure continuity of asthma programming and processes
  • Represent school initiatives at targeted districts, schools, school-based health centers, community events and meetings, primarily in the greater NYC area and as designated by the Manager
  • Provide logistical support for asthma training workshops, meetings, and events
  • Assist in developing and writing various educational materials
  • Conduct community education and facilitator training presentations, with a focus on College Partnerships, in the greater NYC region and throughout New York State
  • Organize, track, and order educational, program, and office supplies as requested
  • Manage purchasing, and preparation of materials for education programs and trainings as designated by grant manager
  • Serve on ALA’s regional and national workgroups and committees as requested
  • Represent the association as a member of community, civic and/or health coalitions and organizations related to the ALA’s mission
  • Build, maintain, and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth in service territory, including ALA 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
  • Participate in and support all area events and perform other responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience, required
  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health
  • Experience in college partnerships, 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
  • Ability to multitask in fast paced environment
  • 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
  • May be 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.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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: alahr@lung.org

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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