Manager, Health Promotions (UM #2122-48)
Chicago, Springfield, St. Louis or Brookfield, IL, MO, WI
The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Manager, 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 leading the implementation and monitoring of evidence-based initiatives to ensure the delivery of comprehensive asthma control services and clinic-based quality improvement efforts throughout Illinois and beyond. This position is grant-funded.
- Develop collaborative relationships with primary care clinics to engage in asthma-related quality improvement activities
- Provide lung health trainings to health care professionals
- Serve as a technical resource for primary care clinics using the American Lung Association’s proven model for asthma quality improvement
- Manage multi-market professional education courses, presentations, and trainings
- Ensure program quality, performance, and effectiveness including data collection activities and reporting requirements.
- Collaborate with other key staff members, partners, and organizations working to
expand comprehensive asthma control services.
- Serve on ALA’s regional and national workgroups as requested.
- Develop and submit timely reports as required by the Association and funding sources.
- Build, maintain, and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth in service territory, including 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.
- Participate in and support all area events and perform other responsibilities as assigned.
- Respiratory therapist, public health nurse, or college degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, Health Communication, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
- Requires 3-5 years of experience in project management and health education programming, implementation, and evaluation
- Experience in strategic partnerships, health care quality improvement, professional training, and technical assistance preferred
- Superb organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
- 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.
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
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