Specialist, Health Promotions (DE #2122-73)

Newark, DE

Job Number: (DE #2122-73)

Type: Full-Time

Department:
  • Health Education

The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Specialist, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Mid-Atlantic 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 Delaware and manage the tobacco Community Contract grant in Delaware. This position is grant-funded.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and execute all aspects of the Delaware Community Contract grant in Delaware including program implementation, evaluation activities, and budget; as part of the grant contract.
  • Work collaboratively with the Division of Public Health and various partners to implement the Mini-Grant program.
  • Oversee and manage the Mini-Grant application, selection of recipients, and awarding of mini-grants to community partners. 
  • Provide logistical support and ensure delivery of all necessary program materials to partners for program implementation.
  • Manage program budgets, work plan activities, and related grant administration requirements as part of the Delaware Health & Social Services, Division of Public Health contract.
  • Ensure program quality, performance, and effectiveness including the oversight of all performance measures, data collection activities, evaluation, and reporting protocol.
  • Represent the Association as a member of community, civic, and/or health coalitions and organizations related to the Association’s mission.
  • Build, maintain, and cultivate relationships with funders and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth across 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.
  • Serve on ALA’s regional and national workgroups and committees as requested.
  • Participate in and support all area events and provide support for annual report, awards, grants, and other activities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health, education, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum two years of experience working with youth in a community setting and 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.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of youth and adults.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license and own reliable transportation.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs.
  • 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 and Internet applications.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace, all employees must abstain from use tobacco 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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