Advocacy/Lobbying, Medical & Health, Program Management
4 Year Degree
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Coordinator, Tobacco Control to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest Region. Working as a member of the Mission 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 successful completion of assigned/required goals and activities for the Community Partnership tobacco control grant funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Division of Tobacco Use Prevention & Control. This position is grant-funded.
Work in a team setting to achieve required activities within the Community Partnership grant.
Contribute to quarterly progress reports and monthly reporting of grant activities.
Build and enhance community partnerships to achieve common goals.
Establish relationships with local businesses and community leaders to work towards implementing tobacco and nicotine-free policy systems change.
Communicate tobacco cessation programs resources, such as Quitline Iowa, with communities and businesses in our service area.
Implement policy and systems change in regards to tobacco control grant activities.
Explore opportunities to connect and enhance collaborations throughout the American Lung Association.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
One to two years of Health, Wellness or Tobacco prevention and control experience
Experience working with community groups
Experience with public speaking and use of media
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Knowledge of public advocacy and policy change
Computer literate; knowledge in Microsoft programs helpful
Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs. (supplies)
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
Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form
To apply please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include job title in subject of email):
The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Additional Salary Information: The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.
About American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: www.Lung.org.