Advocacy/Lobbying, Medical & Health, Program Management
4 Year Degree
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Director, 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 for implementing state program goals, overseeing implementation of grant deliverables, supervising grant-funded staff and assisting with raising funds through grants, underwriting and other sources to fund mission-based activities. This is a grant-funded position.
Supervise grant-related staff and provide guidance for coalition-based work.
Serve as the American Lung Association lead between the grant-related staff and stakeholders including the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), research groups and foundations.
Review annual workplans and ensure that grant-related deliverables are achieved.
Review and approve grant related expenses, ensuring adherence to the American Lung Association’s and funder’s policies. Ensure proper documentation is submitted with all expense submissions.
Work with finance team to reconcile expenses each month to ensure accurate invoicing.
Prepare and submit budget modification requests to the NYSDOH through Grants Gateway.
Lead efforts to develop applications for new grant cycle.
Lead efforts to secure additional funding opportunities.
Maintain and oversee local community partnerships to continue to reduce the burden of asthma and further the Lung Association’s mission.
Promote and strategize with National Senior Director new mechanisms/approaches to reduce burden of asthma and the Lung Association’s mission.
Plan and implement 1 Asthma Educator Institute (AEI) in New York, with a minimum of 25 participants.
Serve on the national asthma workgroups. Participate in monthly conference calls and other meetings as needed.
Work with communications and marketing teams to promote all Open Airways for Schools, Asthma Educator Institutes or other asthma trainings.
Maintain a close relationship with asthma leaders throughout the state and encourage them to utilize and promote Lung Association asthma programs and resources. Keep them informed of asthma education opportunities, pending legislation and other important events in which they may become involved.
Track all asthma programs provided and facilitators trained in ROI.
Serve on the New York City LUNG FORCE Expo Committee and assist lead staff as needed.
Support local American Lung Association fundraising and program events.
Master’s degree preferred. Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Promotion, or related field required with a minimum of five years of management level programing experience.
Two years of American Lung Association experience or similar non-profit programming experience highly preferred
Must have project management and leadership capabilities
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and thorough understanding of strategic development
Demonstrated success in grant writing, grant management and budget management skills
Proven ability to cultivate and steward partnerships across a diverse population
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
Superb organizational skills with a strong attention to details
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Must hold a valid driver’s license, can work nights and weekends with some overnights required
Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs.
Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form
To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number 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.