Job Postings

Tobacco Control Policy Educator

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Lincoln, NE

Examples of Work

  • Provide technical assistance to local communities and sub grantees on tobacco prevention and control best practices.
  • Prepare, review, and monitor grant applications, reports, and contracts.
  • Facilitate collaborative relationships with and among all appropriate agencies, state and community organizations and other coalitions to effectively implement goals of the statewide tobacco prevention and control plan.
  • Represent the Nebraska tobacco program with national and state partners dealing with similar programmatic and policy issues. Respond to requests from these organizations as needed.
  • Participate on conference calls and webinars to stay abreast of latest research and state activities.
  • Plan, organize, prepare and distribute information, education, materials, webinars, and training sessions to agency staff as well as local community agencies and members on best practices in tobacco control and prevention.
  • Compare established program plans and objectives with information pertinent to program accomplishments and results to evaluate programs and make recommendations for program revisions.
  • Plan, direct and oversee tobacco initiatives and programs including but not limited to youth empowerment, on-line reporting system, smoke-free housing, and point-of-sale tobacco retail environment assessment.
  • In conjunction with program manager, track, monitor and analyze federal, state and local legislation and policies related to tobacco and assess the potential impact on Nebraska.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Position requires regular day travel and occasional overnight travel.

 

Posted Date: 09/11/2017 Close Date: 09/21/2017 Job Website»

Health Program Coordinator

Monterey County (CA) Health Department Salinas, CA

The Public Health Bureau is seeking a full-time Health Program Coordinator to administer a comprehensive tobacco control program. Reporting to the Public Health Program Manager, the successful candidate will have responsibility for planning, budgeting, coordinating, implementing and administering Tobacco Control, Tobacco Retail License, Tobacco Cessation and Oral Health. The Health Program Coordinator will directly select, supervise, train, and evaluate chronic disease prevention coordinators, specialists and clerical subordinates. The mission of the program is to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related illnesses and deaths and to influence social norms towards a tobacco-free County by partnering with local youth groups, voluntary health organizations and non-profit agencies.

Posted Date: 09/05/2017 Close Date: 09/29/2017 Job Website»

Analyst IV

California Department of Public Health Sacramento, CA

Under the Institute for Population Health Improvement Senior Contract Manager, this position works in partnership with the California Department of Public Health Tobacco Control Program (CTCP), Health Equity and Local Programs Unit Chief to perform the duties involved in the development and implementation of local and statewide comprehensive tobacco control plans. This will include development of the tobacco control health strategy design, policy recommendations, programmatic interventions, data collection and analysis, and evaluation methods related to tobacco control in California. This will require reviewing current research and evaluation data, conducting needs assessments, coordinating workgroups, and developing programmatic guidelines and preparing recommendations to present to CTCP leadership.

Posted Date: 08/31/2017 Close Date: 08/31/2022 Job Website»

Legislative Assistant

American Lung Association Sacramento, CA

In this role, you will be responsible for serving as the main support for the Public Policy and Advocacy Department providing executive-level administrative support to the Vice President and the Government Relations staff, and related task forces and other volunteer committees. Will assist in core legislative support functions such as scheduling legislative meetings, drafting and disseminating letters of support and opposition and coordinate Day of Action activities.

Posted Date: 08/17/2017 Close Date: 08/17/2022 Job Website»

Policy Coordinator

American Lung Association Sacramento, CA

In this role, you will be responsible for serving as a point of contact for and provide content knowledge on a wide range on lung-health related policy matters, but primarily local tobacco control laws and regulations.  Provide technical assistance and policy expertise to staff, community members, patients, coalition partners, elected officials and California’s tobacco prevention and control community.  Conduct the research and summaries of data for the State of Tobacco Control (SOTC) report annually.  Create and develop resources (fact sheets, reports, testimony, and analysis) to advocate for Lung Association-supported public policies on lung health related issues at the state and local level.

Posted Date: 08/17/2017 Close Date: 08/17/2022 Job Website»

Advocacy Manager

American Lung Association Fresno or Bakersfield, CA

In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership and managing relationships between the American Lung Association in California and key government and elected officials at the local, state and federal levels. Leverage resources (staff, patients, volunteers, coalition partners, etc.) to advocate for Lung Association-supported public policy on lung health related issues. Responsible for ensuring that our constituents and their stories will have a voice and a place in the public policy process. Implement a regional and statewide government relations strategic plan reflecting the Lung Association mission and desired outcomes. Provide training and technical assistance to community members in the Central Valley and statewide.

Posted Date: 08/17/2017 Close Date: 08/17/2022 Job Website»

Advocacy Manager

American Lung Association Chico or Redding, CA

In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership and manage relationships between the American Lung Association in California and key government and elected officials at the local, state and federal levels.  Leverage resources (staff, patients, volunteers, coalition partners, etc.) to advocate for Lung Association-supported public policy on lung health related issues.  Responsible for ensuring that our constituents and their stories will have a voice and a place in the public policy process. The position will implement a regional and statewide government relations strategic plan reflecting the Lung Association mission and desired outcomes. Provide training and technical assistance to community members in Northern California and statewide.

Posted Date: 08/17/2017 Close Date: 08/17/2022 Job Website»

Manager, Tobacco Control

American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest Brookfield, WI

In this role, you will identify, contact and engage potential tobacco control coalition members and supporters in Waukesha, Dodge and Jefferson counties. Plan, implement and evaluate interventions focused on working with communities on tobacco control policies and practices. Provide resources, coordination and leadership to the coalition as it moves forward with its mission. Build capacity at the local level including outreach to key local and state leaders, media advocacy, compliance checks, FACT groups, smoke free multi-unit housing community through outreach and education. This position will also coordinate efforts with other tobacco control activities occurring in the three county area and state.

Posted Date: 07/07/2017 Close Date: 07/07/2022 Job Website»

Public Health Program Director 2

Tennessee Department of Health, Tobacco Prevention Program Nashville, TN

The Program Director 2 (PD2) position is an executive level position responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Tobacco Prevention program (Tobacco Core grant) administered by TDH. The program is housed in the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDHP) section and focuses on supporting statewide implementation of cross-cutting approaches to tobacco prevention based on the current approved CDC work plan and budget. The PD2 provides central office program management and major technical consultation to field services staff for the tobacco prevention grant statewide. The PD2 may supervise central office professional staff and other technical and administrative staff who participate in directing specific components of the grant. The PD2 manages, prepares, and administers the program’s work plan and budget. The PD2 conducts grant development and monitoring to ensure compliance with grant requirements along with working with others to monitor and control resources as well as overseeing program expenditures. The PD2 works with contractors and community stakeholders in tasks related to accomplishing program goals and objectives of the grant. The PD2 determines time, costs, resources and materials needed to perform the grant activities in the most cost effective way while meeting the goals and objectives of the grant requirements. The PD2 evaluates the processes of the grant and works with stakeholders to ensure compliance with program goals and objectives. The PD2 provides guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems, process-related topics and programmatic issues.

Posted Date: 05/03/2017 Close Date: 05/03/2022 Job Website»

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