Job Postings

Health Education Specialist — Tobacco Cessation

Montana Department of Health and Human Services Helena, MT

The Health Education Specialist develops and administers statewide and local public health programs in response to state needs and federal grant solicitations. Responsibilities include: 1) Manages the contract with the Montana Tobacco Quit Line provider, including budget development and management, data interpretation and dissemination, and quality improvement activities; 2) Develops educational materials and establishes program procedures to increase referrals to the Quit Line and decrease overall tobacco use; 3) Engages providers in the integration of tobacco treatment and policies in behavioral health and health care settings; and, 4) Plans and coordinates conferences, trainings and presentations to provide education and outreach on tobacco cessation and program services.

Posted Date: 10/13/2017 Close Date: 10/13/2022 Job Website»

Research Analyst

California Department of Public Health Sacramento, CA

The Research Analyst (Writer Editor 3) performs a full range of complex research responsibilities associated with conducting a statewide comprehensive program to inform the public of the activities and objectives of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) – California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP). This position is responsible for developing an organizational system that will serve as the repository for literature and media related information. He/she will research and substantiate all advertising, media materials, and social media used by the statewide media campaign.  The incumbent will write or edit a variety of comprehensive and difficult material for stylistic consistency, logic, organization, rational development of content, and emphasis. In collaboration with other professionals, the position is responsible for translating complex scientific findings and concepts into accessible and engaging copy for print and digital media, including website content, brief articles, social media posts and data visualizations. In addition, he/she uses professional concepts to help achieve organizational objectives and provide analysis, organization and communication around scientific findings. This may include formulating new resources such as the repository or other databases and communicating with other units or stakeholders to translate scientific concepts as they relate to the program objectives and organizational policies.

Posted Date: 09/27/2017 Close Date: 09/27/2022 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»

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