Vacancy Announcement - Manager, Lung Health Policy
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
Manager, Lung Health Policy
Opening Date: October
District of Columbia
American Lung Association - National, Washington, DC Office
Manager will research and analyze state and other entities’ legislation, laws,
regulations, and tobacco control and cessation policies; analyze existing state
asthma policies; assist in research and analysis of Affordable Care Act policy;
staff tobacco cessation policy-related work groups; assist in creation of relevant
policy materials and websites; and assist in tracking progress on grant
state tobacco control legislation, laws and policies, track state and federal
tobacco cessation coverage rules for Medicaid, Medicare, public employee health
insurance programs and state health exchanges; maintain comprehensive list of
tobacco-free college campuses. Identify gaps between existing inhaler laws and
policies with school-based practices by analyzing existing state laws and policies.
Draft gap analysis report and participate in the review of the recommendations.
Provide support in staffing policy-focused work groups related to grant
deliverables. Responsibilities include organizing logistics, serving as staff
assistant to work groups. Provide technical assistance to Lung Association
field staff on tobacco control policy. Conduct literature and other scientific
reviews on topics relating to tobacco cessation and other lung health issues.
Draft letters, factsheets, testimony, e-alerts, regulatory comments and other
official American Lung Association documents and materials. Manage listservs
and webinars related to grant deliverables, and assist with drafting and
keeping up to date website materials.
in political science, health policy or related field (Master’s degree
preferred). Three to five years’ related experience in voluntary health
organizations, advocacy organizations or legislative offices preferred.
Experience with tracking state laws and policies a plus. Ability to research
and analyze state policies and legislation; excellent project management
skills; excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent computer
skills, familiarity with Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel essential.
Ability to work well as part of a team and with a wide range of people, ability
to work well under pressure, and adapt to changing situations. Some travel may
send or e-mail letter of application and resume with salary requirements to
(include job title in subject of email):
Fax: (646) 807-4758
The American Lung Association
is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Source: The American Lung Association