POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Cessation Program Manager
Monday, August 30, 2010
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
ClearWay Minnesota(SM) is an independent nonprofit organization established to eliminate the harm that tobacco causes the people of Minnesota. Its mission is to enhance life for all Minnesotans by reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke through research, action, and collaboration. Funded with three percent of the state’s tobacco settlement, ClearWay Minnesota serves the state through its grantmaking program, individual stop-smoking services, and statewide outreach activities.
The Cessation Program Manager is actively involved in ClearWay Minnesota’s cessation programs and cessation policy initiatives. Primary responsibilities include managing ClearWay Minnesota’s cessation programs, collaborating with grantees and stakeholders to facilitate implementation of systems-level changes and policies to improve tobacco dependence treatment delivery and working as part of a team to advance tobacco cessation policy in Minnesota. The Cessation Program Manager reports to the Director of Cessation Programs.
Candidates should have a Master’s degree in public health, social science, public policy, public administration, or a relevant field; 3-5 years experience in conducting interventions in a health-related field, preferably health care quality improvement or health systems change; experience in project management, grants administration, data management and analysis; and experience working with diverse stakeholders at the local and state level. Strong interpersonal skills, a flexible and results-driven work style, and the ability to build relationships and coalitions are required.
Applicants should submit a letter of introduction and resume by September 26, 2010, to Pamela Johnson, Search Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org . For more information about ClearWay Minnesota, see www.clearwaymn.org.
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Source: e-mail communication from Paula Keller with ClearWay Minnesota(SM).