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Programs Director, Greater Bay Area

American Lung Association in California | Oakland CA 94621 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/23/2013

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The American Lung Association in California is seeking a Programs Director for the Greater Bay Area region. Under the direction of the Regional Director, Programs and Advocacy, and working as a member of the statewide Programs Team, this position will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating Lung Association mission programs conducted in the region. Additionally, this position is responsible for writing grants, securing funding and identifying corporate sponsorship opportunities as well as submitting timely and accurate reports for grant-funded projects and programs. The ideal candidate will be energetic, highly motivated, and detail orientated, with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and an excellent track record of fund development.

Essential Functions:
1.Plan, implement, evaluate and report on regional program activities in order to achieve annual and long term targets and milestones.
2.Research and secure funding from government, community, foundation and corporate sources to support the region’s programs and activities. Identify corporate sponsorship opportunities.
3.Serve as the director of a foundation grant to provide environmental and asthma prevention education to Oakland children funded by The California Wellness Foundation.
4.In collaboration with the executive director, serve as staff liaison between Children’s Hospital Oakland and the American Lung Association in California for Camp Breathe Easy, a camp for children with asthma.
5.Identify, recruit and manage volunteers to deliver programs, to engage in advocacy, to participate in special events, to share their stories, and to serve as media spokespeople.
6.Represent the agency on external programs-related groups (e.g. Regional Asthma Coalition)) as directed by the Regional Director, Programs and Advocacy.
7.Implement the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals submitted to government, community, foundation and corporate sources.
8.Work with finance to monitor programs-related revenue and expenses, and to prepare reports on time to funders on current programs.
9.Support American Lung Association fundraising events by recruiting participants, publicizing the events, identifying funding leads, assisting with proposals, and coordinating the agency’s presence at the events.
10.Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including programs grant tracking and reporting as required by the agency and funders.
11.Keep up to date and informed on current trends, resources and developments in lung disease prevention and control.
12.Gain an understanding of institutional history and programs.
13.Assume other duties as assigned by the Regional Director, Programs and Advocacy.



TWO documents, both in Word or pdf Format: 1) Formal cover letter that includes your specific qualifications for this position, salary requirements and why you are interested in this position; and 2) Resume, and send to:

American Lung Association in California
Human Resources Department
424 Pendleton Way
Oakland, CA 94621
Fax: 1-866-522-1681

We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We offer a dynamic, friendly, fast-paced environment, with potential for growth. EOE/AA/MFDV. For more information visit We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.

The American Lung Association in California is a smoke-free workplace.

Deadline to apply is end of business day on 2/6/2013

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Location Oakland, CA, 94621, United States
Categories Other
Function Other
Certifications Position Requirements/Skills/Knowledge: •At least five years of progressive experience in program coordination, including core skills in program implementation, grant writing, project management and staff supervision. •Spanish speaking preferred. •Certified asthma educator preferred •Educational preparation or previous experience in public health, lung health and/or environmental health is desired. Baccalaureate degree is required, a master’s degree is desirable. •Proven ability to work with a wide variety of organizations and settings, such as public health agencies, community organizations and coalitions, and in collaborative relationships. •Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment working cooperatively with peers and superiors. •Ability to work effectively with diverse populations (economic, cultural, and social). •Highly organized with strong attention to detail, accuracy and quality. •Skilled at group discussion and facilitation. •Proven writing and editing skills. •Strong written and oral communications. •Ability to anticipate needs and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. •Self-motivated; ability to work independently, meet deadlines and take initiative on projects. •Willingness and ability to speak before public gatherings and the media. •Proven technology skills. •Salary: $40K-$50K

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