Health Manager

  • CleanAIRE NC
  • Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC, USA
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Full Time Health Care Nonprofit Program Management Science Diversity

Job Description

CleanAIRE NC (CANC) is an advocacy organization working for clean air and climate change solutions since 2003. With offices in Charlotte and the Triangle, our mission is to advocate for the health of all North Carolinians by pursuing equitable and collaborative solutions that address climate change and air pollution.

POSITION

The Health Manager is responsible for all activities related to CANC's Health Program, which includes a statewide network of medical and health professionals, at all career levels, from student to retiree, promoting improved air quality and a stable climate through health education and advocacy. Members educate colleagues, patients, and the public and advocate primarily on state-level policy, but certain initiatives target institutional, local, regional and national policies as well. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Health Manager nurtures and stewards a well-informed, diverse group of medical and health professionals that​ effectively advocates for CANC's healthy air and climate policy priorities and coordinates educational programming with our partners. This is accomplished by: 

  • Managing the Health Program membership by recruiting new members and engaging current members across the state.
  • Managing the Health Advisory Board including the board's quarterly meetings.
  • Analyzing, synthesizing, and disseminating new research regarding the health impacts of air pollution and climate and creating position statements for CANC's priorities highlighting health impacts.  
  • Working with our Policy Manager to write op-eds or letters to the editor to support advocacy activities from a health perspective.
  • Developing new and maintaining current partnerships with research institutions and advocacy organizations, and relationships with members of the media and policymakers. 
  • Leading the planning committee and coordinating the logistics for the annual day-long NC BREATHE conference, including identifying venues, developing agenda, coordinating the speakers, arranging the caterer, organizing the poster session, managing staff support, etc. 
  • Presenting at and attending events, conferences, and board meetings including conducting the monthly air, climate, and health training with Duke Health and Atrium Health pediatric residents.
  • Drafting content for communication platforms, e.g., blog posts, social media, action alerts, and a monthly e-Bulletin. 
  • Recruiting and supervising interns and volunteers. 
  • Participating in fundraising efforts and administrative tasks with other staff for general organizational support and support of the Health Program. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in developing, delivering, and evaluating educational presentations. 
  • Experience in public health, environmental project management, event planning, and policy advocacy. 
  • Excellent networking, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities. 
  • High level of comfort with technology including Microsoft Office, G Suite, Asana, and Zoom.
  • Degree in health, environmental science, or related field or equivalent education and/or experience desired.

WORK SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION

This full-time (40 hours per week) position requires occasional evening meetings, weekend work, and overnight travel. CleanAIRE NC offers a competitive compensation package to include medical, dental & vision coverage, paid-time-off (PTO), 403(b), company paid holidays, cell phone allowance, and parental leave.

Preferably, this position will be based in our Triangle office (Research Triangle Park, NC), but is remote during the COVID-19 pandemic until further notice.

APPLY

Only online applications received by October 22, 2021, 11:59 pm will be accepted.

For questions about this position, please email gerald@cleanairenc.org. No phone calls.

To learn more about CleanAIRE NC please visit our website at www.cleanairenc.org.

CleanAIRE NC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourage applications from candidates of color. We do not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and needs of the organization.

Occupations

General Business, Project Management, Public Health Administration

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree

Salary

$48000-$58000