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Director, Advocacy in Austin, TX

American Lung Association

Austin, TX 78701
7w ago
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specialty:

Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Management

experience:

5 - 7 years

Job Description

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Director, Advocacy TX, OK to join our incredible team in the Southwest Region. Working as a member of the Advocacy and Public Policy Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy.

In this role, you will be responsible for the implementation of the local and state public policy initiatives for the American Lung Association in Texas and Oklahoma as well as assist our Washington, D.C. staff with our Federal priorities. This is a grant funded position.

Responsibilities


  • Work collaboratively with staff and volunteers within the American Lung Association in Texas and Oklahoma as well as with external partners to implement the organization's policy agenda.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key government
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Valid through: 2020-2-23

About American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is a voluntary health organization whose mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The organization was founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis as the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis by Edward Livingston Trudeau, Robert Hall Babcock, Henry Martyn Hall, Lawrence Flick, and S. Adolphus Knopf. Earlier in 1892, Flick had founded the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Tuberculosis, the worlds first society dedicated to the prevention of TB. The NASPT was Renamed the National Tuberculosis Association (NTA) in 1918, and then the National Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association (NTRDA) in 1968; it adopted its current name in 1973. Taglines that the Association has used in its public-service messages have included:
Total Jobs:
13
Total Experts:
3
Average Pay:
$157,692
Total value of jobs:
$2,050,000
% Masters:
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