Health Program Manager – Job Description

ILI’s mission is to improve health and advance education for the Indiana Latino community through statewide advocacy, research, and culturally responsive programs.
Our vision is to be the source of authority and catalyst for change in all aspects of Health and Education that affect the Indiana Latino Community.
The Health Program Manager will be responsible for the implementation and oversight its Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Program, grant-funded by the Indiana State Department of Health’s Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Commission.

This position is highly team-based and focuses on creating local and statewide system changes. This position is responsible for grant management which includes but is not limited to: community outreach and education, local and statewide advocacy efforts to create systems change, coalition building and maintenance, technical assistance for tobacco-free policy implementation and enforcement, media components, as well as trainings for a variety of audiences. This position is also responsible for data collection, grant writing, reporting, and liaison functions as required by funders, partners, and stakeholders at both local and statewide levels.

The ideal candidate for the Health Program Manager will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Public Health, Public Administration, Public Affairs, Social Work, or related social service field preferred. Master’s degree, a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience in: advocacy, program development, program management, training, implementation, facilitation, and public speaking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of individuals
  • Demonstrate Cultural Competency
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, a plus
  • Ability to think logically and problem-solve to analyze situations, troubleshoot, and make sound work decisions
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful, ever-changing and diverse environment
  • Ability to build and maintain positive work relationships with management team, staff, and external contacts
  • Available to work evenings and weekends when events are scheduled
  • Travel to schools and other sites throughout Indiana for presentations, meetings, and events
  • Able to carry boxes and equipment, not more than 40 lbs

Requisite Candidate Traits

  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to work with a disparate set of individuals, both within the organization and externally while representing the organization
  • Strong public speaking and written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Works well independently and/or in a group
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Maintain high level of professionalism
  • Interested in eliminating Health inequities in the Indiana Latino Community
  • High-energy individual who takes initiative with a positive outlook and can manage change
  • Demonstrates the ability to take the initiative on developing creative and innovative methods for community outreach
  • Broad knowledge of national, regional and statewide tobacco control strategies
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with: state agencies, community partners, schools, providers, employers, coalition members, and property managers


Specific duties and essential skills for this position include:

  • Oversee, manage, and monitor the implementation and maintenance of ILI’s statewide Tobacco Prevention and Cessation programming
  • Attend all required TPC trainings and meetings and then disseminate necessary information to ILI’s Health team
  • Manage and monitor activities and responsibilities for the Health Youth Specialists in the three regions in terms of regional youth outreach (Student Health Ambassadors, colleges/universities) and Latino community at-large outreach
  • Oversee and assist in the creation of tobacco control outreach materials (Toolkits, translations)
  • Identify and create partnerships with tobacco control coalitions, other TPC- funded partners and/or other Latino organizations in the three Indiana regions and in the process may delegate specific partnership and outreach tasks to regional Youth Specialist
  • Submit periodic electronic program reports as required by TPCC and respond to local and state needs for reporting information as directed
  • Develop and maintain an internal programming evaluation plan to track, analyze, and report program progress and efficacy
  • Identify and collaborate with school administrators to ensure partnerships for youth and adult outreach in the three regional communities
  • Plan and collaborate in the organization of the Student Health Ambassadors’ trainings and annual camp
  • Support the Health Youth Specialist in their direct outreach work with the Latino youth and at-large regional community
  • Identify and collaborate with college/university administrators to ensure partnerships for youth and adult outreach in the campus communities
  • Work in partnership with colleges and universities to connect Latino students to health professions educational programs opportunities
  • Oversee the creation and organization of media outreach tools and social media engagement (video campaigns, town hall meetings, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Health Ed Pros on the tailoring and implementation of Breathe: Healthy Steps of Living Tobacco Free’s curriculum for the Latino community
  • Commit to study CDC’s Best Practice models in tobacco control and use proven, evidence-based actions to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, and to prevent tobacco use in the community
  • Strategize action plans with the to reduce tobacco use in the county, through policy and programs


  • Complete all relevant grant proposals and meet all program reporting requirements in a timely fashion; meet goals and maintain records to meet program standards as outlined in grant proposals and contracts
  • Prepare documentation for program evaluation and assist Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in monitoring and evaluating program progress
  • Maintain adequate safeguards for privacy and confidentiality of participants’ information
  • Provide creative approaches to promoting and facilitation of program initiatives and events


  • Partner with high schools and community partners to promote the ILI Health Program
  • Engage all program participants to effectively build a connection with the organization
  • Prepare Newsletter for providers and high school students
  • Promote all aspects of the programs through social media


  • Perform other job-related duties as necessary and as assigned



This position directly reports to the President/CEO

  • ILI offers a competitive salary
  • Health care, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan match
  • PTO (20 days)
  • 10 paid Holidays


If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to Marlene Dotson at:

Position will remain open until filled.