Tobacco Control Grant Program Manager

The Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the needs of the Chaldean American community and the communities in which they live and work through education, charitable giving and advocacy.  Among its missions is to provide Iraqi Christian and Chaldean refugees with necessary medical, psychological and social services to assist with American acculturation.

The Foundation is seeking a part time Tobacco Control Program Manager to advocate on behalf of the Chaldean Community Foundation’s Tobacco Outreach and Policy program. This position is part time, at 3 full days (8 hours per day) per week.

General Purpose

The Program Manager will work closely with hospitals and Project Bismutha physicians to review, analyze and update tobacco screening and treatment policies.  The Program Manager will also work closely with school districts and youth coalitions to promote campus smoke free policies, develop educational advertisements, create presentations and educate families regarding the risks of vaping, including flavored vaping products, that have become popular with youths. Additionally, the Program Manager will work with local housing developments to assess, develop and implement smoke free housing policies.

 Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Gather and review current written policies/protocols and work flow regarding tobacco dependence treatment at local hospitals to determine needed improvements to policies and identify obstacles that may prevent integration of treatment.
  • Promote a smoke-free housing environment to landlords and housing developers.
  • Work with local school districts to develop and present educational materials, educational packets and media campaign to heighten awareness of youth ENDS use, dangers, and industry targeting of youth.
  • Work with Marketing and Strategic Initiatives Team to create flyers, infographics, articles and advertisements.
  • Work with local middle and high schools to educate administration on benefits of comprehensive 24/7 tobacco free schools and work to get schools to adopt policies.
  • Work with Project Bismutha health professionals to assess, develop and implement tobacco screening procedures.
  • Draft summary reports on activities on a monthly basis for review.

Education and Experience Required

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of health, science, social work, education or a related field is preferred.
  • Prior experience working with large corporations, schools, or government entities.
  • Prior experience working with tobacco prevention and treatment preferred but not necessary.
  • Must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License and appropriate insurance.
  • Fluency in Arabic and/or Chaldean is preferred.
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications.

 Key Competencies

  • Ability to work with diverse populations including children and families, government stake holders, school districts, and business owners.
  • Ability to feel comfortable speaking in public and hosting presentations.
  • Appreciation of the cultural background, heritage and identity of clients.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Maintains professional personal presentation.
  • Efficiently manages and organizes schedules, tasks, assignments, and projects.
  • Ability to write in a professional manner.
  • Attentive to detail.
  • Ability to autonomously initiate tasks.

The position description above is intended to be sufficient to identify the position and be illustrative of the many duties that may be assigned. It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties an employee assigned to this classification may be required to perform.

Candidates should e-mail a current resume to and include “Tobacco Control Program Manager” in the subject line.







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