Indiana Black Expo job available

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Position Title

Indiana Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (ITPC) & Chapter Development Coordinator

The Indiana Black Expo, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, seeks a leader who is a non-smoker to collaborate with its 12 Indiana chapter affiliates to develop strategic initiatives and engage with the community to successfully execute programs designed for tobacco prevention and cessation, and smoke-free air.

  • Department: Chapter Development
  • Direct Reports: None
  • Report to: Vice President of Operations
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Pay Status: Salaried

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature
  • Regular exposure to video terminals, on- and off-site event participation and periodic travel

Minimum Education and Experience

A bachelor’s degree and 3 years experience in program development--designing and executing program strategies that align closely with organizational vision, mission, and goals. Must have the ability to partner and collaborate effectively with the Indiana Black Expo’s 12 chapter affiliates, relevant organizations and government agencies, and leaders in the community to promote and engage the communities in ITPC programs. The ideal candidate would also possess knowledge of the laws and regulations regarding tobacco prevention and cessation, and smoke free air. 

Minimum Competencies

Successful candidates must have a proven track record that demonstrates the following competencies:

  • Partners effectively with chapter affiliates, government agencies, community leaders, and corporate team members to design, execute, and engage the community with ITPC programs
  • Ability to analyze programs and establish metrics that ensure programs are on course and meet ITPC programming guidelines
  • Ability to thrive in a transforming, progressive, fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and audio-visual training aides
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Strategic, critical thinker with strong team- and relationship-building skills
  • Innovative problem-solver and decision-maker
  • Strong prioritization and results-oriented focus
  • Ability to consistently meet project deadlines
  • Strong recordkeeping and organization skills
  • Ability to work within budget constraints and develop creative solutions when challenged
  • Oriented toward a culture of personal and team growth and development
  • Willing to travel up to 30%

ADA Requirements

  • Communicate:  High frequency of communications by telephone, e-mail, facsimile, and face-to-face
  • Dexterity:  High frequency of keyboard manipulation and paper handling
  • Detect:  Required to review detailed proposals/forms/contracts, travel, and view computer   monitor, and make individual and/or public presentations
  • Stationary position:  Required to sit 50% of a shift and periodic standing
  • Transport:  Required to carry small equipment, and other materials weighing less than 50 pounds
  • Traverse: Required to ascend and descend stairwells

Indiana Black Expo, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package, and the opportunity to be a part of a progressive, transforming culture.

Local candidates are preferred. Qualified candidates should e-mail resumes to:, or fax to IBE Human Resources at (317) 925-6624 by August 2, 2013. No phone calls please.