American Heart Association

  • Program Manager, Professional Membership

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/27/2018 12:50 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Family Group
    Science and Research
    Job Category
    Science & Research
  • Overview

    Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?


    Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke.  At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day.  Is it easy?  No.  Is it worthwhile?  Absolutely. 


    This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives.  We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment.  We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact.  We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.  The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact. 


    The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Program Manager in our Professional Membership group at our National Center office located in Dallas, TX


    The Program Manager provides key liaison and administrative support to the volunteer leadership of assigned Scientific Councils, and science subcommittees, including chairpersons of Council Leadership Committees.  Responsibilities include:


    Essential Job Duties:

    • Manage logistics and registration for leadership, functional and special interest committee meetings and teleconferences.
    • Manage processes for nominating and electing Council officers, at-large members and assembly delegates; appointing committee members; and submitting nominations for AHA positions and awards.
    • Monitor recruitment and retention of Professional Members on an overall basis and for assigned Scientific Councils.
    • Manage revenue and budget for established portfolio while identifying potential cost savings and revenue gains.
    • Management of project timelines, deadline compliance and effective communication and dissemination of both.
    • Establishing trusted communication with volunteers and anticipate needs and expectations.

    Want to help get your resume to the top?   Take a look at the experience we require:


    • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university.
    • Minimum of two (2) years of project management experience in a professional business setting.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work independently and meet established deadlines.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as exceptional customer service skills. 
    • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 10% of the time.

    Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

    • Prior Non-profit experience.
    • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork.

    So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? 


    Click on “Apply for this job online” to submit your online application or “Log back in!” if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.


    At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.


    This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association

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    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities



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