American Heart Association

  • Learning & Development Trainer

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/12/2019 1:42 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Family Group
    Business Operations
    Job Category
    Human Resources
  • 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.



    If you are passionate about learning and development, The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for you! The Learning & Development Trainer in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX will be responsible for creating and facilitating learning.


    You are the right person for the job if you have a passion for helping others succeed and successful work experience as a facilitator and instructional designer. Preferable for candidate to be local however, would consider remote candidates.


    Essential Job Duties:

    • The role is 50% facilitation and 50% instructional design and development.
    • Design, develop and deliver blended learning solutions based on business needs.
    • Experience designing and delivering learning solutions around leadership and management skills.
    • Self-starter who is well organized and can lead instructional design projects from start to finish.
    • Facilitate in-person, virtually and with a co-facilitator.
    • Team player who effectively collaborates with subject matter experts, vendors, leadership and colleagues to develop and deliver learning solutions.
    • Follow standard methodologies in the areas of instructional design and adult learning.
    • Take an enthusiastic approach to sharing and implementing innovative ideas in the field of learning and development.
    • Communicate effectively with leadership and subject matter experts to conduct needs analysis and consult on learning and development standard methodologies.


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

    • BA/BS degree in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Training and Development, Adult Education or related degree or comparable experience.
    • 5+ yrs. of professional experience in instructional design and facilitation.
    • Experience facilitating for large or small groups and for individual contributors, managers and executives.
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully design, develop and deliver learning solutions utilizing skills in instructional design, facilitation and learning technologies.
    • Experience with creating and facilitating experiential learning activities.
    • Led learning and development projects from start to finish.
    • Built, maintain and facilitate a learning schedule.
    • Proficient in MS Office.
    • Ability to travel as requested.

    Preferred Experience:

    • Supervisory experience or experience facilitating to an audience of supervisors.
    • Training Certifications from companies in the areas of behavioral interviewing, coaching, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution and presentation skills.
    • Experience with onboarding/orientation, performance management and coaching.
    • Experience with measurement and evaluations to obtain ROL (return on learning).
    • Proficient in Adobe Connect or equivalent.
    • Experience in a fundraising environment is a plus.



    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

    Be sure to follow us on Twitter to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people enjoy #TheAHALife

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities



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