American Heart Association

Program Coordinator, Community Impact

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/15/2021 1:40 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Family Group
Business Operations
Job Category
Administrative Support


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?


Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!


This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Program Coordinator within our Western States Region located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The position will support community and clinical hypertension initiatives, CPR program coordination and provide administrative/logistical support to help us achieve our health impact goals in Utah. This is a grant-supported, part-time position with an anticipated duration through June 2023 offering a variable schedule of up to 15 hours per week. 

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in September 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.


Essential Job Duties:


  • Provides a wide variety of skilled program coordination, administrative, logistics and clerical support to staff and volunteers in accordance with AHA policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to fully understand and support assigned campaigns and programs.
  • Ensures a high quality of service is provided to all customers, staff, and volunteers.
  • Actively participates in division efforts to achieve division, affiliate and association-wide goals and initiatives.
  • Manages data related to programs and events utilizing appropriate databases.
  • Coordinates logistics for assigned events, meetings and programs and provides day-of-event support as needed.
  • Creates mail merges and prepare mailings for related events and meetings.
  • Performs related clerical functions such as answering the telephone, filing, typing/word processing, faxing, and copying as needed.
  • Creates flyers and other collateral, as needed for events.
  • Attends staff meetings, stays current on regional and association-wide updates, and applies the information learned.
  • Performs other duties as needed to achieve department, regional and association-wide goals.


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


  • Office administration skills, including general clerical skills (e.g., filing, typing, copying, telephone etiquette and operation)
  • Organizational skills and communication skills in working with community partners and community health workers.
  • Effective written communication skills, including skill in proof reading for grammar and spelling.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a professional manner in all dealings with customers, staff, and others; ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to keep all work-related information confidential, as necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

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

  • Knowledge of AHA statistics and ability to research all AHA on-line resources for information requested by community members.
  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs.


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



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.

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