American Heart Association

Compensation Manager

Location US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/28/2022 10:31 AM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Human Resources
Additional Locations
US-TX-Irving | US-TX-Fort Worth
Position Type
Full Time


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 Compensation Manager at our office located in Dallas, TX.

In this role, as the Compensation Manager, you will plan, develop, organize, direct, and implement compensation strategies for the American Heart Association. You will lead a compensation team that partners with HR Leaders across the organization to ensure that the compensation programs provide efficient and effective services that support the ongoing needs of the business. He or she will foster a team environment and a strong service culture that ensures engaging communications, delivery of timely and quality driven service to internal customers.

Here are some of the essential job duties:

  • Manage AHA’s compensation offerings including base salary management as well as the short and long term incentive plans.
  • Delivers strategic compensation guidance aligned with AHA's strategy, mission and workforce trends.
  • Leads the compensation analysis and market pricing of roles to proactively ensure AHA is paying competitively, adjusting as needed for market trends, internal equity and engagement.
  • Implement and manage job architecture structure including the development of job descriptions and maintaining of systems to ensure accuracy and integrity of structure.  Educates both HR and Business Leaders on the program.
  • Oversee the development and administration of incentive plans and systems.
  • Develop and facilitate training to improve employees and managers' knowledge, appreciation, and effective use of job architecture and compensation offerings.
  • Provide a consultative and collaborative relationship with Human Resources and Business Leaders on understanding and delivering compensation programs and processes, including job architecture, offers, promotions, and incentives.
  • Maintain overall compensation programs and systems and ensure compliance with federal, state, or local laws and regulations.
  • Collaborate with human resource team to ensure standard work processes are implemented, continually evolve, and meet quality standards.


Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.


  • Human Resources or Business-related Degree Preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of compensation analysis experience and 3 years in a leadership role.
  • Experience with job architecture, equity analysis and incentive plan administration required.
  • Strong understanding of state and federal laws and regulations as they apply to compensation programs.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of compensation administration.
  • Able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers of all levels, including executives.
  • Able to maintain data integrity through attention to detail and accuracy, prioritize and meet aggressive deadlines, and process, manipulate, and summarize reports.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel and HRIS Systems.

Here are the preferred experiences:

  • CCP Certification.
  • Workday HRIS.



The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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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