American Heart Association

Program Manager

Location US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/17/2022 5:22 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Meetings & Memberships
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 Program Manager, (Fellow in Training Program/Early Career – FIT/EC)in our Professional Membership group at our National Center office located in Dallas, TX.


The Program Manager manages all the activities related to the FIT program and is the key liaison and support to the volunteer leadership of the Fellow in Training volunteer program. Responsibilities include:


Essential Job Duties:

  • Identify and develop relationships with key cardiology fellowship programs and directors.
  • Plan, develop and execute a comprehensive curriculum of professional development programming  utilizing our AHA community.
  • Partner with field team colleagues to assess training needs of cardiology fellows.
  • Implement standards and best practices to ensure the successful planning and execution of high quality, innovative professional education sprograms in both in-person and virtual settings.
  • Manage the logistics and registration for leadership, functional and special interest committee meetings and teleconferences.
  • Execute processes for nominating and electing committee members; and submitting nominations for AHA positions and awards.
  • Ensure and increase conversion rate of Fellows-in-Training upon program completion.
  • Support navigation, engagement and career growth of AHA Fellows within AHA
  • Manage and staff the COC Early Career Committee and Early Career Blogger program.
  • Handle revenue and budget for established portfolio while identifying potential cost savings and revenue gains if applicable.
  • 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; preferably a science and/or medical association.
  • Demonstrated experience working and managing science/clinical volunteers
  • Has a passion and interest in virtual learning techniques.
  • Excellent training skills, with the ability to clearly communicate to a variety of healthcare professionals
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to lead, build, and show demonstrated growth of programs.
  • Ability to meet established deadlines while working independently.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to provide amazing customer service skills to both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to travel overnight approx. 10% of the time.

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

  • Non-profit experience.
  • Fellow-in-Training Experience
  • MBA or graduate degree
  • Collaboration skills with the ability to work as part of a team.


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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