American Heart Association Associate Program Manager, Special Projects in Dallas, Texas


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

Scientific Sessions is the leading cardiovascular meeting for basic, translational, clinical and population science, in the United States, with more 18,000 cardiovascular experts from more than 105 countries.

Programming is designed to improve patient care by communicating the most timely and significant advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease from many different perspectives.

Sessions includes five days of comprehensive, unparalleled education through more than 5,000 presentations, with 1,000 invited faculty, and 4,000 abstract presentations; all from the world’s leaders in cardiovascular disease.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an Associate Program Manager, Special Projects in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

This position would be responsible for project management of special projects/programs as assigned by the Sr. Manager in regards to Scientific Sessions.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manage invited program for basic science communities and others as needed

  • Manage the development of Global Roundtable sessions and Joint Session programming

  • Develop and manage program for Frontiers programs

  • Oversee late breaking basic science submission process including grading, review and slotting process

  • Manage Simulation program activities

  • Provide program content for marketing purposes

  • Other projects as assigned by Senior Program Manager

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 experience in project management

  • Knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)

  • Strong written communication skills to include clear and concise business writing

  • Ability to establish and meet critical deadlines

  • Ability to work with the AHA's medical volunteers and scientists, national and affiliate staff, and outside professionals

  • Must have the ability to travel overnight between 5-10% of the time

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

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