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American Heart Association Manager, Professional Education in Dallas, Texas


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

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.

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 Manager, Professional Education in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX.

This position will manage all activities necessary for developing, implementing and maintaining current and new Continuing Professional Education independent medical education programs. Responsibilities include:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Identify and manage program volunteer planning committee by soliciting faculty nominations, inviting members, scheduling planning calls, taking meeting minutes and following up on action items. Oversee development of content and slide sets from the planning committee as well as obtain Science Review on these items.

  • Manage program related vendors including those who handle case-based outcomes surveys, those who develop and host program websites or activities, and those who are responsible for slide set production, training videos and website design.

  • Develop all program materials including attendee handouts, coordinator handouts, resource sheets and speaker information. Ensure these materials comply with the guidelines of accrediting bodies. Collaborate with department members to ensure appropriate marketing efforts are implemented for managed programs.

  • Ensure that all activities that are CME/CE certified for physicians, nurses and pharmacists meet the AHA’s accrediting agencies’ policies and standards. Implement and maintain appropriate tracking, filing and recording systems to ensure that all required documentation is in place for every activity certified for credit.

  • Establishing trusted communication with volunteers and anticipate needs and expectations; Work with internal departments and AHA Regions to meet department goals and establish AHA as a leader in the field.

  • Management of project timelines, deadline compliance and effective communication and dissemination of both.

  • Manage revenue and budget for established portfolio while identifying potential cost savings and revenue goals.

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


  • Bachelor’s degree or some college complete plus knowledge ofprinciples and practices of program management

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience managing programs

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workflow, establish and meet critical deadlines

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Must have the ability to travel over night up to 10% of the time

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in managing accredited continuing professional education programs

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

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified 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.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Requisition ID 2019-5177

Job Family Group Science and Research

Job Category Science & Research

Location: Dallas, TX