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American Heart Association Program Manager in Dallas, Texas


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.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume to being based in the local office.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Professional Education Manager, Conference Education in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas .

In this role, you will manage all activities necessary for developing, implementing, and maintaining current and new Continuing Professional Education independent medical education programs.

*Due to the current pandemic, travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily/overnight travel. All staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume being based in the local office.*

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manage the development of educational program content for scientific events in collaboration of science volunteer committees. Establish trusted communication with volunteers to anticipate needs and ensure alignment with AHA Science Operations business objectives.

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

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

  • Manage the entire program using speaker management/abstract management software.

  • Works collaboratively with team to ensure logistics, marketing and council objectives are also met. This includes providing insight into conference logistics, marketing tactic development and execution and execution of council initiatives at conferences.

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


  • High School Diploma with some college or training in a related field.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in program/project management.

  • Experience in producing program materials.

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

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 10% of the time.

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

  • Experience in managing accredited continuing professional education programs.

  • Web content management experience.

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

Compensation & Benefits


Pay is commensurate with experience.

Benefit Plans:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

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

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 6 months ago (6/9/2021 5:24 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7023

Job Family Group Science and Research

Job Category Science & Research

Location: Dallas, TX