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American Heart Association Project Coordinator - Temporary in Dallas, Texas

Overview

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

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Temporary Project Coordinator in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

This is a part time temporary position that will average between 20-25 hours per week and will last until 12/15/2019.

The American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, held November 16-18, 2019, in Philadelphia, PA, presented and sponsored by the Council on Clinical Cardiology, presents a unique opportunity to introduce top minority science highs school students to the exciting world of cardiovascular research - especially those students who are considering perusing a career in the sciences. We are looking for someone with program planning, implementation and evaluation experience to help oversee this one of a kind program. The project coordinator for this Council specific program would be responsible for recruiting up to 100 minority students and one teacher and/or counselor per high school to attend a one-day program to learn about the latest in cardiovascular research. The Project Coordinator would work closely with the Program Manager in the application, program development and implementation of the council sponsored high school minority program.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Recruit and manage volunteers, program participants, and other key stakeholders for a one-day program held during the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in November

  • Oversees reporting on desired metrics and outcomes, sharing evaluation data with appropriate key stakeholders, as well as developing and monitoring the budget.

  • Directing core team members and vendors to develop, provide input and oversight of program content, toolkits and other various related program materials.

  • Manage day-to-day program logistics.

  • Participate and present information in all program related internal and external meetings.

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

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience

  • Must have strong project and time management skills

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Need a strong understanding of budget administration and forecasting

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

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

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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Requisition ID 2019-4450

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Science & Research

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