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American Heart Association Research Operations Manager, TRAC in Dallas, Texas


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.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Research Operations Manager, TRAC in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas (remote/home based is acceptable) .

Essential Job Duties:

Serve as the directional lead for the FDA/ NIH-funded Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center (TRAC), in collaboration with university partners. Oversee center administration and communication activities, and mentor and guide the program coordinators as needed. Provide support to the Principal Investigators for programmatic oversight to ensure that the center operates efficiently and effectively, in accordance with best practices. Ensure that the Center meets scientific and programmatic objectives and remains compliant with federal regulations and fulfills its research objectives. Review allowable and appropriate expenditures, and direct all necessary procurement and monitoring budget pipelines, including preparation, management and oversight of quarterly budget reports. Facilitate activities of the various Center committees, including the Executive Committee, External Advisory committee, Publications committee, Fellowship and Pilot Core Advisory Committees, and others that may be convened by the Center. Manage the regulatory compliance component of the Center and maintain updated records for IRB approvals and human subject research training, animal research approvals, and intellectual property issues. Provide oversight of the Administrative Supplement project grant, including financial management, facilitating procurement, coordinating communications and meetings with the three partner institutions, and bi-annual technical reporting, and oversee program coordinators to ensure completion of associated tasks. Serve as primary liaison with the Principal Investigators and Government Grants Director to ensure the management of appropriate communications with the sponsors. Serve as the primary point of contact for the TCORS Coordinating Center’s communications and requests for the Center. Manage logistics for meetings, conferences and webinars, as well as manage business updates and communications for both regularly scheduled and ad-hoc meetings. Manage the pilot project program, which funds investigators through carefully selected and strategic research projects that are of direct relevance to the Center’s immediate research priorities. May work at the Dallas, Texas worksite or telecommute from anywhere in the US and report to the Dallas, Texas site.

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


Master’s degree in Public Health, Operations, Management, or related field and 2 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or related occupation in tobacco-related research operations or project management. Will also accept a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Operations, Management or related field and 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or related occupation in tobacco-related research operations or project management, or any suitable combination of education, training, or experience. Experience must include: 1) Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. 2) Demonstrated ability to use MS software including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. 3) Two years of experience in Public Health Project management, including management of multiple off-site primary locations. 4) Experience working with high-level staff (C-Suite) and science volunteer leaders. 5) Two years of experience in scientific/research, including management of research projects. 6) Two years of experience with regulatory approval processes and management, including animals and humans. 7) Two years of experience reviewing expenditures, and monitoring budget pipelines, including preparation and management. 8) Two years of experience providing oversight of government grants (NIH, FDA, CDC), including coordinating communications and meetings with the institutions, and ad-hoc technical reporting.

This position qualifies for an employee referral bonus. If you are an American Heart Association employee and would like to recommend someone for this position, please let us know. Check your Employee Handbook for more details!

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 2019-3997

Job Family Group Science and Research

Job Category Science & Research

Additional Locations US-Anywhere

American Heart Association
Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled