American Heart Association Jobs

by following us on <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> LinkedIn </a> , <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> Instagram </a> , <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> Facebook </a> , <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">X (formerly Twitter)</a> , and at <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a> . </p> <strong> Responsib
ds package. Visit <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> Rewards & Benefits </a> to see more detail
skills? </strong> Click <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">here</a> to see other opport
Talent Community!</strong><p><a href="" target="_blank">Join our Talent Community</a> to receive updates

Job Information

American Heart Association Sr. Program Coordinator, Health Equity in Dallas, Texas


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Program Coordinator, Health Equity based out of our National Center office in Dallas, Texas.

The Senior Program Coordinator will be a member of the Health Equity business unit. Primary duties will be to manage and provide support for projects related to the Association's Scholars Program and other work assigned across the Health Equity business unit as needed.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and at


  • Customer service management database management consisting of essential and confidential stakeholder, scholar and mentor information including personal identifying information, financials, liability waiver release forms, terms and conditions forms, emergency contact information, scholar applications and all forms/posters related to all functional activities of the program.

  • Cross collaborates with the Marketing and Communication team to provide content for social media platforms, newsletters, and department specific website.

  • Arrange Scholar/Mentor program launch activities within markets, work with local offices to include key volunteers and donors, create invitations, programs and digital presentations as needed.

  • Event Planning Support: Work with Association Scholars Team and Meeting and Planning team to facilitate communication with attendees and to coordinate logistics (travel, lodging, and transportation) for program related travel and professional development meetings and conferences including but not limited to Scientific Sessions, Association Scholars Symposium, International Stroke Conference, etc.

  • Event Execution Support: Provide onsite support and execution for Scholars Program meetings and professional development events.

  • Grant Reporting: Work in connection with Corporate Relations, Mission Advancement, and Grants Administration departments to maintain accurate program performance metrics and key accomplishments for quarterly grant/funder reports.

  • Alumni Engagement Support: Work with National Program Lead to create and maintain accurate contact and academic and career progression for current and past scholars.

  • Prepare and distribute stakeholder materials which may include updating on-line content, distribution of field resources and materials, evaluation/metrics needs, etc.

  • Working in connection with the business unit operations personnel to: track financials including project expenses, process team expense reports and invoices, invoice stipends, and support scholars with financial reporting.

  • Meeting and project management to include: scheduling meetings, organizing prioritized agenda items, preparing and gathering necessary reports and data, taking detailed notes and managing follow-up action items in a timely manner.

  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to organize and manage assigned projects/events. Includes providing high level customer service and collaboration with high profile stakeholders and senior level management.


  • Three (3) years of experience in medium to large scale project coordination

  • Three (3) years of experience in budget management. Experience in non-profit grant management and reporting is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to draft, edit, and proofread written communications and design effective presentations in accordance with Association brand guidelines.

  • Proven track record in cross functional effectiveness, detail orientation, follow-up/follow-through are top priorities for the job.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must have proficient knowledge and skill with technology software Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in event or meeting planning for internal/external events

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, business marketing or related area.

  • Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced growth environment

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities.

EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Join our Talent Community!

Join our Talent Community to receive updates on new opportunities and future events.

Posted Date 2 months ago (2/6/2024 5:38 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-12517

Job Category Health Strategies

Position Type Full Time