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American Heart Association Compensation Director in Fort Worth, Texas


Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to 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 a superb opportunity for a Compensation Director at our office located in Dallas, TX.

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

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In this role, as the Director, you will plan, develop, prioritize, direct, and implement compensation strategies for the AHA. You will lead a compensation team that partners with HR Leaders across the organization to ensure that the compensation programs provide efficient and effective services that support the ongoing needs of the business. This individual will foster a team environment and a strong service culture that ensures engaging communications, delivery of timely and quality driven service to internal customers.

  • Manage AHA’s compensation offerings including base salary management as well as the short and long term incentive plans.

  • Delivers strategic compensation guidance aligned with AHA's strategy, mission and workforce trends.

  • Leads the compensation analysis and market pricing of roles to proactively ensure AHA is paying competitively, adjusting as needed for market trends, internal equity and engagement.

  • Implement and manage job architecture structure including the development of job descriptions and maintaining of systems to ensure accuracy and integrity of structure. Educates both HR and Business Leaders on the program.

  • Oversee the development and administration of incentive plans and systems.

  • Develop and facilitate training to improve employees and managers' knowledge, appreciation, and effective use of job architecture and compensation offerings.

  • Provide a consultative and collaborative relationship with Human Resources and Business Leaders on understanding and delivering compensation programs and processes, including job architecture, offers, promotions, and incentives.

  • Maintain overall compensation programs and systems and ensure compliance with federal, state, or local laws and regulations.

  • Collaborate with human resource team to ensure standard work processes are implemented, continually evolve, and meet quality standards.

Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.


  • Human Resources or Business-related Degree Preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of compensation analysis experience and 3 years in a leadership role.

  • Experience with job architecture, equity analysis and incentive plan administration required.

  • Strong understanding of state and federal laws and regulations as they apply to compensation programs.

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of compensation administration.

  • Able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers of all levels, including executives.

  • Able to maintain data integrity through attention to detail and accuracy, prioritize and meet aggressive deadlines, and process, manipulate, and summarize reports.

  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel and HRIS Systems.

Here are the preferred experiences:

  • CCP Certification.

  • Workday HRIS.


Compensation & Benefits

The AHA is committed to making an investment in each employee. Below are our main components of the total rewards package we offer. Visit our Rewards & Benefits (add hyperlink) section to see more detailed information.

  • 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 – Employees are rewarded for achieving success in the form of merit increases and incentive programs based on type of position.

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

  • Professional Development – You will have the opportunity to join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the AHA’s national online university that provides over 100,000 resources delivered in a variety of formats to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work/Life Satisfaction – The AHA offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days increase based on seniority level. You will also have 12 paid holidays off each year.

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, 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 1 month ago (9/1/2022 1:50 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9192

Job Category Human Resources

Additional Locations US-TX-Fort Worth | US-TX-Irving

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Fort Worth