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American Heart Association Region Leader, Human Resources in Irving, Texas


Now is the time to join us and make a difference! Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

We're hiring a Region Leader, Human Resources for our SouthWest Region which includes the states of AR, CO, NM, OK, TX, and WY.

The Region Leader (called an SVP, HR at the Association) will be a strategic and hands-on business partner to employees and leaders within the region. This trusted individual will manage employee relations and partner with region leaders to support our talent through an optimized structure; leveraging total rewards, performance management, coaching, and talent development to achieve the goals and objectives of the association.

This position will collaborate with national HR Leaders and other region HR Partners to ensure resources and processes are in alignment.

This position can be home-based, preferably in Dallas, TX, or reside within the borders of the SouthWest Region including the states of AR, CO, NM, OK, TX and WY. This position reports to the Region Senior Vice President, Business Operations.

To help you be successful, you will have access to formal onboarding, Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally.

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As the Region Leader (SVP-HR), some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Partnering with region leaders and guiding region employees on matters related to HR.

  • Utilizing knowledge of the association and markets within the region to identify the optimal structure, talent and competency needs for both short and long-term.

  • Leveraging total rewards with objective of attracting and retaining staff, including merit, incentives, and bonus programs.

  • Identifying opportunities for employee development, mentoring, performance management, onboarding, and succession planning.

  • Coordinating performance management processes and working with leaders to achieve goals and objectives of the organization.

  • Managing employee relation issues.

  • Collaborating with HR leaders throughout the organization on benefits, policies and procedures, learning & development, HR technology, and recruitment.

  • Supervising the region human resource team to achieve team’s objectives.

  • Assisting with other duties and projects as needed.

Requirements for Success:


  • Practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within Human Resources while understanding the impact on other areas of the organization.

  • College Degree or equivalent experience.

  • A minimum of 8 years prior relevant experience, and at least 5 years of supervisory experience.

  • Proven experience collaborating with HR centers of excellence and translating for alignment within the region.

  • Strong organization development experience, including manager coaching, succession planning, and talent development.

  • Experience in administration, implementation, and monitoring of regional HR programs inclusive of multiple areas such as employee relations, compensation, and employee communications.

  • Knowledge of employment practices including recruiting strategies, selection techniques and compliance with state, and federal regulations.

  • Proven experience in leading employee relations in a diverse and changing workforce.

  • Knowledge of training and development practices including identification of training needs.

  • Strong organization and project management skills with the ability to build and lead project teams.

  • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people across the organization, including senior executives.

  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts live or via multimedia in a clear and compelling manner.

  • Ability to travel up to 10% local and overnight stay.

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. In addition to tuition assistance, access to learning and development via HeartU, the association’s corporate university, with a 100,000+ offerings 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.

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-Irving

Posted Date 1 month ago (2/17/2023 4:56 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-10099

Job Category Human Resources

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Irving