American Heart Association Project Coordinator, Research Awards (Temporary) in Dallas, Texas

Project Coordinator, Research Awards (Temporary)

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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 Temporary Project Coordinator in our Research Awards group located at our National Center office in Dallas, TX .

This is a temporary assignment that is scheduled to last through 12/15/2017

The Project Coordinator will provide administrative support to the AHA Awards staff to ensure completion of the American Heart Association goals and objectives in assigned areas.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Review and reconcile research project financial reports.

  • Report and communicate with appropriate parties on refunds due to the AHA.

  • Prepare and complete e-mail correspondence.

  • Respond and resolve other assignments as needed.

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

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 year administrative and/or project coordination experience.

  • Previous experience reviewing financial reports and a good aptitude for math.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency with various computer software programs (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work well under deadlines.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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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Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Science/Research

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