American Heart Association Project Coordinator - Science Operations in Dallas, Texas

Project Coordinator - Science Operations

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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. Here, you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. Here, you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. Here, 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 Project Coordinator (Science Operations) in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

Essential Job Duties:

  • Management of project timelines, deadline compliance and effective communication and dissemination of both.

  • Working knowledge of department policy, procedures and guideline and conscience effort to contribute to goals of department.

  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers and volunteers.

  • Work with other OSO departments and AHA departments to meet department goals.

  • Maintain excellent communication and organization skills and the ability to multi-task and accept new projects as they come up.

  • Prepares and processes all correspondence. Proof reads, duplicates and distributes all such correspondence, reports, presentations, etc.

  • Heavy calendar maintenance, coordinates schedules, appointments, meetings and conference calls with volunteers and other National Center staff; provides agendas and support materials for scheduled appointments.

  • Maintains supervisor's calendars of appointments and makes arrangements for science committees, writing groups, task forces, working group meetings, and/or council leadership committee meetings. Performs record keeping as needed. Prepares agendas and support materials for these meetings 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 three (3) years of experience in business administration or executive support.

  • Ability to work with the AHA's medical volunteers and scientists, national and affiliate staff and outside professionals to accomplish diverse, given projects and to handle telephone conversations professionally.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.

  • Ability to establish and meet critical deadlines as well as the ability to anticipate problems and resolve them.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to operate office equipment, possess advanced computer skills (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) along with the ability to train others on system usage. Skills in budget management.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications or equivalent work experience.

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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