American Heart Association Community Health Coordinator (San Jose, CA) in San Jose, California

Community Health Coordinator (San Jose, CA)

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Community Health Coordinator

Silicon Valley and Greater Bay Area Divisions

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 towards 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 and extraordinary impact.

Reporting to the Senior Community Health Director, the Coordinator is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through providing administrative, logistics and clerical support to the Health Strategies team to achieve overall team and affiliate goals. This includes providing direct data management, administrative and logistics support and project coordination to internal and external partners and involves significant organization and planning, attention to detail, timeline management and facilitating effective communication across team members.

Essential functions:

  • Provides a wide variety of skilled logistical, administrative, clerical and data management support to Health Strategies team members and project coordination of assigned initiatives and events. Ensures a high quality of service is provided to all staff, volunteers and other external and internal customers.

  • Manages customer and campaign information utilizing AHA systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.

  • Utilizes and maintains systems and databases including Community Commons, SharePoint and Dynamics to research, enter and report on progress with the Community Plan and reports for the Division and Board of Directors.  

  • Plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates assigned programs and events including coordinating the logistics according to standards, timelines and budget. Recruits, manages and engages program and event volunteers. Provides day of event support as needed.    

  • Creates and manages correspondence, participant registration and event collateral with precise attention to detail.  

  • Provides clerical support to team members including coordinating and filing expense and budget reports, processing invoices, meeting coordination and scheduling assistance.   

  • Proactively ensures timely communication with internal and external partners and customers, supporting collaboration in account management and activities to achieve shared goals.

  • Participates in and provides general administrative and clerical support to ensure effective operations of the divisions.

Required Experience

  • Demonstrated track record in project management with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet specified timelines.

  • Demonstrated administrative expertise with complex clerical responsibilities and data management

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally

  • Experience providing administrative and project support to multiple team members in a highly dynamic environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate needs based on project requirements and organizational needs and proactively contribute ideas for maximum effectiveness and efficiency

  • Ability to work and travel as needed to support community-based events and programs    

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The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with disabilities

Non-smoking environment

Job Location

San Jose, California, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Administrative/Clerical

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled