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American Heart Association Project Coordinator in Dallas, 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 have an excellent opportunity for a Project Coordinator working with our quality improvement special initiatives teams. This position can be home based.

This is a full time, benefits eligible, grant funded opportunity. Current funding will expire on 12/31/2023.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through 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 training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


The Project Coordinator, Quality Improvement Initiatives, will be responsible for supporting the special initiative teams and works as the primary liaison to the Marketing and Communications team.

  • Providing support to the Quality Improvement Special Initiative team, serving as liaison to Marketing and Communication for the creation, editing updating, and organization of Quality Improvement materials

  • Providing support to the Quality Improvement Special Initiative team, serving as the liaison to Marketing and Communication for the creation, editing, and updating of pages on and the Healthcare Network

  • Organizing resources created through Strategic Alliance Quality Improvement Special Initiative funded projects

  • Providing support to the Quality Improvement Special Initiative team through organization and creation of meeting minutes

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • At least two (2) years of administrative experience

  • Effective written and verbal communications

  • Excellent process management and organizational skills

  • Skill in PC and computer equipment including word processing, accounting, data base management, spreadsheets, and software applications

  • Knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar, and punctuation

  • Proven ability to work without close supervision as well as the ability to be an effective collaborative team player

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a faced paced environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Understanding of the functions, resources, and operations of nonprofits

  • Cardiac, Stroke, and/or Resuscitation science knowledge/experience, preferred

Preferred Experience:

  • Some college in business administration, communication or marketing degree or pertinent degree

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. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources 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-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (10/17/2022 10:34 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-7436

Job Category Health Strategies

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Dallas