American Heart Association Research Information Manager in Dallas, Texas

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Research Information Manager in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

The Research Information Manager will serve as a primary contact for staff and volunteers, and work closely with Research staff to develop and provide consistent, reliable research information to internal customers and external audiences. Additional responsibilities include:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Works with several large and complex databases including internal and external data sources and serves as the designated data and reporting expert for Research operations.

  • Leads effort to identify cost effective and efficient ways to develop and provide information to internal and external audiences and respond to ad hoc queries related to our Research data.

  • Works closely with technology staff supporting our various research-related systems and reporting tools.

  • Manages special projects including those related to our Open Science policy.

  • Maintains relationships with other external organizations to develop contacts and provide information about the AHA's research programs (e.g. Health Research Alliance)

  • Translates business requirements into end-user and adhoc reports as well as conducts testing of all activities.

  • Manages the recruitment, planning, conduct and post-meeting activities of assigned committees, task forces and working groups.

  • Shares in the planning and the overall management functions of the division of Research Administration.

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of school and professional experience.

  • Minimum of three (3) years professional experience with data analysis and interpretation/expression of results in narrative and graphical forms.

  • Knowledge of the principles of research administration.

  • Able to translate data to end-user reporting tools. Advanced skills in MS Excel and MS PPT. Basic skills in Tableau.

  • Must be analytical, creative, and have an innovative approach to solving problems.

  • Aptitude to understand and explain complex or technical information to others.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with experience presenting complex information to groups.

  • Able to manage projects.

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 5% of the time.

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

  • Familiarity with the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition tool (OBIEE) or experience as a super user with other reporting tools.

  • Demonstrated ability in planning, budgeting, assigning, directing, coordinating and reviewing work.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with little supervision.

  • Familiarity with policies and procedures governing the research programs and the ability to apply these policies in various situations.

  • Experience working with technical staff, consultants and contractors on large complex projects.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

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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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