American Heart Association Community Impact Director in Indianapolis, Indiana
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The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Community Impact Director based in Indianapolis. This position is a full-time, Grant funded position through June 2025.
This position will lead our nutrition security work by working collaboratively with Indiana University Health, Gleaners Food Bank, and Purdue’s Center for Healthy Equity & Innovation. A strong focus will be dedicated to convening community members, community-based organizations, and enrollees into the nutrition security program.
The Community Impact Director will drive the execution of our health impact goals within the area by focusing on the areas of hypertension, cholesterol, nutrition, obesity, and physical activity with a focus on underserved communities. This position will be collaborating closely with American Heart Association’s evaluation team to implement parts of the program evaluation. Building impactful community relationships throughout the market is crucial to the success of this role.
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 additional training and support, locally.
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Engage in collective community impact efforts, both leading and supporting, in partnership with key volunteers, strategic alliances, institutions and corporations.
Recruit, train and lead volunteers and strategic community alliances to achieve priority community and collective impact goals.
Identify and assist in recruiting diverse volunteers to serve in leadership roles on market board of directors and event executive leadership teams.
Work with internal staff partners to ensure population health strategies are integrated into development, communications and marketing, advocacy, and healthcare quality improvement activities.
Collaborate with development staff partners and volunteers to identify, cultivate, and secure program funding, including sponsorship (cash and in-kind) for relevant campaigns.
Implements data collection plans (using quantitative and qualitative methods) that secure buy-in and optimize information-flow through the program life-cycle (planning, implementation, and evaluation) with support from AHA evaluation team
Implements surveys, and oversees quality control of data collection, including managing and preparing data-sets to facilitate data analysis; conducts appropriate analyses on qualitative data with support from AHA data science and evaluation team
Produces written reports and presentations detailing evaluation background, critical evaluation questions, evaluation methods, findings, and recommendations with support from AHA evaluation team.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
2+ years’ experience working with community/public health issues and/or managing community/public health promotion or related educational programs. Knowledge of public, community and population health models. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.
Bachelor’s or some college plus experience. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.
Two (2) years of experience implementing data collection instruments for both quantitative (surveys/questionnaires) and qualitative (interview/focus group guides) approaches.
Two (2) years of experience in conducting qualitative data analyses.
Proven ability to recruit, mobilize and manage volunteers, including C-suite level executives.
Must have at least intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
Ability to understand scientific communication (journals, briefings, reports, statistics, etc.) and to synthesize evaluation findings into reports or communications for both lay, business, and scientific audiences.
Demonstrated ability to handle large projects and events ensuring deadline compliance.
Demonstrated ability to productively participate in a multi-disciplinary team environment working towards common goals with internal and external clients.
Ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders, including representatives of priority populations.
Ability to influence team members without supervisory authority.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds with the expectation that items in excess of 20 pounds would be broken down into smaller components or additional assistance is required before lifting and/or moving.
Preferred experience includes:
Experience working with multicultural communities.
Advanced knowledge and skill with Microsoft 2010 or higher.
1 year experience implementing evaluations for health-related programs.
1 year experience conducting quantitative data analysis.
Proficient in software used for qualitative analysis (e.g., NVivo, Dedoose.
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.
Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.
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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Posted Date 2 weeks ago (5/25/2023 5:59 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-10652
Job Category Health Strategies
Position Type Full Time