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American Heart Association Sr. Program Development Manager, Professional Education in Portland, Oregon


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Program Development Manager, Lifelong Learning in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas. This position can be home based.

This is a full time, benefits eligible, grant funded opportunity. Current funding will expire on August 30, 2027, with the potential of extension.

The Sr. Program Development Manager, Lifelong Learning is responsible for driving the successful completion of assigned projects by leading teams in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing of assigned projects. Responsible for supervising Program Development Managers to drive deliverables so that educational initiatives are delivered on time, to the specified cost, as well as, quality and performance as proposed.

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.

#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


  • Leads, supervises, and provides training to a group of Program Manager staff to drive educational initiatives deliverables on time, at the specified cost, quality and performance.

  • Performs project management duties in collaboration with colleagues and staff, including initiating and defining project scope, planning, coordinating, executing, documenting, monitoring, controlling (progress), and closing assigned projects as needed.

  • As part of the project management provides updates and reports to Lifelong Learning / OSO staff, consultants, volunteers, and Sr. Leadership on the status of projects.

  • Works collaboratively with internal and external staff, management, volunteers, and consultants for assigned projects.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5 to 8 years of work-related experience

  • Project management or equivalent experience, with the ability to plan and monitor projects from inception through completion

  • Knowledge of assessing and controlling risk (Risk Management)

  • Experience working across departments to manage day-to-day workflow to ensure timely delivery of projects within scope and budget

  • Experience managing stakeholder expectations and communication flow as relates to project deliverables, scope, and the internal project team

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, meet multiple deadlines, and manage numerous projects simultaneously

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Functional multi-program computer skills; strong project management tool skills, strong interpersonal skills, including relationship building

  • 10% approximate time of overnight travel

Compensation & Benefits

The expected pay range will be $70,000 to $85,000. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply. The American Heart Association reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range.

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  • 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; this position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.

  • 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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Posted Date 4 weeks ago (5/22/2024 1:13 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-13447

Job Category Science & Research

Position Type Full Time