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American Heart Association Program Manager, Professional Education 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.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Program Manager, Professional Education in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX . The Program Manager, Professional Education handles all of the programming aspects of the specialty conferences assigned. The end result of these duties is the production of specialty conferences for our volunteers and attendees in order to educate and engage them in discussion, encourage research and studies, and disseminate the results of recent scientific research and innovative technology, all in order to help meet the AHA's goal of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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


  • Work with volunteer program committees to develop and handle educational content (invited program) for assigned specialty conferences.

  • Establish trusted communication with volunteers and anticipate needs and expectations.

  • Handle revenue and budget for established portfolio while identifying potential cost savings and revenue gains.

  • Handle tight project timelines, deadline compliance and effective communication and dissemination of both.

  • Collaborate with internal departments (meetings, marketing, web development, exhibits) to meet conference and department goals.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, education/instructional design, non-profit management or bachelor’s degree plus three (3) years’ experience managing projects

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience of project management and/or program management, preferably in a non-profit setting

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience planning and handling budgets.

  • Ability to work independently and make appropriate, effective decisions related to project management responsibilities in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

  • Must possesses strong communication (written and verbal) and consensus-building skills.

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).

  • Must be able to travel overnight up to 15% of the time.

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

  • Previous experience working with volunteers in a not-for-profit environment preferred

Compensation & Benefits

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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, 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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Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (9/6/2023 11:37 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-11318

Job Category Science & Research

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Dallas