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American Heart Association Research Information Manager in Dallas, Texas


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.


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 be responsible for developing and providing consistent, reliable research information from the Division of Research Operations. They will analyze data and distribute research information to internal and external audiences, work closely with Research staff, and serve as a primary contact for staff and volunteers. Additional responsibilities include :

  • 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. Serves as the designated data and reporting expert for the division of Research Operations.

  • Supports the Association's research program evaluation effort, including gathering data from internal and external data sources, and developing reports and evaluating metrics.

  • Directs the production and communication of year-end and semi-annual reporting for the entire AHA research portfolio.

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

  • Works with several large and sophisticated databases including internal and external data sources. Develops, maintains, and distributes requested data queries and reports. Analyzes and modifies queries to provide requested data and decision-making reports. Uses knowledge of databases and data to identify and develop effective reports, provide research information and respond to requests.

  • Maintains relationships within AHA and external organizations to develop contacts and provide information about the AHA's research programs (e.g. Health Research Alliance, Open Research Funders Group)

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

  • Manages AHA Open Science policies and applicant and awardee compliance

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


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

  • Three (3) years of Knowledge of and experience with data analysis and interpretation, expression of results in narrative and graphical forms

  • Four (4) years of experience in data management, administration or equivalent

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

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

  • Understand and explain sophisticated or technical information to others

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Information Technology, or Business preferred

  • Knowledge of the principles of research administration, and Open Science policies . 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

  • Super user of reporting tools and familiarity with Tableau

  • Experience working with technical staff, consultants contractors, and volunteers on large complex projects. Experience documenting system requirements and testing

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 Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 days ago (8/5/2022 5:16 PM)

Requisition ID 2018-2967

Job Category Science & Research

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Dallas