American Heart Association Temporary Part-Time Research Specialist, Heart Check Certification in Dallas, Texas


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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 has an excellent opportunity for a Temporary Part-Time Research Specialist at our National Center office located in Dallas, TX! This individual will be responsible for conducting health and nutrition related research in alignment with FDA regulations to identify new avenues for lead generation and revenue growth for AHA’s Heart Check program. Responsible for assisting with analysis and communication of findings to AHA’s Senior Management and additional functional teams. Other areas of responsibilities will include:

  • Identify new avenues for growth and/or lead generation through data collection both online and with AHA's Mintel database

  • Communicate data collection and findings regarding new avenues for program growth and/or lead generation in a clear, compelling manner

  • Ensure online research is viable and accurate Coordinate with the Nutrition Operations Team on additonal areas for revenue growth with current Heart Check program participants

  • Analyze research to identify potential leads/prospects for certification

  • Identify areas of alignment and of potential concern with the prospect

  • Prioritize and complete all assigned research reports for the Nutrition Operations Team as requested.


  • Two (2) years of experience in nutrition or related area

  • Ability to effectively communicate research into ideas and suggestions resulting in program growth

  • Ability to use AHA's membership requirements, nutritional guidelines, and dietetic knowledge to collect useful & relevant data

  • Ability to prioritize workload

  • Resourceful in ability to complete assigned tasks with limited supervision

  • MS Office knowledge including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian.

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