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.
Duties: Analyze and interpret science, health services, and policy to assess community health needs and effectively articulate the impact of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Evaluate content of health services programs to ensure and facilitate integration of evidence-based approaches to program development. Provide consultation and facilitation of data analysis, evaluation of programs and interpretation of results to identify best practices and innovative ideas/trends to improve community health. Develop, coordinate, and/or implement community-wide strategies and programs based on the American Heart Association 2020 plan. Maintain accountability for the organization and direct management of volunteer networks, strategic alliances and coalitions at the community level as determined by the community health plan and outreach efforts. Collaborate with affiliate and state-level health strategy colleagues to ensure that local opportunities are aligned with the AHA’s agenda at the state and affiliate level. Serve as the health lead for the community and oversee the recruitment and management of select community health program volunteer networks. Provide consultation, guidance and consultation on community health priorities through evidence-based approaches and protocols to internal staff to drive an overall community action plan to achieve health improvement goals. Integrate health strategies and strengthen collaborative efforts across all business functions and be accountable for both health/mission and revenue goals. Coordinate efforts with division/state/affiliate staff across health strategies and development. Provide training, consultation and implementation assistance to local staff on health goals and priorities.
Requirements: Master’s degree in Public Health, Education, or related field and 1 year of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or related occupation in public health, education and/or community health programs. Will also accept a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Education, or related field and 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or related occupation in public health, education and/or community health programs, or any suitable combination of education, training and/or experience. Experience must include: 1) One year of experience working with community health issues, and the ability to interact across multiple acculturation levels and socio-economic groups. 2) One year of experience recruiting, mobilizing, managing, recognizing and evaluating volunteers, including experience in training others on volunteer management and monitoring progress. 3) Experience in fundraising and maintaining relationships at corporate and community levels. 4) Expertise in multi-tasking, communication, and negotiation using analytical and interpersonal skills. 5) One year of experience in conducting meetings with internal and external clients including interacting with external partners/sponsors representing an organization to the public as necessary. 6) Experience managing large projects ensuring deadline compliance. 7) Ability to accommodate volunteer scheduling needs beyond regular hours. 8) Experience participating in a multi-disciplinary team environment working towards common goals with internal and external clients, including the ability to influence team members without supervisory authority. 9) Experience executing strategic thinking skills in assessing the local community environment and available resources to successfully implement new and existing programs.
This position qualifies for an employee referral bonus. If you are an American Heart Association employee and would like to recommend someone for this position, please let us know. Check your Employee Handbook for more details!
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Requisition ID 2018-3366