Back to top

Sr. Program Manager, Lifelong Learning

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Program Manager of Lifelong Learning in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • 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.
  • Leads, supervises and provides training (PMI best practices) to a group of Mgr. Professional Education and Associate Mgr. Grants staff to drive educational initiatives deliverables on time, at the specified cost, quality and performance.
  • 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. The updates and reports include information such as upcoming guidelines, updates on content for product creation/inclusion and dashboards so that a whole picture emerges for the C-suite review.
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external staff, management, volunteers, and consultants for assigned projects.
  • Oversees the grant writing process.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Minimum of five (5) years of project management or equivalent relevant experience, with the ability to plan and monitor projects from inception through completion.
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, meet multiple deadlines, and manage numerous projects simultaneously.
  • Experience managing stakeholder expectations and communication flow as relates to project deliverables, scope and the internal project team.
  • Experience working across departments to manage day-to-day workflow to ensure timely delivery of projects within scope and budget.
  • Knowledge of assessing and controlling risk (Risk Management).
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including relationship building.
  • Functional multi-program computer skills; strong project management tools skills.
  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 10% of the time. Some travel may be required to support large events throughout the year.

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

  • PMP or PgMP Certification
  • Supervisory experience
  • Healthcare project management experience
  • Accredited continuing medical education experience

Organization Info

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association

Overview
Headquarters: 
Dallas, TX, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1949
About Us
Mission: 

The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America's No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

Founded in 1924, our organization now includes more than 30 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jan 8 2019
Active Until: 
Feb 8 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
industry: 
Nonprofit