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Community Impact Director, Oklahoma

Company: American Heart Association
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Community Impact Director who will drive the execution of health impact goals across the state of Oklahoma by focusing on heart disease and stroke related risk factors, and the social determinants of health. Can be officed in either our Oklahoma City or Tulsa office.

The AHA is deeply committed to turning the tide of health inequity and addressing the underlying root causes of ill health. We are guided by our mission to be a relentless force for a world of healthier lives, and the successful will work relentlessly to impact health in Oklahoma.

The Community Impact Director will:

Manage, direct, and apply account management approach to develop and implement a customized, strategic, statewide plan for impact in Oklahoma. S/he will work in collaboration with cross-functional community-based teams to build strong volunteer relationships, collective impact plans and to support heart healthy resources in the community.

Buildand implement a cross-functional hypertension, diabetes, and cholesterol control strategy with measurable outcomes (high blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, and healthy behavior initiatives) in the market.

Collaborate with development staff partners and volunteers to identify, cultivate and secure program funding, including sponsorship for relevant programs, campaigns, and population health impact opportunities.

Take on a leadership role within an active collective impact campaign that strives to pass policy, generate systems changes, and lead environment change opportunities that drive large and sustainable population health impact.

Recruit, train, and manage volunteers through strategic community alliances to achieve priority community and collective impact goals and will act as a lead team member when planning and executing community events in multicultural populations.

Our 2030 strategic value proposition further cements the AHA’s commitment to equity when we state that we will be a catalyst to achieving maximum impact in equitable health. We will strive for every member of our community to achieve well-being, supported by the places they live, learn, work, play, pray, and heal.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Salary/Benefits: While we can only contact those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

Five+ years experience developing community led programs, projects or events

Five+ years experience engaging, motivating and retaining volunteer leaders

Three (3) years of experience in strategic planning and plan execution

Demonstrated strategic thinking skills in assessment of environments and available resources

Knowledge of the social determinants of health and behavior modification through self-care activities and policy/system-wide changes

Demonstrated ability to manage large projects and events ensuring deadline compliance.

Demonstrated ability to productively participate in a multi-disciplinary team environment working towards common goals with internal and external clients

Ability to influence team members without supervisory authority

Self-motivated, highly effective organization and analytical skills, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills

Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets

Ability and willingness to travel up to 30% outside the market

Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Public Health

Three+ years experience in healthcare systems change or quality improvement

Three+ years experience in community health and population benefit education

Three+ years experience in fundraising or business development

Experience working with multicultural and underserved communities

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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 Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-OK-Tulsa

Posted Date 3 days ago (8/9/2020 5:21 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-6041

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Even if you’re not ready to make a move, you can keep an eye on opportunities at the AHA.

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