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
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
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
Three (3) years of experience in strategic planning and plan
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
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
Self-motivated, highly effective organization and analytical
skills, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation, and
Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office for word
processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets
Ability and willingness to travel up to 30% outside the
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
Master of Public Health
Three+ years experience in healthcare systems change or quality
Three+ years experience in community health and population
Three+ years experience in fundraising or business
Experience working with multicultural and underserved
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
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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Posted Date 3 days ago (8/9/2020 5:21 PM)
Requisition ID 2020-6041
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