Program Coordinator, Applicant and Awardee Services
American Heart Association - Dallas, TX

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What's your motivation? Opportunity? Creativity? Contribution? It's all part of working for the American Heart Association---where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment. So if you're considering a new and rewarding career, consider the American Heart Association. We have an excellent opportunity for a Project Coordinator, Applicant and Awardee Services in our National Center office in Dallas, TX.

The Project Coordinator, Applicant and Awardee Services will provides administrative and technical support services in the research applications and awards process for the National Center and seven affiliates. Provides day-to-day application and grants management services for applicants and other parties associated with applications, awardees, and institutional grants and fiscal officers. Conducts data quality reviews for the team. Assists customers understand and interpret AHA policies and procedures to ensure compliance on applications and awards.

Major Responsibilities Include:1. Awards Management:
a. Manages approximately 350 active awards including the award payment process.
b. Manages award activation process (collecting forms and resolving concerns.)
c. Monitors awards for compliance with AHA policies and procedures.
d. Reviews annual financial reports for compliance with policies.
e. Monitors annual scientific report submissions.

2. Application Management:
a. Supports annual submission of approximately 5000 applications.
b. Provides information and technical assistance to all customer groups (applicants, institutional personnel, sponsors and referents, etc.)
c. Manages applications for compliance with program requirements and adherence to AHA policies and procedures.
d. Manages notification to applicants and institutions.

3. Special Projects:
a. Data Quality Reviews for the unit to evaluate the accuracy of information and payments for transferring and terminating awards and document findings to in a report to the AASU manager.
b. Manage project timelines for the team and work with the coordinator to ensure compliance with deadlines.
c. Manage the secondary review process for Fellow-to-Faculty awards: recruit reviewers, schedule and staff conference calls, collect and disseminate materials needed for the reviews, communicate decisions to investigators, sponsors and institution and make corresponding changes as needed to award payments, manage/organize record retention of award agreements and payment information.
d. Assist AASU manager with special projects as needed/assigned.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Required Qualifications Include:
1. Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience required.
2. Experience managing application, notification and awards processes preferred.
3. Strong customer service experience.
4. Ability to communication information accurately and effectively to diverse audiences.
5. Strong attention to detail.
6. Highly effective organizational skills.
7. Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel.)

Attracting talented, 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.

To apply for this position or to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association please visit . We no longer accept mailed, faxed or e-mailed resumes. Please apply for positions directly through our website. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and works to prohibit discrimination and to assure fair and uniform treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of Human Resources administration without regard to political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, age, sex, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or any other non-merit factor.

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The American Heart Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the fight against heart disease and stroke (both among...