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Research Outcomes Manager


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 Research Outcomes Manager in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas (Remote/Home Based is acceptable) .

In this role, you will be responsible for evaluating, measuring, and reporting on the impact of the AHA Research Program to all stakeholders. Additional responsibilities include developing and implementing the award evaluation program and activities to communicate the success of the organization's research program.

*Due to the current pandemic, all staff are currently working from home. In the future, if final candidate is in the DFW area, this position will resume being based in our Dallas office.*

Essential Job Duties:

  • Develops, enhances, and implements the post-award evaluation program for the Association's research awards. Identifies and works with internal and external systems, surveys, consultants, and vendors to collect the necessary data and produce evaluation reporting on the AHA research portfolio. Produces evaluation and outcomes reporting for programs, categories of programs or across the entire portfolio as needed. Analyzes AHA Research data, scans external research environment, and issues recommendations to appropriate leadership and committees.

  • Stays abreast of new analytic tools for research outcomes analysis and makes recommendations regarding changes and/or upgrades. Ensures that contractual agreements with outside vendors & consultants necessary to conduct the research evaluation program are developed and administered in accordance with AHA policy and meet the needs and mission of the Association. Manages budgeting, contract and analyst work, invoice review and payment for evaluation related expenses. Keeps up with software enhancements and trains Research staff as needed on these tools. Ensures report dashboard is developed and rolled out to staff.

  • Provides oversight regarding tracking and monitoring of Intellectual Property information related to AHA funded research awards.

  • Implements strategies to track trends and best practices in research program evaluation, including representing the AHA with various external organizations.

  • Manages the Strategic Outcomes subcommittee of the AHA Research Committee. Identify and recruit committee members, prepare agendas and exhibits, and distribute summary notes for all meetings.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Advanced Degree - Master's degree in Clinical, Laboratory Science or related area.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience working in an academic or research environment including project planning or management.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of:

  • Experience in program evaluation, research evaluation, project analytics and reporting either through supervision of internal staff, external contractors, project management, data management or equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Experience staffing and leading volunteer committees and related task forces.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current research evaluation trends, methods, research programs and comparative analysis.

  • Comprehensive training in statistical analysis and data analytics.

  • Superior writing and communication skills.

  • Ability to interpret scientific data and research outcomes through independent learning or collaboration with other staff.

  • Comprehensive understanding of planning and evaluation of government or NFP research program (NIH, Howard Hughes.

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 5-10% of the time.

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

  • Experience managing the work of vendors or contractors

  • Experience in managing high level volunteers

  • Clinical or research experience in the cardiovascular, neuroscience or related fields.

  • Ability to understand, integrate and summarize scientific literature.

  • Demonstrated skills in fiscal accountability and general knowledge/understanding of finance and accounting.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

Compensation & Benefits


Pay is commensurate with experience.

Benefit Plans:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills - helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: (see application details) 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-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (8/20/2021 5:41 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7361

Job Family Group Science and Research

Job Category Science & Research

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution US - Top 50


Location: Albuquerque,NM

Salary Range
$46,000.00 - 77,000.00
per Year
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Albuquerque, NM 87101, US