American Heart Association Project Coordinator - Science Publishing in Waltham, Massachusetts

Project Coordinator - Science Publishing

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Project Coordinator in our National Center office located in Waltham, MA .

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide project coordination and administrative assistance to the Science Publishing department.

  • Coordinates publishing procedures to assist in AHA strategic goal of rapid dissemination of scientific information.

  • Interact with volunteers and staff to ensure timelines and deadlines are met.

  • Work with other Office of Science Operations (OSO) and AHA departments to meet deptartment goals.

  • Understand and implement appropriate AHA systems to ensure integrity of publications.

  • Working knowledge of budgets with a conscious effort to contribute to budget goals of department.

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

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in a related administration role.

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal/external customers and volunteers. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience and/or knowledge of financial systems (E-1, COI, Seibel, etc.).

  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize work assignments, manage/monitor multiple projects, and meet multiple deadlines.

  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision and be a contributor to the publishing team.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills with ability to initiate projects and be pro-active; attention to detail; provide follow-through and devise alternative solutions as necessary.

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.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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Job Location

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Program/Project Management

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