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American Heart Association Senior Director, Community Impact in Honolulu, Hawaii


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 has an exciting opportunity in our Hawaii Division for a Senior Community Impact Director to lead our efforts in making an extraordinary impact.

In this role, you will drive the planning, implementation and evaluation of strategies and plans to achieve health impact goals that make longer, healthier lives possible! Specific focus areas include hypertension, cholesterol, nutrition, obesity, and physical activity. This position leads the integration of population health strategies in collaboration with internal and external partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop an overall community action plan that includes engagement and positioning strategies, working towards organizational health impact goals including blood pressure management, worksite wellness and other health impact initiatives.

  • Build a network of influential volunteer and partner relationships to create a sustainable culture of health. Actively identify, recruit, orient, and lead volunteers including senior level executives and community leaders.

  • Drive direct health impact via targeted strategic community alliances (i.e., faith-based institutions, community centers etc.) and corporate relationships (i.e., Top 25 Companies, sponsors, etc.)

  • Build and implement a cross-functional hypertension and cholesterol control strategy in the market with strong integration of Health Strategies and Development teams.

  • Model AHA leadership competencies in managing, developing and engaging staff to achieve organizational objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or related field

  • 3 years or more related, progressively responsible experience

  • Experience building effective teams of staff and volunteers

  • Track record in strategic planning and execution

  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to influence desired outcomes across partners

  • Ability to think strategically, analyze market data, identify key trends

  • Master's degree in Public Health or related field and AHA experience preferred

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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Location US-HI-Honolulu

Posted Date 2 months ago (11/15/2019 12:52 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-5355

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Health Services

Location: Honolulu, HI