Senior Vice President, Human Resources

  • Full Time
  • Irving

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Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

We’re hiring a Senior Vice President, Human Resources for our SouthWest Region which includes the states of AR, CO, NM, OK, TX, and WY.

The Senior Vice President, Human Resources (SVP-HR) will be a strategic business partner to all levels of management responsible for developing a comprehensive knowledge of The Association business practices. This position will work with leadership to demonstrate our Association talent through organization structure, compensation, performance management, mentoring, and talent development, and employee relations to achieve the goals and objectives of The Association. This position will collaborate with our partners at the National Center to ensure resources and processes are in alignment. This position reports to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations.

This position can be home-based, preferably in Dallas, TX but must be within the borders of the SouthWest Region states.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

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As the SVP-HR, some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic human resources partner to all levels of management with comprehensive knowledge of The Association business, understanding of our markets, structure, talent and competency needs for both short- and long-term, and organization development.
  • Coordinates compensation program with objective of attracting and retaining staff, including merit, incentives, and bonus program.
  • Responsible for staff development, mentoring, performance management, onboarding, and succession planning.
  • Coordinates performance management process working with Association leaders to achieve goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Partner to SW Leadership and management team to handle employee relation issues.
  • Collaborate with business partners throughout the organization on benefits, policies and procedures, best practices, HRIS systems, and recruitment.
  • Supervise the region human resource team to achieve team’s objectives.
  • Assist with other duties and projects as needed.

Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5 years successful experience in HR and personnel management practices, laws and government relations.
  • Strong organization development experience, including executive mentoring, succession planning, and talent development.
  • General knowledge of compensation and benefits plan design, administration, and compliance.
  • Knowledge of employment practices including recruiting strategies, selection techniques and compliance with state, and federal regulations.
  • Proven experience in leading employee relations in a diverse and changing workforce.
  • Knowledge of training and development practices including identification of training needs, development of delivery methods, and evaluation of results.
  • Strong organization and project management skills. Ability to build and lead project teams.
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people around the organization, including senior executives.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts live or via multimedia in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% local and overnight stay.

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Irving

Posted Date 2 days ago (2/17/2023 4:56 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-10099

Job Category Human Resources

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Irving

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