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American Heart Association HR Specialist - Employee Engagement in United States

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

In this HR Specialist role with the Western States HR team, you will be responsible for HR programs and services with a focus on designing and implementing strategies to drive employee engagement from onboarding to continued professional development aligned with organizational goals and objectives. This includes providing guidance and consultation to business partners to build and sustain the level of engagement and performance needed to most effectively advance our lifesaving mission.

Key responsibilities include:

In this HR Specialist role with the Western States HR team, you will be responsible for HR programs and services with a focus on designing and implementing strategies to drive employee engagement from onboarding to continued professional development aligned with organizational goals and objectives. This includes providing guidance and consultation to business partners to build and sustain the level of engagement and performance needed to most effectively advance our lifesaving mission.

Key responsibilities include:

  • In support of the effective onboarding, training and retention of newly hired and promoted staff,

  • Manage the onboarding experience with the new hire, manager, and other partners

  • Continuously evaluate and improve the onboarding experience

  • Ensure new staff receive the tools they need when upon hire.

  • Have regular touch points with new staff, especially in the first year to help set staff up for success.

  • Lead staff in developing the resources and coordination for New Staff Orientation

  • Facilitate New Staff Orientation, leveraging available technology and adult learning techniques for optimal learning

  • Build/leverage/communicate tools and resources to support ability to accelerate into independent performance

  • Develops and manages professional development initiatives including mentorship, employee resource group participation and career pathing in one-to-one, small group and general audience formats.

  • Manages analysis, reporting and evaluation of employee feedback surveys; provides recommendations for action planning and follows-through on plans for continuous improvement.

  • Manages staff training initiatives in coordination with Heart U and other subject matter experts. Includes managing vendor relationships, development and communication of training materials based on identified objectives, managing the participant experience and evaluating and monitoring training effectiveness. Provides recommendations for continuous improvement in ongoing programs.

  • Collaborates with Internal Communications and other HR partners to drive internal communication and recognition within Western States to support a compelling employee value proposition.

  • Identifies, recommends and implements initiatives to further diversify the Western States staff and volunteer base through community outreach, partnerships with universities/colleges and staff involvement and competency development.

  • In coordination with Talent Attraction, manages full-cycle recruitment efforts for assigned positions, temporary/contingent staff and interns in compliance with policies, legal requirements and diversity and inclusion goals.

  • Works closely with managers and employees to support engagement, productivity and retention.

  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation. Ensures compliance with policies and regulatory requirements.

Qualifications

A continuous learner with a strong customer service orientation and progressive professional experience including 3 years or more in these areas:

  • Project management experience, preferably with programs designed to promote employee engagement, internal communications and adult learning

  • Proven ability to independently manage and prioritize multiple tasks/projects

  • Affinity for and ability to work effectively with diverse groups

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with high attention to detail

  • Experience designing and producing virtual events focused on creating meaningful experiences for participants; proficiency with AdobeConnect preferred

  • Highly effective oral, written, presentation and influencing skills

  • Agile team player with ability to collaborate with and build relationships across departments.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience designing content for presentations, videos and communication materials to capture the attention of diverse audiences

  • Knowledge of HR strategies and employment laws and regulations

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 Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

This position is eligible for the AHA's Employee Referral Program. Please check with the Western States HR team for details.

Requisition ID 2019-4804

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Human Resources

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