American Heart Association (AHA)

Region Senior Human Resources Director

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

San Antonio, Texas


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 are currently hiring a Region Sr. Human Resources Director. The Sr. HR Director will act as a strategic business partner for the SouthWest Region along with providing specialized leadership in the areas of executive coaching, Talent Management, and leadership development. The Sr. Director will act as an executive coach for leaders across the region by mentoring and providing feedback to build leadership capacity and optimize team leadership which results in the region achieving its business goals. The Sr. Director will use knowledge of the talent and business in each market to inform talent management strategies and coaching methods that build and strengthen the bench of talent in the region. The Sr. Director will be a collaborative and trusted partner who works with National Center leaders and applies organization resources to drive leadership development across teams.

This position can work fully remote, or work from one of our Texas offices - Austin, Houston, Irving, Fort Worth, and San Antonio. The ideal candidate will live within Texas .

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.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


As the Sr. HR Director, some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Develops executive coaching and leadership development strategy to optimize capacity and team leadership across the region.

  • Acts as the executive coach for leaders across the region

  • Builds and leads team and individual leader coaching sessions that support leadership development in role and desired talent management outcomes.

  • Directly leads talent assessment and talent management strategies in alignment with SVP, HR to enable development of quality succession plans with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Builds deep knowledge of leadership development programs and resources along with positive relationships with National Center partners to inform and build the leadership development strategy for the region.

  • Uses data to identify trends across areas of responsibility and partners with key business partners to formulate solutions that improve employee impact.

  • May act as a strategic HR business partner across assigned teams providing mentorship on various HR initiatives and functional areas or provide leadership on key HR initiatives.

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:


  • BS/BA degree in Human Resources Management or a related field required.

  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience as a human resources business partner.

  • At least 2 years’ experience providing employee and leadership coaching.

  • Strong working knowledge and depth of Human Resource subject areas and standard processes (including, but not limited to talent management and assessment, learning and Design, employee retention and engagement, performance management, and career pathing.

  • Proven understanding of multiple coaching models and adult learning theory.

  • Ability to tailor HR advice to client needs and in support of business needs.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Process management – experience developing quality processes which deliver the information, resources, and services necessary to improve employee impact.

  • Strong project Coordinator – ability to prioritize multiple contending tasks seamlessly.

  • Proven Problem Solving, decision-making, and relationship-building skills.

  • Strong social skills. Ability to form relationships quickly and connect well at all levels of the organization.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

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.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the Career Development of all employees. This program provides Financial Assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

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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Location US-TX-Austin

Posted Date 13 hours ago (5/19/2023 5:04 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9281

Job Category Human Resources

Additional Locations US-TX-Irving | US-TX-Houston | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-TX-San Antonio

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-San Antonio

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