American Heart Association Database Specialist in Dallas, Texas


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.


Responsible for providing access, training and reports from assigned databases or applications in support of department activities. Responsible for developing, distributing and documenting dashboards and reports including maintaining data integrity, accuracy and relevance for decision making. Additional administrative and reporting responsibilities as assigned.

  • Develop and distribute requested data queries and reports. Manipulate and format reports for analysis and decision making. Use knowledge of database or data warehouse to identify and develop effective reports to respond to requests

  • Maintain data and system integrity through data corrections, quality assurance and testing. Collaborate with system vendor to maintain systems and oversee updates

  • Develop user friendly dashboards and repositories for regular access to reports. May integrate data from other systems to provide more accurate and informative reports for further analysis

  • Provide and maintain report or query documentation, system documentation, and data quality/integrity procedures

  • Operate data warehouse or database system to ensure that information repository is accurate, accessible, and effective for AHA users. Act as system contact and advisor for assigned database repository. Communicate regularly with customers on the status of new and current procedures and accessibility.

  • Update and maintain user guidelines, operating procedures, training guides and trainer documentation. May schedule and lead periodic user meetings to communicate changes in system requirements and usage

  • Ensure data system(s) comply with business technology security requirements and mitigate risk based on applicable laws, regulations and AHA policies.

  • Miscellaneous project and administrative support as required.


  • Bachelor's in a similar area a plus

  • 2-5 years of related experience

  • Experience developing and running database queries

  • Demonstrated ability to produce accurate and timely reports

  • Ability to identify and analyze data and reports for correctness and make modifications as needed

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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Requisition ID 2019-3799

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Information Technologies