• Director Total Rewards

    American Heart AssociationDallas, TX 75219

    Job #958670290

  • 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.


    The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Director, Total Rewards at our office located in Dallas, TX.

    In this role, as the Director, Total Rewards, you will plan, develop, organize, direct and implement the Total Rewards Program for American Heart Association that includes compensation and benefits. You will partner with HR Leaders across the organization to ensure that the Compensation & Benefit programs provide efficient and effective services that support the ongoing needs of the business. He or she will foster a team environment and a strong service culture that ensures engaging communications, delivery of timely, quality driven service to internal customers and meets service level agreements.

    Here are some of the essential job duties:

    • Leads in the development, implementation, communication and administration of the total rewards programs and policies that are aligned with AHA's strategy, mission and workforce trends, including base salaries, short- and long-term incentives, sales compensation plans, health and welfare programs, retirement plans, disability, etc

    • Develop and implement communication/education programs to improve employees and managers' knowledge, appreciation, and effective use of total rewards

    • Proactively maintains a pulse on compensation and benefit competitiveness, current market trends, and internal equity and engagement.

    • Identify, analyze and recommend improvements or changes to compensation and benefit programs based on market trends, company strategy, attraction and retaining top talent, cost effectiveness, and changes in regulations

    • Builds and provides a consultative and collaborative relationship with Human Resources and Business Leaders on understanding and delivering compensation programs and processes, including job offers, promotions, incentives.

    • Designs and implements effective job analysis, salary, incentive and title structures, considering effectiveness of existing practices, and educates both HR and Business Leaders on the program

    • Maintains overall compensation and benefit programs and ensures compliance with federal, state, or local laws and regulations

    • Collaborate with human resource team to ensure standard work processes are implemented, continually evolve, and meet quality standards


    Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.

    • Human Resources or Business-related Degree

    • Minimum 8 years of experience

    • Total rewards analysis, strategy, design and administration experience, strong knowledge of benefits and compensation practices and plans

    • Strong understanding of state and federal laws, regulations and statutes relating to compensation and benefits

    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of benefit plan designs and compensation administration

    • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity to seek out new ideas, monitor trends, and incorporate learning into developing new and better communications & work methods

    • Strong knowledge of MS Word and Excel and HRIS Systems

    Here are the preferred experiences:

    • CCP Certification

    • CBP Certification

    • Experience in administering nation wide self-funded plans preferred

    • Workday HRIS

    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.

    Be sure to follow us on Twitter to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people enjoy #TheAHALife

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

    Requisition ID 2019-4798

    Job Family Group Business Operations

    Job Category Human Resources

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