American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.  The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.

Mission: The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To accomplish this mission, the AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.

Our fabulous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay, 401K/403B, Health and Wellness Reimbursement Program, Goal Achievement Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts.

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Jul 18, 2024  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a collaborative professional to conduct QA software testing including functional, regression and system testing of projects and enhancements, bugs, and hot fixes. This level I role will create and execute test scenarios according to the requirements and technical specifications, ensure testing activities are aligned with sprint goals, company standards are followed, and solutions work as expected.    Reporting to the Senior Manager, IT Governance, some tasks include: 1.            Develop, maintain and execute test cases, ensuring the quality and stability of the system throughout the sprints. 2.           Identify and document software defects and manage their lifecycle using a defect management tool to ensure quality assurance. Ensure defects in the software products have been corrected and document test results.  3....
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
Would you like to work at one of the nation’s most respected, mission-driven organizations?  If so, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Graphic Designer to coordinate graphic design activities for AAP public-facing websites and other digital platforms, in support of communications goals and objectives for grant-related and/or sponsored campaign deliverables. This person will also collaborate with staff and external partners to support implementation of grant activities related to web/digital graphic design.   Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch.   Please submit a work sample or portfolio along with your application.   Qualifications needed: ·       At least two years’ related experience in print and web graphic design experience, including working within established brand guidelines and standards and with editorial processes (editing, copyediting). Knowledge...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a Director of Hospital and Surgical Subspecialties to direct the operations of the Hospital and Surgical Specialties team and oversee the administrative management of its constituent committees, sections, and applicable task forces, and the programs and projects emanating from those groups. Reporting to the Sr Director, Subspecialty Initiatives, this role will represent the team and its constituent groups in a liaison capacity to senior leadership, the Board of Directors, and other applicable medical/child advocacy organizations and coalitions. In collaboration with AAP national advisory committees, specialty sections, task forces, and other clinical specialists/consultants, the director will implement the strategic objectives and child health priorities of the AAP through the establishment of policy, advocacy, professional education, and outreach....
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
Would you like to work at one of the nation’s most respected, mission-driven organizations?  If so, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Member Program Marketing Specialist to provide project coordination and support for all activities related to the AAP Enterprise Membership Programs and Member Advantage Programs, including program launch; implementation of marketing initiatives; and the development, implementation, and analysis of new business strategies to strengthen the value of AAP membership and drive new program revenue growth.   Qualifications needed: ·       Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. ·       At least two years’ related experience in project coordination/management required, including analyzing and reporting on...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
Manage and implement assigned American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) activities within the Pediatric Pandemic Network (PPN) and other disaster readiness activities. Collaborate with partners within the PPN and other related initiatives (e.g., Emergency Medicaid Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center) to integrate project activities, disseminate knowledge, and support partnerships/collaborations that maximize the role of AAP members in disaster planning efforts, including improving pediatric readiness in the hospital and pre-hospital settings.   Seeking the following qualifications: ·       Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, emergency management, or a related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Master’s degree preferred. ·       At least three years’ related experience in public health...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
POSITION TITLE: Vice President, Public Affairs   REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President   STAFF : This role currently oversees a team of 31 staff.   SUMMARY: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.   The VP, Public Affairs will provide strategic oversight and leadership for the development, planning, and execution of comprehensive public affairs strategies for the AAP targeting AAP members, the news media, and the public. Reporting to the CEO, this executive-level role will lead and implement print and digital media relations plans and campaigns to advance the AAP mission and broaden visibility and awareness of AAP programs across varied audiences.   RESPONSIBILITIES: • Oversee all AAP public affairs...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
TITLE:   Senior Vice President, Membership, Marketing, and Sales   REPORTING RELATIONSHIP : Chief Product and Services Officer/SVP, Membership, Marketing, and Publishing   BASIC FUNCTIONS : Provide strategic guidance and leadership in the development and execution of comprehensive membership, marketing, and sales strategies to enhance member value and engagement and achieve revenue targets. Oversee and direct the alignment of member and marketing/sales initiatives across the AAP.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.        Support the Board of Directors (Board), the Executive Committee, the CEO, and relevant Advisory Committees to the Board on membership and marketing initiatives, and other operational matters as needed. Assist the CEO in preparing reports and communicating organizational performance to the Board. 2.       Lead and direct the development and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a creative Instructional Designer to oversee the research, development, and implementation of initiatives to enhance the quality of virtual continuing medical education (CME) activities and to support related products and services. This position reports to the Manager, Education Design Services and will work with subject matter experts (SMEs), editorial board members, and AAP staff to manage the design, development, and evaluation of instructionally sound, innovative, and engaging content for virtual delivery.   Some tasks include: 1.             Manage the project workflow and lead the design, development, implementation, revision, and maintenance of virtual education course offerings. 2.            Work directly with...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
POSITION TITLE: Senior Vice President, Advocacy   REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President   STAFF: This role currently oversees a team of 23 staff.   SUMMARY: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. ​   The SVP, Advocacy will provide strategic oversight and leadership on all AAP advocacy initiatives, including the development and execution of strategies to advance AAP priority issues. Reporting to the CEO, this executive-level role will lead and oversee collaborations with Congress, the Administration, and state legislatures on regulatory and legislative issues affecting infants, children, adolescents, young adults, and pediatricians.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as the senior advisor to AAP senior leadership and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Washington, DC, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is looking to fill a support role focusing on media relations. Responsibilities include facilitating interactions between journalists and AAP spokespersons; pitching new stories that highlight AAP child health priorities and recommendations; researching, writing, and editing news releases and other content; and contributing to the development of communication strategies and key messages for diverse audiences, including parents, members, and the news media. Reporting to the Manager, Media Relations, some tasks include: 1.    Respond to media inquiries, including researching and providing information on AAP policies and recommendations. Identify and contact spokespersons; work with staff and experts to develop talking points; and schedule and facilitate interviews as needed. 2.    Create, manage, and update media lists, including...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Itasca, IL, USA) Full-Time
Jul 08, 2024  
Seeking a diplomatic and critical thinker to lobby, promote, and represent the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to Congress, the Administration, and the public on policies and positions on federal legislative, judicial, and regulatory issues affecting infants, children, adolescents, and pediatricians; develop, implement, and monitor strategic action plans on AAP priority issues, including the AAP Agenda for Children; direct a fundraising strategy to maintain and expand AAP’s child welfare and gun violence prevention policy work; develop and provide strategic counsel for Executive Committee/Board and AAP committees, councils, and sections; serve in a leadership capacity in, and promote AAP goals and policies to coalitions; and represent AAP to outside groups/associations, both nationally and internationally.    Why work for the AAP? Flexible hours and a focus on work/life balance. State-of-the-art building equipped with standing desks, treadmill...
American Academy of Pediatrics Hybrid (Washington, DC, USA) Full-Time