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 27, 2020
The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, The American Academy of Pediatrics, seeks an organized and diligent individual to process and manage state sales tax and fixed assets accounting functions; analyze and reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and resolve all variances; and process miscellaneous daily cash and other accounting duties as assigned. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. 2-3 years related accounting experience required; including some sales tax return preparation. Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, organizational, critical thinking, and analytical skills required. Strong technical acumen essential, with proficiency in MS Office and various accounting and sales tax software systems required, experience with Vertex sales and use tax software and Acumatica financial software preferred. Must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy, secure confidential information, manage...
American Academy of Pediatrics Full-Time
Jul 08, 2020
This is a grant funded position guaranteed for 1 year. Seeking an excellent project manager to manage the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) cooperative agreement Supporting Providers and Families to Access Telehealth and Distant Care Services for Pediatric Care work plan and guide implementation of all activities associated with the goal and objectives of the project,as well as, engage internal and external stakeholders to support provision of technical assistance, education, and training to improve telehealth access/utilization for mental/behavioral health, adolescent health, in underserved populations/rural health, and for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in public health, health administration, public administration, health policy, education or related discipline or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required. At least three years’ related experience in...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jul 08, 2020
This is a 1-year grant position. Provide programmatic support to Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) cooperative agreement Supporting Providers and Families to Access Telehealth and Distant Care Services for Pediatric Care priority projects and activities. Provide support, technical assistance, and education to pediatricians and other stakeholders to enhance access, utilization, and implementation of telehealth services for all children, including children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). Manage project communication, educational and capacity building initiatives. Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor’s degree in public health, health administration, public administration, health policy, education or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. 3+years’ related experience in public health program coordination/management required, including budget management; preferably in a medical...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 05, 2020
Reporting to the Sr. Director, Grants Management and Payroll, we are seeking a Grants Administrator who is a relationship builder to manage assigned grants and contracts in liaison with our program staff.  Must be able to see the big picture and the fine details to assist with preparation and review of applications, budgets, budget narratives, and expenditure reports to ensure pre- and post-award compliance with legal, reporting and federal and non-federal funder requirements. Qualified candidates will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field with some accounting coursework required. CPA preferred. 2-3 years’ related grants management or accounting experience required, including budget preparation, reporting, and using financial database systems. Experience collaborating with multiple stakeholders and strong working knowledge of governmental regulations and reporting websites essential. Experience with project or grants management...
American Academy of Pediatrics Full-Time
Apr 28, 2020
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a Senior Research Associate to provide key scientific and systems direction in the operations of and lead assigned studies in Primary Care Research. Some tasks include: 1. Provide key scientific and systems direction in the development and execution of research projects by the Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) network. 2. Provide key scientific and systems oversight and support for the development of proposals for future funding, continuation applications, and progress reports. 3. Develop, oversee, and maintain data and process management systems and direct PROS projects as assigned to ensure scientific and financial integrity and progress of these efforts. 4. Develop and maintain internal networking activities to connect PROS work with other parts of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), to build and maximize dissemination and implementation and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Apr 16, 2020
Reporting to the SVP, Global Child Health and Life Support, this new position will lead efforts to establish new global business opportunities to increase revenue growth; leverage current external partners and the technical expertise of our members to promote AAP products and services and support AAP programs; and work collaboratively with, and provide guidance to AAP staff and other organizations to support the AAP mission.   Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor’s degree in business or related discipline required. MBA strongly preferred. At least 7years’ related experience managing new business development initiatives in health-related field required, including some experience with global markets. Supervisory and budget management experience required. Must have knowledge of global health care environment and established relationships with global healthcare organizations, both private and public. Stellar interpersonal, communication, analytical, negotiation, and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Full-Time
Apr 06, 2020
Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the AAP is an organization of nearly 70​,000 pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists and pediatric surgical specialists committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.​ The AAP advances child health priorities by multiple means including developing policy, conducting research, state and federal advocacy, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education. Working for every child’s future, the AAP is recognized as the leading advocate for children’s health.  More information can be found at www.aap.org .   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking an enterprising and collaborative fundraising professional to join its Department of Development as Manager, Foundation Relations. Based at the AAP headquarters in Itasca, IL.  the Manager will provide strategic...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Mar 10, 2020
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking an organized individual with strong communication skills to provide project management support for the Chapter Quality Network (CQN) childhood immunization project learning collaborative. This position will be instrumental in building chapter capacity to engage in quality work to improve immunization rates for children. Lead project planning and collaborate with various constituents, consultants, and members to achieve project goals. Provide support to the broader CQN portfolio as needed. Some duties include: 1. Lead project activities with support from CQN staff and project consultants and manage adherence to all internal/external project deadlines. 2. Assist with the development of key drivers, project measures, and curriculum planning. 3. Develop and maintain project documents and online repositories (eg, Dropbox, Basecamp), including participant...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Mar 04, 2020
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a strong communicator to provide oversight for chapter services and consultative outreach to AAP chapters and districts on related organizational, leadership, and management issues, including the Chapter Communication System. This position will create internal processes and educational content to enhance the leadership development of chapter officers and chapter staff, plus represent chapters and districts to the internal organization as well as outside organizations and agencies. Directing chapter programs, staffing the Chapter Executive Directors Steering Committee (EDSC) with related activities, and promoting the effective exchange of information between chapters and the national AAP, are essential functions of this role. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Recommend association management best practices to chapters relating to budgets, staffing, governance,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Mar 03, 2020
Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the AAP is an organization of nearly 70​,000 pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists and pediatric surgical specialists committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.​ The AAP advances child health priorities by multiple means including developing policy, conducting research, state and federal advocacy, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education. Working for every child’s future, the AAP is recognized as the leading advocate for children’s health.  More information can be found at www.aap.org .   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking an enterprising and collaborative fundraising professional to join its Department of Development as Manager, Foundation Relations. Based at the AAP headquarters in Itasca, IL.  the Manager will provide strategic...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Mar 03, 2020
The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s health care seeks an addition to their Finance team for someone to prepare and process payroll and ensure recordkeeping and reporting, serve as primary liaison with payroll and time keeping software provider, and perform general accounting duties as assigned. Qualifications include: High school graduate or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. Certified Payroll Professional highly desired. Minimum two years of related payroll and general accounting processing experience required, including experience with payroll and timekeeping systems. Must take initiative, pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, complete work with a high degree of accuracy within tight deadlines, maintain confidentiality, and work both independently and as part of a team. Excellent customer service, math,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Feb 07, 2020
Seeking a proactive individual with knowledge of medical terminology to manage the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Verification Program. This manager will plan and implement site visits to participating facilities, manage related program activities and evaluate outcomes, and pursue program enhancement opportunities to grow participation.   Qualifications include:  a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, health care administration, health policy, health education, or related field (Master’s preferred), 3-4 years’ experience in health care or public health administration with an emphasis in maternal and child health required, preferably including program management/development, needs assessment, evaluation, technical writing, grants management, and/or quality improvement experience. Intensive care nursing experience highly desirable.  Travel and occasional weekend work required.   To learn more about the organization, see a full job...
American Academy of Pediatrics Full-Time
Jan 23, 2020
Seeking an individual with excellent project management skills to oversee the journal management, budgets and creative product development for American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Grand Rounds, Hospital Pediatrics and other assigned products ; and d evelop and manage editorial workflow procedures and related vendors that ensure adherence to quality, schedule, budget, and AAP policies.   Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, publishing production or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required, 3-4  years of related experience in publications/journal management, including production, editorial workflow, peer review and budget development and management, and previous experience with AMA style guide, product development and scientific/technical publishing preferred.  Some weekend work, travel and overtime required.   To learn more about the organization, see a full job description,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Full-Time
Jan 22, 2020
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a self-starter to manage project and developmental editing for new publications and assist with the editorial development of professional/clinical products. Some duties include: 1. Coordinate and ensure timely development of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) products and publications by collecting comments from technical reviewers, interpreting and integrating revised text. 2. Work with authors, editors, managers, and publishers to ensure that professional/clinical editorial content is consistent with recommendations in AAP policy statements, manuals, and other professional and patient education materials. 3. Manage the development of new professional/clinical publications and related products. 4. Collaborate with Marketing and Sales staff to develop comprehensive marketing plans for new and existing AAP products. 5. Assist with the developmental editing...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jan 21, 2020
Ideal opportunity for public health grad to work under the Senior Vice President, Global Child Health and Life Support to gain excellent project experience in these topic areas while providing support with budgets, grant proposals, calendar management, meeting preparations (agendas, meeting minutes, etc), travel arrangements, and coordinating/executing projects to include development of project proposals, articles, presentations, conducting research, and evaluating findings. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit, public health, communications, business or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required, 3 years administrative experience required, experience with grant support and working on international projects strongly preferred, strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power point required, excellent interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, and written/verbal communication skills...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jan 13, 2020
Description The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is looking for an assistant to support our meetings team including the execution of our National Conference and Exhibition (NCE). The event will be held October 2 – 6, 2020 in San Diego, CA with an estimated 16,000 attendees. We will require the assistant to provide on-site support at the event. The AAP and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.  The AAP has about 67,000 members.  Members include pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists.    Responsibilities The individual will assist staff in Convention and Meeting Services under the direction of the Meetings Manager.  Primary Responsibilities: -Work with outside vendors to execute staff orders -Provide logistical assistance with scientific and social programming efforts for NCE -Organize materials and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Intern
Jan 13, 2020
AAP Washington Office Undergraduate Internship Program   Seeking undergraduate intern to join AAP's DC communications team. The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP Washington, DC Office is Academy's voice on federal issues impacting children and the pediatricians who care for them. The AAP Washington Office is hiring a spring intern to work directly with advocacy communications staff:  Communications Intern Working closely with advocacy communications staff, the Communications Intern will have the opportunity to learn how advocacy communication strategies, such as social media campaigns, targeted press outreach and earned media opportunities, can directly impact and influence child health policy. In addition, through the communications-focused...
American Academy of Pediatrics Intern
Jan 13, 2020
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a customer-focused sales professional with experience selling digital resources. This position will manage the development and execution of institutional licensing sales strategies and tactics for AAP content in assigned regional territory to maximize revenue and to meet and exceed annual budget projections. In addition, this person will act as the primary liaison with contracted sales and subscription agents, plus create a sales network to develop and manage relationships with institutional customers to maximize revenue growth. This position will work at our beautiful new building in Itasca, IL. Some duties include: 1. Manage the ongoing development of sales strategies for the licensing of AAP content and execute tactics to ensure the implementation of these strategies. 2. Negotiate site licenses with institutional customers, including library and hospital...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jan 13, 2020
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Manager, Child Welfare Policy in our Washington, DC office to manage AAP’s growing portfolio of grant-funded work on child welfare policy issues. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven professional to play a key role in AAP’s efforts to significantly expand its child welfare policy work.   Working with the Director of Federal Advocacy and Child Welfare Policy, this individual will lobby, promote, and represent the AAP to Congress, the Administration, and the public on policies and positions on federal legislative, judicial, and regulatory issues related to the intersection of child welfare and health policy.   Seeking an individual with 3 -5 years of relevant experience on Capitol Hill, with the federal government, or an advocacy organization, with a strong working knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process; a BA in liberal arts, science, public health, government or other related discipline required, or...
American Academy of Pediatrics Full-Time
Nov 21, 2019
Develop, copyedit, and revise scholarly content for the Department of Education to include assignments with online courses, assessments, and live courses using AMA and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) style guidelines. Some duties include:  Fact check and verify electronic reference citations, proofread, and coordinate editors’ comments to ready content for peer-review and publication; attend virtual and in person peer-review and content development sessions and perform onsite, real-time copyediting based on committee consensus. Query and follow up with authors, editors, and staff regarding clarity, references, and permission requests; research table and figure citations and provide requisite documentation to secure permissions; quality control freelance copyediting and provide timely feedback to ensure adherence to AMA and AAP style guidelines; and communicate with editors, subject experts, and faculty regarding style adherence concerns.   Qualifications needed:...
American Academy of Pediatrics Full-Time