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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Jun 29, 2022  
New opportunity housed in our Digital Communication & Online Strategy area for someone to manage American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) search tools to implement search engine optimization (SEO) strategies and best practices to improve performance, increase discoverability, and achieve measurable goals and objectives. Qualified candidates will possess the following: ·       Bachelors’ degree in digital marketing, communications, business, IT or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education/certifications and work experience required. Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ) and/or Google AdWords certification a plus. ·       At least three years’ related experience managing/implementing SEO/SEM campaigns required. ·       Excellent written and verbal communication, organization, project management, analytical, and critical thinking skills required, as well as a solid understanding of search engine algorithms and ranking methods,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 24, 2022  
New opportunity in our Quality Department for  a self-motivated project manager type to manage the development and  work flow process of assigned American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) quality clinical practice guidelines (CPG), policies, and clinical reports including conducting methodologically rigorous literature reviews and evidence synthesis research analyses.    Qualifications needed: ·       Master’s degree in epidemiology, health administration, nursing, social sciences, or related discipline required; PhD preferred. ·       At least four years’ related experience in health services research and/or delivery of health care services with a special focus on research.  ·       Experience applying the GRADE framework to assess the quality of clinical evidence, performing systematic reviews for clinical practice guidelines, along with skills in health care quality improvement, methodology, and measurement highly desirable. ·       Knowledge of...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 16, 2022  
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 Virtual Education Production Specialist to coordinate the development, production, maintenance, and support of AAP online courses, self-assessment programs, and content offerings in collaboration with Education staff, including activity set-up and production, quality assurance testing, media/asset preparation and cataloging, e-commerce set-up and maintenance, product launch and support, course reporting, and database entry.   Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch.   Qualifications needed: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, adult education, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. Excellent organizational, analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, customer service, and oral/written communication skills required. Must be able to manage multiple...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 16, 2022  
The AAP is currently working remotely with an anticipated return to work date of March 28, 2022.  The re-entry plan will be a hybrid approach.   All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for a medical or religious accommodation in regard to this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.   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 Virtual Meetings Specialist to provide support for virtual and hybrid meetings in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on-site conference center using various conferencing platforms and services.   Qualifications needed: Bachelor’s degree in computer science required, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience. At least 2 years’ related experience supporting enterprise virtual meeting platforms and providing hands-on support to...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 14, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a continuing education professional to oversee all aspects of assigned clinical skills educational offerings, including steering committee staffing, product development and evaluation, budgeting, marketing, and database management. The individual in this role will serve as a liaison to appropriate external organizations on assigned programs, as well as assist with the evaluation, management, and development of new clinical skills training courses, materials, and services.   As part of the Simulation and Clinical Skills Training team at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL, this role has a hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site. All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment....
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 14, 2022  
Newly created role on our CHILD Health Registry team in our Quality department for motivated marketing guru to develop, lead, and implement marketing strategies, a scalable recruitment plan, and communication efforts to drive recruitment, adoption, and implementation of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) CHILD Registry by members and facilities.   Qualified candidates will possess: Bachelor’s degree in marketing/business, health administration, nursing, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. At least four years’ related marketing and communications, business development, and/or sales experience required, preferably in healthcare or health information technology (HIT). Experience creating and managing marketing programs required, preferably for clinical products and/or services. Experience with clinical registries is highly desirable. Experience developing digital marketing campaigns and developing...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 08, 2022  
Grant-funded through August 2026   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a collaborative project manager to lead the operations of the Regional Pediatric Pandemic Network (RPPN). This newly created position will integrate telehealth efforts, disseminate knowledge, and support partnerships that ensure widespread integration of the medical home in disaster planning efforts.   As part of the Pediatric Population Health team at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL, this role has a hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site. All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.   Some tasks include: Manage and lead strategic planning efforts for the RPPN Medical Home Domain, including administration, budgeting, planning, monitoring,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 01, 2022  
The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare seeks a creative, innovative, and a strong strategic thinker and visionary who can lead teams to direct all logistics and provide leadership for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition (National Conference). This Director will develop, foster, and execute new ideas for growth including maximizing revenue, increasing meeting attendance, the meeting experience and design, and maximizing technical and staff efficiencies, as well as provide oversight and guidance to staff and vendors. Qualified candidates will possess: Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, hospitality management, or other related discipline required. Professional certification (CMP, CAE, DES) strongly preferred. At least 8 years’ experience in planning large conventions, tradeshows, and special events required, including extensive contract negation, vendor/staff supervision and budget management...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 01, 2022  
Seeking strong relationship builder to join the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare to lead and manage recruitment and retention of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) section, chapter, and enterprise membership. Will provide guidance and support for AAP national membership activities, as well as, develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies, and prepare statistical reports.   Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, communications or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience. At least three years’ related experience in association member marketing management, including recruitment and retention, marketing automation, writing content, social media and direct mail campaigns, and budget management. Experience in a medical specialty society or other nonprofit organization, and working with chapters, sections, and/or special interest groups...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 01, 2022  
Founded in 1930, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a national nonprofit, professional membership association representing more than 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical subspecialists. The AAP mission is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To achieve this mission, the Academy’s organizational core competencies focus on 1) clinical guidance and health policy, 2) advocacy for children and families, 3) professional and public education, 4) research and the development of evidence-based policy to guide care delivery, and 5) programs to improve child and adolescent health. AAP has been working for over 90 years to define the ways in which pediatricians and systems of care can help improve the health of children and adolescents everywhere.   More information can be found at www.aap.org . AAP is seeking an enterprising and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
May 26, 2022  
Compensation and Benefits Coordinator   The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s health care seeks a customer focused individual with superb attention to detail and communication skills to administer all aspects of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) benefit and compensation plans, as well as implement related HR policies, procedures, and programs to support staff.   Qualified candidates will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. At least three years’ experience coordinating general human resources activities, including benefit administration, compensation, policy interpretation. Understanding of federal and state employment laws. Must be able to work discretely with confidential data, pay close attention to detail, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, take initiative, work both independently and as part of a...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
May 20, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a Coordinator, Federal Advocacy in our Washington, DC office. Reporting to the Office Manager, this position will provide administrative support for legislative activities, including coordinating meeting logistics and travel arrangements, preparing meeting agendas and minutes, and preparing various correspondence.    Seeking an individual with at least one year general related administrative or office support experience, including drafting correspondence and meeting planning, must have a high school diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s degree in communication, political science, or related field is preferred), and excellent organizational, interpersonal, diplomacy, and verbal/written communication skills required. Candidates must be able to manage multiple priorities, pay close attention to detail, work independently and as a team, collaborate effectively with various...
American Academy of Pediatrics Washington D.C., DC, USA Full-Time
May 16, 2022  
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 an Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable Coordinator to prepare and process accounts payable (AP) and accounts receivable (AR) transactions in a timely and accurate manner. This person will provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers/members and ensure adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policies and procedures.   Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch.   Qualifications needed: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. At least two years’ related accounts payable, accounts receivable, and/or general accounting experience required, including experience with account reconciliation and electronic transactional processing. Experience in a non-profit environment preferred. Excellent customer service,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
May 16, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a team player with strong technical acumen to manage the AAP National Conference & Exhibition (National Conference) faculty program from proposal through presentation. This position will develop and manage program data systems and process workflows across multiple platforms in collaboration with vendors and AAP staff; manage virtual meeting components, including livestream, slide, and video uploads; and coordinate daily functions related to the development, implementation, and evaluation of the National Conference continuing medical education (CME) components. As a member of the Education department, this position serves as the contact to National Conference faculty, planning group members, and staff.   Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.   All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
May 10, 2022  
Nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare seeks a diplomatic professional who can juggle a heavy workload to provide primary staff support to the Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine (COPAM), Section on Administration and Practice Management (SOAPM), and the Pediatric Practice Management Alliance (PPMA).   This manager will oversee the development and dissemination of information and resources related to practice management, including those targeting employed physicians, and emerging models of pediatric health care delivery, including academic/subspecialty practice, as well as provide technical assistance to members and pediatric practice managers on practice management-related topics.   Qualified candidates will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in public health, health care administration, nursing, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience. Masters preferred. 3-4 years’...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
May 05, 2022  
Manager, Member Affinity Programs   Seeking savvy business-minded individual with excellent negotiation skills to join the National and Member Marketing area of the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).  This manager will develop and manage all aspects of the AAP member benefit affinity programs in collaboration with business partners, including program development and implementation of marketing initiatives, as well as, assist with the development and implementation of new business strategies to strengthen the value of AAP membership and drive new program revenue growth.   Qualified candidates will possess:   Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. At least three years’ related experience in business development, business management, and/or marketing required, including...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Apr 19, 2022  
Program Coordinator, Bright Futures National Center (Part-Time, Grant-Funded)   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 Program Coordinator, Bright Futures National Center (BFNC) to provide administrative and program support to the BFNC to coordinate and implement related activities and outcomes, including developing resources for BFNC multidisciplinary audiences; providing technical assistance to pediatricians and other pediatric health care professionals; and developing and monitoring cooperative agreements, grants, and subcontracts/consulting agreements.   Schedule: 22.5 hours/week.   Qualifications needed: Bachelor’s degree in public health, business administration, health administration, education, child development, health education, or related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. At least two...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Part-Time
Apr 11, 2022  
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 Services Dues Specialist to provide support and subject matter expertise as it pertains to AAP membership dues. This person will be responsible for processing and managing membership aged dues receivables, processing/approving dues payments, updating membership records and invoices, and the dues installment payment processes.   Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch. These hours can be shifted, if desired to start earlier or later.   Qualifications needed: Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, or related discipline required or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. At least two years’ related general administrative experience required, including some experience with accounting and working with databases. Experience in a membership association and with project...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Apr 06, 2022  
Director, Accreditation Services   Do you want to be a part of the big puzzle for improving children’s healthcare?  Reporting to the SVP, Education, we are seeking a leader who has superb critical thinking and problem solving ability to oversee the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) regulatory/certification requirements and direct policies and procedures related to all accreditation, AAP requirements, and quality standards impacting the AAP continuing medical education/continuing professional development (CME/CPD) program; direct the joint providership submission process; manage the annual AAP Education Award process and staff the Committee on Continuing Medical Education (COCME) AAP Education Award Subcommittee; develop and implement activities that enhance the AAP CME program; and oversee the AAP credit application process and the annual CME/CPD Award.   Qualified candidates will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in business, education, communication, or...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Apr 06, 2022  
The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare is seeking a detailed and effective communicator to serve as lead staff support for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Executive Committee of the Board. As an integral part of the CEO Administration team, the Manager, Executive Initiatives will effectively collaborate with colleagues across the AAP to provide high level strategic and administrative support to the Executive Committee; support the development of leadership-prioritized initiatives and processes, from creating frameworks through execution and ongoing management; and provide project management support in the implementation of the AAP Equity Agenda and serve as liaison between internal and external stakeholders. Qualified candidates will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, business, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. At least three years’ related...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time