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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Aug 15, 2018
The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare seeks a Grant Administrator to manage assigned grants and contracts in liaison with departmental program staff. Assist with preparation and review of budgets, budget narratives, and expenditure reports to ensure pre- and post-award compliance with legal and reporting requirements for federal and non-federal funders. Maintain data and documents for assigned programs. Must have the following: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field with some accounting coursework required. Minimum five years grants management or accounting experience required, including budget preparation, reporting, and using financial database systems. Experience in public accounting, a plus. Strong working knowledge of governmental regulations and reporting websites essential. Demonstrated success in building teams and collaborations required. Experience within in a non-profit and with grants management software strongly preferred. Excellent communication, interpersonal, project management, organizational, mathematical, and analytical skills required. Proficiency with MS Word and Excel required. Must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy, secure confidential information, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, meet tight deadlines, and work both independently and as part of a team. Ability to interpret grant and contract language and use non-financial terminology to effectively communicate regulations and fiscal matters to program staff essential. Some evening and weekend work may be required, particularly around month and year-end close.   To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment. The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.  Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response. ​
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 08, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks an organized, detail-oriented Program Coordinator to provide administrative support and coordinate assigned program activities to support the completion of outcomes specific to the HPV vaccination improvement project. Some duties include: 1. Coordinate, track and process agreements with consultants and sub-recipients, as well as grant award agreements with AAP Chapters. Create and maintain a system to track deadlines, deliverables, and submission of invoices. 2. Coordinate the promotion and dissemination of project materials and educational offerings, including printing and shipping. 3. Provide technical support for project-related webinars and conference calls. 4. Provide resources and technical assistance to AAP Chapters. Manage follow-up communications and refer inquiries to program staff and advisory group members as needed. Assist in responding to and tracking technical assistance inquiries. 5. Assist in developing, maintaining, and monitoring of HPV-related pages on the AAP.org and healthychildren.org Web sites, including posting content, testing links, and working with consultants and program managers to develop new Web pages. 6. Coordinate and participate in project meetings and conference calls, including scheduling appointments and preparing related agendas, materials, and minutes. Assist in coordinating follow up. 7. Plan and coordinate administrative and logistical details for meetings and travel. Work with AAP Convention and Meeting Services staff and/or external groups as needed to manage meeting logistics such as invitations, registration, hotel, catering, audiovisual, and transportation arrangements. Provide onsite meeting assistance as needed. 8. Assist in data collection and tracking for project evaluation activities. 9. Assist with managing and processing the various applications, approvals, documentation, and certifications required by the project, including Continuing Medical Education, Institutional Review Board, Maintenance of Certification, and the AAP Quality Improvement Data Aggregator. Maintain databases related to tracking participant completion of project requirements. 10. Assist in the preparation of grant materials including, but not limited to, funding proposals, continuation application materials, progress reports, and funder updates. Participate in the development of grant applications, creating lists of required elements, personnel responsibilities, deadlines, and other relevant information, tracking progress and serving as the central repository for proposal components. 11. Process expense forms, check requests, credit card statements, and invoices. Qualifications Needed: 1. Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, social sciences, health education, health policy, public health, or a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2. At least two years’ administrative or project coordination experience required, preferably related to public health programs. 3. Experience with educational programming, online project tracking systems/database management, meeting planning, and Web site maintenance strongly preferred. 4. Experience working with health professionals, state- or community-based programs, and grants management highly desired. 5. Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,) essential; experience with Web editing software (SharePoint, Publisher) and databases preferred. Some overtime, weekend work and travel required. To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment . The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jul 19, 2018
  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a Research Associate to manage scientific operations of research activities for assigned studies, analyze data, and provide professional support for research activities in the AAPs practice-based research network, Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS).   Tasks include: Manage the development and execution of research projects by the PROS network. Provide oversight and support for the development of proposals for future funding, continuation applications, progress reports, and other materials as assigned. Develop, oversee and maintain data and process management systems and manage PROS projects as assigned to ensure scientific and financial integrity and progress of these efforts. Develop and manage comprehensive communication plans to maximize recruitment and retention of participants in PROS studies. Establish and maintain effective communications with Fellows and other PROS investigators on project work. Oversee activities to ensure ongoing compliance of assigned studies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements for assigned projects. Develop, oversee and maintain systems to track status of contracts, budgets, and expenses for assigned projects and ensure compliance with funder and federal requirements. Develop, execute and present results of statistical analyses for selected projects. Prepare scientific products for peer-reviewed journals and professional research meetings and represent the network and/or division at these meetings as appropriate. Develop agendas and materials for PROS research meetings and attend/present at these meetings. Train and supervise assigned staff. Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications Needed: Master’s degree in social/behavioral/clinical sciences, public health, business, or related discipline required. Three years of clinical/public health or social science research experience required, including research project management, all aspects of research planning and data analysis, and some peer-reviewed research products. Supervisory experience preferred. In-depth understanding of all phases of research required, as well as excellent communication, analytic and organizational skills. Proficiency with MS Office and experience with database (i.e.: Access) and statistical software (i.e.: SAS, SPSS) required. Must be able to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting. Interest in a variety of child health research issues preferred. Some evening/weekend work and travel required.   To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment .   The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.   Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
American Academy of Pediatrics 345 Park Blvd, Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 28, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a detail-oriented team-player to manage the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded cooperative agreement activities related to providing outreach and training to pediatric offices on immunization issues. This position will disseminate immunization educational materials to pediatricians and form partnerships; represent the project in a staff liaison capacity within and outside of the AAP; integrate activities with related efforts of other organizations; provide support for other programs or grants that improve immunization rates of practices, particularly those awards not specific to childhood immunization. Some tasks include: 1. Monitor and support AAP chapters and practices as they implement changes to improve immunization rates under cooperative agreement activities, ensuring timely and efficient achievement of program objectives. 2. Provide administrative support to the agreement’s expert team and other relevant advisory groups; follow-up on relevant action items. 3. Identify and oversee consultants; execute and oversee subcontracts necessary to complete program activities. 4. Develop and disseminate tools and resources for cooperative agreement activities. 5. Establish and maintain relationships with CDC project officers and other key partners related to immunization. 6. Promote the availability of resources around cooperative agreement topics via Web pages, social media, and other communication channels both internal and external to the AAP. 7. Attend national meetings and work closely with the CDC and other groups to promote national collaboration and avoid duplication of efforts. 8. Develop and monitor the program budget and prepare reports, continuation applications, and other required federal documents. 9. Oversee evaluation of program activities and assessment of overall effectiveness of the program. Provide analysis of issues related to cooperative agreement activities. Qualifications include: 1. Bachelor’s degree in health administration, public health, nursing, or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2. Two to three years’ experience in program coordination/management required, preferably in the public health or child health field. 3. Experience in immunization initiatives and working with pediatricians highly desired. Community outreach, grants management, and program evaluation experience helpful. 4. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required, as well as proficiency with MS Office. Ability to handle heavy workload, prioritize, work independently, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and effectively collaborate with various internal and external constituents essential. Some travel and weekend work required. To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment . The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 12, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a Database Developer (Level 2) with strong communication skills and teamwork abilities. This position will provide analytic/statistical support for assigned projects, assist in the implementation of applicable computer software needs for the department, plus ensure data integrity and quality control of AAP databases. Some tasks include: 1. Conduct complex data analysis, improve programming functions, automate recurring processes, and complete tasks assigned to meet deadlines of AAP projects. 2. Develop and implement conversion strategies and programs to convert existing databases to future systems. 3. Provide technical assistance to users as requested. 4. Create, modify, and tune stored procedures and queries as needed. 5. Develop and implement programs and methods to make AAP data available via integration and other electronic delivery systems using Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) or other technologies. 6. Manage AAP data and perform system analysis to ensure data security, consistency, and integrity. 7. Expand reporting capabilities at AAP to service staff by maintaining their needs in electronic reporting using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services or other technologies such as Microsoft Power BI. 8. Provide documentation and details on project work. 9. Perform all other duties as assigned. Qualifications include: 1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required. 2. At least three years of SQL experience or administration in version 2012 through current. Experience using relational databases and Integration Services (SSIS package development) required. 3. Knowledge of T-SQL programming, SSIS package development and Reporting Services required. 4. Knowledge of C#, .NET, and other Business Intelligence (BI) a plus. 5. Ability to learn and work effectively with databases in .NET and client-server environment. 6. Willingness and ability to learn other programming languages, applications, and other technologies when necessary is essential. Familiarity with NetForum Enterprise application database a plus. Must work well within a team environment.  Some weekend work required. To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment . The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time