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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Feb 17, 2019
Reporting to the Sr. Director, Quality this individual will provide administrative support for quality area activities, as well as coordinate the production and revision of newsletters, Web pages and other materials.  Some responsibilities include: Provide primary administrative support for area activities and Quality Cabinet, including meeting scheduling, planning and coordination. Coordinate council/section, quality cabinet, learning session, and other meeting arrangements and compile the agenda books and materials associated with these meetings. Compile minutes for council/section, quality cabinet, and staff meetings as requested. Coordinate all aspects of meeting planning, including working closely with meeting services, monitoring travel itineraries for arrival dates/times of members, and contacting hotel personnel with meeting updates. Secure arrangements for council/section, quality cabinet, learning session, and other meeting dinners. Provide support to the staff team assisting staff with mailings, creation and updates of various e-mail lists and listservs, creation of newsletters, Web pages and maintenance of these pages on the Member Center, as well as the public site, and general communication with council/section executive committees and members. Manage and serve as the point of contact for all web-based tools such as survey monkey, magnet mail, web port, etc. Serve as area SharePoint lead. Provide project specific administrative support to area programs and various grant related activities. Assist Director in developing and monitoring area budgets. Examine and approve expense reports from members. Process correspondence, typing, faxing, filing, and copying for area staff. Work with print shop staff to coordinate the assembly of materials for mailing.   Qualified candidates will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communication, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. At least 1 year general administrative experience required, preferably including budget coordination or tracking and meeting planning. Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required; experience with databases (ie, MS Access) and web software (ie, SharePoint) highly desirable. Some overtime may be 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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
Feb 15, 2019
Seeking a self-starter to provide administrative and project coordination support for Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight (“Institute”), including monitoring and tracking budgets/expenses and ensuring compliance with sponsorships and grants. This position will serve as the team specialist for the creation and dissemination of Institute communication, social media and web materials for internal and external constituencies. Some tasks would include:   •    Monitor and track the budgets and expenditures for Institute sponsorships and program-specific grants. Process invoices, track expenses using AAP electronic systems, compare expenses to budget, and develop forecasts. •    Coordinate all contracts and consulting agreements associated with the Institute. Develop outgoing contracts both for project subcontractors and for Institute grantees. •    Develop and maintain databases documenting major Institute milestones, presentations, communications, project status, participating sites, to facilitate interim reporting to funders as well as development of annual reports to funders, stakeholders and constituents. •    Coordinate Continuing Medical Education (CME) applications, tracking and manage reporting for all Institute sponsored CME. Solicit and track site/participant related data relevant to IRB and MOC requirements for Institute related projects. •    Plan, coordinate, and conduct Webinars, virtual meetings, and conference calls as requested by Institute staff and leadership. Qualifications needed: •    Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. •    Two to three years’ related project coordination and/or administrative experience required, including creating and maintaining tracking systems, managing project components, budget monitoring and expense processing, and drafting correspondence. •    Experience with Web site editing/maintenance and developing and implementing communication/marketing materials preferred. Experience with obesity initiatives or in a health-related setting helpful. •    Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required, including strong writing and proofreading skills. Must be detail-oriented, able to work independently, think creatively, and coordinate multiple projects in a time-efficient manner. •    Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) essential; experience with Web editing software, listserv management, databases, and meeting conferencing software (i.e., WebEx) preferred.   •    Some 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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
Feb 15, 2019
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking an organized and proactive administrative professional to coordinate projects for the Strategic Partnerships for Child and Family Health (SPCFH) committee, section, council and team operational activities. This position will coordinate budget management, content and resources development, digital communications, and on-site and virtual education programs. In addition, this individual will serve as a team specialist for Web and collaboration sites, virtual meetings and trainings.   Some tasks would include:   1.    Coordinate budget development, expense monitoring, variance reporting and forecasting for administrative accounts and committee, council, section and project accounts. Develop and maintain internal budget monitoring systems to ensure consistency across the area, and train (SPCFH) staff on implementation of these systems. Monitor and distribute budget sheets on a monthly basis. Assist staff in monitoring operational and grant budgets.   2.    Provide technical assistance to other areas within Healthy Resilient Children, Youth and Families on budget management and operations. Train staff on budget development and management, digital communication and conducting on-site virtual education meetings and trainings. 3.    Complete and coordinate contracts and consulting agreements for initiatives including development of outgoing contracts for project subcontractors, consultants and grantees. Create and maintain a system to track deadlines and deliverables for all awards. 4.    Manage SPCFH Web sites, including design and content updates, in collaboration with related managers and IT staff. Develop and maintain SPCFH collaboration sites. Lead virtual meetings and Webinars, providing technical assistance and training to team members on use of software (e.g., WebEx) and assist with meeting set up and facilitation. 6.    Provide administrative and project support to committees, councils, and sections, including recruitment and retention initiatives, new member communications, member surveys, budget monitoring, agenda development, meeting planning, report writing, technical assistance, responding to inquiries. 7.    Collaborate to identify, design and implement innovative communication tools and strategies (newsletters, social media, infographics, e-bulletins, brochures and education materials) to promote team projects and initiatives.   Qualifications needed: 1.    Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, public health, or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Knowledge of public health principles. 2.    Two to three years’ related project coordination and/or administrative experience required, including creating and maintaining tracking systems, managing project components, budget monitoring, expense processing, drafting correspondence. 3.    Must take initiative, pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents. Excellent organizational, time management, oral/written communication, and critical thinking skills required. Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required and the ability to learn new technologies; experience with Web maintenance software (e.g., SharePoint), Web conferencing software (i.e., WebEx), and MS Publisher 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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
Feb 15, 2019
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking an energetic and strategic focused individual to manage projects related to psychosocial and developmental-behavioral issues, including the activities of the Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health (COPACFH), and the Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SODBP). Some tasks would include:   1.    Provide primary staff support to the COPACFH and SODBP, including agenda development, meeting planning, report writing, development of minutes, and support for policy development.  Lead, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate COPACFH and SODBP programs and assigned mental health projects utilizing the AAP policies and procedures for approval and implementation of programs. 2.    Provide analysis of policy and educational issues related to psychosocial child health and developmental and behavioral issues. 3.    Represent assigned committees and sections in a liaison capacity in internal staff meetings and to the Board of Directors, other medical/child advocacy organizations, and through child health and welfare coalitions. Coordinate activities of assigned sections with medical specialty societies. 4.    Manage initiatives of the assigned committees and sections with corresponding chapter-level committees, the Committee on CME, and others. 5.    Organize, implement, and facilitate the activities of section CME courses as required, including the National Conference and Exhibition education offerings. 6.    Lead the preparation, development, editing, proofreading of section by-laws, newsletters, and annual reports. 7.    Work with appropriate AAP staff and external groups in the design, production, and promotion/dissemination of publications and assigned resources, including parent educational material. 8.    Develop grant applications, contracts, and proposals in collaboration with appropriate committees, sections, task forces, and partner organizations, and in coordination with Development staff. 9.    Develop and manage assigned budgets, contracts, and subcontracts. Oversee work of consultants and sub-contractors. Qualifications needed: 1.    Bachelor’s degree in public health, health care administration, social work, or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Master’s degree preferred. 2.    Minimum three years’ experience in public health program planning and administration, adult education, technical writing and/or editing required, preferably involving mental health as it relates to children and adolescents. Medical association and grants management/writing experience highly desirable, as well as knowledge of developmental and behavioral issues. 3.    Must be able to handle heavy workload, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, pay close attention to detail, and effectively collaborate with various internal and external constituents. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, diplomacy, verbal/written communication skills required, and proficiency in MS Office. Some travel and weekend work required, and flexibility to schedule work to accommodate physicians’ availability. 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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
Feb 13, 2019
Administrative and project support role to the Chief Administrative Officer/SVP, Human Resources and Corporate Services with excellent entry-level opportunity to work on multi-faceted human resource activities within the area.  Addition to our team will have pleasant demeanor with diplomatic customer service skills, ability to maintain confidential information, ability to multi-task in fast paced environment, and technology savvy to navigate MS Office, web maintenance software, and HRIS database system (ADP). Some duties/responsibilities of this role include:  Coordinate and facilitate communication and workflow between the SVP and department staff, including obtaining necessary approval signatures, completing timesheets, scheduling meetings, information gathering, etc. Provide administrative support to the SVP, including managing calendar of appointments, preparing meeting materials, drafting correspondence, coordinating travel arrangements, and processing expense reports and credit card statements. Coordinate the development of annual budgets utilizing the AAP’s budgeting software. Schedule meetings and prepare and distribute agendas. Respond to routine HR-related inquiries and escalate calls to appropriate staff as necessary. Provide phone coverage for HR team and serve as back up receptionist as needed. Assist with maintaining HRIS data and processing/reviewing payroll reports. Assist with AAP-wide recruitment and onboarding activities. Assist with the development and implementation of employee activities and engagement initiatives. Assist with benefit administration, professional development, and other HR activities and special projects as needed. Qualified candidates will possess: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, communications, or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. 2 years related general administrative experience required. Experience creating and maintaining electronic documents, maintaining websites, and budget tracking strongly preferred. Experience working on HR-related activities and within a non-profit or medical association highly desirable. Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication, customer service and organizational skills required. Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required; experience with web maintenance software (ie, SharePoint) highly desirable. Some overtime may be 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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 Full-Time
Feb 12, 2019
Seeking a strong analytical problem-solving individual to join our Applications Development Support team to maintain database related code development; develop database queries for analytical/statistical reporting; assist in implementation of applicable computer software needs for department; and ensure data integrity on AAP databases. Candidates matching the following requirements are encouraged to apply: •    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required. •    At least 3 years of SQL administration, in version 2012 through current. •    Experience using relational databases is required, as well as extensive knowledge of Transact SQL (T-SQL), Reporting Services SSRS (or equivalent), and Integration Services (SSIS). •    Knowledge of C#, .NET, and Business Intelligence (BI) a plus.   •    Ability to learn and work effectively with databases in .NET and client-server environment and learn other programming languages and applications essential. •    Familiarity with NetForum database a plus. Must work well within a team environment. •    Some evening 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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
Feb 11, 2019
Seeking individual with 2 years DevOps experience, including experience with Microsoft Release Management, Git, Powershell, MSBuild, and Visual Studio to develop and build automated IT solutions, install and configure application/server solutions by adopting Continuous Integration best practices, translate and document technical requirements, assist with all stages of application development life cycle and develop automation scripts and perform system upgrades.  Requirements in addition to the 2 years’ experience include: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. Familiarity with Windows server/IIS configuration and automatic provisioning solutions required. Proficiency with TFS and Git in managing upgrades, improvements, and automation process required. Good understanding of source code branching and .NET project structure for configuration and deployment preferred. Must have excellent verbal/written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Occasional evening 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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
Jan 03, 2019
Seeking someone with a Communications/Public Health background to provide administrative, scheduling, and project support to the CEO/EVP of the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare.  Excellent opportunity for someone with top-notch organizational ability, tech savvy, and ability to keep confidentiality to obtain exceptional exposure and opportunity within the organization.   Some duties and responsibilities include: Managing an extremely active and frequently changing calendar of appointments for CEO; assist with prioritizing travel and appointments in alignment with work priorities and ensuring adequate workflow and preparation time between commitments. Assist with planning, agenda development, dissemination of materials, execution, and follow up of meetings for CEO, Executive Leadership Team, Executive Committee, and Board of Directors. Provide onsite meeting management as needed to ensure timely and accurate set up of materials, a/v equipment, food and beverage, etc. Anticipate needs of the CEO and maintain effective lines of communication. Assist with prioritizing conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow through on projects to successful completion; often with deadline pressures. Develop and edit meeting and presentation materials such as PowerPoint presentations and PDF files. Assist with composing internal and external communications, with appropriate messaging from the CEO. Screen calls and review correspondence and emails, and draft responses for CEO as appropriate; identify inquiries requiring advanced and/or priority responses and escalate to CEO, Deputy Chief or other appropriate AAP leadership. Research, prioritize, and follow up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO, including those of a sensitive nature. Maintain strict confidentiality as necessary and suggest appropriate course of action, referral, or response. Keep current on organizational policies, procedures, staffing, and leadership appointments to ensure appropriate protocols are followed and accurate information is included when drafting correspondence and disseminating information. Research and maintain files/information on key internal and external stakeholders, outside member organizations, and other constituents as needed. Foster collaborative working relationships with other Executive Assistants to ensure consistent information sharing. Coordinate and execute projects for the CEO and Executive Leadership Team as needed.   Qualifications needed: Bachelors’ degree in nonprofit management, communications, business, public health or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work/volunteer experience required. At least 2 years general administrative experience required, including managing staff appointments/calendars with complex scheduling that change frequently and creating correspondence and meeting materials (ie, PowerPoint presentations). Experience supporting executives and/or Board strongly preferred. Experience arranging travel and meeting logistics, and monitoring budgets highly desirable. Must be extremely detail oriented, take initiative, able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion, and serve as a cooperative team member who maintains a positive attitude and collaborates effectively with various internal and external constituents. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, diplomacy, decision making, and oral/written communication skills essential, as well as the ability to apply critical thinking in managing the CEO’s complex schedule. Must work well under pressure, be able to adapt to rapidly changing priorities, with the ability to be highly flexible in working beyond scheduled hours and continuously re-prioritizing work to accommodate new/changing commitments and project initiatives. \ Advanced technical acumen with proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and the ability and willingness to quickly learn and utilize new technologies is essential. Experience with Adobe Acrobat and Web maintenance software (ie, SharePoint) strongly preferred. Some travel and overtime may be 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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 Full-Time
Dec 27, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking an articulate and professional communicator to maintain the Unified Communications (UC) systems and collaboration services. This position will provide second-level support for voice and conferencing technology, manage vendor relationships (including RFP’s, SOW’s, contract/service agreement negotiations, invoice processing), and maintain detailed documentation of the systems. Duties include: 1. Maintain highly available multi-ISP internet connectivity and MPLS for AAP headquarters, Washington, D.C. office, and remote hosting facilities. 2. Manage AAP’s Unified Communications systems and collaboration services including, CUBEs, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Unity Connection, IM & Presence, Emergency Responder, Unified Contact Center Express, Finesse, Work Force Optimization, Advanced Quality Manager, Unified Intelligence Center, Expressway C & E, Webex, Social Miner, Jabber; and Singlewire InformaCast paging. 3. Provide support and systems integrations for Member and Customer Care, including UCCX, Finesse, AQM, and WFO. 4. Provide budgetary guidance on systems as needed for AAP headquarters and Washington, D.C. offices. 5. Negotiate wireless, internet, and data communications contracts/service agreements. Manage renewals and vendor relationships. 6. Manage communications network and end-user hardware, software installations, upgrades, and moves, adds, and changes (MACs). 7. Manage Cisco licensing for voice and video conferencing. 8. Provide second-level support to staff for voice, conferencing technology, and training. Track related trouble tickets. Coordinate with HR on the development of staff training and system reference materials. 9. Work closely with Senior Technical Analyst to monitor and troubleshoot network performance. 10. Provide and maintain detailed documentation on system functionality. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, telecommunications management or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. CCNP or CCIE certification preferred. 2. Three to five years of experience required managing Cisco Unified Communications products, vendor management, contract negotiation, analyzing operational statistics, QOS and performance tuning and troubleshooting. 3. Experience with CUBE, CUCM, CUC, CER, CUIC, Cisco IM & Presence, UCCX, WFO, AQM, Social Miner, Cisco BE 6000, Cisco Expressway C&E, Jabber, SIP, H.323 and MGCP voice protocol configuration preferred. Experience with SingleWire InformaCast paging desirable, as well as a thorough understanding of network infrastructure components, configuration of VoIP systems, and interoperability of voice and data networks. 4. Excellent problem solving, project management, financial/budget management, communication, organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills 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
Dec 26, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a relationship builder and social-media expert to work 30 hours per week to serve as the primary engagement specialist for Neonatal Resusciation Program (NRP) community. This position will manage the NRP Instructor Toolkit platform, develop content and deploy strategies to enhance NRP value, build brand awareness, and cultivate relationships with NRP instructors and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). In addition, this position will provide technical support for the toolkit web-based platform and identify process improvements to enhance customer experience and course delivery.    Duties include: 1. Collaborate with vendors and SMEs to develop and manage content/content import and design templates for the NRP Instructor Toolkit. Routinely monitor efficacy and accuracy of content. Build and cultivate relationships with SMEs and facilitate online discussion board. Research new ways to engage NRP Instructor Toolkit subscribers, including badge-based gamification. 2. Develop instructor, instructor candidate, and provider communications, including coordinating distribution lists, posting to social media, responding to followers, and managing brand reputation. Keep abreast of emerging social media trends and identify ways to deploy messaging in compliance with AAP social media guidelines. 3. Coordinate NRP instructor and provider engagement webinars. Identify panelists, develop promotional and educational campaigns, facilitate the monthly online technical webinars, and conduct post-webinar participant follow up. 4. Create infographics, video clips, and other visual assets to enhance messaging. 5. Maintain a tracking mechanism for all engagement metrics and analytics. Facilitate surveys, focus groups, and user experience studies to identify new engagement channels and strategies. Employ data visualization techniques to convey metrics to key stakeholders. 6. Manage the NRP instructor candidate process; follow-up on all submitted application materials, verify eligibility requirements, and develop and manage ongoing communications throughout the candidacy process. Provide guidance and technical support to instructor candidates. 7. Work with NRP staff to facilitate program enhancements, communicate updates, update standard operating procedures, and provide guidance and training to Life Support Initiatives staff.   8. Participate in Team NRP and other identified teams to refine courses, offerings, services and systems. Cross-train in the business processes for all Life Support Initiatives programs and provide support for all aspects of the programs as necessary. Analyze and appropriately respond to various instructor/provider/member queries. 9. Assist instructors and providers with troubleshooting within the toolkit and work to resolve identified concerns. Continuously analyze queries to identify and implement process and content improvements to positively impact the customer experience and improve service/course delivery. Uphold and maintain privacy considerations. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, digital or graphic design or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2. Three to four years related project coordination experience required, including social media account management, data and metrics analysis, and establishing brand recognition. Experience coordinating virtual meetings, specifically WebEx Meetings and WebEx Events, highly desirable. Experience working within a healthcare association preferred.     3. Excellent writing, organizational, diplomacy, and interpersonal skills required.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and databases required, as well as strong technical acumen with the ability to learn and apply new technologies; knowledge of design software and technologies highly desirable. 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 Part-Time
Dec 26, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a forward thinking, collaborative individual with strong leadership skills to oversee and direct all accounting functions, budgeting, forecasting, modeling and financial analysis. This position will report to the CFO/SVP Finance and provide and present high-quality financial analysis and models for management consideration.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Support CFO, senior leadership, and all other staff in financial record keeping, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis. 2. Lead all accounting functions and transactional processing. 3. Lead annual audit and tax filing preparation. 4. Maintain state charitable registrations. 5. Maintain and monitor sales tax compliance. 6. Monitor and analyze actual fiscal performance to budget variances and historical trends, capital expenditures, changes in asset, liability, and net asset amounts. Provide written monthly reports including explanatory information and recommendations for improving financial operations to CFO and senior leadership. 7. Lead the AAP’s annual budget process. Create guidance, train staff, set expectations and follow up with departments in order to create viable budget. 8. Administer and consolidate AAP forecasts. Work with staff in all departments to develop and improve forecasts. Validate estimates based on historical data as well as forward looking assumptions. 9. Interpret, model, and simulate the fiscal impact of new business proposals and activities. 10. Provide support to CFO, including the preparation of financial presentations. 11. Benchmark AAP financial and non-financial information against comparable organizations. 12. Maintain, analyze, continuously enhance, and report on a statement of key financial ratios, metrics, and percentages that provide management with insight into important business activities and changes. 13. Oversee regular analysis and reporting on all AAP managed cash, reserves, and investment funds. 14. Maintain and fulfill a regular meeting schedule with various managers to gather key financial and non-financial information and improve strategic fiscal communication efforts and operating efficiencies. 15. Complete complex financial analysis projects and prepare various ad hoc reports. 16. Analyze, develop, improve, and maintain all financial processes and reporting systems. Manage the development of a budgeting, planning, and forecasting system. Study and optimize the use and performance of current financial management systems. 17. Provide financial trainings to key staff as needed, collaborating with HR when necessary. 18. Supervise, cross train, and mentor assigned staff. 19. Ensure high degree of customer focus and satisfaction. 20. Collaborate closely with the Senior Director, Grants Management and Payroll on budgeting, financial reporting, and payroll. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting required, as well as a CPA. MBA preferred. 2. At least seven years’ experience managing accounting and financial functions with progressively expanded responsibility required, including financial analysis, modeling, and forecasting and supervising staff.  Experience in the non-profit sector highly desirable.    3. Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, project management, problem solving, change management, and analytical skills required. Proficiency with MS Office, databases, and accounting software required. Must be very knowledgeable of accounting regulations, compliance systems and federal, state, and local regulations and able to use non-financial terminology to effectively communicate fiscal matters. 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
Dec 26, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a detail-oriented and organized individual to provide administrative support for Community and Chapter Affairs and Quality Improvement activities. This position will report directly to the Chief Implementation Officer/SVP, Community and Chapter Affairs and Quality Improvement. Duties include: 1. Provide support to the Chief Implementation Officer/SVP, including coordinating meetings, maintaining calendar, arranging travel, drafting correspondence, preparing PowerPoint presentations, maintaining files, arranging conference calls, drafting meeting agendas and preparing for daily appointments. 2. Manage the budget planning process, monitor financial records, process and record expense reports, invoices, etc., and assist teams in their budget implementation. Serve as department Superuser for Active Insights, FRx WebPort, IT Works and OnBase. 3. Coordinate administrative tasks including department wide documents. 4. Maintain CCAQI staff calendar and arrange monthly staff meetings; prepare agendas, take minutes, and oversee follow-up items generated at meetings. Attend weekly management team meetings. 5. Distribute, collect and deliver correspondence with Executive Committee; coordinate Policy Statement process; coordinate administrative staff lunch hours; coordinate telephone coverage. 6. Anticipate needs, monitor inventory and order necessary supplies for staff business needs. Order/renew publication orders and subscriptions for staff. Coordinate capital equipment requests. 7. Coordinate and maintain department SharePoint site and shared electronic files. 8. Respond to routine inquiries on chapter management, community-based programs and quality and refer technical questions to appropriate staff. 9. Coordinate grant proposals and projects including budgets as requested. 10. Coordinate department reports to the Board of Directors. 11. Prepare and coordinate letters to new chapter officers. Qualifications: 1. Bachelors’ degree in nonprofit management, public health, communications, business or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2. At least three years of related administrative experience required. Experience in a medical association highly desired.   3. Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required, with the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with budgeting software strongly preferred. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, and written/verbal communication skills required. Must be a self-starter, detail-oriented, work well independently and as part of a team, maintain confidentiality, able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents. Some overtime may be 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
Dec 26, 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
Dec 26, 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
Dec 26, 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
Dec 26, 2018
The National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW) within the American Academy of Pediatrics is seeking a strong project manager with an understanding of state level child care systems. This self-reliant manager will manage activities relating to Caring for Our Children (CFOC), Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), and child care/Head Start/Early Head Start collaboration. This individual will serve as main point of contact and lead collaborations with National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (NCECQA), the State Capacity Building Center (SCBC), the Early Childhood Training and Technical Assistance System (ECTTAS) efforts through the Office of Child Care (OCC). Responsible for the coordination of training and resource development for child care health consultants; work with the NCECHW team to plan, develop, fund, implement, and evaluate the NCECHW; collaborate with the other Office of Head Start and OCC National Centers and lead collaborative activities among NCECHW partners; manage NCECHW project budgets and provide guidance and oversight to NCECHW project specific staff and subcontractors; represent NCECHW on national advisory committees; and provide technical assistance to child care directors, staff, families, and technical assistance providers. Duties include: 1. Manage CFOC activities, including overseeing the NCECHW partner that updates and maintains the online database, develop and implement training and resources development and revision. 2. Manage child care activities including training for child care audiences, training and resources on CCDBG health and safety requirements, and collaborative efforts between Head Start and child care. 3. Manage activities to support increased awareness of health disparities and create tools for early childhood providers to engage diverse groups in children’s health. 4. Attend National Center meetings representing the NCECHW, as assigned. 5. Act as the primary NCECHW contact for the regular ECTTAS calls with states and regions and ensure that NCECHW resources and trainings are made available to this audience. Report to NCECHW staff and partners on the ECTTAS call content on a regular basis. 6. Lead NCECHW partnership efforts with other national organizations and federal agencies related to health and safety in child care settings. 7. Coordinate training and resource development for child care health consultants. 8. Work with the NCECHW team in the development and implementation of annual goals, objectives, activities, and work plans to ensure timely implementation and evaluation of project activities. 9. Report to and interact with OHS, OCC, and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) on project activities. 10. Build and maintain strong working relationships through effective and timely communication with federal staff, colleagues, partners, Head Start Regional Offices, technical assistance networks, and other National Centers. 11. Contribute to the development of the annual continuation applications and all other reports required by the Administration of Children and Families, other funders, and the AAP. 12. Represent the NCECHW on cross-center workgroups and ensure integration of materials and resources across centers. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree in public health, early education, child development, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.   2. Minimum of four years’ experience managing early child care and education technical assistance programs required. Must have experience with training, public relations, and project management and implementation, specifically with child care audiences, including state level administrators. Experience with grants management and supervising staff preferred. 3. Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, and project management skills required, as well as proficiency with MS Office. Must be able to handle heavy workload, work independently and proactively with limited direction, and facilitate and coordinate efforts among partner organizations. Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with senior level managers and a variety of key stakeholders. Travel and weekend work may be 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
Dec 26, 2018
  Perfect entry-level position for someone interested in impacting the larger vision of children’s health.  Must be a self-starter with the ability to juggle multiple tasks when coordinating the operational aspects of the Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight.  Some tasks would include:  Monitor and track budgets and expenses for Institute sponsorships and grants, as well as related compliance requirements. Develop and maintain systems to document and monitor project milestones and deadlines. Support the creation and dissemination of Institute communication materials for internal and external constituencies in partnership with Institute staff. Qualifications needed: Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 1-3 years’ experience in program or project coordination required, including some marketing and/or communication design/development required. Experience with Web site editing/maintenance, budget coordination, and/or database management strongly preferred. Experience with obesity initiatives or in a health-related setting helpful. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required, including strong writing and proofreading skills. Must be detail-oriented, able to work independently, think creatively, and coordinate multiple projects in a time-efficient manner. Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) essential; experience with Web editing software, listserv management, databases, and meeting conferencing software (i.e., WebEx) preferred. Some 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 American Academy of Pediatrics 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
Dec 26, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a detail-oriented and organized individual provide analytical and programming support within our Health Services Research area. This position will develop and maintain databases, conduct bivariate and multivariate analysis, and conduct/coordinate the fielding of surveys. Duties include: 1.    Develop and maintain division survey databases and documentation, such as the Periodic Survey. 2.    Write programs/code for SPSS and other databases as needed. 3.    Operationalize database definitions for survey variables; derive and compute variables for analysis. 4.    Conduct descriptive and multivariate analysis of survey data for presentations, reports, and manuscripts. 5.    Organize and complete survey mailings. 6.    Design tables for data analysis; create graphs for presentations. 7.    Plan and implement the design for fielding multi-stage, random sample surveys. 8.    Provide updates on individual study progress and overall survey trends. 9.    Perform coding and data entry. 10.    Maintain the electronic library of survey questions and data. 11.    Respond to inquiries regarding survey questions and data. 12.    Provide technical assistance on drawing samples, data file design and usage to other departments upon approval of supervisor; provide consultation on data collection and statistical testing. 13.    Provide proofreading and accuracy checks for Health Services Research surveys, abstracts, presentations, reports, and manuscripts. 14.    Assist with developing survey questions. 15.    Conduct online surveys, and merge responses with print responses for analysis. Qualifications: 1.    Masters degree in the social sciences or Bachelors degree with extensive experience in survey research required. 2.    Two to three years of survey research experience required, including computer programming and data analysis. 3.    Proficiency in SPSS required; knowledge of other statistical packages such as R and Stata a plus. Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and strong knowledge of general computer software. Must have knowledge of survey field techniques and the ability to work independently and envision analysis needs. 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
Dec 26, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a creative and organized team player to join our Publishing group. This position will manage project and developmental editing for new publications and assist with the editorial development of professional/clinical products. In addition, this position will serve as lead editorial staff on process improvement efforts. Duties include: 1.    Coordinate and ensure timely development of 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.    Oversee editorial team efforts to improve the styling process and manuscript quality in handoff from developmental editors to Production staff. 5.    Oversee editorial team efforts to improve document management and version control challenges with authors and editors. 6.    Lead editorial team efforts to research and implement workflow process improvements for developmental editing and production management. 7.    Collaborate with Marketing and Sales staff to develop comprehensive marketing plans for new and existing AAP products. 8.    Assist with the developmental editing and project management of priority professional/clinical publications as directed. 9.    Research and acquire reprint permissions for media items used in all professional/clinical publications. 10.    Manage the work of outside editorial and administrative consultants on professional/clinical publications. 11.    Manage compliance with AAP Conflict of Interest disclosure requirements for Publishing activities. Collect and document disclosures from authors and editors. 12.    Obtain peer review assessments of product credibility and coordinate interdepartmental evaluations of proposed projects. Qualifications: 1.    Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or communications or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2.    At least three years’ experience in writing and editing required, including public/author contact. Experience with a professional medical publisher preferred, along with experience in project management and product development. 3.    Excellent editorial, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required, as well as proven ability to work with medical professionals and proficiency with MS Office. 4.    Must be able to handle numerous projects simultaneously and pay close attention to detail. Some evening/weekend work may be 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
Dec 26, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a detail-oriented individual to provide project support for the AAP ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) Superhub. This position will ensure timely and efficient completion of activities designed to accomplish program objectives. Duties include: 1.    Manage the planning of all ECHO sessions, including scheduling, assisting with meeting material development and dissemination, and managing any travel logistics. 2.    Assist with AAP Project ECHO trainings and sessions, including planning, conducting, and implementing the training, and providing ongoing support to programmatic stakeholders. 3.    Participate in related meetings and conference calls; prepare agendas, materials, and minutes, and assist with follow up, as necessary. 4.    Document activities into the relevant databases, including attendance, outreach, and pull reports as necessary. 5.    Produce and disseminate program materials including writing draft content, securing input from members/experts, developing marketing pieces, and working with graphic design and print vendors as needed. Disseminate materials through various AAP communication channels, including AAP News OnCall, SmartBrief, Chapter Connections, newsletters, and approved AAP social networking opportunities. 6.    Provide resources and technical assistance to stakeholders. Track resources and requests in the Technical Assistance Database, identify additional follow-up needs, and refer inquiries to program staff and members as needed. 7.    Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and maintain online content and resources for the AAP ECHO Superhub. 8.    Manage development of SharePoint and Team sites including uploading content, maintaining contact lists, and providing technical assistance to members. 9.    Assist with ECHO-related consulting agreements, subcontracts, and partnership documents. 10.    Process and track all related monthly invoices in accordance with the related budget and reconcile monthly budgets. Qualifications: 1.    Bachelors degree in health care administration, health policy, health education, public health, or a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2.    Two to three years’ experience in related program coordination, including meeting coordination, preferably in a health-related setting or non-profit association. Work experience with health professionals, state- or community-based programs, international programs, and grants management highly desired. 3.    Excellent organizational, interpersonal, diplomacy, communication, writing and proofreading skills required. Must be detail-oriented and able to complete work with a high level of accuracy. 4.    Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and e-mail required; experience with web maintenance and collaboration site software (i.e., SharePoint) preferred. Must be able to handle a heavy workload, work both independently and as part of a team, think creatively, and coordinate multiple projects in a time-efficient manner. 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