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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Dec 07, 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
Nov 21, 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
Nov 19, 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
Nov 19, 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
Nov 19, 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
Oct 18, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a part-time (22.5 hours per week) professional to provide project management and coordination of activities related to assigned components of the Bright Futures National Center (BFNC), including the identification and development of educational and implementation resources/materials for specific topic areas for diverse populations. Manage the integration of BF into academic training programs. Assist in the completion of goals, objectives, activities, and work plans of the BFNC as assigned. Duties include: 1. Manage the development of assigned educational and implementation projects and programs incorporating BF resources/materials and health promotion themes (eg, promoting healthy weight, mental health, oral health) through the development and design of resources/materials and other methods for use in diverse populations. 2. Manage BF integration/implementation into academic training programs including conducting needs assessments, developing and promoting materials and implementation strategies, and convening appropriate workgroups to design, review, and promote materials. 3. Monitor trends and developments in resident education and training programs and provide technical assistance to residents and other health care professionals. 4. Manage the development of a BF Pedialink module. 5. Develop and maintain a page/section of the BF Web site dedicated to academic training programs.   6. Oversee the work of the subcontractors and consultants on project relevant to assigned topic area. 7. Coordinate and assist AAP staff on BF activities related to specific high priority health issues (eg, healthy weight, mental health, substance use, oral health). 8. Work with and assist in staffing the BF Advisory Committees, Workgroups, and Implementation Networks, and other national partners as relevant to topic area. 9. Provide technical assistance to and respond to inquiries from BF partner organizations, health professionals, families, communities, state and federal entities, AAP members, AAP chapters, committees and sections, and sponsors related to program activities relevant to assigned topic area. 10. Coordinate the revisions of BF resources, including writing, reviewing, and editing drafts relevant to assigned topic areas and target audiences (eg, public health, early child care professionals, health care professionals). 11. Assist in preparing and monitoring the BF annual operating budget, and developing the annual continuation applications and all other reports required by the MCHB and the AAP.  Assist in the contract procurement process. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree in health administration, public health, education, nursing, or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Master’s degree preferred. 2. At least three years’ experience in public health program management, including educational program development, technical writing and/or editing, and managing budgets.  Experience working with child health care issues and grants management strongly preferred. Association management or national advocacy organization experience helpful. 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 Part-Time
Oct 18, 2018
The National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW) within the American Academy of Pediatrics a project manager with strong writing skills to develop resources in partnership with staff, subcontractors, consultants, and other national centers for dissemination on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) and through NCECHW trainings and activities. Develop content for NCECHW audiences and oversee the copyediting and design of all materials produced by the NCECHW. Duties include: 1.    Assist with the development of the NCECHW work plan and based on the approved work plan, oversee the development of resources and training materials for dissemination on the ECLKC via trainings. 2.    Ensure that all deliverables are completed within established timelines and provide regular updates on resource development progress. Maintain the online resource tracking system and share with the NCECHW steering committee as requested. 3.    Oversee the review process of all NCECHW resources to ensure all are copyedited and reviewed for relevance to the intended audience and are in alignment with policies of the Office of Head Start (OHS), Office of Child Care (OCC), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), and the AAP. 4.    Supervise assigned staff and oversee the work of assigned consultants and subcontractors. 5.    Assist with the development of reports required by funders and the AAP. 6.    In collaboration with other NCECHW staff, coordinate partnership activities with other national centers and national organizations. 7.    In coordination with the NCECHW team, support the development and implementation of a product dissemination and marketing plan. 8.    Assist with the development of annual progress reports for OHS, OCC, and MCHB. 9.    Contribute to the strategic planning efforts of the NCECHW. Qualifications: 1.    Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, public health, early education, child development, or related field required.  Master’s degree preferred. 2.    At least five years’ related experience with early care and education (Head Start and/or child care) resource development required, including experience as a supervisor or team lead. 3.    Formal copyediting experience and public relations or marketing/promoting public health programs strongly preferred. Experience collaborating with multiple external constituents, including training and technical assistance staff, highly desired. 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
Oct 10, 2018
Seeking CPA to manage general accounting functions, state sales tax, and internal audit; assist with managing tax returns, month-end close, and major account reconciliations; as well as provide payroll support as needed. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Contribute to monthly closing process and quality control in financial reporting.  Serve as primary backup for the overall management of the closing process. Assess, report on, and recommend improvements for operating environment to reduce risks by conducting internal audits, monitoring the protection of confidential information and compliance with the document retention policy, and reporting on internal controls.  Prepare investments reporting, including endowment and gift annuities. Calculate and record realized and unrealized gains/losses). Manage year-end processing, including accruals and deferrals. Manage wire transfers, foreign drafts, and complete other banking functions. Process charitable registrations and annuities filings.  Manage preparation of state tax reports, unclaimed property reports, and other filings.   Provide all accounting services, including tax filings for Federation of Pediatric Organizations. Maintain expertise in payroll procedures and legal requirements and serve as back up for payroll processing. Assist with reviewing and approving payroll edit reports before final processing as needed.  Supervise assigned staff.   Qualified candidates will have the following:   Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA required. 3-5 years accounting experience required, including internal audits, fiscal year-end processing, general ledger, tax filing, financial reporting, and payroll. Ability to maintain confidentiality, pay close attention to detail, maintain a high level of accuracy, and possess excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills. Proficiency with MS Office and financial software required. 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 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
Oct 09, 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
Oct 03, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a detail-oriented individual to provide administrative and program support to the Bright Futures National Center (BFNC) to coordinate and implement BFNC-related activities and outcomes. This will include developing resources for BFNC multidisciplinary audiences, providing technical assistance to pediatricians and other pediatric health care professionals, and developing and monitoring cooperative agreements, grants and subcontracts/consulting agreements. Some duties include: 1. Manage the budget/consultant tracking system and the development of BFNC contracts for subcontractors, sub-recipients, and consultants. Process expense forms, check requests, credit card statements, and invoices. Provide monthly reports to supervisor. Create and maintain a system to track deadlines, deliverables, and submission of invoices. 2. Assist with and coordinate administrative and select programmatic components of BFNC activities, including developing agendas and minutes; planning and coordinating meeting and travel logistical details for meetings; assisting with PowerPoint presentations and other educational presentations (including webinars and conferences); communicating with participants; and obtaining evaluations for activities. 3. Provide information, resources, and appropriate follow-up in response to BF-related requests (e.g., in-person, e-mail, and phone). Identify national, state, and AAP resources that can enhance technical assistance efforts. 4. Create and maintain a tracking system for BF activities (e.g., technical assistance requests, presentations, and materials dissemination) 5. Coordinate the development of training and technical assistance materials in select BF health promotion/disease prevention topics (e.g., oral health, mental health/substance use, and healthy weight) in collaboration with AAP staff and BFNC partners. 6. Assist in the creation and maintenance of online content for the brightfutures.aap.org Web site including posting content, monitoring links, and working with consultants in the development of new Web pages and electronic newsletters. Manage the BF email lists and rosters. 7. Assist in data collection and tracking for project evaluation activities. 8. Assist with the activities of the BF Advisory Committees, Workgroups, and Implementation Networks, and other national partners. 9. Assist in the development of federal continuation applications, grants, funding proposals, and/or contracts and serve as the central repository for proposal components. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree in public health, business administration, health administration, education, child development, health education, or related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2. Two to three years’ experience in program coordination required, including meeting coordination and budget tracking/coordination. Experience editing/maintaining Web pages preferred.   Experience with community outreach, grants management, and working in a health promotion/preventive field highly desirable. 3. Excellent organizational, time management, oral/written communication, and critical thinking skills required, including strong writing and proofreading skills. Must be detail-oriented, coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents. 4. Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required; 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
Oct 03, 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: 1.Manage the development and execution of research projects by the PROS network. 2.Provide oversight and support for the development of proposals for future funding, continuation applications, progress reports, and other materials as assigned. 3.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. 4.Develop and manage comprehensive communication plans to maximize recruitment and retention of participants in PROS studies. 5.Establish and maintain effective communications with Fellows and other PROS investigators on project work. 6.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. 7.Develop, oversee and maintain systems to track status of contracts, budgets, and expenses for assigned projects and ensure compliance with funder and federal requirements. 8.Develop, execute and present results of statistical analyses for selected projects. 9.Prepare scientific products for peer-reviewed journals and professional research meetings and represent the network and/or division at these meetings as appropriate. 10. Develop agendas and materials for PROS research meetings and attend/present at these meetings. 11. Train and supervise assigned staff. 12. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Needed: 1.Master’s degree in social/behavioral/clinical sciences, public health, business, or related discipline required. 2.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. 3.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. 4.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 Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 28, 2018
Team focused individual to provide administrative support for Community-based Initiatives (CBI) programs and staff, including meeting planning, budget management, website maintenance, and preparing and responding to routine requests for information. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communication, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. At least 2 years related administrative experience required. Experience with maintaining websites/collaboration sites highly desirable. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, and oral/written communications skills required. Must be detailed oriented, able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, work both independently and as part of a team, take initiative, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents. Proficiency with MS Office required, as well as strong technical acumen with the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with website maintenance software (i.e., SharePoint), Webex, and miscellaneous databases preferred. Some overtime 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 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
Sep 28, 2018
Seeking a professional with the ability to keep confidentiality to provide administrative, scheduling, and project support to the Senior Vice President, Primary Care and Subspecialty Pediatrics (PCSP), and provide administrative and financial activities related to department. Some duties include:    maintaining an active, rapidly changing calendar; developing complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries; coordinating all travel arrangements and processing travel expense reports prepare and monitor the department operating budget and grant-funded accounts coordinate PCSP meetings, including preparing agenda materials, developing minutes, and creating action item schedules to assign completion of activities to the appropriate staff members. administer activities related to department interactions with the Executive Committee, Board of Directors (BOD), AAP Senior Leadership, and other AAP staff and members, including but not limited to: creating, sharing, and posting materials; recording the disposition of reviewed materials; assisting in the creation of management reports.   Qualified candidates will have:   Bachelors’ degree in nonprofit management, public health, communications, business or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. At least 3 years of related administrative experience required. 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 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. 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
Sep 21, 2018
The Department of Information Technology seeks administrative support to the SVP, Information Technology and to support the IT leadership team on department administrative operations and entry level technical assistance and support.  Some tasks include: managing the administrative functions of the IT department budget including entering budgets and variances into Adaptive Insights, reviewing and approving invoices and expenses and coding to appropriate accounts, and preparing monthly fiscal updates; assist with updating Websites, mailing lists, employee system access, and resolving basic user inquiries and issues, escalating advanced technical issues as appropriate;  assist with testing  basic IT systems and functions; maintain supervisor’s calendar, schedule meetings, arrange travel and hotel reservations, and process expense reports; create and maintain spreadsheets to track various information, including contract renewal and payment dates for vendors and consultants and other recurring monthly processes and expenses; and prepare meeting materials including agendas, PowerPoint presentations and reports, and draft minutes of other meetings as assigned.   Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor’s degree in information technology, business, or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. 2-3 years of general administrative and/or project coordination experience required, including some computer systems and applications work. Experience with budgeting and meeting planning preferred. Experience in an information technology environment highly desirable. Must pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a busy environment, work both independently and as part of a team, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills essential, and the ability to present technical information in non-technical manner to users. 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. 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
Sep 11, 2018
Seeking a strong analytical problem-solving individual to join our Applications Development Support team to create/maintain database related code development; develop database queries for analytical/statistical report; 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. At least 5 years of SQL administration in version 2012 through current required. Experience using relational databases and SSIS packages required, as well as extensive knowledge of Transact SQL language and Integration Services. Knowledge of C#, .NET, and Business Intelligence (BI).   Must have a complete understanding of database development practices, including knowledge of Transact SQL programming, SSIS/SSRS/SSAS package programming and MS Reporting Services required. Ability to learn and work effectively with databases in .NET and client-server environment and learn other programming languages and applications essential. Must take initiative on projects, be able to work independently with minimal direction from management and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Familiarity with Net Forum database a plus. Must work well within a team environment and exhibit effective leadership skills to mentor team members. 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 Full-Time
Sep 10, 2018
Seeking innovative team player to lead a team of 16 to direct and manage the planning, development, implementation, growth, enhancement, and ongoing evaluation of the AAP’s E-Learning program, its components, its content, and its supporting systems, as well as, research, develop, and implement new initiatives to enhance the quality of the E-Learning program and consult to improve all AAP web-based education activities.   Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in adult education, E-Learning, instructional design or related discipline (curriculum development, multi-media design, etc) required. (Masters preferred). At least 7 years’ experience in the development and management of educational programs, especially those involving E-Learning, adult education, and/or continuing education concepts. Must have experience with creating high quality, innovative web-based education activities, budget planning and management, and supervising staff.  Must have strong business acumen, budget management, project management, interpersonal, communication, and critical thinking skills, and able to organize, manage and lead a large multi-faceted program. Ability to work effectively with various internal and external constituents and maintain a collaborative and customer-focused team. Knowledge of concept and practice for the most contemporary adult learning theory. Proficiency with MS Office and good working knowledge of Web and computer database concepts and E-Learning technologies essential, including Web content architecture. Familiarity with programming concepts (including database architecture), design concepts, report/query writing, XML, Macromedia Flash, Web-site development and support strongly preferred. Travel and 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 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
Sep 07, 2018
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
Aug 29, 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 Department of Publishing. This position will identify, develop, and publish new publications and products to enhance the Academy’s publishing line and generate revenue. This individual will perform the following job duties: 1. Research and submit proposals for new products and expanded product lines. 2. Manage the development of new products for the Perinatal Education Program (PCEP) and other new publications and products as assigned.  3. Negotiate author and consultant contracts for new products. 4. Develop and manage the editorial publishing schedules for new and revised products. 5. Oversee the work of outside editorial consultants on AAP publications. 6. Oversee the process of obtaining peer review assessments of project credibility and coordinate interdepartmental evaluations of proposed projects. 7. Create and administer guidelines for developmental editing and publishing support for new publications. 8. Provide AAP authors and staff volunteers with guidance in the development and writing of AAP publications. 9. Manage a system of routine product evaluation for AAP products and product lines. 10. Work with Editorial and Production Services staff on the preparation of annual publishing calendars. 11. Collaborate with Marketing and Sales staff to develop comprehensive marketing plans for new and existing AAP products. 12. Develop and manage income/expense budgets for proposed new publications. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required.  2. Five to seven years experience in writing, editing, and acquisitions, including knowledge of medical terminology required. 3. Experience with a professional medical publisher highly desirable, along with experience in project management and product development. 4. Must be detail-oriented, well organized, able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, and have basic knowledge of publishing terminology and production process. Excellent editorial, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills required, as well as proficiency with MS Office. 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 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
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