American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.  The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.

Mission: The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To accomplish this mission, the AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.

Our fabulous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay, 401K/403B, Health and Wellness Reimbursement Program, Goal Achievement Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts.

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Aug 05, 2019
Be a part of the gold standard team who provide educational activities that serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession. In collaboration with American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) section and council staff, this position will manage related abstract and education programs for the National Conference & Exhibition (National Conference); manage appropriate vendors for the collection, review, and distribution of section and council educational programs (H-program) and course content to attendees; and develop and coordinate related program communications and information.    Qualifications include:  a Bachelor’s degree in adult education, business, communications, or related discipline required or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience, 2-3 years’ general project coordination experience required, including running database reports and drafting communications,  experience in a membership association and/or CME environment helpful, excellent organizational, verbal/written communication, proofreading, interpersonal, diplomacy and problem-solving skills essential,  must be able to take initiative, coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, manage a heavy workload, pay close attention to detail, collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, and work both independently and as part of a team, strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office, experience with databases and web maintenance software (eg, SharePoint), and the ability to learn and apply new technologies required; experience with  Adobe Pro strongly preferred, and some overtime, weekend work, and travel required. To see a full job description, learn more about the organization, 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
Aug 05, 2019
Seeking a team-oriented individual with clear and concise communication skills to conduct general information technology (IT) business process analysis, needs assessments, proposed project requirements, and preliminary cost/benefits analysis to align effective IT solutions with business initiatives and conduct Agile Product Owner responsibilities on scrum team to manage product/sprint backlogs and deliver value to business users and end customers.  Qualifications Include:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, or related discipline required or an equivalent combination of relevant education/certifications and work experience. Training with certification as a professional scrum product owner (PSPO) or as a certified scrum product owner (CSPO) is a plus. At least 3 years’ experience working in an IT capacity required, including working with business units to create technical solutions to address business challenges, project tracking tools, writing requirements documents, user stories, and test plans. Experience in scrum environment for a non-profit or association preferred. Must pay close attention to detail and have strong business analysis and technical writing skills. Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office and ability to learn and apply new technologies; knowledge of software development tools (eg, JIRA), association management systems, and Web sites highly desired. Some evening and weekend work and occasional 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 Full-Time
Jul 31, 2019
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), 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 Bright Futures National Center (BFNC). This will include the identification and development of educational 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. 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 work-groups 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 with 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; American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) members, chapters, committees, and sections; and sponsors related to assigned program activities. 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 childcare 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 Maternal and Child Health Bureau (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. Two to three years’ related experience in public health program management required, 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 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 Part-Time
Jul 13, 2019
Do you want a career opportunity that provides meaning and impact towards children’s healthcare?  If so, come work for some of the most passionate individuals fundraising to make a difference in children’s lives. Our Development area seeks an administrative professional/project coordinator to process gifts and prepare donor acknowledgement letters and other correspondence, coordinate the fulfillment of pledges, support donor relations activities, maintain budgets and various financial reports, assist with meeting coordination, maintain the donor database, and provide administrative, scheduling, and project support to the Chief Development Officer (CDO). Qualified candidates will have 2 years related general administrative and/or project coordination experience required, including meeting planning, budget monitoring and expense processing, and drafting correspondence preferably in a fundraising environment, experience with gift administration, donor relations, and accounts receivable strongly preferred, a Bachelors’ degree in communication, business administration, or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience, Must have strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office, database applications, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with fundraising software (eg, Luminate), web maintenance software (eg, SharePoint), collaboration/document management platforms (eg, SharePoint), web conferencing software (eg, WebEx), Adobe Acrobat, and  budget/financial systems preferred. Some overtime, evening/weekend work, and travel 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
Jul 13, 2019
Are you a highly energetic professional with a track record of fundraising success?  If yes, continue reading this amazing opportunity that may be for you! We are looking for a strategic fundraiser with a finesse in writing and marketing to manage the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) annual giving campaign and individual donor recognition and stewardship activities, as well as, create and implement communications and marketing efforts for all Development initiatives. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing, or related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience, 3 years of related fundraising experience required, including developing annual fund appeals and writing promotional materials, proficiency with MS Office and Development databases required, occasional evening and weekend work and some travel. 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
Jul 13, 2019
Compelling Grant Writer Needed! Reporting to the Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, this position will provide  strategic support to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) efforts to secure funding from private foundations and other organizations to secure unrestricted and restricted grants, sponsorships, and gifts in the five-seven figure range; communicate AAP goals, mission, and programs to potential partners in a compelling and strategic manner; and work collaboratively with AAP staff to ensure grant and contract deliverables are achieved. Must have excellent writing, grant prospecting, presentation, organizational, negotiating, and interpersonal skills, Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, non-profit management or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required, and 3 years’ experience writing grants for a nonprofit organization and shepherd grant proposals through to completion required.  Experience identifying, cultivating and securing new funding, particularly from large grantmakers and managing complex and competing projects and deadlines. Occasional evening and weekend work, and some travel required. Must be able to independently conduct donor/prospect visits, including air travel.    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
Jul 13, 2019
Seeking an individual to take initiative and pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously to support the administration of gifts, grants, and contracts from corporate, foundation, and organizational partners, work with American Academy of Pediatric (AAP) staff to fulfill grant and contract terms, deliver sponsorship benefits, and other donor expectations critical to building productive relationships, provide administrative, scheduling, and project support to the Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations, and prepare presentations, reports, and promotional material need to cultivate, solicit, and steward this group of donors.   Must have a Bachelors degree in communications, business, public relations, marketing, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience, 2-3 years’ related project coordination and/or administrative experience, including drafting communication materials,  preparing and interpreting reports and data trends, independently managing project components among internal and external teams, creating and maintaining tracking systems, and coordinating meetings with executives/VIPs, some experience with donor relations or sponsorship management required, experience with grant and contracts applications strongly preferred, must have strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office, database applications, fundraising software (eg, Luminate), and budget/financial systems and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with web maintenance software (eg, SharePoint), collaboration/document management platforms (eg, SharePoint), web conferencing software (eg, WebEx), and Adobe Acrobat, preferred. Some overtime, evening/weekend work, and travel 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
Jul 09, 2019
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/or subrecipients, as applicable. 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. Assist in responding to and tracking project-related technical assistance inquiries. Manage follow-up communications and refer inquiries to project staff and advisory group members as needed. 5. Assist in developing, maintaining and monitoring of immunization-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 necessary 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 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 project-related 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 required, or a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. 2. At least two years’ administrative or project coordination experience required, preferably related to public health programs. Experience with educational programming, online project tracking systems/database management, meeting planning, and Web site maintenance strongly preferred. Experience working with health professionals, state- or community-based programs, and grants management highly desired. 3. Experience working with health professionals, state- or community-based programs, and grants management highly desired. 4. 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 27, 2019
Do you want to be a part of one of the leading Meetings groups in the industry?    If you are creative, innovative, and a strong strategic thinker, with the ability to lead teams, build consensus, collaborate with various internal and external constituents, pay close attention to details, and manage multiple priorities simultaneously, then we would like to speak with you! Reporting to the Senior Director, Meetings and Travel, this position will direct and oversee all the meeting services activities for Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses, District Meetings, the Annual Leadership Forum (ALF), and in-house meetings; provide oversight of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on-site conference center and cafeteria; and oversee the AAP travel program.   Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Overseeing the contracting and logistics for all CME courses, leadership meetings, and committee meetings. Providing oversight to the AAP travel program, including ensuring member and staff compliance with AAP established travel policies. Serving as direct contact to CME staff for logistical management of educational courses, including guidance on site selection, oversight of the request for proposal (RFP) process, and budget development. Research, record trends, and stay abreast of advances of technology/audio visual as they relate to meetings. Develop and implement best practices for meeting logistics to ensure planning consistencies. Oversee the on-site AAP conference center and cafeteria. Negotiate travel and airline agreements and award and discount programs. Provide monthly and yearly reporting. Lead and mentor assigned staff, resolve conflict, and maintain effective staffing models to effectively balance workload. Qualified candidates will possess: Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, business, communication, or related discipline required. Professional certification (CMP, CAE) strongly preferred. At least 8 years’ progressive experience in the meeting and convention industry required. Must have a strong background in contract negotiation, housing management, vendor management, and budget administration. Supervisory experience required. Experience with travel programs, strategic planning, and association experience preferred. Frequent 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
Jun 27, 2019
Come join our Primary Care and Subspecialty Pediatrics (PCSP) administrative team at the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare! Reporting to the Manager, Primary Care and Subspecialty Pediatrics Administration this position will: 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 staff on implementation of these systems. Monitor and distribute operations and grant monthly budget detail reports to staff. Complete and coordinate contracts and consulting agreements for team projects and initiatives, including development of outgoing contracts for project subcontractors, consultants and grantees, as appropriate. Create and maintain a system to track deadlines and deliverables for all awards. Support development of grant applications and other funding proposals by compiling and organizing application materials, creating lists of required elements, personnel responsible, deadlines, and other relevant information, and track progress. Assist with developing reports to funders and tracking submission deadlines. Reconcile and process staff and member expense reports and credit card statements, ensuring receipts are provided and charges comply with American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines and coded to the correct budget. Serve as primary point of contact with members regarding their expenses and reimbursement for relevant meetings. Coordinate all administrative activities associated with committee, section, and council awards, including the annual Samuel J Fomon Nutrition Award and Jerome Glaser Award.   Qualified candidates will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, marketing or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Knowledge of public health principles and approaches helpful. At least 2 years of related general administrative and/or project coordination experience required, including creating and maintaining tracking systems, managing project components, budget monitoring and expense processing, and drafting correspondence. Experience with grant applications/reporting and working in a medical association preferred. Must take initiative, pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, work both independently and as part of a team, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, oral/written communication and critical thinking skills required, as well as a strong math aptitude. Must have strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office, experience with budget/financial systems, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with web maintenance software (eg, SharePoint), collaboration/document management platforms (eg, SharePoint), web conferencing software (eg, WebEx), Adobe Acrobat, and database applications (eg, netForum) 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
Jun 26, 2019
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
Jun 26, 2019
The American Academy of Pediatrics is seeking a program manager to provide support to the implementation of the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW) through the oversight and coordination of product development and distribution. This position will prepare and track web-based materials for Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) posting, coordinate online resource development and webinars, podcasts, and health service newsletters. Some tasks would include: 1. Work with the NCECHW team in the development and implementation of annual goals, vision, objectives, activities, and work plans to ensure timely implementation and evaluation of program activities. 2. Manage NCECHW activities related to product development and dissemination. 3. Oversee preparation of web-based materials for ECLKC posting, using project management software. 4. Support product distribution at training/TA events. 5. Track resources during development, review and posting phases. 6. Supervise assigned staff and oversee the graphic design process using the project management software. 7. Work with NCECHW Information Architecture Work Group to pilot new resources and facilitate feedback to resource authors. 8. Support the development and implementation of the NCECHW dissemination and marketing plan. 9. Collaborate with the ECLKC contractor to ensure timely communication and posting of NCECHW materials. 10. Oversee work of subcontractors and consultants, including coordination of editing and design to ensure 508 compliance of NCECHW products. 11. Coordinate online resource development including webinars, podcasts, apps, health services newsletter, Listservs and online courses. Qualifications needed: 1. Bachelor’s degree in public health, early education, child development, or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. 2. At least three years’ experience in providing technical assistance and with product development. 3. Head Start experience preferred, or in a health-related field, preferably in early childhood health highly desirable. 4. Experience coordinating educational materials and products and developing health related messaging preferred. Community outreach, grants management, and meeting facilitation experience helpful. 5. Excellent organizational, diplomacy, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills required, as well as proficiency with MS Office and navigating the Web. Must be team-oriented with a willingness to learn, and able to handle heavy workload, work independently, and coordinate multiple projects within a timely manner. 6. 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
Jun 19, 2019
Come join our Primary Care and Subspecialty Pediatrics (PCSP) administrative team at the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare! Reporting to the Manager, Primary Care and Subspecialty Pediatrics Administration this position will: ⦁    provide general administrative support to the SVP, including answering phones; maintaining an active and rapidly changing calendar; coordinating complex and detailed travel arrangements; processing expense reports; prioritizing travel and appointments in alignment with work priorities; and preparing correspondence. ⦁    Assist managers with staffing support for assigned section subcommittees and workgroups, including agenda development, meeting planning, and setting up web and conference calls. ⦁    Assist with updating web sites as needed. ⦁    Assist with preparing and monitoring operating budgets, grants, or endorsements. ⦁    Provide assistance with planning section Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses as required and staff selected PCSP educational sessions and events at the National Conference & Exhibition.   ⦁    Work with Meetings and Travel staff as on-site conference coordinator for selected meetings. Assist with registration and coordinating itineraries and serve as a liaison between staff, meeting participants, and hotel staff. ⦁    Cross train with PCSP administration colleagues to ensure project support for all PSCP activities as needed and to ensure continuity of administrative procedures. ⦁    Respond to inquiries regarding various committee, section, council work and PCSP project activities, and escalate to other staff as needed. Qualified candidates will possess the following: ⦁    Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communication, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. ⦁    1 year of related general administrative experience required, preferably including calendar management, meeting planning, web site updating, expense processing, and/or budget monitoring. ⦁    Must take initiative, pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, work both independently and as part of a team, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents. ⦁    Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, oral/written communication, and critical thinking skills required. ⦁    Must have strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with web maintenance software (eg, SharePoint), collaboration/document management platforms (eg, SharePoint), web conferencing software (eg, WebEx), Adobe Acrobat, and database applications (eg, netForum) preferred. ⦁    Some overtime, weekend work, and travel 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
Jun 05, 2019
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s health, is seeking a tech-savvy, fast learner to assist in the execution of institutional licensing sales strategies of AAP content for pediatric group practices to maximize revenue. This position will set up, maintain, and assist in sales of group practice access licenses. Some duties include: 1. Assist with the ongoing development and implementation of sales strategies for the licensing of AAP content to the group practice market. 2. Negotiate site licenses with group practice customers. Manage and execute renewal and new acquisition strategies for these licenses. 3. Assist with executing site licenses for institutional market. Provide support to supervisor, including fielding sales calls and correspondence. 4. Provide pre and post-sales operational support, including maintaining accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities in Salesforce. Prepare customer invoices. Assist with tracking of site license payments/renewals. Provide additional customer support to both new and existing customers. 5. Liaise with subscription agents regarding institutional site licensing as requested. 6. Assist in reviewing licensing guidelines and pricing to ensure that they meet customer and AAP needs to maximize market penetration and income. 7. Set up product trials for new prospects and send usage statistics to institutions and group practices upon request. 8. Collaborate with marketing staff in development of targeted marketing campaigns and coordinated marketing materials for exhibits and sales agents worldwide. Requirements: 1. Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. 2. Two to three years’ related experience in sales, licensing, and/or marketing required, including cultivating and maintaining solid business relationships. 3. Experience with digital resources preferred. Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office, internet research, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies. 4. Experience with online subscriptions, hosting services (eg, Silverchair, HighWire), and database applications (eg, Salesforce, netForum) 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
May 24, 2019
Opportunity to work with high level experts in the field at the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s health to lead and direct the planning, development, funding, implementation, and evaluation of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Identifying and Managing Social Determinants of Health Initiative (IMSDHI).   This Senior manager will oversee work of the Screening, Technical Assistance and Resource (STAR) Center and the Quality Improvement (QI) learning collaborative initiatives; facilitate collaborative efforts with other national organizations, academic institutions, and federal agencies for the initiative, and serve as the main contact for partner organizations, funder, state and federal agencies, and AAP chapters, committees, and sections.   Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, early education, child development, or a related discipline required (Master’s degree preferred), 5 years’ experience in public health program management and administration required, including policy development and implementation; public relations; and grant proposal development, management, and implementation; and supervising staff, e xcellent organizational, interpersonal, diplomacy, critical thinking, and verbal/written communication skills required, as well as proficiency with MS Office, must be able to handle heavy workload, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, initiate work priorities independently, and effectively collaborate with a variety of internal and external constituents, and some travel and weekend work required, along with the need for flexibility in arranging work schedule to accommodate physician’s 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 Full-Time
May 09, 2019
The Director of Global Child Health Advocacy will lobby, promote, and represent the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to the U.S. Congress and Administration, global health entities, and the public on global child health policy affecting infants, children, adolescents, and pediatricians. This individual will advocate to promote global child health before the U.S. Congress and Executive Branch agencies, plus collaborate with and provide leadership within internal and external stakeholders to advance AAP public policy, legislative, and advocacy goals related to global child health. This position will develop and provide strategic counsel for Executive Committee/Board of Directors and AAP committees, councils, and sections, as well as educate and engage AAP members in advocacy activities related to global child health. Some duties include: 1. Lobby Congress. Advise Congressional Members and staff on AAP positions and concerns on specific issues and gain their support. Suggest legislative and other strategies. Monitor and analyze proposed legislation and recommend appropriate actions. Develop and employ necessary action(s) to achieve desired outcomes. Draft testimony, correspondence, legislative amendments, floor statements, talking points, memoranda, and other documents. Prepare witnesses. Develop and maintain a network of appropriate contacts, and foster relationships necessary to achieve the AAP agenda for children. 2. Lobby the Executive Branch. Advise regulatory and Administration officials on AAP positions and concerns on specific issues. Analyze regulations and other government actions and prepare comments in consultation with AAP committees and councils. Initiate and coordinate administrative and regulatory responses/interaction. Provide analyses for AAP members as needed. Serve as a point of contact for federal agencies and multi-lateral entities. 3. Advocate to global policy organizations such as World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN). Attend, prepare, and deliver statements and interventions on behalf of AAP at the UN General Assembly, the WHO Executive Board, and the World Health Assembly. Monitor the global advocacy organizations’ priorities and identify gaps and roles of the AAP. Monitor and respond to global frameworks, publications, and policy guidance within the UN and WHO systems. 4. Organize, coordinate, participate in, and lead in national coalitions and roundtables important to AAP. Attend meetings as AAP representative and work to develop consensus on issues to be most effective in lobbying and engagement activities. Report developments to AAP senior leadership and/or AAP committees, councils, sections, and staff involving AAP members when appropriate. 5. Provide necessary staffing and resources to AAP senior leadership, the Executive Committee, and Board of Directors. 6. Staff selected AAP committees, councils, task forces, and project advisory bodies as assigned. Attend and participate in meetings and present briefings/updates and analyses on relevant issues. Coordinate AAP stakeholders on federal issues, including global child health, that cross jurisdiction of multiple committees, councils, and sections. 7. Educate and engage AAP members on advocacy issues. Deliver speeches and prepare materials to educate members on effective advocacy. Identify opportunities for AAP members and leadership to provide expert testimony, attend meetings, or serve on Participate in advocacy education efforts, including the annual Legislative Conference, the Annual Leadership Forum, the National Convention & Exhibition, Advocacy Days, and other AAP advocacy meetings. Plan and organize the Legislative Conference on a rotating basis. 8. In partnership with AAP senior leadership, lead the AAP global health advocacy priority matrix, including the introduction of new global advocacy initiatives such as standardizing and evaluating AAP global advocacy curriculum and related tools. 9. Advise AAP senior leadership on potential synergies between domestic and global child health issues to advance AAP priorities. 10. Collaborate with and coordinate among AAP staff to meet federal and global advocacy-related deliverables associated with grants. 11. Work with AAP senior leadership to identify potential funding opportunities and collaborate on the development of funding proposals related to programmatic advocacy initiatives for global child health. 12. Ensure the AAP retains UN special consultative status. Requirements: 1. JD or other advanced degree in liberal arts, science, health, international affairs, government or other related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and federal legislative and regulatory work experience. 2. Minimum 5 - 7 years of relevant experience on Capitol Hill, with the federal government or an advocacy organization, with a strong working knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process is required. Some expertise in global health is also required. Knowledge of US government and global health systems, multi-lateral entities, and project management is preferred. 3. Excellent diplomacy, interpersonal, negotiation, and oral/written communications skills required. Must be able to assume a full range of delegated responsibilities, work both independently and as part of a team, exercise good judgment, and display initiative. Knowledge of diverse groups and sensitivity to and appreciation of cultural differences is required. Regular travel (domestic and international) 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 601 13th St NW # 400N, Washington, DC 20005 Full-Time
May 09, 2019
The Director of Federal Advocacy will lobby, promote, and represent the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to Congress, the Administration, and the public on policies and positions on federal legislative, judicial, and regulatory issues affecting infants, children, adolescents, and pediatricians. This individual will develop, implement, and monitor strategic action plans on AAP priority issues; develop and provide strategic counsel for Executive Committee/Board and AAP committees and councils; serve in a leadership capacity in, and promote AAP goals and policies to coalitions. The position will also represent AAP to outside groups/associations, both nationally and internationally. Some duties include: 1. Lobby Congress. Advise Congressional Members and staff on AAP positions and concerns on specific issues and gain their support. Suggest legislative and other strategies. Analyze proposed legislation and recommend appropriate actions. Develop and employ necessary action(s) to achieve desired outcomes. Draft testimony, correspondence, legislative amendments, floor statements, and other documents. Prepare witnesses. Develop and maintain a network of appropriate contacts, and foster relationships necessary to achieve AAP’s agenda for children. 2. Lobby the Executive Branch. Advise regulatory and Administration officials on AAP positions and concerns on specific issues. Analyze regulations and other government actions and prepare comments in consultation with AAP committees and councils. Initiate and coordinate administrative and regulatory responses/interaction. Provide analyses for AAP members as needed. 3. Organize, coordinate, and participate in national coalitions important to AAP. Attend meetings as AAP representative. Report developments to AAP senior staff and/or AAP committees, councils, and staff, involving Academy members when appropriate. 4. Provide necessary staffing and resources to AAP senior staff, the Executive Committee, and Board of Directors. 5. Staff, as assigned, selected AAP committees, councils, task forces, and project advisory bodies. Attend and participate in meetings and present briefings/updates and analyses on relevant issues. Coordinate AAP stakeholders on federal issues that cross jurisdiction of multiple committees and councils. 6. Educate and engage AAP members on advocacy issues. Deliver speeches and prepare materials to educate members on effective advocacy. Participate in advocacy education efforts, including the annual Legislative Conference, the Annual Leadership Forum, the National Convention and Exhibition, Advocacy Days, and other AAP advocacy meetings. Plan and organize the Legislative Conference on a rotating basis. 7. Serve as a resource to other headquarters staff as needed. Maintain positive collegial working relationships. 8. Engage staff in other organizations, businesses, and/or foundations with interests in pediatric and child health issues to develop and maintain positive working relationships and collaborate on issues important to the AAP. 9. Supervise and direct assigned staff. 10. Oversee actions of outside legal counsel on legislative/regulatory issues and process in a timely manner. 11. Assist the Sr. Director, Federal and State Advocacy in maintaining appropriate reports and correspondence for the AAP senior staff, Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, and Committee on Federal Government Affairs. 12. Maintain professional expertise in current lobbying disclosure and ethics laws and regulations. Requirements: 1. JD or other advanced degree in liberal arts, science, health, government or other related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and federal legislative and regulatory work experience. 2. Five to seven years of relevant experience on Capitol Hill, with the federal government, or an advocacy organization, with a strong working knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process is required. Expertise in health care finance and insurance issues, including Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and employer-sponsored insurance, experience working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is preferred. Previous supervisory experience required. 3. Excellent diplomacy, interpersonal, negotiation, and oral/written communication skills required. Must be able to assume a full range of delegated responsibilities, work both independently and as part of a team, exercise good judgment, and display initiative. Regular 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 601 13th St NW # 400N, Washington, DC 20005 Full-Time
Mar 28, 2019
The Director of Federal Advocacy will lobby, promote, and represent the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to Congress, the Administration, and the public on policies and positions on federal legislative, judicial, and regulatory issues affecting infants, children, adolescents, and pediatricians. This individual will develop, implement, and monitor strategic action plans on AAP priority issues; develop and provide strategic counsel for Executive Committee/Board and AAP committees and councils; serve in a leadership capacity in, and promote AAP goals and policies to coalitions. The position will also represent AAP to outside groups/associations, both nationally and internationally. Some duties include: 1. Lobby Congress. Advise Congressional Members and staff on AAP positions and concerns on specific issues and gain their support. Suggest legislative and other strategies. Analyze proposed legislation and recommend appropriate actions. Develop and employ necessary action(s) to achieve desired outcomes. Draft testimony, correspondence, legislative amendments, floor statements, and other documents. Prepare witnesses. Develop and maintain a network of appropriate contacts, and foster relationships necessary to achieve AAP’s agenda for children. 2. Lobby the Executive Branch. Advise regulatory and Administration officials on AAP positions and concerns on specific issues. Analyze regulations and other government actions and prepare comments in consultation with AAP committees and councils. Initiate and coordinate administrative and regulatory responses/interaction. Provide analyses for AAP members as needed. 3. Organize, coordinate, and participate in national coalitions important to AAP. Attend meetings as AAP representative. Report developments to AAP senior staff and/or AAP committees, councils, and staff, involving Academy members when appropriate. 4. Provide necessary staffing and resources to AAP senior staff, the Executive Committee, and Board of Directors. 5. Staff, as assigned, selected AAP committees, councils, task forces, and project advisory bodies. Attend and participate in meetings and present briefings/updates and analyses on relevant issues. Coordinate AAP stakeholders on federal issues that cross jurisdiction of multiple committees and councils. 6. Educate and engage AAP members on advocacy issues. Deliver speeches and prepare materials to educate members on effective advocacy. Participate in advocacy education efforts, including the annual Legislative Conference, the Annual Leadership Forum, the National Convention and Exhibition, Advocacy Days, and other AAP advocacy meetings. Plan and organize the Legislative Conference on a rotating basis. 7. Serve as a resource to other headquarters staff as needed. Maintain positive collegial working relationships. 8. Engage staff in other organizations, businesses, and/or foundations with interests in pediatric and child health issues to develop and maintain positive working relationships and collaborate on issues important to the AAP. 9. Supervise and direct assigned staff. 10. Oversee actions of outside legal counsel on legislative/regulatory issues and process in a timely manner. 11. Assist the Sr. Director, Federal and State Advocacy in maintaining appropriate reports and correspondence for the AAP senior staff, Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, and Committee on Federal Government Affairs. 12. Maintain professional expertise in current lobbying disclosure and ethics laws and regulations. Requirements: 1. JD or other advanced degree in liberal arts, science, health, government or other related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and federal legislative and regulatory work experience. 2. Five to seven years of relevant experience on Capitol Hill, with the federal government, or an advocacy organization, with a strong working knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process is required. Expertise in health care finance and insurance issues, including Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and employer-sponsored insurance, experience working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is preferred. Previous supervisory experience required. 3. Excellent diplomacy, interpersonal, negotiation, and oral/written communication skills required. Must be able to assume a full range of delegated responsibilities, work both independently and as part of a team, exercise good judgment, and display initiative. Regular 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 601 13th St NW # 400N, Washington, DC 20005 Full-Time
Feb 27, 2019
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
Feb 25, 2019
Are you interested in part-time work, want to earn decent pay, and still be eligible for benefits? The American Academy of Pediatrics is seeking an individual to assist with day-to-day activities in the Print and Mail Center, plus perform back-up Receptionist duties.  Ideal hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00am – 2:30pm, and there may be some flexibility on start and end times. Some tasks include: •    Assist with utilizing the Print Center digital storefront to manage copy and print jobs in the queue within requested production timelines. •    Support production tasks such as processing print and copy orders in an efficient, accurate manner. •    Provide accurate information to staff about Print Center products and services, production capabilities, and order turnaround. •    Assist with creating, printing, and stocking AAP branded envelopes and with typesetting and printing business cards. •    Assist with sorting and delivering all incoming mail and packages and with processing outbound mail and packages. •    Assist with preparing AAP bulk mailings including mail merge addressing of envelopes, collating and inserting, and postage metering. •    Assist with pick-up and processing of outgoing metered mail. Maintain all staff floor mail centers in a neat and orderly condition. •    Serve as staff backup for the Print and Mail Centers and Reception as needed. Candidates should possess: •    High school diploma or equivalent required.   •    2-3 months general office support or customer service experience required. •    Experience in mail room and/or print center a plus. •    Must have good interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills and be able to lift at least 40 lbs. •    Good mechanical and technical aptitude preferred, as well as, some knowledge of MS Office. •    Ability to work flexible hours and 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 Part-Time