May 24, 2019

Senior Manager, Identifying and Managing Social Determinants of Health Initiative

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Itasca, IL
Full-Time Health Care Management Nonprofit - Social Services Program Management

Job Description

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,

excellent 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.


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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. ​




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