Executive Assistant, Global Child Health & Life Support
American Academy of Pediatrics
Itasca, IL, USA
Nonprofit - Social Services
Ideal opportunity for public health grad to work under the Senior Vice President, Global Child Health and Life Support to gain excellent project experience in these topic areas while providing support with budgets, grant proposals, calendar management, meeting preparations (agendas, meeting minutes, etc), travel arrangements, and coordinating/executing projects to include development of project proposals, articles, presentations, conducting research, and evaluating findings.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit, public health, communications, business or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required, 3 years administrative experience required, experience with grant support and working on international projects strongly preferred, strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power point required, excellent interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, and written/verbal communication skills required, must be able to handle numerous tasks simultaneously, work well under strict deadlines, handle confidential material, and work well both independently and as a team member, knowledge of medical terminology and fluency in a foreign language a plus, and 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 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.
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.