Aug 11, 2020

Manager, Global Newborn Health Implementation

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Full-Time Nonprofit - Social Services Program Management

Job Description

Seeking an individual with a demonstrated ability to communicate with cultural sensitivity and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents to serve as primary point of contact for mentors and individuals/organization interested in implementing newborn global health training, as well as, manage activities of the Section of Global Health (SOGH).


Qualified candidates will have: 

  • Bachelors’ degree in education, public health, or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three to four years’ related experience in coordinating/managing public health programs required, including training/educational programs, collaborating with external constituents, and budget management.
  • Experience with adult or continuing education, international initiatives, needs assessment, writing federal or foundation grants/contracts, and working in a professional association strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and independently, manage a budget, and coordinate logistical challenges of international programs.
  • Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; knowledge of web maintenance software (eg, SharePoint) and virtual meeting software (eg, WebEx) preferred.
  • Knowledge of foreign language(s) desirable.
  • Domestic and international travel and evening/weekend work required.


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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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