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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Sep 17, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) seeks a strong communicator to design, develop, and enhance both thick and thin client business applications. This position will participate in all phases of the application development lifecycle with a primary focus on maintaining and troubleshooting. The Applications Development team works onsite at our Itasca, IL location. Some tasks include: 1. Support and maintain existing production software systems and processes. 2. Design, develop, maintain and test new business applications. 3. Adhere to development/coding standards and identified technical best practices. 4. Design, develop and execute benchmarks and system testing procedures to ensure accuracy and program effectiveness. 5. Participate in project status meetings with internal and external audiences. 6. Provide timely status updates to project managers and team members. 7. Develop and maintain systems documentation, including data flow diagrams and block diagrams. 8. Develop unit...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 16, 2021
Sponsored Programs Administrator   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a detail-oriented individual to manage assigned sponsored programs (grants and other contracts) in liaison with program staff. This position will assist with preparation and review of applications, budgets, budget narratives, and expenditure reports to ensure pre- and post-award compliance with legal, reporting, and other sponsor requirements. Work will be performed onsite at our Itasca, IL location within the Finance and Accounting team.   Some tasks include: Ensure compliance with American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policies, financial procedures, GAAP, and program regulations and reporting requirements on assigned sponsored programs (e.g., OMB Circulars, Uniform Guidance, FASB standards). Track deadlines and sponsor requirements and assist program staff with timely submissions of applications, progress and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 16, 2021
Director, Quality Networks   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) seeks a Director, Quality Networks to provide strategic direction and management for AAP primary care and hospitalist quality improvement (QI) networks.   Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field required, with a focus on health education, program evaluation or measurement (Master’s degree preferred), at least six years’ related experience in QI program development, implementation, and evaluation related to medical education and/or health systems required, including budget management and supervising staff, excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, fiscal management, negotiation, diplomacy, critical thinking, and verbal/written communication required, as well as a solid understanding of QI principles such as Model for Improvement, Six Sigma, and/or LEAN, must be a strategic thinker and skilled in leading and developing staff, as well as promoting...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 16, 2021
Manager, Quality Networks    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) seeks a Manager, Quality Networks to manage activities associated with the AAP primary care and hospitalist networks; implement the strategic priorities, conduct quality improvement (QI) efforts, and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; as well as, provide staff support to network medical advisors and steering committees.   Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree public health, health administration, public administration or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required, at least three years’ related experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation related to health care delivery, quality, research, or similar activities required, knowledge of QI methodology and supervising staff or serving as a team lead strongly preferred, and experience with grant writing and working within a health care or...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 15, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a data analyst to process, manage, and interpret data to produce actionable insights to inform AAP member recruitment and retention decision making and strategies. This position will perform data collection and data cleaning/mining and create analytical datasets, descriptive data summaries, reports, and visualizations. In addition, this role will provide support for analytic products and be responsible for documentation and standard operating procedures relating to AAP data management. As part of the Member Operations and Data Services team, this role will work onsite at our Itasca, IL headquarters. Some tasks include: 1. Work with department leadership and staff to frame business problems, perform data analysis, generate insights, and make recommendations to facilitate decision-making on AAP member recruitment and retention strategies. 2. Collaborate with...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 15, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a State Government Affairs Analyst in our Itasca, Illinois office. This individual will provide analysis, advocacy strategy, consultation, and technical assistance, and develop and maintain electronic and print state advocacy resources for AAP chapters, membership, and workgroups on state and federal health care programs, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), telehealth care, medical home projects, private insurance regulation, oral health, quality, and other state and federal child health financing, access, practice, and social service issues.   We are looking for an individual with at least three years’ related experience in state government/legislative advocacy work or Medicaid, including monitoring and providing analysis and guidance and assistance on state legislation, regulations, and other public policy issues. Experience with the ACA, Children’s...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 08, 2021
New initiative at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) seeks an administrative assistant to provide administrative support for CHILD Health Registry and other Quality initiatives. Seeking a multi-tasker with attention to detail to coordinate and schedule meetings, update and maintain collaboration sites and web pages, track area budgets, and triage inquiries from members.   Qualified candidates will possess: At least one year related general administrative experience required, preferably including budget coordination/tracking, meeting planning, and/or website maintenance. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communication, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Must take initiative, pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, work both independently and as part of a team, collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, adapt well...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 30, 2021
Seeking a detailed individual with excellent customer service and database experience to coordinate the development, production, maintenance, and support of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) online courses, self-assessment programs, and content offerings in collaboration with Education staff, including activity set-up and production, quality assurance testing, media/asset preparation and cataloging, e-commerce set-up and maintenance, product launch and support, course reporting, and database entry. Qualified candidates will possess: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, adult education, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. Two to three years’ related experience in the coordination, development, and support of web-based, educational projects. Experience in adult learning/online education and mobile application support, coordination, and delivery preferred. Excellent organizational, analytical, problem...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 19, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a collaborative team member to join the Quality team at the Itasca IL location. This position will provide project management expertise supporting the development and revision of clinical practice guidelines and related activities. Some tasks include: 1. Provide project management for the development and revision of AAP Clinical Practice Guidelines. 2. Maintain guideline related online resources on websites including CPG timelines, dashboards, SharePoint sites and report documentation of CPGs progress. 3. Work collaboratively with physician members and staff across departments to coordinate clinical practice guideline (CPG) development and dissemination activities in alignment with publications (eg, webinars and presentations of research findings). 4. Assist with the coordination of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guideline subcommittee(s), including...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 16, 2021
New role to administer the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) conflict of interest (COI) process, including the development and implementation of relevant policies and procedures designed to promote compliant practices and mitigate individual and institutional risk, as well as provide project support to copyright activities and other assigned compliance initiatives. Qualifications Include: Bachelors’ degree in business or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education/certifications and work experience required. Master’s Degree or J.D. preferred. At least three years’ related experience in healthcare compliance, research compliance or research administration, with regulatory compliance experience. Experience with copyright compliance preferred. Must be detail oriented, take initiative, able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, work both independently and as part of a team, collaborate effectively with various internal and external...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 13, 2021
Part-time, Grant-funded The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, has a newly created position to support and implement content strategies for parent audiences. This position will work approximately 22.5 hours per week and be responsible for writing and editing digital content for various digital platforms including websites, texting platform, and social media. Main functions will involve the coordination of web/digital content development activities for programs or grants related to supporting pediatric clinicians to improve immunization rates. The person in this role will collaborate with staff, federal partners, and programmatic partners to support the implementation of grant activities related to web/digital content development. The Digital Communications and Online Strategy team works onsite at our Itasca, IL location. Some tasks include: 1. Write, edit and review new and updated digital content,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Part-Time
Aug 13, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, has a newly created position to create multimedia (audio/video) content for Education activities, websites, and other uses. This position will facilitate and perform pre-production, production, and post-production activities for live events and the AAP National Conference & Exhibition. In addition, the person in this role will coordinate content with team leaders for grant-funded and other AAP Education projects. The Education Operations team works onsite at our Itasca, IL location. Some tasks include: 1. Create compelling videos, webinars, podcasts, and other multimedia content to educate, inform and motivate pediatricians, parents, and other audiences on child health topics. 2. Translate abstract concepts into effective multimedia formats by working with team to choose topics, develop scripts, and create storyboards. Collaborate with team to develop timelines to...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 13, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) seeks a strong communicator to design, develop, and enhance both thick and thin client business applications. This position will participate in all phases of the application development lifecycle with a primary focus on maintaining and troubleshooting. The Applications Development team works onsite at our Itasca, IL location. Some tasks include: 1. Support and maintain existing production software systems and processes. 2. Design, develop, maintain and test new business applications. 3. Adhere to development/coding standards and identified technical best practices. 4. Design, develop and execute benchmarks and system testing procedures to ensure accuracy and program effectiveness. 5. Participate in project status meetings with internal and external audiences. 6. Provide timely status updates to project managers and team members. 7. Develop and maintain systems documentation, including data flow diagrams and block diagrams. 8. Develop unit...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 09, 2021
New opportunity housed in our Digital Communication & Online Strategy area for someone to manage American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) search tools to implement search engine optimization (SEO) strategies and best practices to improve performance, increase discoverability, and achieve measurable goals and objectives. Qualified candidates will possess the following: Bachelors’ degree in digital marketing, communications, business, IT or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education/certifications and work experience required. Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ) and/or Google AdWords certification a plus. At least three years’ related experience managing/implementing SEO/SEM campaigns required. Excellent written and verbal communication, organization, project management, analytical, and critical thinking skills required, as well as a solid understanding of search engine algorithms and ranking methods, keyword research, and analytics....
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jul 22, 2021
Hours:  8:30am – 5:00pm, with a 1-hour lunch   Looking for someone to join our Member and Customer Care team who is passionate about our mission and providing customer service to our members and the public.  This position will resolve and respond to inquiries from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) members and other customers, ensuring premier member/customer support and enter data from purchase orders and provide administrative support for Member and Customer Care and fulfillment activities.    Qualified candidates will possess: High school graduate or equivalent required. Some college level coursework in business, accounting, communications, or computer services preferred.   At least oneyear related customer service experience required, preferably in a multi-channel (eg, phone and email) customer service environment.   Excellent data entry, organizational, diplomacy, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication, and customer service...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jul 09, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking an early career sales professional to conduct sales outreach and support to key customers, including retail and special sales accounts. This position will maximize revenue to meet and exceed annual revenue projections by selling our book titles. Some duties include: 1. Assist with the development and implementation of a proactive sales program, executing calls on existing key customers and acquiring new accounts. Maintain ongoing communication to drive the sales process. Conduct research of and prospect for new customers for AAP publications and products. 2. Provide information about AAP publications, procedures, and pricing (including bulk discount pricing) to customers, colleagues, and outside sales partners as necessary. Prepare and share sales quotes and proposals to customer targets. 3. Maintain and execute desk-copy program to drive course-adoption...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 28, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics has an opportunity in our Finance Department for a Senior Accountant reporting to the Manager, Accounting Services to process and manage state sales tax and fixed assets accounting functions; analyze and reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and resolve all variances; and process miscellaneous daily cash and other accounting duties as assigned. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, 2-3 years’ related accounting experience required, including some sales tax return preparation, excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, organizational, critical thinking, and analytical skills required, strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office and various accounting and sales tax software systems required; experience with Vertex sales and use tax software and Acumatica financial software preferred, and must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy, secure confidential information,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 25, 2021
Grant Funded The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, has an exciting position managing the implementation of ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) Initiatives. This individual will provide training, technical assistance, project support and consultation to pediatricians and other health professionals regarding the operationalization and promotion of ECHO. Help to make an impact on a variety of public health areas, such as trauma and resilience, mental and behavioral health, epilepsy, and global food insecurities. Some tasks include: 1. Manage Project ECHO programs, including training, development, coordination, and implementation of program activities; chapter and other stakeholder involvement; site recruitment; meeting planning; report writing and preparation of meeting minutes and conference call notes. Maintain spreadsheet to track program activities. 2. Participate in related meetings and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 16, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking an individual committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion to provide administrative and project support to assigned committee, section, council, and grant programs. This position will support web and collaboration site development and maintenance, meeting planning, content and resources development and review, developing and monitoring budgets, contract agreements and subcontracts/consulting agreements, and managing member communications. Some tasks include: 1. Provide administrative and project support to member constituent groups including the Section on Minority Health Equity and Inclusion (SOMHEI), the Committee on Native American Child Health (CONACH), and the Council on Immigration Child and Family Health (COICFH) as well as other Academy equity-related initiatives. 2. Oversee budget development, expense monitoring, variance reporting, and forecasting...
American Academy of Pediatrics 345 Park Blvd, Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jun 02, 2021
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a flexible team player to join our Meetings and Travel team to process and coordinate registrations and exhibit applications for all assigned AAP meetings, including the National Conference & Exhibition (National Conference). This position will provide excellent customer service support to registrants, as well as administrative support for Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses, the National Conference, and other meetings. Ideally, this individual will have fluency in Spanish with the ability to read, write, speak, and translate between English and Spanish. This position will work onsite at our Itasca office and will require some travel, evening/weekend work, and overtime. Some tasks include: 1. Coordinate the registration process for assigned courses, including advance, on-site, faculty, and other invited guests. Maintain list of one day, amount due,...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time