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 29, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Director, AAP National Center on Social Media and Youth Mental Health (Grant-funded) in our Washington, DC office. This position, funded for 5 years, will serve as Project Director for the AAP Center of Excellence: Creating a Healthy Digital Ecosystem for Children and Youth (Center) grant and oversee the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of all Center activities.   The Director will provide strategic oversight of Center of Excellence program implementation and ensure the Center meets funder and AAP goals and objectives within stated timelines. The Director will supervise a Program Manager, AAP National Center on Social Media and Youth Mental Health (grant funded).   Goals will include building and growing relationships with strategic partners in social media, digital ecosystems, mental health, and other relevant fields, and oversee development and implementation of center activities and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 21, 2022  
The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare seeks an individual to direct the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) coding and code valuation activities and manage related health care finance initiatives, as well as staff the Committee on Coding and Nomenclature. Some responsibilities include: ·       In collaboration and alignment with the goals and mission of AAP, lead staff in providing coding assistance and resources to AAP members, including oversight of the AAP coding support product and services portfolio. ·       Collaborate with AAP staff, committees, sections, and councils in the identification of issues related to code valuation and coding activities and resources and to inform the AAP Board of Directors and other senior leadership. ·       Respond to requests for coding information from AAP members and staff, as well as external organizations. ·       Contribute to the innovative development and implementation of AAP health...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 21, 2022  
Would you like to work at one of the nation’s most respected, mission-driven organizations?  If so, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Meeting Coordinator to coordinate logistics for the AAP on site Conference Center meetings and communication with AAP staff, as well as provide on-site meeting support for the AAP annual National Conference & Exhibition (National Conference).   Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch.   Qualifications needed: ·       Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, communications, business or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required.  ·       One to two years’ related general administrative and/or customer service experience required.  Experience with meetings or within the hospitality industry strongly preferred. ·       Must be detail oriented and able to handle a heavy workload, display exemplary customer service skills, manage...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 19, 2022  
The CEO Administration team is looking to add a member to provide administrative, scheduling, and project support to the CEO/EVP.   Tasks include, but are not limited to: ·       Managing an extremely active and changing calendar. ·       Assist with planning, agenda development, dissemination of materials, execution, and follow-up of meetings for the CEO. ·       Anticipate needs of the CEO and maintain effective lines of communication. ·       Develop and edit meeting and presentation materials. ·       Assist with composing internal and external communications. ·       Screen calls and review correspondence and e-mails, and draft responses for CEO as appropriate. ·       Arrange complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries and process expense reports in a timely manner.   Ideal candidates will have: ·       Bachelors’ degree in nonprofit management, communications, business, public health or related...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 14, 2022  
Would you like to work at one of the nation’s most respected, mission-driven organizations?  If so, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Technical Support Representative I to deliver quality technical services and support to end users by researching and answering questions; tracking and troubleshooting problems; and configuring and maintaining hardware and software. This person will manage vendor relationships pertaining to maintenance and next level support for IT products and services. They will also assist with providing setup and support of virtual and hybrid meetings in the AAP on-site Conference Center using various platforms and technologies.   Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch.   Qualifications needed: ·       Associate’s degree in computer science or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. A+ Certification preferred. ·       Minimum one year related technical support experience...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 09, 2022  
18 Months Project Based with Full Benefits The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a multimedia producer to con ceive, pitch and craft compelling storyboards and scripts for videos and incorporate interviews, b-roll, graphics, music, and sound effects into engaging compositions. This position will coordinate remote, in-studio, and field-based audio and video recordings, and c ollaborate with the multimedia team throughout the production and postproduction process, to ensure each product achieves communications goals .    Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL. All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.   Some tasks include: 1.     Collaborate with...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 09, 2022  
Would you like to work at one of the nation’s most respected, mission-driven organizations?  If so, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Live Education Activities Coordinator to provide programmatic and administrative support to the Live Education Activities (LEA) team and Committee on Continuing Medical Education (COCME). This person will coordinate functions related to the development, delivery, and evaluation of assigned activities. In addition, they will develop and coordinate planning group and faculty communications and LEA activity information and assist with ensuring activities comply with accreditation requirements and AAP Education guidelines.    Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch.   Qualifications needed: ·       Bachelors’ degree in adult education, business, communication, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required . ·       At least two years’...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 07, 2022  
Artifact Internship – Library & Archival Services team   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks an intern to manage and promote the Pediatric Artifact Collection of the Gartner Pediatric History Center.   The Artifact Intern will gain hands on experience with object handling, identification, inventory, marking, research and reviewing. The Intern will also be encouraged to create digital exhibits and original stories utilizing the entire collection of over 1,500 artifacts related to the history and evolution of infant nutrition, childcare, and pediatric medicine. Interns will learn Archive and storage principles, maintaining accession records and provenance, and research and reference skills, written and verbal communication skills. Background/skills needed for this opportunity: •                  Ability to adhere to proper archival object handling guidelines •...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Intern
Sep 06, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a detail-oriented professional to manage assigned sponsored programs (grant funding and other agreements) in liaison with program staff. This role 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 grant/sponsor requirements.  Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL. All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment. Some tasks include: 1.         Ensure compliance with American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policies, financial procedures, GAAP, and program regulations and reporting requirements on assigned...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Sep 02, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a fundraising professional to lead the effort in conducting research and analyzing data to ensure an accurate and robust fundraising database. This position will provide data analysis and help calculate return on investment for corporate sponsors and use data to inform strategic decisions regarding revenue growth.   Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.   All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.   Some tasks include: 1.             Prepare in-depth confidential research profiles using a wide variety of biographical, organizational, and financial sources, websites, library, and other external sources of public...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 30, 2022  
Seeking a team player to manage the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) subscription database to ensure implementation of product, access, pricing, continuing medical education (CME) and member benefit programs for print and digital journals and subscription products. Manage fulfillment and distribution of print and digital subscription titles to maximize distribution and drive revenue for our mission-based non-profit organization.   Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.   All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.   Some tasks include: 1.             Manage domestic and international fulfillment and distribution of journals and subscription products. Monitor journals inventory and make recommendations for adjustments to maximize...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 26, 2022  
Bilingual Video Producer and Editor Grant-funded: 18 Months Project Based with Full Benefits   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a bilingual c reator of multimedia (audio/video) content in both English and Spanish for assigned activities, social media and websites, public service announcements, leadership communications, educational modules, news reporting, and other enterprise-wide uses. This role will facilitate and perform studio- and field-based video pre-production, production, and post-production, advise staff on narrative elements to bring sight and sound together to tell a cohesive story that achieves communication objectives, and p rovide consultative guidance and oversight regarding video strategy.   Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.   All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 11, 2022  
The nation’s leading advocacy organization, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), seeks a Meeting Manager with excellent hotel contract experience and with a team player attitude to join our Convention & Meeting Services team.  This individual will manage the planning and implementation of all headquarter hotel meeting activities for the AAP National Conference and Exhibition (National Conference); provide leadership and guidance for all vendors and staff at the headquarters hotel; and oversee the hotel contracting and logistical planning and execution for assigned Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses.   Qualified candidates will possess the following: ·       Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, communications, business, or related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required.  Professional designation (CMP, CAE) preferred. ·       At least five years’ related meeting planning experience...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 10, 2022  
New opportunity at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP to manage the “Safe Infant Sleep Systems Integration (SISSI)” project funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, including the planning, implementation, and monitoring of project activities; design and support a national coalition of partners representing diverse infancy, early childhood, and family systems; and using needs assessment and other relevant data, develop a comprehensive approach to support knowledge and practice gaps and support implementation, including the development of a technical assistance portfolio.   Qualified candidates will possess: ·       Bachelor’s degree in child development, public health or related field required or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. ·       At least two years’ related experience in public health program coordination/management required, including delivering training and/or technical assistance, preferably...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 01, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, desires a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) to m anage the development and implementation of population public health education and marketing communications for the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) program. This position will manage the PEHSU.net website, including educational and training content development and maintenance.    Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.   All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.   Some job duties include: 1.    Manage all aspects of National Program Office PEHSU public health outreach and marketing. Provide marketing and outreach expertise in the development and...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Aug 01, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a culturally sensitive global health educator to manage the Global Health Education Course (GHEC) and Global Health Education for Equity, Antiracism and Decolonization (GHEARD) projects directed at both members and international learners. This position will oversee the development of new global health curricula and ongoing program management, write grant applications to fund the development of new global health curricula, and conduct the field testing, implementation, and evaluation of curricula.   This role will coordinate and monitor international training as well as manage the activities of the Section of International Medical Graduates (SOIMG).   Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.   All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jul 27, 2022  
The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), seeks a project manager with global experience/exposure to manage, coordinate, and develop assigned AAP global child and adolescent health grant funded projects, with a primary focus on non-communicable diseases and early childhood development programs.   This manager will initiate preparation of work plans and reports with follow-up and monitoring; manage and support technical experts in program implementation; brainstorm and draft grant proposals and applications; develop and coordinate communication with external partners, monitor program budgets, and prepare reports in accordance with funder requirements; manage external communications for assigned global programs (eg, social media, outreach and promotion); and support the Director in strategic planning for the global portfolio. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in public health, health...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jul 20, 2022  
Would you like to work at one of the nation’s most respected, mission-driven organizations?  If so, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking an Editorial Assistant to provide editorial and project support for Publishing activities , ensuring compliance with all deadlines, due dates, and schedules.   Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch. 37.5 hour work week.   Qualifications needed: ·       Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. ·       One year related editorial or administrative experience required. Experience working with print and digital publications and knowledge of copyediting guidelines and publishing activities preferred. ·       Must pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, take initiative, work both independently and as part of a team, collaborate effectively...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jul 20, 2022  
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) to manage the AAP coding technical assistance (TA) activities. This member facing role will track TA requests and respond to member inquiries; support the development of coding resources and companion educational activities; and contribute and provide coding expertise to initiatives related to health care delivery and finance transformation.   Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.   All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.   Some tasks include: 1.        As primary staff for AAP coding TA and resource activities, research and provide AAP Fellows and their office staff accurate...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time
Jul 08, 2022  
Grant Funded   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a collaborative communicator with strong writing skills to m anage the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) funded cooperative agreement Innovations in Access to Care for Children and Youth with Epilepsy (CYE) work plan. The individual in this role will  engage internal and external stakeholders to support state epilepsy grantees in their efforts to enhance access to services for CYE; promote a collaborative team-based model of care for CYE; facilitate the development and dissemination of best practices designed to bridge primary and subspecialty care through telemedicine; build knowledge, skills, and cultural competency in the care and transitions of CYE; and track progress related to program objectives.   Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.   All...
American Academy of Pediatrics Itasca, IL, USA Full-Time