The AAP is currently working remotely with an anticipated return to work date of March 28, 2022. The re-entry plan will be a hybrid approach.
All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for a medical or religious accommodation in regard to this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.
Seeking a professional well adept leader to coordinate all administrative and project support for Primary Care and Subspecialty Pediatrics (PCSP) initiatives and in support of the Senior Vice President (SVP). Must be able to prioritize and assign work activities to meet project deadlines and deliverables.
Some responsibilities include:
Ensure timely administrative support to SVP. Evaluate meeting commitments and travel arrangements to effectively align with work priorities. Compile itineraries, presentations, agendas, and other necessary documents in preparation for meetings.
Oversee and enhance communication processes and standard operating procedures to ensure effective and efficient administrative processes and workflow within the PCSP.
Supervise and mentor assigned staff and assign key project activities based on PCSP workflow and timelines. Ensure adequate cross-training of administrative team to maintain sufficient staffing support of PCSP projects and activities. Encourage a work environment that promotes inclusion and belonging of all staff. Support ongoing staff development, help set objectives, and evaluate performance, and promote and enhance staff capacity in skills necessary to achieve goals. Ensure staff operate in a fiscally prudent manner, maintain confidentiality, and operate with the highest ethical standards.
Oversee and manage department financial processes.
Qualified candidates will possess:
Bachelors’ degree in nonprofit management, communications, business administration, or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.
At least three years’ related project coordination and/or administrative experience required, including budget development and monitoring; processing expenses and other financial transactions; meeting planning; managing project components between multiple internal and external constituents; drafting presentation documents, correspondence, and other communication materials; and maintaining web and collaboration sites.
Experience supervising staff or working as a team lead in coordinating workflow required. Experience in a medical association and working with federal grants highly desired.
Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and web maintenance software (eg, Episerver) and document sharing applications (eg, SharePoint) essential, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with budgeting software (eg, Acumatica) and virtual meeting platforms (eg, WebEx, Teams) preferred.
Excellent writing, organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, leadership, and communication skills required.
Must be able to take initiative, pay close attention to detail, maintain confidentiality, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, adapt to changing priorities, lead teams, collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, and maintain a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
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.