Jul 27, 2022

Manager, Global Child and Adolescent Health (Grant funded)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Itasca, IL, USA
Full-Time Health Care Nonprofit - Social Services

Job Description

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 administration, health policy, health education, health communication or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required, at least four years’ experience coordinating or managing public health programs required, including collaborating with various external constituents and partners, editing/drafting communications and web/social media content meeting planning, budget tracking, and drafting correspondence and reports, experience writing grant applications and managing grant budgets, experience with website development, developing educational and promotional materials, supervising staff, promote and maintain a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and some travel (domestic and international) and evening/weekend work 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.


Hybrid work environment of 40% of work time in the office per month.

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.



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