New position to provide administrative and project support to member constituent groups including Provisional Section on Minority Health Equity and Inclusion (SOMHEI), the Committee on Native American Child Health (CONACH), the Task Force on Addressing Bias and Discrimination (TFABD), and the Council on Immigration Child and Family Health (COICFH). Support will include web and collaboration site development and maintenance, meeting planning, content and resources development and review, developing and monitoring budgets, contracts and subcontracts/consulting agreements, and managing member communications.
Qualification for the role include: Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, health education, public health, or related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required, 2-3 years’ related project coordination and/or administrative experience required, including managing and tracking project components, meeting coordination, budget monitoring and expense processing, drafting and editing correspondence, and maintaining web/collaboration sites and/or electronic communication materials, and experience developing and implementing communication and/or marketing materials and working in a medical association preferred, as well as knowledge of community and public health principles particularly as it pertains to underserved communities.
Must take initiative, pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents. Excellent organizational, time management, oral/written communication, and critical thinking skills required. Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), knowledge of web or collaboration site maintenance software (eg, SharePoint), and the ability to learn and apply new technologies required; experience with web conferencing software (eg, WebEx) and MS Publisher preferred. Some overtime, weekend work, and travel required.
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.
About 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 comprehensive benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay, 401K/403B, Health and Wellness Reimbursement Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts.