Administrative support needed for our Global Child and Adolescent Health Initiatives team!
Some duties and responsibilities include:
Coordinate and execute planning and logistics for domestic and international meetings and events.
Prepare and track grants, consulting agreements, and subcontracts.
Assist with preparation of required grant funding reports, grant reporting materials, and other written materials and documents according to funder requirements.
Make routine updates to website pages.
Respond to routine written correspondence and provide first-line assistance to calls and e-mail requests.
Serve as primary team resource for technical systems and databases.
Bachelor’s degree in business, public health, health policy, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required.
At least 1 year of related general administrative experience required, preferably including meeting planning, budget monitoring, maintaining websites, and/or creating and maintaining tracking systems.
Must take initiative, pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, work both independently and as part of a team, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, critical thinking, communication, writing, and proofreading skills required.
Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn and apply new technologies required; experience with Adobe Suite, association management systems (eg, netForum), web maintenance software (eg, SharePoint), and web conferencing software (eg, WebEx) preferred.
Fluency in a foreign language a plus.
Some travel (possibly including international travel), overtime, and weekend work may be 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.