The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Manager, Child Welfare Policy in our Washington, DC office to manage AAP’s growing portfolio of grant-funded work on child welfare policy issues. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven professional to play a key role in AAP’s efforts to significantly expand its child welfare policy work.
Working with the Director of Federal Advocacy and Child Welfare Policy, this individual will lobby, promote, and represent the AAP to Congress, the Administration, and the public on policies and positions on federal legislative, judicial, and regulatory issues related to the intersection of child welfare and health policy.
Seeking an individual with 3 -5 years of relevant experience on Capitol Hill, with the federal government, or an advocacy organization, with a strong working knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process; a BA in liberal arts, science, public health, government or other related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and federal legislative and regulatory work experience; and excellent writing, policy analysis, and project management skills required. Regular travel and weekend work 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.