The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), seeks a detailed organizer to support and manage our Washington DC office. This individual will manage administrative operations, including meeting and event planning, budget/accounting management, negotiating assigned vendor contracts, serving as liaison to building management on all associated building and tenant services.
In addition, this person will collaborate with Headquarters staff on human resources procedures and information technology systems, assist advocacy staff with administrative duties, and ensure compliance with lobbying and political contribution reporting requirements.
Qualified candidates will have:
Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, human resources, or other related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. At least 3 years related experience managing or coordinating general office administrative operations required, including budgeting, IT systems, and human resources, preferably in a non-proft environment. Experience with contract negotiations, employee supervision, and conference planning strongly desired. Experience working in an advocacy setting and familiarity with legislative and regulatory process a plus. Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, project management, communication, and computer skills. Must be capable of multitasking, paying close attention to detail, maintaining confidential information, and exercising good judgment and initiative. Strong technical acumen essential, with proficiency in MS Office, and the ability to learn and apply new technologies, and explain basic technical issues in non-technical terms. Some weekend work may be 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.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has approximately 66,000 members in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Members include pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. More than 34,000 members are board-certified and called Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).