The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks a detailed individual who can work well independently and as a team to provide first line assistance and support to AAP staff and external constituents on chapter-related issues; maintain all essential chapter records; and serve as primary support for all aspects of administrative support on chapter-related projects, publications and reports.
Some tasks include:
Maintaining and updating chapter and district records.
Providing first line assistance to chapters and AAP staff to facilitate effective communications.
Maintaining invoices and billing.
Assist with planning, implementing, and on-site staffing of meetings and conferences.
Write meeting minutes.
Prepare Power Point presentations and create charts and graphs.
Manage web pages.
High school graduate or equivalent required (Bachelor’s or some college courses in business, communications, or related discipline preferred).
2-3 years general administrative experience required.
Experience with meeting planning, project coordination, Web maintenance, and/or working in an association highly desirable.
Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, and organization skills required, as well as the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and provide optimal customer service.
Proficiency with MS Office required; desktop publishing and Web site maintenance software (ie, SharePoint) preferred.
Some overtime and 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.
About American Academy of Pediatrics
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).