Education and Training, Health, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a part-time (22.5 hours per week) professional to provide project management and coordination of activities related to Bright Futures National Center (BFNC). This will include the identification and development of educational resources/materials for specific topic areas for diverse populations; manage the integration of BF into academic training programs; assist in the completion of goals, objectives, activities, and work plans of the BFNC. This is a grant funded position with a project period through April 2023.
Duties include: 1. Manage the development of assigned educational and implementation projects and programs incorporating BF resources/materials and health promotion themes (eg, promoting healthy weight, mental health, oral health) through the development and design of resources/materials and other methods for use in diverse populations. 2. Manage BF integration/implementation into academic training programs including conducting needs assessments, developing and promoting materials and implementation strategies, and convening appropriate work-groups to design, review, and promote materials. 3. Monitor trends and developments in resident education and training programs and provide technical assistance to residents and other health care professionals. 4. Manage the development of a BF Pedialink module. 5. Develop and maintain a page/section of the BF Web site dedicated to academic training programs. 6. Oversee the work of the subcontractors and consultants on project relevant to assigned topic area. 7. Coordinate and assist with BF activities related to specific high priority health issues (eg, healthy weight, mental health, substance use, oral health). 8. Work with and assist in staffing the BF Advisory Committees, Workgroups, and Implementation Networks, and other national partners as relevant to topic area. 9. Provide technical assistance to and respond to inquiries from BF partner organizations; health professionals; families; communities; state and federal entities; American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) members, chapters, committees, and sections; and sponsors related to assigned program activities. 10. Coordinate the revisions of BF resources, including writing, reviewing, and editing drafts relevant to assigned topic areas and target audiences (eg, public health, early childcare professionals, health care professionals). 11. Assist in preparing and monitoring the BF annual operating budget, and developing the annual continuation applications and all other reports required by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the AAP. Assist in the contract procurement process.
Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree in health administration, public health, education, nursing, or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Master’s degree preferred. 2. Two to three years’ related experience in public health program management required, including educational program development, technical writing and/or editing, and managing budgets. Experience working with child health care issues and grants management strongly preferred. Association management or national advocacy organization experience helpful. Some travel 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) 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.