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Job Title: Quality Networks & ECHO Specialist (Grant Funded)
Job Number:
Organization: American Academy of Pediatrics
Posted: 9/22/2023
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Itasca,  IL    USA
Position Description: Would you like to work at one of the nation’s most respected, mission-driven organizations? If so, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Quality Networks & ECHO Specialist to provide administrative and project coordination support for the AAP Quality Networks and Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes).

Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1-hour lunch.

Qualifications needed: • Bachelor’s degree in health care administration, health policy, health education, public health, or a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. • At least two years’ related program coordination and/or administrative experience required, including scheduling and coordinating meetings, budget tracking, and expense processing preferably in a health- related setting or non-profit association. Experience with grants, website maintenance, developing communication materials, and working with health professionals and state- or community-based programs preferred. • Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal, diplomacy, verbal/written communication, writing, and proofreading skills required. Must be detail- oriented and able to complete work with a high level of accuracy, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, work both independently and as part of a team. Collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, and promote and maintain a positive and cooperative team- oriented work environment with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. • Some overtime, weekend work, and travel required.

Some tasks include: • Coordinate the scheduling and planning of meetings, including preparing and disseminating agendas and other meeting materials. Attend meetings as requested to take minutes and execute meeting activities. Assist with dissemination of minutes and follow up action items as needed. • Coordinate ECHO activities with support from ECHO Program Managers and content teams to meet program deliverables, including working with relevant workgroups on content and learning objectives; implementing marketing and promotion initiatives; and providing technical assistance via webinar format. • Create program collateral materials, working with consultants and vendors as needed. • Disseminate program materials through various AAP communication channels, including AAP News OnCall, SmartBrief, Chapter Connections, newsletters, listserves, and approved AAP social networking opportunities. • Provide program resources and technical assistance to members, grantees, and other project stakeholders. Escalate advanced requests and inquiries to appropriate staff and members as needed. • Collaborate with staff and stakeholders to develop and maintain online content and resources for the AAP ECHO Superhub and programs.

Why work for the AAP? • Flexible hours and a focus on work/life balance. • State-of-the-art building equipped with standing desks, treadmill desks, cycle desks, on-site fitness center, and on-site exercise classes. • An on-site cafeteria with food costs that are subsidized by AAP. • Strong focus on mental health and wellness. • Tuition reimbursement. • Competitive PTO and sick leave. • Annual year-end company-wide week off the last week of December. • Excellent parental benefits, including adoption assistance. • A full list of benefits can be found here ( AP.pdf). Hybrid work environment of 40% of work time in the office per month. To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit

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.


Organization Description:

Closing Date: 12/22/2023
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: American Academy Pediatrics,  Quality Networks & ECHO Specialist (Grant Funded)
Contact Location: 345 Park Blvd

Itasca   IL  60143
Contact Location: 345 Park Blvd
  Itasca   IL  60143
Contact Phone: 630-626-6000 
Contact Fax: 847-228-5099
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