The American Academy of Pediatrics is seeking a program manager to provide support to the implementation of the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW) through the oversight and coordination of product development and distribution. This position will prepare and track web-based materials for Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) posting, coordinate online resource development and webinars, podcasts, and health service newsletters.
Some tasks would include: 1. Work with the NCECHW team in the development and implementation of annual goals, vision, objectives, activities, and work plans to ensure timely implementation and evaluation of program activities. 2. Manage NCECHW activities related to product development and dissemination. 3. Oversee preparation of web-based materials for ECLKC posting, using project management software. 4. Support product distribution at training/TA events. 5. Track resources during development, review and posting phases. 6. Supervise assigned staff and oversee the graphic design process using the project management software. 7. Work with NCECHW Information Architecture Work Group to pilot new resources and facilitate feedback to resource authors. 8. Support the development and implementation of the NCECHW dissemination and marketing plan. 9. Collaborate with the ECLKC contractor to ensure timely communication and posting of NCECHW materials. 10. Oversee work of subcontractors and consultants, including coordination of editing and design to ensure 508 compliance of NCECHW products. 11. Coordinate online resource development including webinars, podcasts, apps, health services newsletter, Listservs and online courses.
Qualifications needed: 1. Bachelor’s degree in public health, early education, child development, or related field required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. 2. At least three years’ experience in providing technical assistance and with product development. 3. Head Start experience preferred, or in a health-related field, preferably in early childhood health highly desirable. 4. Experience coordinating educational materials and products and developing health related messaging preferred. Community outreach, grants management, and meeting facilitation experience helpful. 5. Excellent organizational, diplomacy, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills required, as well as proficiency with MS Office and navigating the Web. Must be team-oriented with a willingness to learn, and able to handle heavy workload, work independently, and coordinate multiple projects within a timely manner. 6. Some weekend work and travel 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 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 fabulous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay, 401K/403B, Health and Wellness Reimbursement Program, Goal Achievement Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts.