The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a collaborative, well-organized Project Manager to manage the planning, development, implementation, and deployment of web-based virtual education courses and content.
Some tasks include:
Assist with the development, maintenance, and evaluation of AAP virtual education programs, courses, and content offerings.
Manage projects and track progress of development goals as they relate to virtual courses and content.
Staff editorial board meetings as assigned. Develop and disseminate agenda and requisite materials and meeting minutes.
Work with volunteer authors, editorial boards, and advisory groups on the development of virtual course content.
Coordinate the planning, budgeting, development, quality assurance testing, and deployment of virtual courses and content. Work with project staff to develop and manage master and project schedules.
Manage the work of project vendors.
Collaborate with Virtual Education Activities staff in designing workflow and processes for design and release of educational online learning courses and content, and on the development of online learning strategic initiatives in the areas of project and process planning, goal development, marketing, needs assessment, evaluation and feedback, business development, and process improvement.
Coordinate marketing materials for virtual courses and content.
Exhibit and/or demonstrate AAP virtual education products at appropriate venues as assigned.
Attend team editorial board and planning group meetings and work with colleagues to guide and support the goals of the team and its advisory groups.
Ensure assigned continuing medical education (CME) activities planned, developed, implemented, and evaluated in accordance with AAP CME quality standards and comply fully with the ACCME Essentials Areas and Their Elements, Updated Criteria, Standards for Commercial Support, ACCME policies, and the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Program (PRA). Document compliance in activity accreditation files and complete files on a timely basis. Attend CME related meetings to stay informed of policies. Work with supervisor to ensure ACCME guidelines and CME rules are followed.
Assist in preparation and maintenance of the necessary materials for annual CME applications and for Accreditation Council for CME accreditation documentation.
Assist team and Member and Customer Care staff in trouble shooting high level customer service inquiries.
Cross-train with appropriate staff as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in adult education or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.
At least three years’ related experience in the coordination, development, support and/or management of collaborative web-based projects. Experience in project coordination in healthcare administration, health education, healthcare quality improvement, or related field is highly desirable. Experience in adult learning and online education preferred.
Excellent time management, analytical, interpersonal, diplomacy, and written/oral communication skills required. Must be detail-oriented, well-organized, able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, initiate work priorities independently, and 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. Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn and apply new technologies required. Knowledge of project management principles preferred. Some evening/weekend work and travel required.
Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.
All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of 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) 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.