The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization, seeks a Manager, International Relations to manage activities of the AAP Section on International Child Health (SOICH) and the Section on International Medical Graduates (SOIMG), coordinate AAP-wide global health programs and projects outside of the U.S., as well as, collaborate with AAP departments on current global programs, meetings, and activities.
Some tasks include:
Serve as the primary staff support for SOICH and SOIMG. Plan and organize Executive Committee meetings and monthly conference calls, and provide project updates as needed. Complete action items generated from the meetings and conference calls as assigned. Advise supervisor on agendas items, and oversee meeting logistics.
Manage key projects of SOICH, including ICATCH projects around the world, Web sites, newsletters, grant management, overseas directory, policy and intents, and other new projects that arise.
Assist in developing and monitoring budget for SOIMG and SOICH international programs/activities, monitor monthly expenses and provide reports as required.
Serve as a key staff contact for international activities at the NCE, including arranging meetings with other AAP staff, developing global health programs, and staffing section business meetings.
Manage meeting logistics for the international reception, the SOICH program, and other international meetings, in collaboration with the Meetings and Travel staff. Assist AAP staff in managing invited international guests.
Participate in developing the assigned budgets and monitoring expenses monthly. Collate materials regarding international projects and contribute to the development of reports, including the international status report, section reports, intents, etc.
Serve as the key contact for peer societies and other partner organizations in a specific region assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in international studies, public health, business or other related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Master’s degree preferred.
At least three years’ experience managing international programs and activities required, including translation coordination and budget management.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills required, along with the ability to work both autonomously and as a team member.
Demonstrated skills with diplomacy, protocols, and a good understanding of international culture and social practices essential.
Must be able to perform under pressure and high-volume workload, and manage multiple priorities simultaneously within established deadlines.
Fluency in a foreign language and familiarity with specific regions/countries highly desired.
Travel (national and international) and some weekend work 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.
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