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American Academy of Pediatrics
Itasca, IL, United States
9 days ago
American Academy of Pediatrics
Itasca, Illinois, United States
9 days ago


The AAP is currently working remotely with an anticipated return to work date of March 28, 2022.  The re-entry plan will be a hybrid approach.

Individuals must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 by first day of employment.

The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare seeks an individual passionate about adult education to identify, develop, and facilitate training programs and initiatives to support the professional development of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) staff. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, HR Technology & Talent Development, the manager will collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) on the development of programs, reference materials, and communications to support continued learning opportunities for staff and provide support to AAP-wide projects and initiatives to ensure adult learning principles are incorporated into work activities, including equity, diversity, and inclusion; conflict of interest; and performance management and development.

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in adult education, training and development or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.
  • At least four years’ related experience developing and coordinating live and virtual training programs, including developing training curriculum, knowledge of adult learning principles, training design, and needs assessment. Experience with equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives, implementing/managing leadership and/mentor programs, and working in an association preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, diplomacy, project management, presentation, critical thinking, and verbal/written communication skills required, as well as a solid understanding of adult learning principles.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, take initiative, work both independently and as part of a team, collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, and maintain a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office; experience with virtual meeting platforms (eg, WebEx. Teams, Zoom) and web maintenance/collaboration site platforms (eg, SharePoint); and the ability to learn and apply new technologies. 
  • Some evening/weekend work may be required.

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.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60113234
  • Location:
    Itasca, Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: Manager, Talent Development
  • Company Name: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Org Type: Association/Non-Profit Organization
  • Job Function: Learning and Development Specialists
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
Non-Profit / Charity
Itasca , IL , US

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.

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