State Government Affairs Analyst
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a State Government Affairs Analyst in our Itasca, Illinois office. This individual will provide analysis, advocacy strategy, consultation, and technical assistance, and develop and maintain electronic and print state advocacy resources for AAP chapters, membership, and workgroups on state and federal health care programs, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), telehealth care, medical home projects, private insurance regulation, oral health, quality, and other state and federal child health financing, access, practice, and social service issues.
We are looking for an individual with at least three years’ related experience in state government/legislative advocacy work or Medicaid, including monitoring and providing analysis and guidance and assistance on state legislation, regulations, and other public policy issues. Experience with the ACA, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), other public health insurance programs, and/or state health insurance regulation is preferred. A bachelor’s degree in public policy, political science, public health, or related field is required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, critical thinking, and verbal/written communication skills essential.
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.
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.