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The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is looking for talented individuals to join us as we build the premier organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) everywhere. In addition to competitive benefits, AANP offers a creative work environment with the opportunity for personal growth and success. Do you have the skills and attitude to make a positive impact for our organization? Apply now!

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  • Accounting Clerk – 30+ Hours/Week

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is seeking an Accounting Clerk to provide project and administrative support for the AANP Finance Department. Under general supervision of the Controller, this role will be responsible for applying generally accepted accounting principles, primarily in accounts receivable with additional duties in the areas of accounts payable, general accounting and record retention. This is a 30+ hours per week full-time position with benefits.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Run daily deposit reports from the association management system (Aptify) and reconcile credit card processor bank deposits.
    • Run daily deposits from the conference and learning management systems (Braintree).
    • Review and process credits, refunds and voids.
    • Identify, research and resolve all reconciling deposit items.
    • Reconcile credit card transactions to system standing order schedules.
    • Assist with monitoring accounts receivable aging and accrued revenue and assist with separate accounts receivable – other monthly schedule.
    • Maintain royalty schedule of received payments, including a separate affinity spreadsheet and inquire on any unreceived amounts.
    • Assist in annual external audit by preparing and providing all audit and supporting documentation, as requested.
    • Monitor AANP bank accounts for ACH/WIRE deposits and NSF/Returned checks on a weekly basis and record ACH deposits for AANP and Vega, LLC.
    • Create and track invoices for all departments.
    • Perform ad hoc financial analyses, as requested.
    • Assist with other organizational activities and projects, as needed.
    • Continually evaluate processes for recommendations and implementation of efficiency improvements.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent education required. Completion of some college is preferred.
    • Some accounts receivable experience preferred.
    • Proficiency with general PC software and hardware, MS Office software (Excel skills must be strong) and business application systems.
    • Working knowledge of accounting information systems, preferably MS Dynamics GP.
    • Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
    • Strong attention to detail with a proven ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy.

    AANP offers attractive compensation; health, dental and vision insurance; employer 401(K) match; generous paid time-off; an on-site gym; free coffee bars and snacks; and a great work environment. AANP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs.

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@aanp.org.

    About the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, with more than 121,000 individual members. AANP is unique among NP organizations by its number of members, well-established education department and network of relationships with state‐level groups. With a network of more than 175 NP Organization members, including other national, state and local NP organizations, AANP provides a unique reach to NPs in a wide range of communities and settings.

    As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP represents the interests of more than 355,000 NPs around the country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care. AANP is committed to empowering all NPs to advance accessible, person-centered, equitable, high-quality health care for diverse communities through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership.

  • Director of Federal Government Affairs

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is seeking a Director of Federal Government Affairs to join a dynamic, fast-paced team that intersects with leadership components and successfully works across the organization to serve as an advocate with Congress, federal regulatory agencies and other interests concerning AANP’s policies and advocacy efforts to increase the involvement and awareness of nurse practitioners (NPs) and AANP’s members in these areas. This hybrid role reports to the Vice President of Federal Government Affairs.

    Duties include:

    • Represent the legislative and regulatory interests of the association before Congress, The White House and federal agencies.
    • Monitor legislation and regulation while independently analyzing the impact on NP practice, including the identification of opportunities and risks, and effectively communicating those items to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Develop relationships with members of Congress, their senior staff, key executive branch officials and/or government relations representatives from other groups that foster access to the policymaking process and understanding of complex issues.
    • Maintain a proactive awareness of developments in legislative, lobbying and general industry trends.
    • Draft collateral and support materials for review and approval such as letters and issues briefs, as well as comment letters, policy papers, testimony, presentations and advocacy memos.
    • Staff the AANP Health Policy Conference, including attending Hill meetings with association members.
    • Activate and involve AANP members in grassroots advocacy efforts, including drafting correspondence.
    • Assist in Political Action Committee (PAC) fundraising activities and attend PAC fundraising events, as appropriate.
    • Draft and review congressional letters, testimony before Congress and federal regulatory agencies.
    • Collaborate with other organizations and associations based in Washington, D.C. to ensure a coordinated effort for voicing and acting upon the association’s positions and issues.
    • Develop and draft articles for AANP publications on federal government relations issues.
    • Draft and provide periodic presentations to members and other outside groups.
    • Assist with preparations for the Board of Directors and Policy Committee meetings.
    • Provide support and assistance to board and committee members as necessary to facilitate optimal performance by volunteers.
    • Work with the State Government Affairs team to coordinate activities across federal and state governments, as needed.
    • Serve on assigned committees.
    • Occasionally travel to state or regional meetings to provide presentations and updates.
    • Identify and obtain speakers for association conferences and events, as assigned.
    • Staff the AANP National Conference, as needed.
    • Perform all other duties as needed or assigned.

    Qualifications for this role include:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a related area is required.
    • Must be, or be able to register as, a lobbyist.
    • Ten or more years of related government affairs experience, preferably in health and public policy related fields, is required (It may include experience as a member of congressional staff).
    • Must have five or more years of management experience.
    • Extensive knowledge of, and experience with, legislative and regulatory processes, including legislative communication techniques and the dynamics of politics at the federal level.
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external audiences.
    • Familiarity with PAC fundraising.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and the federal lobbying disclosure system.
    • Ability to effectively handle numerous issues, committees, tasks and assignments.
    • Ability to successfully work without close supervision.
    • Ability to harmonize competing interests of profession’s segments into workable strategies.
    • Ability to relate optimally with staff to evoke maximum performance.

    AANP offers attractive compensation; health, dental and vision insurance; employer 401(K) match; generous paid time-off; an on-site gym; free coffee bars and snacks; and a great work environment. AANP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs.

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@aanp.org.

    About the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, with more than 121,000 individual members. AANP is unique among NP organizations by its number of members, well-established education department and network of relationships with state‐level groups. With a network of more than 175 NP Organization members, including other national, state and local NP organizations, AANP provides a unique reach to NPs in a wide range of communities and settings.

    As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP represents the interests of more than 355,000 NPs around the country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care. AANP is committed to empowering all NPs to advance accessible, person-centered, equitable, high-quality health care for diverse communities through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership.

  • Director of Partnerships and Engagement

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is seeking a Director of Partnerships and Engagement to join a successful, dynamic and fast-paced team to maintain existing external relationships, as well as foster new relationships to further the strategic goals of the organization and secure revenue generating opportunities. This includes ongoing service, engagement, development and growth of the Corporate Council and related partnership opportunities; managing requests to partner across the organization; assessing opportunities for funded and non-funded activities; and facilitating internal discussions to achieve shared goals between internal and external parties. This role manages staff and reports to the Vice President of Professional Practice and Partnerships. Candidates who reside within commuting distance to either of our offices located in Austin, Texas or Crystal City, Virginia are strongly preferred.

    Duties include:

    • Manage incoming requests from external entities and partners to assess the opportunities, facilitate discussions internally where applicable and manage the request appropriately.
    • Represent AANP’s work to the broader health care field by attending and being a participant at conferences, seeking and developing new relationships to further mission-driven and revenue-generating opportunities.
    • Manage the retention, engagement, development and growth of the Corporate Council. Must have the business acumen to identify intersections between internal AANP departments and the Corporate Council to establish connections and facilitate shared goals.
    • Lead efforts to research targeted organizations, determine funding potential, build relationships and write grants to generate revenue-producing project collaborations or mission-driven initiatives.
    • Accountable for the execution and administration of all assigned agreements and contracts, ensuring timely and appropriate implementation or an internal transfer of the operations to complete the scope of work.
    • Compile data on performance metrics and other applicable measures of success, and prepare analyses and reports related to growth and donor engagement for board reports and presentations.
    • Expand revenue by working with AANP’s Specialty Practice Groups and member communities to facilitate the development of practice-based resources and materials which can be monetized.
    • Supervise and manage assigned staff; ensure fulfillment of objectives for those positions; provide regular, ongoing feedback; and conduct performance appraisals, as scheduled.
    • Ensure that all fundraising messaging and publications are compelling and consistent with AANP’s brand, mission and vision.

    Qualifications for this role include:

    • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
    • Five or more years of proven management experience required.
    • Eight or more years of developing, fostering and managing external partnerships.
    • Ten or more years of experience in grant writing, creating contracts and corporate council and/or member components required.
    • Proven ability to successfully collaborate strategically with individuals and teams at all levels of the organization.
    • Demonstrated professional verbal and written communication skills, specifically the ability to communicate organizational value-adds in a clear and inspiring manner.
    • Demonstrated excellence in critical thinking and analytic skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgement; prioritize and accurately complete multiple tasks; and work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
    • Proven ability to establish expectations and drive work product.
    • Ability to travel required.

    AANP offers attractive compensation; health, dental and vision insurance; employer 401(K) match; generous paid time-off; an on-site gym; free coffee bars and snacks; and a great work environment. AANP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs.

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@aanp.org.

    About the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, with more than 121,000 individual members. AANP is unique among NP organizations by its number of members, well-established education department and network of relationships with state‐level groups. With a network of more than 175 NP Organization members, including other national, state and local NP organizations, AANP provides a unique reach to NPs in a wide range of communities and settings.

    As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP represents the interests of more than 355,000 NPs around the country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care. AANP is committed to empowering all NPs to advance accessible, person-centered, equitable, high-quality health care for diverse communities through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership.

  • Membership Program Manager

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is seeking a new Membership Program Manager to join a successful, dynamic, fast-paced team that intersects with leadership components and successfully works across the organization to develop, package and promote member value. This role will develop and implement programs and services to support state volunteers and member engagement. The Membership Program Manager role will report to the Vice President of Membership and is eligible for telecommuting.

    Duties include:

    • Manage and support AANP State Liaisons. Serve as the primary staff contact for all state liaisons, who are elected state leaders for AANP.
      • Manage onboarding of new state liaisons.
      • Provide recognition for outgoing state liaisons.
      • Write and produce the quarterly State Liaison Newsletter, with the coordination of content across multiple departments.
      • Plan and implement annual in-person meeting and workshop for State Liaisons held at the AANP National Conference.
      • Plan and arrange ongoing training for liaisons throughout the year.
      • Write and edit content for the State Liaison Reference Guide.
      • Monitor inquiries, respond to state liaisons through email and phone calls, develop scripts and maintain standard communication templates with consistent and professional messaging for use in routine member inquiries.
      • Plan virtual meetings, as needed.
      • Contribute to the success of state exhibits by working cross-departmentally.
      • Interface with the finance team to ensure state liaison reimbursements are processed in a timely manner.
      • Collaborate with the state government affairs team, as needed, to support state liaison activities and inquiries.
      • Update and maintain a website for state liaisons.
    • Drive the creation and execution of membership recruitment and retention campaigns, as assigned.
    • Track the performance of campaigns and work closely with the communications and marketing team to implement campaigns.
    • Manage assigned affinity partner relationships, including contract management, the coordination of AANP deliverables to fulfill contract obligations, relationship management, etc.
    • Collaborate with the Vice President of Membership to establish membership department goals and objectives based on the AANP Strategic Plan.
    • Participate in cross-departmental teams and activities related to student members. Lead student engagement initiatives when assigned.
    • Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of the AANP Member Care Center’s processes and procedures, work in the association management system (Aptify) extensively and field member inquiries when needed to support the team.
    • Continuously evaluate processes, procedures and the member-volunteer journey. Suggest ideas to improve operations, processes, AANP websites and the overall member experience.
    • Serve as a membership subject matter expert, as assigned, on organization-wide initiatives, projects and implementations involving a significant member component.
    • Provide support on-site during AANP conferences that are held throughout the year, as required.
    • Assist with other organizational activities and projects, as assigned.
    • Perform other duties, as needed or assigned.

    Qualifications for this role include:

    • A bachelor’s degree is required. Equivalent experience with membership and volunteer management for associations can be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis above the minimum experience requirement.
    • CAE certification or completion of CAE education is preferred.
    • Five or more years of related membership and volunteer management experience with associations is required.
    • Three or more years of experience managing membership programs.
    • Demonstrated experience working with nonprofit, project management and program marketing is preferred.
    • Proficiency in writing reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information verbally to an audience — and in written format —and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, members and the general public.
    • Ability to perform tasks with a high level of accuracy and detail.
    • Ability to solve practical problems, think creatively and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Proficiency with computer programs, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat, and knowledge of membership and customer relationship databases.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks, coordinate with fellow staff members, prioritize and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as exceptional customer service skills.
    • Ability to thrive in in a fast-paced, focused environment and perform with minimal supervision to deliver on promises.
    • Effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt communication styles to audiences.
    • Ability to travel to AANP conferences throughout the year, as required (approximately 5%).

    AANP offers attractive compensation; health, dental and vision insurance; employer 401(K) match; generous paid time-off; an on-site gym; free coffee bars and snacks; and a great work environment. AANP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs.

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@aanp.org.

    About the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, with more than 121,000 individual members. AANP is unique among NP organizations by its number of members, well-established education department and network of relationships with state‐level groups. With a network of more than 175 NP Organization members, including other national, state and local NP organizations, AANP provides a unique reach to NPs in a wide range of communities and settings.

    As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP represents the interests of more than 355,000 NPs around the country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care. AANP is committed to empowering all NPs to advance accessible, person-centered, equitable, high-quality health care for diverse communities through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership.

  • Quantitative Researcher

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is seeking a new Quantitative Researcher to join a successful, dynamic and fast-paced team that intersects with leadership components and successfully works across the organization to provide direct oversight of AANP research activities to meet the organization’s and the department’s strategic goals. The Quantitative Researcher will lead in the planning and implementation of complex studies; provide guidance and general supervision to members of the research team across projects; and monitor the team’s work to ensure project timeliness and quality. This position will report to the Vice President of Research and is eligible for telecommuting.

    Duties include:

    • Collaborate with the Vice President of Research to establish the research direction, goals and objectives based on varied sources and the AANP/departmental strategic plan.
    • Oversee the Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and compliance.
    • Conduct all aspects of survey research, including generating questions, sampling, data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting complex quantitative data using appropriate statistical methods.
    • Lead studies using designs such as regression discontinuity, propensity score matching and instrumental variables.
    • Prepare, publish and present data and statistics in a manner understandable to various audiences.
    • Generate abstracts, presentations and posters for conferences and meetings.
    • Advise other AANP departments on survey research methods and reporting.
    • Work with the federal and state teams to conduct policy evaluations and research studies using large publicly available datasets, which may include Medicare, National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses (NSSRN), National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) and National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS).
    • Liaise with internal and external researchers regarding projects’ protocol, scope, budget and timeline.
    • Oversee the contractors and collaborate with external researchers on projects, as needed.
    • Represent the association at events as requested by the VP of Research, promoting AANP, the nurse practitioner (NP) role and NP research.
    • Write grant proposals.
    • Oversee the administration of research grants and other support for NP-focused research from sources such as foundations, government agencies and industry.
    • Provide support to the VP of Research and the Data Manager, as needed.
    • Scan environment to identify trends, challenges and opportunities related to organizational research activities.
    • Train research staff on study design, methodology and advanced analytics.
    • Maintain human subjects’ certification.
    • Assist with other organizational activities and projects, as needed.
    • Handle sensitive information, while maintaining confidentiality.
    • Utilize best practices in data management and documentation.
    • Perform other duties, as assigned.

    Qualifications for this role include:

    • PhD in nursing, education, economics, statistics, public policy, psychology, sociology or related field required. A master’s degree plus equivalent experience above the minimum experience requirement can be substituted for education on a year for year basis.
    • Five or more years of experience in health statistics and research/survey management and data analysis is required.
    • Requires skills in statistics; the design of surveys including sample surveys; analysis of data collected through complex sample designs; sampling theory including sampling, weighting and estimation.
    • Advanced computer competence involving a variety of software products is required, including those for word-processing, spreadsheet design and use, graphics (charts/tables) and data entry, as well as intermediate to advanced skillsets with STATA (data management and statistics syntax) and Microsoft Office.
    • Familiarity with mapping software such as ArcGIS is a plus.
    • Strong critical/analytical thinking and problem-solving skills are required.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to perform all communication in a courteous and professional manner are required.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritizing and meeting deadlines.
    • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced, focused work environment.
    • Ability to collaborate with research, policy, practice and education staff.
    • A good understanding of medical and nursing terminology is preferred.

    AANP offers attractive compensation; health, dental and vision insurance; employer 401(K) match; generous paid time-off; an on-site gym; free coffee bars and snacks; and a great work environment. AANP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs.

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@aanp.org.

    About the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, with more than 121,000 individual members. AANP is unique among NP organizations by its number of members, well-established education department and network of relationships with state‐level groups. With a network of more than 175 NP Organization members, including other national, state and local NP organizations, AANP provides a unique reach to NPs in a wide range of communities and settings.

    As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP represents the interests of more than 355,000 NPs around the country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care. AANP is committed to empowering all NPs to advance accessible, person-centered, equitable, high-quality health care for diverse communities through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership.