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Current Job Openings


Business Analyst

American Association of Nurse Practitioners is seeking a Business Analyst (BA) to lead small projects, assist in day to day activities of small and large projects, and coordinate resolution of production issues. The BA will work with stakeholders from all business units, information technology (IT), and related third parties to define and document project requirements, develop and execute test plans, assist in production rollout activities, and facilitate production problem resolution. The BA will also assist in reviewing and documenting business processes and business process improvements. Potential projects include both business and technology initiatives.

Duties include:

  • Facilitate gathering, documenting and approval of detail requirements.
  • Develop quality assurance test plans and test cases, and execute testing.
  • Ensure all issues are identified, documented, tracked, and worked; and verify resolution.
  • Communicate timely reports on project status and promptly escalate issues.
  • Track project milestones, including timely completion of deliverables.
  • Assist in reviewing and documenting business processes and in identifying, documenting, and implementing business process improvements.
  • Ensure all significant risks are identified, and that mitigation plans are developed and incorporated into project activities.
  • Manage internal and external customer expectations, at all levels, on all project requirements, activities, and deliverables.
  • Assist with project management duties on large projects under guidance of the Project Manager.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related discipline.
  • 2 years of progressive, broad-based business analysis experience, including IT and business experience.
  • Proven ability to gather, validate, and document business requirements and apply contemporary testing methodologies.
  • Training and experience in project management fundamentals, including experience working with software developers on development and testing of applications, is highly desirable.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations.
  • Solid understanding of the software development process, including requirements gathering, analysis and design, development tools and technologies, release and version control, contemporary testing methodologies, and deployment management.
  • Ability to think logically to interpret and analyze problems assigned or encountered.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.
  • Strong teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills with IT, business, and management to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office products Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint and SQL preferred.
  • Experience using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software preferred

This position is based in Austin, TX at Loop 1 and Bee Cave Road
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Director of Continuing Education

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking a qualified professional to be its new Director of Continuing Education. This person will plan, direct and implement AANP’s continuing education and grant initiatives under the general direction of the Vice President of Education and Accreditation.

Duties Include:

  • Oversee and provide direct supervision of staff to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and in accordance with established procedures
  • Keep abreast of broad clinical/therapeutic areas, emerging clinical developments, and current evidence-based guidelines
  • Recommend, prioritize and assign education activities
  • Identify and evaluate potential corporate, foundation and government funding prospects
  • Compile, write and/or edit designated grant applications
  • Administer assigned grants, ensuring timely and appropriate completion and reconciliation
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate educational activities and materials
  • Develop, track and oversee project budgets
  • Collaborate with education partners on potential grant proposals and education projects
  • Maintain familiarity with AANP CE-related standards, as well as relevant recommendations from external organizations such as ACCME, OIG, FDA and PhRMA
  • Serve as educational liaison to the Conference Department for review and approval of conference programs
  • Assist with the review and approval of AANP Conference speaker submissions
  • Assist VP of Education and Accreditation with strategic direction related to education and grant activities

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate degree in Nursing or related field; doctorate strongly preferred
  • Minimum of five years of leadership/management experience
  • Minimum of three years of health-profession education (CE/CME) experience; Certified Healthcare CPD Professional (CHCP) credential preferred
  • Experience in grant writing, education project design/development, and outcome reporting
  • Self-directed with advanced time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to provide clear and concise direction to direct reports
  • Able to think critically and make effective, appropriate decisions related to own and direct reports' duties, as well as departmental projects
  • Able to orchestrate multiple activities to accomplish a goal
  • Demonstrate excellent administrative skills and business acumen
  • Prior association experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to travel to AANP National Conference annually and other travel as assigned

This position is based in Austin, TX at Loop 1 and Bee Cave Road
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Editor-in-Chief - JAANP

Call for Editor-in-Chief – Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking an Editor-in-Chief to provide vision, energy and leadership for the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP).

JAANP, a monthly peer-reviewed professional journal, is a member benefit to the 75,000-nurse practitioner (NP) members of AANP. The journal is abstracted and listed in the major medical, nursing, and social science indexes, including Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics). JAANP publishes original and translational research, integrative/systematic reviews, case studies, select topics in clinical practice, and theory-based articles. The journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).


The Editor-in-Chief selects and develops journal content, including original research articles, systematic reviews, and occasional special issues or supplements; manages the peer review process; appoints and directs the activities of the Editorial Board. The work schedule can be flexible aside from scheduled conference calls and will require approximately 20-30 hours per week, with variability depending on the time of year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops the editorial program and consults with the editorial board on the vision for JAANP.
  • Oversees the peer-review process and approves manuscripts for publication
  • Writes editorials and solicits guest editorials
  • Appoints the Editorial Board and oversees the Column Editors
  • Submits complete editorial materials, through Editorial Manager, to the Publisher according to established firm deadlines
  • Reviews page proofs for each article and issue and transmits corrections to the production office
  • Oversees the JAANP website and coordinates with AANP and the publisher to maintain social media outreach
  • Conducts an annual Editorial Board meeting in conjunction with the Publisher at the annual AANP conference held in June.
  • Participates in strategic planning for the journal.
  • Promotes the journal at conferences as requested.


The ideal candidate is a recognized NP leader at the national level and a member in good standing of the AANP or one of its NP Organization members. A research-focused doctoral degree in nursing or related field (e.g. PhD, DNSc, EdD) and a comprehensive understanding of research, statistics, publication ethics and evidence-based practice is required.

Requirements include:

  • Possess a broad range of research productivity and a record of successful publication
  • Experience or familiarity with a broad range of research methods
  • Publishing experience as an author; extensive research reviewing and/or editorial board member experience is necessary
  • Computer literacy is required, as is experience with the use of social media
  • Experience with online manuscript submission websites is a plus; must have willingness to learn Editorial Manager system
  • Visibility, a strong network of contacts nationally and internationally, as well as an appreciation for the growing importance of advanced practice nursing globally
  • Excellent command of English including understanding of spelling, grammar, syntax, and punctuation and familiarity with APA formatting
  • Ability to make logical decisions and clearly articulate the reasons for those decisions.
  • Clear communication skills and ability to convey clear feedback and decisions to authors and reviewers.
  • Willing and able to support and promote the values of AANP and JAANP

Application Process

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The term of the Editor-in-Chief will include a gradual transition of 3-6 months with the outgoing incumbent. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. This is a contract position and therefore is not eligible for employee benefits. The contractor will work from a home office or location of their choosing other than the AANP office.

Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and should include the following:

  1. Letter of interest and vision for the Journal, addressed to JAANP Editor Search Committee
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Three of your peer reviewed and published articles
  4. Names and contact information for three professional references

Letters should include a statement of the strengths you would bring to this position. Please describe your long-term goals for NP scholarly publishing, including how you would balance the need for discovery science and translational science. Also include your assessment of how your qualifications contribute to your vision for JAANP as a leader in the NP publication arena, and your philosophy on the research agenda for NPs. Shortlisted candidates will be notified of the next steps in the process, which may include telephone, video or face-to-face interviews.


Research Manager

American Association of Nurse Practitioners is seeking an enthusiastic, multidimensional research manager who will manage AANP research activities and related research team staff. This is a non-clinical research position.

Qualified applicants possess the following:

  • Minimum master’s degree or bachelor’s degree plus significant experience
  • Minimum five years’ experience in research project coordination
  • Advanced computer competence involving a variety of software products, including Microsoft Office, and data entry, as well as experience with SPSS, SAS, ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online
  • Strong critical/analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritizing and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced, focused work environment
  • Ability to direct and manage research team staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to perform all communication in a courteous and professional manner

Duties include:

  • Train and supervise research team staff and/or contractors
  • Collaborate with VP of Research to establish research direction, goals, and objectives based on varied sources and AANP strategic plan
  • Liaise with internal and external researchers regarding projects’ protocol, scope, budget, and timeline
  • Scan environment to identify trends, challenges, and opportunities related to organizational and Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) research activities
  • Conduct, promote, and advocate for practice-based NP research and outcomes/ translational NP research, serving as principal or co-investigator for assigned PBRN and general AANP research projects
  • Assist in research timeline development
  • Represent the Association at events as requested; promoting AANP, the NP role, and NP research
  • Oversee IRB applications and compliance
  • Monitor project-specific protocols and procedures and ensure compliance
  • Develop surveys, sampling strategies, and weighting methods (when needed)
  • Develop and implement data analysis plans
  • Compile project-specific reports
  • Generate abstracts, presentations, and posters for conferences and meetings
  • Secure and oversee administration of research grants and other support for NP-focused research from sources such as foundations, government agencies, and industry sources

This position is based in Austin, TX at Loop 1 and Bee Cave Road
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