The American Orthopaedic Association is hiring for the following positions:

Executive Administrator

Serves as primary governance and administrative support for Executive Director. Responsible for efficient office operations, supplies/equipment, new hire materials, and scheduling. Oversees, with Executive Director’s direction/support, Nominating Committee processes, SOPs within purview; policies and procedures; committee agenda scheduling and preparation; Board minutes; and committee interest/appointment processes and communications. Oversees bookkeeper and insurance renewal processes. This position requires excellent attention to detail and organizational skills; the exercise of discretion and independent judgment in communications with staff and members; management of member activities and aspects of the technical membership database relating to committee structure, appointments and membership communication; creation of database reporting, and in representing the AOA to members and external parties.

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About AOA 

The American Orthopaedic Association is the national leadership organization for orthopaedic surgeons in the United States and is based in Rosemont, IL. The mission of this not- for-profit organization centers around the identification and exploration of critical issues impacting musculoskeletal patient care and the profession, the advancement of orthopaedic graduate medical education, and the development of leadership skills from orthopaedic residency through the senior orthopaedic surgeon leader.

The American Orthopaedic Association is based in Rosemont, IL.  Employees of the American Orthopaedic Association enjoy generous benefits, including:  

  • Medical, dental, life insurance, and long-term disability plans for full time employees
  • Employer-sponsored Retirement Plans
    • Employer contribution of 10% of salary to each Employee’s retirement plan after six months of continuous employment. 
    • Employee option/ability to make additional before-tax retirement contributions up to Federal limits. 
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • 2 days per week remote work option
  • Summer hours and flexible work hours
  • AOA employees have annual opportunities to expand their skill sets in the not-for-profit association management arena and participate in continuing education, with opportunities for promotion and advancement.