NICHQ Careers

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We are an energetic team of skilled, passionate and highly engaged experts and advisors who thrive on teamwork and build strong and lasting partnerships to achieve dramatic changes in children’s health. We create a vibrant and inspiring environment to achieve our mission. As an independent non-profit, we seek outstanding people who share our passion and work with integrity to bring innovative solutions to help children and families live healthier lives. If that sounds like you, please check out our current job openings, and contact us today.

The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) is a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to driving dramatic and sustainable improvements in the complex issues facing children’s health. We provide deep expertise in building and managing effective change strategies that align partners and engage participants to achieve better outcomes for children’s health. 

At the heart of what motivates us is the belief that children and families deserve better systems and supports so that every child achieves their optimal health. Because of this belief, addressing social determinants of health, eliminating health disparities, and achieving equity are central to our mission. We believe that by creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion, we will similarly foster greater strength and resilience within and beyond the organization.

In addition to a supportive, flexible professional environment that balances hard work with a fun remote culture, NICHQ employees are eligible for a robust benefit package, including generous paid vacation, holiday plans, medical, and dental benefits with generous cost-sharing ratios between the employee and NICHQ. 

EQUITY HIRING STATEMENT: NICHQ is committed to increasing the representation of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in our workforce and to value and embrace their skills, perspectives, and experiences for the benefit of our mission. NICHQ is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. NICHQ strongly encourages applications from candidates of color.


Project Director - Contingent

We're urgently seeking a Project Director contingent on a contract award to provide strategic oversight and management of a complex federally funded project to begin on June 1, 2023. A Senior Director with commensurate experience will be considered. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience at the national level working on issues relevant to child safety and injury and violence prevention, including national leadership convening and facilitating diverse stakeholders in efforts to increase coordination and synergy of efforts to improve child safety. 

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Human Resources Assistant

As an individual and as part of a team, the Human Resources Assistant will provide support to Associate Director, HR, and supply a wide range of HR support to staff. The HR Assistant supports the recruitment function: posting positions internally as well as externally, communicating the status of positions to departments and recruiters, and onboarding new hires. This role provides administrative support to the human resource function as needed, including record-keeping, file maintenance, and special projects assigned by Associate Director, HR. The Human Resources Assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization’s human resource department.

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