Employment Opportunities

IHA is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. As a federal contractor, we take affirmative action to employ and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

IHA Equal Employment Policy

Each person is evaluated on the basis of individual skill and merit without regard to:

  • Race, color, creed or ancestry;
  • Religion;
  • Sex, including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions;
  • Sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status;
  • Age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record;
  • Genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status;
  • A disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran; or
  • Any other characteristics protected under applicable law. 

This policy governs all aspects of employment at IHA, including, but not limited to: recruitment, advertising, selection, hiring, training, promotion, upgrade, demotion, transfer, layoff, discharge, return from layoff, leaves of absence, performance evaluation, rate of pay, other compensation and fringe benefits and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

IHA will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Current Opportunities


Administrative Assistant (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an Administrative Assistant for the Institute for Innovations in Care and Quality. Administrative Assistant will be responsible for administrative and project support for a variety of diverse member initiatives addressing quality and safety, and related health policy and advocacy efforts. The assistant will perform a variety of activities in support of department’s day-to-day operations, with minimal to moderate guidance.

Associates degree is required or two years of related experience may be substituted for education. Experience providing high level administrative/project support required, as well as strong critical thinking, multi-tasking, and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment is a must. Work requires strong interpersonal and collaborative abilities, considerable initiative, and excellence in organizational skills, including time management and prioritization to anticipate and respond to competing demands. Should be a self-starter and have advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills. Association and/or health care background, preferred.

This is a regular full-time position duration of which is contingent upon grant funding. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 9/20/18


Coordinator, Quality, Safety and Health Policy (Naperville, IL)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Coordinator, Quality, Safety and Health Policy. The Coordinator will assist the Director in managing IHA’s grant work in the federally funded Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP). As part of HPP, the Coordinator will provide primary support for the Illinois Helps program, Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals, and Crisis Standards of Care program, as well as provide meeting support for the ASPR HPP Coalition members and stakeholders. In addition, the Coordinator provides administrative support for initiatives addressing quality and safety in support of the IHA Institute’s day-to-day operations.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required. At least three years of related work experience in association, healthcare, public, health, emergency management or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong organizational, critical thinking and analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills, the ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines required. Should be a self-starter and have intermediate Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. Frequent local travel (Chicago).

The role is contingent upon grant funding. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 9/13/18


Morning Receptionist (Part-Time) (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Receptionist who will be responsible for professionally and pleasantly greeting and directing visitors, customers of HealthCare Associates Credit Union (HACU), employees and the general public, both in person and by phone. Provides administrative support that includes contract administration, meeting preparation and assistance with committees/programs. This part-time position is regularly scheduled to work every day, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

High school diploma. Two years related administrative work experience.  Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Proficient verbal, written communication skills and mathematical skills. Ability to learn and use various software programs. Must be able to work independently and make quick decisions within general guidelines. Exemplary organizational skills. Maturity, tactfulness, and sensitivity to confidential and political situations.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 8/28/18


Payroll Specialist (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Payroll Specialist. Payroll Specialist coordinates, prepares and processes bi-weekly payroll for hourly and salaried staff and complies with wage and hour laws. This role is responsible for related record keeping and accounting activities. Payroll Specialist serves as the first point of contact for staff in matters of pay, time and attendance.

Associate’s degree and five years of payroll experience required. Related experience may be substituted for education. Knowledge of the federal, state and local wage and hour laws required. Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred. Must be detail oriented, organized, able to handle multiple deadlines and be a team player. Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills are a must. Basic Excel skills required.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 8/21/18


Marketing Communications Writer (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Marketing Communications Writer. The writer will serve as a writer, editor, and proofreader for IHA’s various digital and print communication vehicles with a special focus on IHA’s for-profit business subsidiaries, member education, quality improvement initiatives, and the Illinois Poison Center. In addition, the Marketing Communications Specialist will serve as a back up to the website administrator.

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in communications, journalism, advertising, marketing or related field. Two years of professional writing experience required, preferably in healthcare, hospitals, associations or the news media (professional writing experience can include internships while pursuing a degree). Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills. Versatile writer with the ability to write press releases, news stories, case studies, ad copy, brochure copy, and web copy. Knowledge of journalistic news style and best website practices, including search-engine optimization and on-screen readability required. Familiarity with content management systems preferred. Natural ability to work collaboratively with strong interpersonal skill as well as meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online. Please submit a writing sample along with your application. Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 8/13/18


Manager, Client Services (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Client Services Manager. The Manger will be responsible for managing workforce products, for health care clients, aimed at compensation, benefits, employment screening, and other related solutions. Oversees the administration of several compensation and benefits surveys and advises staff to ensure overall operational efficiency and effectiveness of collection and reporting tools. Working with various state agencies (Illinois State Police (ISP), and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and with full understanding of various employment screening regulations, oversees employment screening services. In addition, identifies potential partnerships targeted to member HR functions, conducts due diligence, promotes partner services and track utilization of services.

Bachelor’s degree with some relevant experience or Master’s degree. Superior customer service and organizational skills as well as the ability to manage workflow are essential for this role. The ideal candidate will be able to partner, influence, motivate and lead others. Must be self-motivated and have a high aptitude and ability for learning new things and acquire new skills. The candidate must be able to understand and interpret technical data and information, such as regulations. The ability to troubleshoot and multi-task are required. The ability to thrive in a high volume and varied work environment. Advanced Excel, familiarity with Access, knowledge of technical systems functionality (such as understanding of database management, etc.) Must be eligible for Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation licensure as a Fingerprint Vendor.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 8/6/18


Vice President, Federal Government Relations (Washington, D.C.)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Vice President, Federal Government Relations. The Vice President is responsible for developing the federal legislative and regulatory agenda of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association as well as the advocacy strategies to implement that agenda.  The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred, with a minimum of seven years of experience in policy development, advocacy and the federal legislative process. Congressional or Executive branch staff experience is preferred. Expertise in health policy, including knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and public health service programs; excellent oral and written communications skills required to produce position papers and written communications; public speaking skills required for oral presentations, extemporaneous speaking and interviews; strong analytical skills required; demonstrated leadership skills required.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 7/9/18


Senior Vice President & General Counsel (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Senior Vice President & General Counsel. The Senior Vice President serves as Chief Legal Officer to the Illinois Health & Hospital Association, a member of the Senior Leadership Team, and a senior advisor to the president. The Senior Vice President & General Counsel provides legal advice, guidance, and representation to IHA and its related entities with respect to business, transactional, governance, regulatory, policy, advocacy, and compliance matters. Relevant areas of law include non-profit and for-profit corporate organization and governance; federal, state and local lobbying; federal, state, and local campaign finance; antitrust; information technology; healthcare data; privacy and security; (c)(6) and (c)(3) tax-exemption; contracts; government contracts and grants; insurance regulation; group purchasing; intellectual property; and employment.

A candidate must be appropriately licensed to practice law in-house in Illinois, possess a minimum of 8 years’ experience, preferably advising hospitals or health systems, other types of health care providers, or health-related trade associations or professional societies. Knowledge of the legal, regulatory, compliance and health policy issues confronting hospitals. Experience in relevant areas of law as described above. Excellent speaking and writing skills, including the ability to clearly describe complex issues.  Ability to exercise judgment and diplomacy while addressing sensitive or challenging issues with internal or external stakeholders (such as trustees, officers, members, public officials, legislators, auditors, regulators, media or other interest groups). Ability to think creatively and strategically. Effective leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle multiple competing demands.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 5/9/18