About AADE

Careers at AADE

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through education.

With more than 14,000 members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, among others, AADE has a vast network of practitioners involved in the daily treatment of people with diabetes. Collectively, our alliances, member practitioner networks, and academic partners uniquely position AADE at the locus of change for the future treatment of diabetes.


Our Team Values:

Staff at the American Association of Diabetes Educators are committed to fostering a culture of service. We seek to exceed the expectations of our members, customers and co-workers by embracing the following core values:


We take ownership of our projects and responsibilities, and we trust each other to execute them to the highest possible standards.


We seek new and creative approaches to challenges by keeping an open mind and an eye to the future.


We engage with our work in meaningful ways and are advocates for the work of the Association.


We are responsive and attentive to the needs of members and co-workers, maintaining a solution and service-focused approach.

Mutual Respect

We encourage each other to reach new levels of success through collaboration and celebrate the unique strengths of our coworkers in our day-to-day interactions.

Compensation and Rewards

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to attract, reward and retain talented individuals who will deliver superior service to our members and business partners:

  • Competitive base pay
  • 401k Plan -- employees are fully vested at 100% from the first day of employment, with AADE contributing 6% of an employee's salary to employee 401k account.
  • Professional development plans
  • Tuition reimbursement policy

Your Health and Protection

  • Medical insurance -- choose between an HMO, PPO and High Deductible option through BlueCross/Blue Shield
  • Dental insurance -- PPO dental insurance, allowing employees access to the dentist of their choice
  • Vision insurance
  • Life/AD&D insurance -- insured amount is 1 x salary with a minimum of $50,000 value, 100% paid by AADE
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts -- healthcare, dependent care

Work/Life Balance

  • Vacation -- employees initially accrue at least two weeks' vacation annually
  • Holidays -- employees receive 10 paid holidays per year
  • Personal/Sick days -- employees accrue 10 personal/sick days per year
  • Flexible scheduling, remote work program
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) -- comprehensive resource offering assistance on a wide range of issues as employees balance work and personal responsibilities

Additional Benefits

  • Convenient Chicago Loop location
  • Pre-tax commuter program
  • Casual dress code
  • Employee referral program
  • Summer hours scheduling

Open Positions:

Graphic Designer

Will combine creativity with mastery of technology to create graphics promoting the AADE mission, membership, brand, product lines and patient education materials..



Distance Education Manager

Will continuously improve processes and manage the development cycle for AADE online learning.



Web and Digital Content Manager

Will serve as an expert in supporting the maintenance of and content generation for the AADE website and related microsites.


Volunteer Services Coordinator

Provides support to AADE's volunteer leaders to ensure success, including use of the online community network (MY AADE NETWORK) and social media technologies.


To apply for any of our available positions, please forward your resume and salary requirements to: 

Attn: Human Resources 
200 W. Madison St. Suite 800 
Chicago, IL 60606 
Email: HR@aadenet.org

AADE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage and support diversity in our workforce.

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