Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists


Careers at ADCES

Kimberly Terrell
Kimberly Terrell
HR, Diversity & Inclusion Manager

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through education.

With more than 12,000 members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, among others, ADCES 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 ADCES at the locus of change for the future treatment of diabetes.


Our Team Values:

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Staff at the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists value the vibrant and diverse cultures which exemplify the people and communities we serve. We prioritize learning and collaboration to grow both professionally and personally as we work towards our shared mission. We seek to exceed the expectations of our members, customers and co-workers by embodying the following core values:

Mutual Respect

We celebrate the unique qualities and strengths of our coworkers to collectively build a supportive community that is diverse and inclusive.


We take ownership of our projects and responsibilities, welcome different perspectives with an open mind and trust each other to execute to the best of their abilities.


We foster an environment where all voices are heard and valued, leading to new ideas, creative problem solving and adaptability.


We advocate for both the work of the Association and each other as we strive to reach our highest potential.


We assume good intent as we maintain a solution and service-focused approach for our members and customers.

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 ADCES 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 6 medical plans (two HMOs, two PPOs and two High Deductible options) available 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 ADCES
  • 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:

Marketing and Communications Manager

Will manage a variety of communications-related functions that enhance the reputation of the Association among its various publics.

Meeting Services Intern - Summer 2022

Will provide support for the Meeting Services Department including administrative support for the Annual Conference (ADCES22) held in Baltimore, MD on August 12 -15, 2022.

Business Analyst

Will be responsible for ensuring that the final deliverables of software development projects meet all the intended needs of the business plan.

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

Attn: Human Resources 
125 Wacker Drive, Suite 600 
Chicago, IL 60606 

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

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