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Job Title:
Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA) - Project Advisor
Job ID:
Job Function:
Full/Part Time:
Job Category:
Washington, DC US
Business Unit:
Policy, Res & Interntnl Affair
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Policy, Research and International Affairs (PRI) serves AARP by leading the development and articulation of AARP’s public policies, research and insights on the 50+ and issues that matter to them, importing best global practices, and strengthening AARP's reputation for world class expertise and thought leadership.



Summary Statement

The incumbent supports the Center to Champion Nursing in America, to assure alignment and reporting of Campaign for Action work including but not limited to:

  • Technical assistance provided to state-based coalitions
  • National-level stakeholder engagement and activities
  • Product development


  • Manages multiple projects that contribute to the achievement of priorities.

  • Works with staff, contractors and consultants to execute projects.
  • Assists in overseeing and performing project and program analysis.

  • Provides technical assistance to state-based coalitions and other groups working to implement the Institute of Medicine recommendations on the future of nursing by organizing webinars, teleconferences, and other convenings, with specific emphases on

    • Sustainability & fundraising

    • Culture of Health

  • Responsible for updating and maintaining associated project management processes and helping to develop day to day new and evolving business processes.

  • Supports CCNA Chief Strategist / Senior Vice President, Public Policy Institute, with special projects as assigned.

  • Executes administrative tasks as required (such as calendaring, organize meetings, process expense reimbursements and assist with travel arrangements as needed).

  • Develops and maintains relationships with functional areas throughout CCNA and AARP.

  • Facilitates and participates in dialogue among colleagues on common issues and best practices.

  • The incumbent advises the Director of Advocacy & Consumer Affairs on federal and state advocacy efforts.

  • Responsibilities include project management for advocacy related activities



  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of experience; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels and across multiple departments. 
  • Advanced proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and electronic communication.

Benefits Offered

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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