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Optimal health for all — it’s what we are striving to achieve at the American Dental Association (ADA). When you choose to work with us, your efforts will help strengthen the art and science of dentistry and improve the public’s oral health.
With a meaningful purpose, motivated staff and excellent benefits, working here will definitely have you smiling! The ADA’s headquarters is located just steps from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and close to public transportation. With more than 400 colleagues, the ADA Staff are some of the most talented people in the Chicago and Washington D.C. non-profit sector. Come join our team!
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It all starts with purpose. We are a purpose-driven nonprofit with a dynamic staff culture.
We’re committed to a diverse and thoughtful workplace that embraces everyone. We respect and celebrate our staff’s perspectives and foster an open dialogue on our town hall meetings, ongoing staff surveys and more.
Online and in-person training is offered year-round to help you learn and grow personally and professionally. Courses range from mindfulness to presentation skills, facilitative leadership and much more.
Habitat for Humanity volunteering, ongoing clothing and shoe drives, plus paid time off to collaborate with an organization of your choice are just some of the ways our employees give back to the community every day.
161,000 dentists from around the country and world are members of the ADA. When you work here, you’re helping dentists from around the country and the world improve the lives of their patients.
We’ll help you achieve optimal health with comprehensive wellness plans including medical, dental, life insurance, disability coverage, parental leave and an employee assistance program.
On top of a competitive salary, you can build your retirement plans with pension, 401k, save money with flexible spending accounts, transit/commuter benefits, tuition assistance and more.
We all need a break sometimes. With 10 paid holidays, plus a generous paid time off package that includes vacation, personal and sick days, you can get the time you need when you need it.
Balancing work with life can be a challenge. We’ve made it easier for you with flexible work arrangements, on-site massage therapists, paid volunteer opportunities and more.
Come make a difference with us. Search job openings in our Chicago and Washington, D.C. ADA offices.