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Careers at the ADA: Who We Are

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Discover Work That Makes You Smile

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!

The ADA values diversity of backgrounds and experiences and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified job candidates and engages in an active affirmative action program. The ADA is an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment in open positions without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.

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It all starts with purpose. We are a purpose-driven nonprofit with a dynamic staff culture.