Jobs at APTA

A Great Place to Work

Since 2003, Washingtonian Magazine has recognized APTA several times as one of the "Great Places to Work" in the Washington area, and APTA is a 2013 CARE Award winner. APTA benefits include a generous retirement plan contribution, flexible work schedules, onsite yoga and gym reimbursement, Metro travel subsidy, and more!

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APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.

Open Positions at APTA

  • Chief Talent and HR Officer

    This position is responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development and compensation. Areas of responsibility include employment, recruiting, compliance, employee and labor relations, training, benefits, and employee services in support of making the organization a great place to work. Specific emphasis on strategic role in ensuring that staff members are able to conduct their work as effectively and efficiently as possible.

  • Director, Research Department

    This position leads, manages, and provides strategic direction to the research team to implement the association's priorities to advance and promote research and knowledge and improve physical therapist practice. Represents the association with key policy and research audiences. Responsible for member initiatives, developing and implementing programs, and promoting and disseminating research that demonstrates the value of physical therapy. Leads staff to support these efforts, build strategic alliances and provide critical resources, including the data registry.

  • Editorial/Component Contract Services Specialist

    This position manages development and editing, and production of publications commissioned by component clients and of other APTA materials.

  • Executive Assistant - Public Policy, Practice, and Professional Affairs

    This position is responsible for the administrative, operational, and organizational management of the Public Policy, Practice and Professional Affairs Unit. Provides primary support and assistance to the vice president and is responsible for project management, operational efficiency, quality assurance, handling member and other inquiries, and coordination tasks, functions, operations, and duties to support the vice president and unit staff in their jobs, programs and initiatives.

  • Senior Clinical Practice & Research Coordinator

    This position provides administrative support to the clinical practice and research department, senior director, clinical practice and research, and director, clinical practice coordinating and providing project management for department projects and activities, and initiatives.

  • Senior Specialist Recertification Coordinator

    This position provides administrative support for the specialist recertification program and maintenance of specialist certification (MOSC) program within the Postprofessional Certification and Credentialing Department.