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
- Director, Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry
Directs and manages APTA's Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry (registry). Responsible for the daily operations, business affairs, communications, and recruitment plans for the registry within APTA's Public Affairs Unit. Manages staff, builds and maintains strategic alliances, and provides strategic direction to ensure the registry's success. Works collaboratively with registry contractors, APTA leadership, APTA staff, external stakeholders, and the Scientific Director to build and maintain the registry. Collaborates with staff across the organization to implement and integrate the registry into overarching association priorities and initiatives, including but not limited to departments of practice, research, education, public relations and government affairs.
- Executive Director, Private Practice Section and the Institute for Private Practice Physical Therapy
Responsible for the oversight on all association management functions for an organization with roughly 4,500 members and a budget of approximately $3.7MM.
- Executive Vice President, Professional Affairs
As a member of the organization's senior leadership team, this position is responsible for leading APTA staff to achieve the strategic goals and objectives of the association. Works directly with elected leaders of the organization to plan, implement, and achieve the association's vision for the profession. Responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the association's work that is directed toward transforming the profession including the areas of practice, education, and research. Programmatic areas of responsibility include evidence-based-practice, standards of practice, professional scope of practice, minority and women's initiatives, knowledge management, data and survey management, workforce monitoring, scientific publications, academic affairs, accreditation of physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs, and accreditation of residency and fellowship education. Facilitates collaboration and teamwork across the association to achieve the organization's goals.
- Lead Marketing Specialist
This position is responsible for development and implementation of marketing plans and campaigns to engage members, non-members, and other stakeholder audiences. Manage traditional, digital, and new media tools and tactics to achieve targeted goals; to promote APTA's programs, products, services, and events; and to strengthen APTA's brand. Work collaboratively to enhance marketing support across the association.
- Member Services Representative
This position is responsible for serving as the first point of contact for the association and for responding to member requests by providing exceptional customer service.
- Senior Component Services Coordinator
This position manages the administrative operations for the Component Services Department.
- Senior Meetings Coordinator
This position assists with the daily operations of the APTA meeting services department and supports the planning and onsite management of APTA's national conferences and regional meetings.
- Systems Support Specialist
This position responsible for the setup and maintenance of all staff computers. Serves as primary help desk support and resource for hardware, software, and network problems.
- Vice President, Education
As a member of the organization's leadership team, responsible for collaborating to achieve the association's strategic goals and objectives, especially as they relate to education of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Provides leadership, direction, knowledge, and expertise to the association in the area of education, including academic and clinical affairs, accreditation, student affairs, residencies and fellowships, higher education leadership, professionalism, interprofessional education, admissions, and career pathway development. Leads education staff to contribute to and support the work of the professional affairs unit and to achieve the goals of the association. Represents the organization on issues related to education with both internal and external stakeholders. Programmatic areas of responsibility include academic services, accreditation of physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs, and accreditation of residency and fellowship education.
- Vice President, Strategic Communications & Alliances
As a member of the organization's leadership team, responsible for collaborating to achieve the association's strategic goals and objectives. Provides leadership, direction, knowledge, and expertise to the association in the area of strategic communications and alliances. Leads staff in the strategic communications and alliances department to contribute to and support the work of the public affairs unit and to achieve the goals of the association. Programmatic areas of responsibility include public relations, member communication initiatives and publications, web services, new media and partnership and alliances.
Foundation For Physical Therapy
- Development Manager
This position will manage all aspects of the Foundation fundraising programs. Reporting to the Foundation's executive director, this position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to grow the Foundation’s donor base and provides critical leadership, vision and skill to build and optimize overall fundraising. The manager will supervise a team of 3 development staff, managing day-to-day fundraising operations. The manager will manage a personal portfolio and cultivate, solicit, and steward major and/or planned gifts from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations, growing this portfolio annually in both number and revenue. The manager will develop and implement a grateful patients program.
- Senior Program & Communicatons Coordinator
This position is in our Foundation for Physical Therapy, a nonprofit organization that supports the physical therapy profession's research. This position works under the direction of the Scientific Program Manager and provides administrative support for the scientific program as well as assisting with communication efforts of the organization. This role is also responsible for day-to-day support to increase the Foundation's operational efficiency.