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 2014 and 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!
Benefits for APTA Employees (.pdf)
APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, religion, 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
Annual Giving Specialist
The Annual Giving Specialist will work under the direction of the Director of Development and primarily create and implement agreed upon annual development plans, leading annual fundraising campaigns, direct mail, online and monthly giving. Drives fundraising initiatives at conferences
Congressional Affairs Senior Specialist
This position, in coordination with the Vice President of Government Affairs and the advocacy staff, formulates and implements the public policy and advocacy initiatives of the association.
Lead Practice Specialist
Provides content expertise, and management skills, for provision of direction, and oversight for implementation of association clinical practice priority projects. Provides clinical perspective and support for Professional and Public Affairs Units’ projects. Provides consultation and services in response to members, potential members and external stakeholders’ inquiries. Monitors trends and assists the Association in advancing the clinical practice of physical therapy.
Lead Pre-Accreditation Program Specialist
This position manages the pre-accreditation activities for all developing physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs; serves as primary staff for the Central Panel of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; and participates in the overall planning for and management of the Accreditation department.
This position provides project management, coordination, and support to the implementation and management of the physical therapy outcome registry.
Senior Coordinator, Clinical Instructor Credentialing
Provides administrative support for the department with development responsibilities for specific activities in professional PT academic and clinical education, post-professional education, and faculty development as identified through the APTA Strategic Plan and other department initiatives.
Senior Coordinator, Specialist Certification
The Coordinator provides administrative support for the specialist certification program within the Post professional Credentialing Division of the Education Department.
Senior Meetings Coordinator
This position is responsible for planning and executing assigned regional meetings and serves as a liaison to designated sections for the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM).
Senior Project Manager
This position provides project management function on priority association projects and initiatives.
State Affairs Manager
This position manages the State Affairs staff and supports member relations. This position is also responsible for strategic alliances and policy development initiatives to advance physical therapy.
Fellowships and Internships