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)
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Open Positions at APTA
Senior Coordinator, Meetings
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.
Senior Specialist, Practice
This position 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.
Specialist, HR (HR Generalist)
This position is a generalist who reports to the senior director of human resources, and is an effective and integral part of the HR team and department.
Specialist, PTA Programs
This position works with PTA Lead Specialist to manage accreditation processes. Serves as staff for the PTA Panel during meetings of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)and participates in the overall planning for and operation of CAPTE.
Specialist, Web and Email
This position assists in the management of the association's websites and email blast systems, working quickly and efficiently to publish or update digital content in alignment with brand standards and best practices.
Foundation For Physical Therapy
Administrator, Fundraising & Database
This position provides critical support to overall fundraising efforts; manages the FPTR's hosted Raiser's Edge database, works with individuals handling gift entry and the acknowledgement process, produces donor and gift reports, creates lists for mailings and email appeals, and provides analysis of data via Raiser's Edge, NXT.
Development Officer, Annual Giving
This position leads, implements, and evaluates annual fundraising programs; leads direct mail, online, and monthly giving efforts; will have the opportunity to travel and develop fundraising strategies at conferences; and will work closely with the development team and report to the Director of Development.
APTA Foundation for Physical Therapy Summer 2020 Internship
The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research is accepting applicants for a full-time, paid internship to work with a national nonprofit that funds physical therapy research.