APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession.
Do you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?
Then you want to work for APTA!
APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 145 employees support the association’s mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society.
Located in Alexandria, Virginia, APTA has outstanding employee benefits, including flexible work schedules, generous retirement contributions, and travel subsidies for employees who choose public and active transportation.
APTA Centennial Center is across the street from the new Potomac Yard Metrorail station set to open in 2022. It’s within walking distance of multiple restaurants and stores, and it offers immediate access to local bike trails.
Among its amenities, APTA Centennial Center includes a well-lit workspace, fitness room, and rooftop terrace overlooking the Washington Sailing Marina, with views of Washington, D.C.
APTA is committed to promoting equal employment for all persons in its employment and hiring policies and procedures. This commitment prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetic information, military service or other illegal discriminatory factors. APTA supports efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion to better serve the association, the profession, and society.
Come join our team! Scroll down to see open positions.
- Paid Annual/Sick Leave
- Federal Paid Holidays
- Alternative Work Arrangements (AWAs)
- Medical, Dental and Vision Plan(s)
- STD, LTD, and Life Insurance Plan(s)
- Profit Sharing/401(k) Plan
- Domestic Partner Benefits
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Tuition Assistance/Professional Development and Professional Membership
- Legal Services
- On-Site Parking or Qualified Transportation Plan (QTP) (for Alexandria, VA employees)
- On-Site Yoga and Monthly Gym Membership Reimbursement or Corporate Gym Membership (for Alexandria, VA employees)
- Pentagon Federal Credit Union Membership
Open Positions at APTA
April 2, 2021 / APTA Job
The Application Support Specialist will provide expert support for the Association’s suite of applications with a focus on Accreditation and Membership systems. The candidate will provide technical support to various teams within APTA to include user set up and administration, data requests, reporting, application testing and upgrades, assisting with system integrations, and developing user and system documentation. This role will monitor system performance ensuring availability as well as troubleshooting and resolving issues.
April 2, 2021 / APTA Job
A member of Education that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Accreditation department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to education and certification strategy for the Association. Participates and support efforts for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Supports preparation of compliance requirements and documents and seeks out opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand.
April 2, 2021 / APTA Job
A member of the Education team that manages the implementation of efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Accreditation department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to the accreditation strategy for the Association through the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Supervises staff including ensuring adherence to Association policies and procedures, coaching staff and supporting engagement and participation in the workplace. Supports appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand.
March 26, 2021 / APTA Job
Lead the Information Technology department to ensure IT systems, polices, and procedures support organizational priorities with focus on departmental contributions to systems and data strategy for Association.
March 5, 2021 / APTA Job
Provides a full range of human resources services to staff, primarily focusing on recruiting, onboarding, employee relations, and benefits administration. Supports the Senior Director, People Strategy/HR on a variety of matters, including but not limited to, training and development, policies and procedures, HRIS, DEI. Develops a thorough knowledge and understanding of APTA, its membership, and services provided.
July 8, 2020 / APTA Job
This position 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 Professional Affairs Unit.
May 21, 2020 / APTA Job
This position manages the accreditation process and accreditation activities for all physical therapist assistant (PTA) education programs; serves as primary APTA staff liaison for the PTA Panel of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE); and participates in the overall planning for and management of the Accreditation Department.
Awards for APTA
Recent APTA awards include the following:
Best in Business
ASAE Power of A Awards
ASAE Gold Circle Awards