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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 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.

In 2021, our association celebrates its centennial year. We've opened our new headquarters at 3030 Potomac Avenue at the south end of National Landing.

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.

 

APTA Benefits

  • 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
Associate, Finance

July 2, 2021 / APTA Job

This position provides support for implementation of activities in the finance department. Assists department colleagues with carrying out efforts to meet objectives on organizational priorities with a focus on departmental contributions to finance, and operations strategies for the Association. Supports operational needs for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Provides support with data entry as appropriate including compliance documents. Seeks out and supports and opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand.

Associate, Governance - House of Delegates

July 2, 2021 / APTA Job

Provides support for implementation of activities in the Governance-House department. Assists department colleagues with carrying out efforts to meet objectives on organizational priorities with a focus on departmental contributions to operations strategy for the Association. Supports operational needs for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Provides support with data entry as appropriate including compliance documents. Seeks out and supports and opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand.

Director, Development, Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

This role is responsible for developing and executing a well-designed and comprehensive fundraising and stewardship strategy to support the organization’s goals.

Director, Health Policy & Payment

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

Leads staff for the Health Policy and Payment department. Implements strategies to support organizational priorities with focus on departmental contributions to public engagement strategy for the Association.

Intern, Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

This opportunity works directly with the communications team and provides the candidate with the chance to gain experience across several areas, including fundraising, research, and communications.

Manager, Certifications

July 2, 2021 / APTA Job

This position manages the implementation of efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Certifications department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to education and certification strategy for the Association. 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.

Senior Specialist, Government Affairs

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

A member of Public Affairs that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Government Affairs department.

Senior Specialist, Public Relations

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

A member of the public relations team that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Public Relations department

Specialist, Application Support

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

A member of the Information Technology department that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Information Technology department

Specialist, Brand Strategy and Communications

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

A member of Member Experience that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Brand Strategy and Communications department.

Specialist, Career Advancement Programming

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

The Specialist, Career Advancement programming, is a member of the Scientific Affairs team that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Career Advancement department.

Specialist, Governance-House of Delegates

July 2, 2021 / APTA Job

This position implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Governance-House department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to operations strategy for 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.

Specialist, Marketing and Member Development

July 2, 2021 / APTA Job

This position implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Marketing and Member Development department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to membership 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.

Specialist, Membership Engagement

July 19, 2021 / APTA Job

This position provides support for implementation of activities in the Member Engagement department; assists department colleagues with carrying out efforts to meet objectives on organizational priorities with a focus on departmental contributions to membership strategy for the Association; supports operational needs for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership; provides support with data entry as appropriate including compliance documents; seeks out and supports and opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities; and is an effective champion of the Association vision, mission, and brand.

Specialist, Student Recruitment

July 2, 2021 / APTA Job

This position implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Student Recruitment 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.

Vice President, Public Affairs

July 13, 2021 / APTA Job

Lead staff for the Public Affairs unit and a member of the APTA senior team. Provides strategy, insight, and value to organizational priorities with focus on public engagement strategy for Association. Serves and supports the APTA Board of Directors, appointed and member volunteer groups, key external stakeholders, and the CEO. Accountable for the Association’s adherence and compliance with LD-2 (quarterly), LD-203 (semi-annual), FEC Form 3X (monthly), and IRS 1120-POL (annually).

Awards for APTA

Recent APTA awards include the following:


PAC Award for Lobbying Innovation


ASAE Power of A Awards


ASAE Gold Circle Awards