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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, 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 of Development & Engagement, Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

August 3, 2021 / APTA Job

The Director of Development & Engagement will provide results-oriented leadership for Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR). This role promotes stewardship of donors, stakeholders and builds strategic communications amongst staff. The Director works collaboratively with the Communications Manager in developing strategies and priorities that advance the organization’s strategic plan resulting in significant revenue growth and greater awareness of the organization. Directly manages a portfolio of major donors and planned giving prospects. Serves as the senior leader in the organization, reports to the CEO. Supervises staff.

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.

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, Information Technology

November 4, 2021 / APTA Job

A member of Knowledge and Technology that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Information Technology department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to operations strategy and systems and data 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.

Senior Specialist, Organizational Performance

November 4, 2021 / APTA Job

This position implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Organizational Performance department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to operations strategy, systems and data strategy, membership strategy, education and certification strategy, and business strategy for the Association.

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, Certifications

November 17, 2021 / APTA Job

This position implements 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. Participates and supports efforts for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership.

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, 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.

Specialist, Member Engagement – Honors and Awards

November 4, 2021 / APTA Job

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. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission, and brand.

Specialist, Member Events

November 4, 2021 / APTA Job

A staff member of the Member Experience unit that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Member Events 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.

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, 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

Awards for APTA

Recent APTA awards include the following:


PAC Award for Lobbying Innovation


ASAE Power of A Awards


ASAE Gold Circle Awards