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Principal Functions

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)
  • Responds to inquiries for information regarding accreditation status of  PTA programs
  • Assists programs, institutions and on-site reviewers CAPTE's with expectations for accreditation
  • Develops, plans, and delivers On-site Reviewer Training Workshops
  • Serves as a liaison to formal groups within physical therapy education (i.e. Academic Council, AFSIG, PTASIG, and the Academy of Physical Therapy Education)
  • Assists the director in the preparation of all department publications


  • Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant, preferred
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • 5+ years in professional level related position
  • Background in physical therapy education, or accreditation, preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong copy editing skills
  • Leadership and management experience

Physical Demands

  • Ability to be mobile
  • Ability to travel up to 35% of the time

How to Apply

Equal Opportunity Employer
Principals Only

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements when applying.

This job is ineligible for remote work.