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Jobs at APTA

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 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)

APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.

Open Positions at APTA

  • Director, Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry

    Directs and 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 Public Affairs Unit. Manages staff, builds and maintains strategic alliances, and provides strategic direction to ensure the registry's success. Works collaboratively with registry contractors, APTA leadership, APTA staff, external stakeholders, and the Scientific Director to build and maintain the registry. Collaborates with staff across the organization to implement and integrate the registry into overarching association priorities and initiatives, including but not limited to departments of practice, research, education, public relations and government affairs.

  • Marketing Specialist

    This position is responsible for developing and implementing marketing plans and campaigns to engage members, non-members, and other stakeholder audiences; managing traditional, digital, and new media tools and tactics to achieve targeted goals; promoting APTA’s programs, products, services, and events; strengthening APTA’s brand; and working collaboratively to enhance marketing support across the association.

  • Meeting Planner

    This position assists in the planning and execution of APTA's national conferences and Association Management meetings.

  • Member Services Representative

    This position is responsible for serving as the first point of contact for the association and for responding to member requests by providing exceptional customer service.

  • Outreach & Engagement Specialist

    This position is responsible for the execution and direct contact with members through onboarding, outreach and engagement efforts. This position provides a personal touch point to welcome new members, engage existing members, and to reinstate lapsed members by communicating the value and relevance that APTA membership provides.

  • Senior Clinical & Instructor Credentialing Coordinator

    This position is responsible for providing administrative support within the Professional Certification and Credentialing Department along with developing responsibilities for specific activities in professional PT academic and clinical education, postprofessional education, and faculty development as identified through the APTA Strategic Plan and other department initiatives.

  • Senior Component Services Coordinator

    This position will manage the administrative operations for the Component Services Department.

  • Senior Meetings Coordinator

    This position assists with the daily operations of the APTA meeting services department and supports the planning and onsite management of APTA's national conferences and regional meetings.

  • Vice President, Education

    As a member of the organization's leadership team, responsible for collaborating to achieve the association's strategic goals and objectives, especially as they relate to education of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Provides leadership, direction, knowledge, and expertise to the association in the area of education, including academic and clinical affairs, accreditation, student affairs, residencies and fellowships, higher education leadership, professionalism, interprofessional education, admissions, and career pathway development. Leads education staff to contribute to and support the work of the professional affairs unit and to achieve the goals of the association. Represents the organization on issues related to education with both internal and external stakeholders. Programmatic areas of responsibility include academic services, accreditation of physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs, and accreditation of residency and fellowship education.

Foundation For Physical Therapy

  • Development Manager

    This position will manage all aspects of the Foundation fundraising programs. Reporting to the Foundation's executive director, this position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to grow the Foundation’s donor base and provides critical leadership, vision and skill to build and optimize overall fundraising. The manager will supervise a team of 3 development staff, managing day-to-day fundraising operations. The manager will manage a personal portfolio and cultivate, solicit, and steward major and/or planned gifts from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations, growing this portfolio annually in both number and revenue. The manager will develop and implement a grateful patients program.


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