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!
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Open Positions at APTA
- Database Analyst
This position provides analysis, support, and report development for the association management system and related databases.
- 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.
- Executive Director, Private Practice Section and the Institute for Private Practice Physical Therapy
Responsible for the oversight on all association management functions for an organization with roughly 4,500 members and a budget of approximately $3.7MM.
- Lead Practice Specialist
As a member of the association's practice department, responsible for planning, coordinating, and developing evidence-based resources for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Supports members in areas related to practice standards, professional scope of practice, and APTA positions and policies related to practice. Provides practice content expertise to APTA staff and relevant external organizations and individuals. Leads and manages key initiatives and works collaboratively with APTA staff to achieve the strategic goals and priorities of the association.
- Senior Association Management Services Coordinator
This position supports the component executives and volunteer leadership within the AMS department with association management tasks in the areas of office administration, communications, governance, membership, publications, marketing, meeting services, and finance.
- Senior Clinical Practice Coordinator
This position provides administrative support to the clinical practice department, executive vice president of professional affairs and vice president, clinical practice, coordinating and providing support and project management for department projects, activities, and initiatives.
- Senior Director, Accreditation
This position is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Department of Accreditation, including supervision of the staff. The position assures the effective implementation of the accreditation process, including acting as the primary liaison to CAPTE. Responsibilities include maintaining conditions within the department that support best practice in accreditation and continued external recognition and providing consultation and education for CAPTE's stakeholders.
- Senior Scientific Program Coordinator
This position is in our Foundation for Physical Therapy, a nonprofit organization that supports the physical therapy profession's research. This position works under the direction of the Scientific Program Manager and provides administrative support for the scientific program as well as general operational support. This role is responsible for day-to-day support to increase the Foundation's operational efficiency.
- 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.
- Vice President, Strategic Communications & Alliances
As a member of the organization's leadership team, responsible for collaborating to achieve the association's strategic goals and objectives. Provides leadership, direction, knowledge, and expertise to the association in the area of strategic communications and alliances. Leads staff in the strategic communications and alliances department to contribute to and support the work of the public affairs unit and to achieve the goals of the association. Programmatic areas of responsibility include public relations, member communication initiatives and publications, web services, new media and partnership and alliances.
Foundation For Physical Therapy
- Director of Development
This position is with the Foundation for Physical Therapy, a nonprofit organization that supports physical therapist researchers. 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 director will work closely with the executive director and supervises a team of 3 development staff and manages day-to-day operations to cultivate, solicit, and steward annual, major and planned gifts from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations. The director will manage a personal portfolio of individual donors and prospects.