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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 2014 and 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

  • Business Development Specialist

    This position is responsible for developing new revenue opportunities, management and oversight of the due diligence process, cultivating and maintaining positive corporate relationships, and providing insight on industry trends.

  • 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.

  • Learning Center Manager

    The Manager is responsible for the management of continuing education production and for the direction and management of the learning management system.

  • 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 Component Services Coordinator

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

  • 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, Government Affairs

    This application posting closes Monday, September 14, 2015. As a member of the organization's leadership team, this positions is 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 government affairs. Leads staff in the government affairs 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: congressional affairs, regulatory affairs, state affairs, grassroots and the association's political action committee.

Foundation For Physical Therapy

  • Annual Giving & Events Associate

    The Annual Giving & Events Associate is responsible for the implementation and management of annual giving programs and events including the Foundation’s annual signature gala. The Associate responsibilities include but are not limited to the management of the national annual student fundraiser and annual telethon giving program; cultivation and solicitation plans, renewals, and stewardship of individual donors and lapsed donors up to $1,000; conceptualizing, writing and editing solicitations and annual giving stewardship messages for direct mail, email, and social media; managing the development of direct mail packages, working with vendors and staff from concept to completion; requesting and preparing data for mailing lists; analyzing results and reporting on progress of appeals and programs. The Lead Specialist will provide guidance and direction to the Associate. This position will also work collaboratively with FPT staff.


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