Manages state legislation, regulation, advocacy, grassroots and political affairs areas.
Facilitates and resolves conflict appropriately, exhibits the ability to anticipate issues and concerns, and develops plans to address them. Counsels with Exec Vice President as needed.
Uses project management skills and budgetary discretion to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively and efficiently.
Manages state tracking and monitoring in conjunction with state chapters to identify, analyze, and track legislation and proposed regulations in all U.S. jurisdictions that could impact the physical therapy profession.
Develops and produces resources and tools for practitioners to understand and advocate for policy change in state legislatures or regulatory agencies.
Manages portions of the strategic plan activities related to state legislation, regulation, advocacy, grassroots and political affairs.
Compliance with issue management, archive and record keeping of statements, positions, policies and communications related to state legislation, regulation, advocacy, grassroots and political affairs.
Advanced degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience
5+ years’ in related professional level position
Knowledge of state legislation, regulation, advocacy, grassroots and political affairs
Strong presentation/public speaking and professional writing skills
Ability to represent Association and present to a variety of external audiences and stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal skills
About American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
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.