Location: This position is located onsite at the APTA headquarters in Alexandria, VA
Do you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?
Then you want to work for APTA!
APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 150 employees support the association’s mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society. Learn more in our Association Profile.
Located in Alexandria, Virginia, APTA has outstanding employee benefits, including flexible work schedules, generous retirement contributions, and travel subsidies for employees who choose public and active transportation.
This position will provide professional support for activities of the Certifications department, specifically the Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP) certificate-based programs. Assists department colleagues with carrying out efforts to meet objectives on organizational priorities with a focus on departmental contributions to education and certification strategy for the Association. Supports operational needs for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Provides support with compliance documents. Seeks out and supports and opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission, and brand.
Provides professional oversight and management support for all logistical and administrative duties for credentialing course fulfillment
Provides support to the CCIP’s project initiatives
Manages and processes invoices for CCIP program (vendors, marketing, finances connected to meetings)
Completes forms for CCIP continuing education units (CEUs) review
Maintains CCIP program policies and procedures manual and website
Manages the logistics of annual Train-the-Trainer Course and APTA conference meetings
Liaisons between APTA and online system program administrators and print vendor
Implements work plans related to respective activities of the Certifications department specific to the CCIP program which align with organizational priorities and the Association’s education and certification strategy
Contributes to and implements recommendations on advancing operations within the department specific to the CCIP to gain efficiencies, and grow revenue, if applicable
Contributes to quality assurance and continuous quality/performance improvement for CCIP activities, including supporting manager, department director, and unit leader in annual assessments of respective budget activities
Supports the Education team in the implementation of the Association’s programs, priorities, and projects in partnership with department director and staff colleagues
Prepares, in consultation with the manager and director department level data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy
Upholds and fosters team values
Complies with all APTA policies and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned to foster achievement of association priorities
Bachelor’s degree preferred
PT or PTA status preferred
3+ years’ experience working in a nonprofit, association or business setting
Strong computer/database experience required
Ability to communicate effectively - verbal and written
Experience in certifications or credentialing programs preferred
Project management skills a plus
Experience in entering and handling data accurately in a variety of systems/programs
Excellent organizational skills with a keen ability to prioritize
Some business or finance experience preferred
0 - 5% - local, National
How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, when applying.
Principals only; no agencies; no phone calls, please. Candidates selected to participate in an interview will be contacted by Human Resources.
The American Physical Therapy Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
APTA participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information, please visit e-verify.uscis.gov.
APTA is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff community.
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.APTA is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff commUNITY.