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.
Provides administrative support for activities of the Certifications Department. 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 data entry as appropriate including 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 administrative support for the implementation of work plans related to respective activities which align with organizational priorities and business strategy, including (but not limited to) processing and reviewing applications for the specialist certification program; specifically, overseeing the administrative processing, review, and assessment of certification applications (cardiovascular and pulmonary, geriatrics, orthopedics, and wound management) and assists with the review and assessment of recertification and maintenance candidates;
Prepares required compliance forms and documents as required including, when applicable and appropriate, handling refunds and accounts payable requests;
Provides support of the operations, marketing and promotional efforts, including opportunities to advance and gain efficiencies;
Supports the Certifications team in the implementation of the programs, priorities, and projects in partnership with the Association and staff colleagues;
Prepares, in consultation with the Senior Director, data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy and volunteer nominations process.
Upholds and fosters team values
Complies with all APTA policies and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned to foster achievement of association priorities
High School Diploma required; some college preferred
2+ years of experience working in a non-profit or business setting
Solid administrative skills
Strong customer service skills
Must be highly organized; experienced in handling a variety of projects with proven abilities in prioritizing deadlines and seeing projects to completion
Excellent proofreading skills
Must be detail oriented
Ability to work independently as well as on a team
Excellent and effective communication skills – written and verbal
Must be proficient in MS Office and web-based applications
10% - 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.