Department/Unit: Organizational Performance/Technology and Organizational Performance
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Location: This position is located on-site 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.
Seeking a collaborative project management professional to join the association’s project management team. The right candidate for this position is able to develop complex project plans, lead and facilitate project team meetings, and communicate across the enterprise to ensure projects run smoothly. This project manager should demonstrate excellent judgement in analyzing project details and possess the skills to make connections across different projects and adapt to teams’ unique needs in pursuing the successful completion of project objectives. This candidate is comfortable working across a broad mix of projects from software and system implementations to large association conferences or events, to strategic initiatives, and can manage multiple projects at once.
Creates project plans and schedules tasks and deliverables
Facilitates project meetings
Holds project teams accountable to deadlines and deliverables
Develops and maintains project documentation
Participates in setting best practices
Uses project management skills to set priorities, assess risks, and allocate time and resources effectively
5+ years’ project management or similar experience
Detailed knowledge of project management functions and best practices, with proven ability to multitask and adhere to tight deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills and team building; ability to collaborate with stakeholders and leaders across the organization
Excellent organization and communication skills
Acute attention to detail
PMP certification preferred
Familiarity with Asana preferred
Experience in a member-oriented association preferred
Up to 10% - National
How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, when submitting your application.
Principals only: no agencies; no phone calls, please. Candidates selected to participate in an interview will be contacted by Human Resources.
Equal Opportunity Employer: 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.