Unit/Department: Leadership and Operations/Governance
FLSA Status: Full-time, Non-exempt
Location: This position is on-site at the APTA headquarters in Alexandria, VA
Send resume with cover letter, including salary requirements, when applying
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.
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.
We are seeking a highly organized professional to provide administrative support for activities of the Leadership and Operations unit, specifically for the Executive Team, Board of Directors and House of Delegates. The candidate will assist department colleagues with carrying out efforts to meet objectives of organizational priorities and objectives. Seek out and support 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 of the Leadership and Operations Unit which align with organizational priorities.
Manage travel and logistics for Executive Team and Board of Directors.
Supports the Board and House team in the implementation of the programs, priorities, and projects.
Manages calendar requests for the Executive Team and President.
Tracks budgets and manages invoices.
Manages meeting and event planning for Executive Team, Board of Directors and House of Delegates.
Manages and triages all FreshDesk Tickets and phone calls for Board of Directors and House of Delegates.
Provides support of the department operations, including opportunities to advance and gain efficiencies.
Manages website updates for Board of Directors and House of Delegates.
Prepares in consultation with the Manager, 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 FPTR and association priorities
Bachelors degree preferred
2-5 years of experience in an administrative role
Experience in handling and prioritizing a variety of projects
Comfort engaging with high level leadership
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Excellent customer service skills
Experience working in a business setting
Solid Microsoft skill set, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience updating websites or HTML skills desirable
Attention to detail, particularly when entering data accurately in a variety of systems or programs
Ability to adhere to and meet deadlines
Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing situations
Project management experience a plus
Possess team/program mind-set and be willing to share ideas and opinions to move projects forward
Up to 10% - Local and 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.