The Coordinator provides administrative support for the specialist certification program within the Postprofessional Credentialing Division of the Education Department.
Prepares and submits application materials for specialty council to review/evaluate for initial certification
Responds to general inquiries from potential applicants and certification candidates.
Serves as primary staff liaison to relevant APTA sections, monitoring website content and providing current program information.
Answers telephones and responds to routine correspondences and general information requests from applicants and board certified specialists.
Coordinates the nomination process for volunteer leadership.
Provides administrative support for examination item development efforts.
Coordinates logistical arrangements for all specialist certification program meetings.
Some travel and possible weekend work may be required.
Minimum of 3 years’ administrative experience
Strong administrative and data management skills
Excellent organizational skills with a keen ability to prioritize and multi-task
Ability to adhere to and meet deadlines
Experience in handling sensitive and confidential information
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.