Specialist, Career Advancement (Continuing Education Standards)
American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Title: Specialist, Career Advancement (Continuing Education Standards)
Department/Unit: Career Advancement/Scientific Affairs
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.
This position’s primary responsibility will involve work in continuing education and standards management. A member of the Scientific Affairs unit that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Career Advancement department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to the scientific strategy for the Association. Supports preparation of compliance requirements, continuing education standards and documents and seeks out opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission, and brand.
Manages customer service activities related to the APTA Learning Center.
Contributes to implementing strategies (e.g., customer service, finance, operations, CEU policy and standards, systems and data integration, membership, education and certification, and business operations) for the Association.
Accountable for meeting performance expectations and metrics for department and respective budget activities.
Provides recommendations on advancing operations within the department to gain efficiencies, grow revenue, and provide stewardship of association resources.
Contributes to quality assurance and continuous quality/performance improvement in department activities, including supporting department and unit leaders in annual assessments of respective budget activities described above.
Provides department level data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy.
Implements work plans related to respective activities of the Career Advancement department which align with organizational priorities and the Association’s scientific strategy.
Prepares and completes required departmental compliance forms, CEU applications, including ensuring required information is accurate for timely submission of all required forms.
Supports the Scientific Affairs team in the implementation of the Association’s programs, priorities, and projects in partnership with department leader and staff colleagues.
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 or 3 years' association or equivalent experience.
LMS experience required.
Knowledge of CEU application and approval processes.
Leadership and organizational management experience preferred.
Project management skills a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
Ability to represent Association to a variety of external audiences and stakeholders.
Excellent interpersonal skills; collegial, with the ability to develop productive relationships.
Strong computer skills, including Excel and Microsoft Office.
10%, local and 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.
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.