Accepting Applications April 1, 2021 - May 14, 2021
A member of Education that implements efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Accreditation department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to the accreditation strategy for the Association. Participates and support efforts for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Supports preparation of compliance requirements and documents and seeks out opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand
Implements work plans related to respective activities of the Accreditation department which align with organizational priorities and the Association’s education and certification
Prepares and completes required departmental compliance forms as outlined below including ensuring required information is accurate for timely submission of all required forms
Contributes to and implements recommendations on advancing operations within the department to gain efficiencies, and grow revenue, if applicable.
Contributes to quality assurance and continuous quality/performance improvement in department activities, including supporting department director, and unit leader in annual assessments of respective budget activities described above
Supports the Education team in the implementation of the Association’s programs, priorities, and projects in partnership with department director and staff colleagues
Prepares in consultation with the Director, department level data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy
Bachelor’s Degree; Licensed PT required
Licensed PT with Academic Doctoral Degree, preferred
Three years’ experience as the director of an accredited physical therapist educational program or five years’ experience as a core faculty member in an accredited physical therapist educational program
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and nonverbal)
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Excellent document writing and editing skills
Effective leadership and supervisory skills
Effective coaching and mentoring skills
Effective public speaking and presentation and instructional skills
Ability to exercise sound judgement
Ability to communicate information effectively to internal and external constituents
Ability to manage challenging situations
Ability to manage multiple priorities through to completion
Computer literacy in various software applications including Microsoft Office (required) and Microsoft Dynamics CRM (preferred)
Ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently
Ability to interpret and apply policies and guidelines effectively and accurately
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality and judgement in dealing with sensitive issues
Ability to respond to changing priorities and situations
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various internal and external constituents
Attention to detail
Experience entering data accurately and efficiently into a variety of systems and programs
Experience in data management and analysis
Knowledge of CAPTE’s Standards and Required Elements for Accreditation of Physical Therapist Education Programs
Knowledge of higher education environment, particularly in physical therapy education
Knowledge of CAPTE’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (helpful)
Knowledge of federal guidelines and regulations relevant to programmatic accreditation (helpful)
Knowledge of budget development and management (helpful)
Travel up to 30%
Ability to be mobile
Equal Opportunity Employer. Employer Principals Only. No phone calls, please.
Position is located in Alexandria, VA. Not eligible for remote work.
When applying, please submit cover letter with salary requirements, in addition to your resume.
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.
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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.