Accepting Applications: April 1, 2021 – May 14, 2021
A member of the Education team that manages the implementation of 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 through the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Supervises staff including ensuring adherence to Association policies and procedures, coaching staff and supporting engagement and participation in the workplace. Supports appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand.
Manages implementation of work plans related to respective activities of the Accreditation department which align with organizational priorities and the Association’s education and certification
Accountable for meeting performance expectations and metrics for department and respective budget activities
Manages preparation of compliance requirements as outlined below including timely submission of all required forms
Supervises staff within the department, assuring adherence to policies and procedures, coaching staff, recruitment and retention of team members and ensuring morale, engagement, and participation in the workplace
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 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
5 years’ experience in a management position in accreditation or certification
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and nonverbal) and the ability to communicate information effectively to internal and external constituents
Excellent editing and formatting skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Effective leadership, supervisory, coaching and mentoring skills
Ability to exercise sound judgement0
Attention to detail
Experience entering data accurately and efficiently into a variety of systems and programs
Ability to manage challenging situations
Ability to manage multiple priorities through to completion
Computer literacy in various software applications including Microsoft Office (required), Microsoft Dynamics CRM and IMIS
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
Knowledge of higher education environment, particularly in physical therapy education (helpful)
Knowledge of federal guidelines and regulations relevant to programmatic accreditation (helpful)
Knowledge of budget development and management (helpful).
Please include resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
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.
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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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.