Title: Manager, Project Management Department: Organizational Performance Unit: Technology and Organizational Performance FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt Location: 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.
Summary Seeking a collaborative project management professional to lead and supervise the association’s project management team. The Manager, Project Management works with the Department Director to ensure project management resources are being deployed to the most important projects across the association. The right candidate for this position is able to develop complex project plans, lead and facilitate project team meetings, and communicate across the enterprise to ensure projects run smoothly and to hold people accountable. This candidate is comfortable working across a broad mix of projects, from software and system implementations to large association conferences and events, and can manage multiple projects at once. Most importantly, the right candidate is able to identify gaps and connect dots among the tasks and people in a project to ensure nothing falls through the cracks.
Develops and maintains processes and tools for effective project management across the association
Uses project management skills to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively
Manages a portfolio of projects, including creating project plans, leading project teams, facilitating project team meetings, and holding project teams accountable to deadlines and deliverables, staying on time and on budget
Maintains a status dashboard of priority projects for senior leadership
Directly supervises staff. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; and coaching skill development, among others.
Upholds and fosters team values.
Complies with all APTA policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned to foster achievement of association priorities.
7+ years’ project management or similar experience
Detailed knowledge of project management functions and best practices, with proven ability to multitask and adhere to tight deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills and team building; ability to collaborate with stakeholders and leaders across the organization
Excellent organization and communication skills
Acute attention to detail
Staff supervisory experience preferred
Familiarity with Asana preferred
Experience in a member-oriented association preferred
How to Apply
Please send resume and cover letter with 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.
Equal Opportunity Employer: 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.