Associate, Foundation for Physical Therapy Research
American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full Time
Required Education: High School
Title: Associate, Foundation for Physical Therapy Research
Department/Unit: Foundation for Physical Therapy Research/Business Affairs
FLSA Status: Full-time, Non-exempt
Location: Alexandria, VA
Provides administrative support for activities of the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR), an affiliate of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). All staff of FPTR are employed by APTA and adhere to all APTA policies and procedures.
This position will provide timely and accurate entry of all FPTR donations and processing, database management, data integrity, compliance, list requisitions and management, and overall office support. Seeks out and supports opportunities for the effectiveness and productivity of office operations and high-quality work standards. Effective champion of APTA’s and FPTR’s vision, mission, and goals; and the Association’s brand. Reports to the FPTR Senior Specialist for Development and will work collaboratively with the FPTR team.
Provides administrative support for the implementation of work plans related to respective activities of the FPTR which align with organizational priorities and business strategy, including (but not limited to) processing donations and transactions; list requests and list management and reports; and event registration.
Prepares required compliance forms and documents as required including, when applicable and appropriate, tax letters and thank you letters; and entering accurate information for timely submission of all required documents.
Provides support of the Foundation’s operations, including opportunities to advance and gain efficiencies.
Supports the FPTR team in the implementation of the programs, priorities, and projects in partnership with the Association and staff colleagues
Prepares, in consultation with the Director, data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy
Upholds and fosters team values
Complies with all APTA policies and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned to foster achievement of association priorities
High School Diploma required; Bachelors preferred
2+ years of experience working in a non-profit or business setting
Solid administrative skills
Database experience and expertise; knowledge of Raiser's Edge a plus
Proficiency in data gathering, organization and analysis
Must be highly organized; experienced in handling a variety of projects with proven abilities in prioritizing deadlines and seeing projects to completion
Excellent proofreading skills with high attention to detail
Ability to work independently as well as on a team
Excellent and effective communication skills – written and verbal
Must be proficient in MS Office and web-based applications
10% - local
How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter, including 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.
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.
Join MAPTA. MAPTA membership is $40.00 per year and includes immediate discounts on course tuition, use of the MAPTA Resource Library, access to our study group sessions, and the ability to receive 50% off tuition on any previously attended MAPTA-sponsored course.