Head Athletic Trainer
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION OPENING
POSITION: Head Athletic Trainer
POSITION CODE: A6785
APPOINTMENT: Administrative, full-time, 12 months
STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: 12 months
AVAILABLE: July 1, 2014
POSTING DATE: May 2, 2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
DESCRIPTION: Directs the daily operations of the athletic training facilities and all aspects associated with the administering and providing athletic training services and coverage for 21 intercollegiate athletic teams.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Oversees and supervises all duties associated with the ongoing daily operations of the athletic training room and the services provided; including the prevention, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries sustained by students while participating in intercollegiate athletics.
- Hires, assigns, supervises and evaluates assistant athletic trainer staff and student employees, as a first responder staff.
- Coordinates the institution’s Sports Medicine team; evaluates injuries/illness and coordinates referrals to appropriate health care providers; identifies injury/illness risk factors and works to prevent them.
- Provides appropriate first aid and emergency care to student-athletes; coordinates rehabilitative and reconditioning programs for injured student-athletes.
- Oversees, administers and coordinates correspondence for all insurance claims related to injuries occurring during intercollegiate athletic participation.
- Oversees and coordinates student-athlete medical eligibility, including health screenings and appropriate information.
- Coordinates development and implementation of protocols and policies in the areas of concussions, sickle cell trait testing, medical eligibility, drug testing, emergency action plans, injury treatment and injury rehabilitation, etc.
- Assists with the coordination and distribution of information to student-athletes and coaches regarding policies related to substance abuse, care and treatment of injuries, legal waivers, health and accident insurance, and other pertinent topics.
- Teaches in accordance with assigned load during the academic year.
- Ensures all facets of the program; including staff, student-athletes and others associated with program; maintains compliance with all NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations at all times.
- Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree required in Physical Education, Sports Medicine or a related field. Must be NATABOC certified. Work experience with a variety of sports preferred. Preference will be granted to candidates with a minimum of three (3) years of athletic training experience at the collegiate level. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff. In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call 909/748-8040.
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, salary history, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Human Resources, University of Redlands, PO Box 3080, Redlands CA 92373-0999.
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