Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
CHARLOTTE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
POSITION TITLE:Assistant Athletic Trainer DEPARTMENT:Athletics REPORTS TO:Director of Sports Medicine FLSA:Exempt TERM:12 Months
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested candidates should complete an application (including resume and cover letter) through the school’s online application system at www.charlottecountryday.org/employment.
POSITION PURPOSE: Charlotte Country Day School, an independent coeducational day school located in Charlotte, NC, is currently recruiting for an assistant athletic trainer to begin work January 1st, 2018. This is a full-time, year-round position with hours varying according to coverage needs. In general, this person would cover the athletic training room 2-3 mornings/week, cover daily afternoon and evening sports practices and games, and be available for weekend coverage as needed. Summer coverage includes sports camps and out of season sports practices.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The assistant athletic trainer position will join an athletics program that includes 26 varsity sports, most of which have both junior varsity and middle-school counterparts. The assistant athletic trainer will work directly with three other full time BOC certified and licensed athletic trainers providing coverage of all home athletics events and practices as well as travelling with teams as assigned. The primary role of the assistant athletic trainer is providing coverage for athletics practices and events. Specific responsibilities include: •Assisting the sports medicine team in providing athletic training services for all teams, including prevention, evaluation, immediate care, and rehabilitation of all athletic injuries; •Assisting with the ongoing development, review, and implementation of protocols and procedures regarding injury management such as heat, lightning, and catastrophic injuries; •Assisting with accurate injury record keeping and other athletic training room administrative tasks such as inventory and maintenance of equipment and supplies; •Communicate with sports medicine staff, coaches, and parents regarding injuries; •Assisting with the education of athletes, coaches, and parents regarding health and safety issues; •Working with on any other assigned tasks and projects related to health and safety; •Attending continuing education courses; and attend state, district, and national meetings as able; •Attending required sports medicine, athletics program, and school meetings; •Supporting multi-sport participation for student-athletes; •Promoting balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student-athletes; •Complying with all Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte Independent Schools Athletic Association, and North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association policies and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates must be NATA/BOC certified athletic trainers and licensed in the state of North Carolina. Candidates must exhibit enthusiasm for the role of athletics in an independent secondary school setting, the ability to work independently and make sound decisions regarding an athlete’s health care, strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Additionally, candidates must complete a criminal background check.
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CCDS will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. CCDS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
JOB CONTACT: Monica Erb, associate director of athletics/director of sports medicine, firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlotte Country Day School was founded in 1941, and currently enrolls approximately 1,630 students in grades Pre-K through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds. The School’s mission and the shared commitment of all Charlotte Country Day employees is to develop the potential of each student by fostering intellectual curiosity, principled character, ethical leadership, and a responsibility to serve.