Compensation: $1,200 per month stipend for 12 months. Compensation includes National Athletic Trainer's Association dues and focused CEU opportunities related to clinical and administrative growth. Athletic Corporation employees are at-will.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Staff Athletic Trainers, the Athletic Trainer Intern will be given an opportunity to learn about sports medicine administration of an intercollegiate team and other aspects related to athletic training. This program's goal is to prepare young professionals for a rewarding and successful career in collegiate sports medicine. Upon completion of the program, these young professionals will have enhanced and furthered their skills in communication, administrative expertise and clinical management of injuries. Our goal, under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine, is to prepare young athletic trainers to make a difference in Sports Medicine and to continue to represent the Fresno State Sports Medicine Program with the highest standards. Sport Assignments to be determined at a later date.
Duties include, but are not limited to: • Identification, prevention, management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries • Clinical instruction and supervision of athletic training students in the ATP Program • Maintaining a safe environment and determining an athlete's readiness to safely compete and practice • Home and away coverage of assigned team • Communication with coaches, athletic department personnel, parents, team physicians and other medical specialist • Facilitation of medical referrals and physician visits • Other Administrative duties as assigned
Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution by July 1, 2018 • Possession of a National Athletic Trainer BOC Certification (NATA BOC) by July 1, 2018 (If successful candidate does not obtain the NATA BOC certificate by the required date, the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine may grant an accommodation or waiver until the next available test date.) • Graduate from an accredited ATP program in a variety of sports • CPR/AED Certified • Experience in athletic training in a variety of sports • Demonstrated ability to relate effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and project a professional attitude • Ability to: o Learn and understand the National Collegiate Athletic Association rules and regulations o Maintain a courteous and professional attitude in stressful situations • Ability and willingness to support the diversity and gender equity commitments of the department • A work history of regular attendance and positive performance evaluation
Preferred Qualification • Master's Degree • Post-Graduation experience working with a Division I institution • Division I Football or higher
Deadline to Apply: Position will remain open until filled. First review of applications is to be determined. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.
Application Requirements: An Athletic Corporation Application, a resume, and a list of three professional references, including telephone numbers, are required. A cover letter that addresses your qualifications for the position is also required.