Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking well-qualified individuals for its Director of Sports Medicine.
To provide specialized skill, management, leadership and administration of the UTSA Sports Medicine program.
Responsible for the organization, management and administration of the Athletic Sports Medicine Program as well as the supervision, treatment and rehabilitation of the UTSA men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports programs in accordance with University, Conference USA and NCAA policies and philosophies.
1. Oversee all aspects of a Division I FBS Sports Medicine department for over 350 student-athletes.
2. Recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates a staff of athletic trainers and student support staff (e.g., interns, volunteers, etc.).
3. Collaborates with team physicians (primary care and orthopedic) and other members of the medical “team” (e.g., physical therapist, massage therapist, and other health care providers).
4. Communicates and works in partnership with applicable coaching staffs and the multi-disciplinary team (e.g., Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition, Sports Performance).
5. Develops appropriate policies and procedures.
6. Evaluates injuries and physical ailments; recommends, implements and oversees treatment including preparing student-athletes to successfully return to participation after injury by fitting braces, pads and constructing special protective equipment as necessary.
7. Oversees practices and competitions, including taping, dressing, wraps and pre- and post- practice care and treatment; treatment and rehabilitation of injuries; and travels with team(s) as necessary.
8. Coordinates all home and away coverage for appropriate student-athlete athletic activities (e.g., contests, practices, workouts, etc.).
9. Monitors all expenditures to ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines.
10. Coordinates the student-athlete drug-testing program.
11. Oversight of the UTSA Athletic Accident Insurance Contract
12. Demonstrates a high level of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibits a strict adherence to NCAA, C-USA, University and departmental rules and regulations.
13. Acts as Health Care Administrator for UTSA Athletic Department.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
-Seven years of full-time collegiate experience.
-Three years of Division I experience as athletic trainer.
-Current National Athletic Trainers Association Board Certification.
-Current State of Texas athletic training license or eligible to receive within 30 days of employment.
-Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of NCAA, conference and university rules and regulations.
-Experience recognizing, evaluating and caring for athletic injuries and illnesses.
-Working knowledge of a wide variety of treatment modalities and rehabilitation equipment.
-Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
-Strong organizational skills.
-Criminal Background Check.
-Division I FBS experience.
-Graduate of an accredited Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) at the master’s level.
-Additional instructor certification in CPR/First Aid Additional instructor certification in CPR/First Aid.
-Experience using medical records management system.
-Experience with intercollegiate drug testing, intercollegiate sports pharmacy, operation of Diagnostic Radiographic Systems (X-ray and Fluro).
-Experience creating and giving educational presentations.
-Medical research experience.
Bachelor’s degree in athletic training, health science or related field is required.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Athletic Training or Sports Medicine is preferred.
UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.
UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
About The University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses: 1604 Campus, Downtown Campus and UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures.With 28,688 students enrolled in 126 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, UTSA is the second-largest component in The University of Texas System and has been one of the state's fastest-growing public universities for much of the last decade.UTSA offers 63 bachelor's, 43 master's and 20 doctoral degree programs. With 10 doctoral programs and five more master's programs in the planning stages or awaiting final approval, UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive institution. The university's three campuses provide access and opportunity for large numbers of historically underserved students. More than 56 percent of UTSA's students come from groups underrepresented in higher education. Many students are the first in their families to attend a college or university.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.