Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Missouri S&T, a member of NCAA Division II and the GLVC conference, is accepting applications for the position of Head Athletic Trainer. Supervises the care of student athletes competing in the University´s athletic program.Applies understanding of the University and how own area achieves functional objectives.Provides direction and guidance regarding planning and implementation for immediate area and/or sports team.Provides technical guidance to athletes, employees, colleagues, etc. inside and at times outside the function.Observes and evaluates athletic performance and assigns various training to student athletes.Guides and assists other managers, leaders, and peers as necessary.Participates in the collection and analysis of tactical and statistical data and assists in designing plans and strategies.Adapts departmental plans and priorities to meet short- and long-term Athletics function objectives and addresses any resource and operational challenges.Provides direction and guidance regarding planning and implementation for immediate area and/or sports team.Directs the operations of training rooms and coordinates drug education and testing programs.May serve as a technical mentor and/or a main point of contact for Athletic matters.Identifies and solves complex problems that impact immediate area and/or sports team.Understands and recognizes broader impact of sports team's performance across the department.Impacts the sports team’s ability to achieve relative objectives (e.g., win-loss ratio, study halls). Key ResponsibilitiesLeads the Sports Medicine ProgramReports to the Medical DirectorEvaluates and manages four assistant athletic trainersCoordinates an assessment processResponsible for financial management and planningEnhances relationships with athletes, other departments and departmental personnelDevelops a presence in the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division CommentsThe final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator. EEO IS THE LAWTo read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:EEO is the Law English VersionEEO is the Law Spanish VersionEEO is the Law Chinese Version
NATABOC Certification is required
Candidates selected must have a Missouri license to serve as an athletic trainer or have eligibility to obtain.
A Bachelor's degree in related/ relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Masters or Doctorate degree
A minimum of 2-3 years experience in collegiate sports medicine (or comparable experience)
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