Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
St. Olaf College, a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) and NCAA Division III, seeks applicants for Head Athletic Trainer. This position is responsible for the overall management of athletic training room operations with oversight of sports medicine coverage of all intercollegiate varsity sports, and supervising staff and undergraduate sports medicine assistants. Additionally, this position serves as an instructor in exercise science teaching one section of Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Manage athletic training room operations and supervise training room staff. - Recruit, hire and supervise undergraduate sports medicine assistants.- Supervise, manage and develop non-student staff that report directly to the head athletic trainer.- Manage athletic training operations at all games/events as necessary. 2. Coordinate the care, prevention, and treatment of athletic injuries to student-athletes in all sports programs.- Arrange for injury and illness treatment by team physicians and other medical personnel as necessary.- Maintain complete, accurate, and detailed medical records for all student-athlete injuries.- Ensure that all medical records and insurance claims are properly maintained and recorded. 3. Teach one section of Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries and three labs within the Exercise Science Department. 4. Manage the athletic training budget within the parameters of the approved operating budget.- Coordinate all purchasing of athletic training supplies 5. Manage the secondary insurance program.- Process necessary paperwork- Serve as the liaison between student athletes and provider- Assist in selection of provider 6. Serve as the on record Athletics Healthcare Administrator with the NCAA. 7. Supervisory Responsibilities.- Hire, train, and supervise employees.- Approve time cards. 8. Perform other duties as assigned by Athletic Director.- Attend meetings.
Education: Masters Degree; NATA-BOC Certified; eligible for, obtain and maintain registration to practice Athletic Training in Minnesota; hold and maintain current CPR/First Aid/Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Certification; maintain a valid driver’s license and meet St. Olaf College driver authorization criteria with a satisfactory driving record.
Required Experience: 4+ years of Athletic Training experience either in a school or clinic setting.
Preferred Experience: College level athletic training experience.
St. Olaf offers 27 intercollegiate sports and is a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) and NCAA Division III. One of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers a distinctive education grounded in academic rigor, residential learning, global engagement, and a vibrant Lutheran faith tradition.Many excellent colleges provide one, two, or even th...ree elements of the St. Olaf experience. What makes St. Olaf unique is the combination of so many distinguishing features working together at the highest level: an intense academic program that sharpens minds and an emphasis on a global perspective that broadens them; the vitality of a residential community that engages thoughtful people across the full range of human experiences; and a faith tradition that encourages reflection and honors different perspectives.