Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Vacancy #: 002159 Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Reporting to the Associate Director of Athletics for Student Services, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will:
Assist the Head Athletic Trainer, team physician, and associated medical practitioners in prevention, immediate care, and rehabilitation of injuries sustained by East Carolina University student-athletes
Carry out policies and procedures of the athletic training facilities and ECU Department of Athletics
Direct and provide athletic training coverage and supervision of intercollegiate athletic teams during practices, games, and strength and conditioning sessions as assigned
Coordinate physical exams and pre-participation paperwork for student-athletes through the team physician or
Perform selected portions of the physical exam under the direction and supervision of the team physician
Apply specific and appropriate taping, bracing, and other protective/supportive devices in order to prevent injury or re-injury
Monitor environmental conditions of playing and practice areas in order to make recommendations regarding the safety of the student-athlete, following accepted and recommended guidelines
Refer the student-athlete to medical personnel (i.e., physicians, physical therapists, nutritionists, and other allied health professionals) in order to ensure appropriate medical evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation by implementing standard verbal and/or written orders
Maintain appropriate medical records
Be familiar with emergency action plans for each athletic venue
Familiarize student-athletes with the ECU Athletic Department's Drug Testing and Counseling program
Provide education and counseling in health related matters to the student-athletes and coaches
Direct the student-athletes and coaches to professionals in order that the student-athlete may receive consultation for social and/or personal programs on specific topics, and by personal consultation
Assist in CPR/First Aid/AED instruction to coaches, athletic department staff, and athletic training students and staff
Provide clinical supervision of athletic training students
Perform other clinical duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer
Adhere to regulations of the North Carolina Athletic Trainer Practice Act
Perform administrative duties as assigned by Associate Director of Athletics for Student Services
Build quality relationships and work collaboratively and professionally with Pirate Club, athletics, and University staff, students, business vendors and all donors and stakeholders.
Abide by all written policies and procedures of ECU, the Department of Athletics, The Educational Foundation (Pirate Club), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and all applicable conferences or associations.
Master's Degree from an appropriately accredited institution in Athletic Training or related field is required.
Certified Athletic Trainer as designated by the Board of Certification
Licensed Athletic Trainer by the North Carolina Board of Athletic Training Examiners or eligible
Minimum two years post-undergraduate athletic training experience required.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Previous athletic training experience with track and field is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
Original transcript required within 30 days of employment. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, the Athletics Department encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Additional Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see "Application Types Accepted" below) online via the PeopleAdmin system. In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.
Application Types Accepted:
Candidate Profile (EHRA only)
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 002159 to ECU Human Resources at www.jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.