Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The Assistant Director of Sports Medicine at Millsaps College works under the supervision of the Director of Sports Medicine.
Assist in the day to day operation/supervision of the training room.
Assist Director of Sports Medicine and other athletic trainers in prevention, assessment, management, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Oversee rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Sport coverage as assigned by Director of Sports Medicine.
Supervise student workers.
This position requires travel with teams and coverage of practices and home games.
Assist with record keeping/paperwork.
Additional administrative duties as assigned by Director of Sports Medicine (inventory, purchasing of supplies, etc).
Your choice of sports will be the following after consulting the director of sports medicine: 1) men's & women's soccer, men's or women's basketball, and baseball or softball 2) volleyball, men's or women's basketball, and baseball or softball
Physical Demands: While performing the duties, the employee is frequently required to sit or stand for long periods of time. This position requires the ability to walk for long distances (large venue sites), occasionally run for shorter distances (getting quickly to the site of an injured student-athlete), and frequent bending and twisting. Duties will involve moving materials/objects up to 20 pounds on a regular basis and up to 60 pounds on an occasional basis, as well as assisting an injured student- athlete. Manual dexterity and coordination using one or both hands are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines. Ability to drive small motorized vehicles on campus for transportation of equipment and occasionally student-athletes.
Working Conditions: Busy work environment with numerous interruptions. Work hours may vary in order to fulfill the responsibilities of the position and/or team schedules. Exposure to possibly disagreeable conditions due to outdoor weather extremes. Exposure to biological fluids. May be requested to travel with team.
Certified by the National Athletic Trainer's Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
Current CPR/AED certification.
Must possess or be eligible for Athletic Trainers License by the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Masters degree preferred.
About Millsaps College
Millsaps College provides an ideal atmosphere for learning, with one teacher for every 10 students and an average class size of 15. Associated with the United Methodist Church, and located on 100 beautiful acres in the heart of Mississippi's capital city of Jackson - a progressive southern metropolitan city of nearly half a million population - Millsaps is home to nearly 1,000 students from 27 states and 24 countries. Our students have intellectual firepower, and know they will be taught by faculty who are as serious about learning as they are. Ranked by Forbes magazine as the best college in in Mississippi.The only national liberal arts college in Mississippi, Millsaps College has consistently been ranked a "Best Buy" among national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges and is cited as one of Loren Pope's 40 Colleges That Change Lives. It was the first institution in Mississippi with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and is the only institution in Mississippi ever to be listed in The Fiske Guide to Colleges. Millsaps is a member of the ACS and NITLE, has an AACSB accredited business school, and an NCATE accredited education program. Millsaps is locate...d in Jackson, the capital of the state. The Jackson area has a population of around 400,000 and offers low cost-of-living, excellent schools, pleasant climate, and many recreational opportunities.Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.