Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The Head Athletic Trainer at Cameron University, an NCAA Division II institution in the Lone Star Conference, is a highly responsible and demanding position. The University has a winning tradition in athletics and is strongly supported by the local community. The Head Athletic Trainer position is a full-time job assignment. This is a 12-month assignment. All members of the Athletic Staff are expected to be team players supporting each other while promoting the mission of the University, supporting the philosophy of the Athletic Department, and assuring the well-being of all student athletes. The Head Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the development and implementation of a high-quality collegiate athletic training program, which is in conformity with NCAA, conference and university rules, regulations and policies.
1.Job Duties as Head Athletic Trainer include, but are not limited to: •Support and perform duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. •Care and prevention of sports related injuries. •Evaluation of all sports related injuries. •Rehabilitation of student athlete’s injuries as needed. •Build relationships with medical experts in local community. •Handle all athletic insurance claims of the student athletes. •Recruiting student athletic trainers. •Develops a budget within the allocated institutional resources and manages expenditures of funds within the developed budget. •Performs fundraising for the program and the Athletic Department. •Supervises professional and student assistants. •Develops schedules for athletic training coverage during practices and competition. •Develops daily training room hours of operation. •Active involvement in community service activities. •Assure the academic success of the student trainers. •Responsible for the daily maintenance and upkeep of the athletic training rooms and equipment within the Aggie Gymnasium and the Athletics Center. •Other duties as assigned. Supervision: The Head Athletic Trainer will be under the direct supervision of the Athletic Director.
Certification through the National Athletic Trainer’s Association or equivalent.
Certified in CPR and First Aid.
College, graduate assistant or high school athletic training experience.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated organizational and management ability.
Strong work ethic with a team player’s positive attitude.
Athletic Training experience at the college level.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, go online to https://cameronhr.silkroad.com/
DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by October 11, 2019 are assured of receiving full consideration.
Internal Number: B1700M
About Cameron University
Cameron University (www.cameron.edu) is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at www.cameron.edu/ops.