Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine will report to the Director of Athletics and will be bound by the University and the Intercollegiate Athletics department mission statements. This position requires all functions normally associated with an intercollegiate sports medicine program. Candidates should also be willing to teach in the Exercise and Sport Science field of study.
Supervision and administration of all sports medicine operations for nineteen (19) intercollegiate sports.
Evaluation and treatment of injuries and injury rehabilitation.
Prepare and maintain accurate and up to date medical records for student athletes and monitor insurance coverage.
Supervise assistant athletic trainers and those students who are involved in the athletic training curriculum program.
Assist in the recruitment of prospective students interested in athletic training.
Budget management and organization.
Provide counseling and education to student athletes.
Coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for practice and home & away competitions.
Work with doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes.
Experience and Knowledge:
Four (4) to six (6) years of progressive experience preferred.
College level experience is preferred.
About Wayland Baptist University
Wayland Baptist University was established in 1908 by pioneer physician Dr. James Henry Wayland, who believed that education should be accessible to all and that it should be grounded in faith in Christ. Wayland is the oldest institution of higher education in continuous existence on the High Plains of Texas.
Wayland competes in the NAIA Division I as a member of the Sooner Athletic Conference and the Central States Football League. Intercollegiate teams for men and women include cross country, track and field, soccer, basketball, and diving, golf, cheer and dance, and Wayland is the first university in the state of Texas to compete in men’s and women’s wrestling. Wayland also competes in baseball, football, and women’s volleyball.