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This position establishes an effective athletic training program for the intercollegiate sports department and all its programs (e.g., women’s volleyball, men’s & women’s rodeo, basketball and soccer).
The Athletics Trainer has the primary responsibilities in the following areas:
Provides preventative and rehabilitative athletic training activities at practices and home athletic events.
Consults with medical care providers who interact with the intercollegiate athletics department.
Assist coaching staff in evaluating and implementing sport specific conditioning programs and methods.
Supervise athletic training students and consults with personnel in the Athletic Training academic program offered through the physical education department.
Provide preventative and rehabilitative athletic training activities at practices and home athletic events including, but not limited to, the following aspects:Ordering of supplies and equipment pertaining to the athletic training room and maintain an up to date inventory
Develop overall sports medicine program for the College, including: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs and counseling for student-athletes
Administering first aid for athletes injured during practices/events
Assessing athletes’ injuries and developing a rehabilitative program for the individual athlete
Consult with the coaching staff for the various sports relative to the athletes in their respective sports
Keep up to date on respective certifications and literature
Create a safe practice environment by monitoring and controlling environmental risks
Assist in the selection and fitting of protective equipment, including special taping, pads, or braces, etc.
File all necessary reports associated with athletic injuries and/or incidents and maintain a log
Attend Intercollegiate Athletic Department meetings
Travel with athletic teams as needed or as assigned
Assume additional programmatic and project responsibilities as assigned
Provide athletic training services for the College’s athletic department, including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary
Coordinate and schedule physical examinations and medical referrals for student-athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete
Responsible for the formation of the College’s athletic training staff, training and supervision of student athletic trainers in conjunction with Athletic Training academic facility.
Work in conjunction with the coaching staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs
Schedule and coordinate athletic training students for coverage of all team practices and athletic competitions
Assist Athletic Director and administrative assistant in the development of the sports medical program budget
Typical work environment is in a sporting facility/gym and office setting requiring normal safety precautions. Work is usually performed during the normal workday however, occasional early morning, late evening and weekend will be required. Travel to work related events and trainings, and other related duties will be required. Short periods of time will be spent outdoors travelling between campus buildings and between schools in various weather conditions. Noise levels are usually minimal in office setting, but can be moderate to loud at sporting events.
Employee is regularly required to sit, speak, hear, use hands and fingers to handle materials and use computer, feel, and reach with hands and arms. Occasional lifting of up to 10 pounds may be required. Less frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds may be required (office supplies, sports equipment, etc…). Occasional work at off-site locations, outdoors, periods of walking and may require carrying materials or supplies. Specific vision requirements require close up with the ability to adjust focus.
Master’s degree in athletic training or related field
Licensed athletic trainer in the state of Wyoming within 30 days of employment
CPR and AED certified
Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal).
Strong organizational skills.
Computer literacy with of Microsoft Office Suite software and integrated administrative computing software
Valid Driver’s license with good driving record
Knowledge of the role of intercollegiate athletics within the community colleges’ missions.
2 years of experience
Familiarity with NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA governing rules.
Athletic training experience at collegiate level.
To Apply include the following:
Application, complete with 3 references
Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts required upon employment)
Note to Candidates:
Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
This is a 10 month, benefited position.
To apply for this job please visit phe.tbe.taleo.net.