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JMU - Track and Field ATC Position - $50,500 Salary

  • October 24, 2022 3:09 PM
    Message # 12965292


    Position Details

    Position Information

    Working Title Athletic Trainer
    Position Number 8082
    Posting Number F2036
    Position Type Administrative and Professional Faculty
    Position Status Full Time
    College/Division Intercollegiate Athletics
    Department 300041 - Sports Medicine
    Pay Rate Maximum Starting
    Specify Range or Amount $50,500
    Is this a JMU only position? No
    Is this a grant-funded position? No
    Is this a Conflict of Interest designated position? No

    Position Summary Information

    About James Madison University


    We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.


    To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.

    Who We Are

    Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000, Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff. The student body includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.

    JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels. The university is committed to expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative faculty research.

    General Information

    James Madison University, a Division I Member of the NCAA and Sun Belt conference, is seeking an Athletic Trainer. The position will serve as the Track & Field Athletic Trainer and is a full-time, 12-month position with a full comprehensive benefits package. The anticipated start date is upon first availability.
    The Athletic Trainer will work under the supervision of the Associate AD for Integrated Health and Sports Performance/ Director of Sports Medicine and JMU Team Physicians and will perform athletic training duties that help insure the health and safety of the student-athletes. The selected candidate will be expected to maintain a high level of communication, outstanding interpersonal skills, and professionalism as a member of the JMU Sports Medicine Staff. The ability to work and function as a member of the health care team is essential. This candidate will also serve as a clinical preceptor for JMU’s athletic training students.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Include but not limited to:

    • Providing and coordinating a high level of athletic healthcare services to JMU Track & Field Program and JMU student-athletes to include the prevention, evaluation, clinical management, treatment, and short- and long-term rehabilitation of injuries.
    • Ensuring emergency readiness at all practices and competitions in accordance with the JMU Emergency Action Plan.
    • Engaging in effective written and oral communication with members of the coaching staff, strength and conditioning staff, sports medicine staff/physicians, athletic administration, and Integrated Health and Sports Performance Team.
    • Contributing to an overall team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements and exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the department.
    • Assisting with the scheduling, organization and completion of student-athlete pre-participation and exit physical examinations.
    • Coordinating timely referrals and communicating with the JMU Team Physicians regarding student-athlete injuries, medical conditions, and plan of care.
    • Providing onsite coverage for practices, strength/conditioning sessions, and games.
    • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date medical records on all student-athletes in a timely, efficient and confidential manner.
    • Counseling and educating student-athletes regarding their injuries and treatment plans.
    • Serving as a clinical preceptor to athletic training students.
    • Ensuring compliance with all relevant institutional, Sun Belt, NCAA, and Commonwealth of Virginia regulations.



    • Master’s degree.
    • Hold BOC certification, have a Virginia license to practice Athletic Training or be eligible for licensure.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with multiple parties within the athletics department and campus community.

    Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

    • 2+ years of relevant clinical experience.
    • Experience working with a collegiate Track & Field Program
    • NCAA Division I or professional experience
    • Demonstrated commitment to advanced continuing education/certifications.
    • Experience as an approved clinical preceptor.
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
    Conditions of Employment

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

    E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date 10/24/2022
    Beginning Review Date 11/08/2022
    Closing Date
    Open Until Filled Yes
    Proposed Starting Date
    EEO Statement

    James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. 
    We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality. 
    Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

    Reasonable Accommodation Request

    If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or jobs@jmu.edu. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

    Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report

    Notice of Availability – Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters of importance related to security and safety. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes that have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on-campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.

    The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically http://www.jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.shtml

    You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (540)568-6769/6913.

    Minimum Reference(s) Required 3
    Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/13157
    Additional Posting Information

    JMU’s Dual Career and Community Resources Program is available for candidates that will be relocating to the area. For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/2OTF1NG.

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you learn about this position?
      • Charlottesville Daily Progress
      • Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
      • Diversity.com (Including BlackCareers.org, VeteranJobs.net, AfricanAmericanHires.com, AsianHires.com, WeHireWomen.com, AllHispanicJobs.com, LatinoJobs.org, DisabilityJobs.net, AllLGBTjobs.com, NativeJobs.org, and OverFiftyJobs.com)
      • Employee Referral
      • Harrisonburg Daily News Record
      • HigherEdJobs.com
      • Hispanic Outlook
      • Indeed.com
      • INSIGHT Into Diversity
      • JMU Dual Career and Community Resources Program
      • JMU JobLink
      • Job Fair
      • NCAA
      • Northern Virginia Daily
      • Nuevas Raices
      • Radio
      • Richmond Times Dispatch
      • Roanoke Times
      • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
      • VA Jobs Website
      • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
      • Winchester Star
      • Other
    2. * If you selected a source above please type "N/A" in the following box. If you selected "Other" please indicate where you heard about the position.

      (Open Ended Question)

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