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Head Athletic Trainer (Colorado Mesa University)

  • November 02, 2020 5:52 PM
    Message # 9341328
    Anonymous

    Title: Head Athletic Trainer

    Website: https://apptrkr.com/2040216

    Institution: Colorado Mesa University

    Apply By Date: 12/2/2020

    City: Grand Junction

    State: CO

    Salary: $55,000.00 - 60,000.00

    Description:

     ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY

    Job Title: Head Athletic Trainer

    Department: Athletics

    Position No. 076

    Employment Type: Administrative

    Salary: $55,000.00 - 60,000.00. Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits package.

    Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 11/20/2020.

    How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a:

    • Cover letter

    • Resume

    • Provide three professional reference including name, relationship, phone number and email address.

    • Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)

    Direct Inquiries Contact: Hannah Pollart, Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, 970.248.1278

    SUMMARY: The Head Athletic Trainer is responsible to the Co-Directors of Athletics for the care and well being of varsity student athletic participants. This includes the prevention of injuries, intervention when injuries occur, obtaining/creating protocols for proper treatment of injuries, follow-up programs, and rehabilitation. The Head Athletic Trainer supervises and coordinates training of all staff and athletic training students to provide medical support services for all Colorado Mesa University varsity athletics. This position requires training and certification in the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries. The incumbent must be able to work in close liaison with the coaching staff, medical doctors, administration, kinesiology department, and the coaching staff or representatives from visiting teams in providing treatment. This position requires the ability to interact with the student athletic population, apply sound decision-making skills, be able to react in emergency situations, and apply good judgment in crisis situations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Responsible for the overall organization, administration, and success of the athletic training program at Colorado Mesa University. This includes supervision of associate and assistant athletic trainers and athletic training students. Management of the athletic training program in the areas of human resource management, financial resource management, facility design and planning, information management, and legal considerations.

    Supervise staff and athletic training students. This specifically includes training of protocols on:

    • injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation

    • emergency action plans

    • assigning of primary sports coverage to assistant athletic trainers

    • promote professionalism

    Educate and counsel student athletes as well as student athletic trainers

    Provide practice and game coverage of varsity athletic sportsSupervise and coordinate medical examinations and conditions with team physicians

    Coordinate, evaluate and provide rehabilitation/treatment/functional testing programs with physician's recommendations for injured athletes

    Observe practice sessions of varsity sports, as needed, and discuss possible modifications of schedules or routines with coaching staff to reduce risk of injuries

    Supervise, instruct and participate in the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for all varsity sports

    Maintain medical records, athlete insurance information, and medical expenses billed to Athletic Insurance

    Coordinate the planning and administration of the pre-participation physical exams for all teams.

    Teach assigned classes

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position reports to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and supervises assistant athletic trainers and student workers.

    QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    Required:

    • Master's degree in athletic training or a closely related field of study from an accredited college or university

    • Must have and maintain certification with the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)

    • Must have and maintain State of Colorado Athletic Trainer Certification

    • Minimum of five years' experience as a certified athletic trainer.

    • Demonstrated experience in the ability to interact with student athletic population, apply sound decision-making skills, be able to react to emergency situations, and apply good judgment in crisis situations.

    LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to effectively present information, both orally and in writing, and to respond to questions from groups of clients/customers. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical instructions, manuals and periodicals

    REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve both practical and technical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is also frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle and finger. The employee must exert up to 100 lbs of force occasionally and up to 20 lbs. of force frequently. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near acuity, far acuity, depth perception and peripheral vision.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The work environment frequently involves exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid or windy conditions caused by the weather. The noise level in the work environment can vary from quiet to loud.

    Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.

    Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed.

    Colorado Mesa University

    Attn: Human Resources Office

    1100 North Avenue

    Grand Junction, CO 81501

    970.248.1820

    To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2040216

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