Reporting to the Director of Athletic Training, the Director of Athletic Training for Olympic Sports is responsible for the oversight of the athletic training program for all Olympic sports programs as well as the cheer and dance teams. Incumbent will manage the Olympic sports training room operations. Incumbent will also provide supervision, instruction and training to full-time, graduate extern, office and student worker staff and is responsible for the athletic training needs of assigned athletic teams. The Director of Athletic Training for Olympic Sports also performs other duties as assigned.
•Oversee Olympic sports training room operations.
•Assist with the athletic training needs of assigned intercollegiate athletic teams.
•Assist in providing preventive care and rehabilitation for all athletic and medical problems that the student-athletes may experience.
•Serve as constructive liaison between the injured athlete and his/her coach, parent(s) and team physician(s).
•Assist in providing supervision and training in-service student trainers in the proper techniques of athletic training.
•Assist in supervising the physical conditioning, weight-training, and weight and dietary programs of designated student-athletes.
•Travel with athletic teams to away games as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training. Transport injured student-athletes to other facilities for treatment.
•Assign athletic training staff to provide appropriate medical coverage of home practices and events.
•Assist the Director of Athletic Training in maintaining proper inventory control of supplies, assist in ordering supplies, and assist in preparing budget expenditures.
•Responsible for ensuring proper maintenance of the Athletic Training room, modalities and equipment.
•Responsible for supervision of staff in the performance of their duties including orientation of new staff and graduate extern athletic trainers.
•Responsible for the proper filing of both individual and team records regarding the type of injury, treatment and physical examination that the student athlete receives.
•All other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training and Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association. A minimum of four years of progressive, related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*NATA Certification and PA state licensed or eligible.
* Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
*Demonstrated experience as an Athletic Trainer at the Collegiate Level.
*Experience working with healthcare providers.
*Computer skills, including demonstrated experience working with spreadsheets and databases.
*Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
*Ability to manage multiple collaborative projects and systems in a fast-paced environment.
*Experience working with diverse populations.
*Strong integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference and University rules.
*Athletic training experience at the collegiate level.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.