Location: Franklin, MA Category: Athletics Posted On: Mon Jul 1 2019 Job Description:
The individual will assist the Director of Sports Medicine in all aspects of the Sports Medicine program. This person also directs the Strength and Conditioning Program for the Athletic Department.
Director of Strength and Conditioning Job Duties:
Supervise the development and implementation of strength, conditioning, and flexibility programs that meet the specific needs of each sport by designing both team and individual athlete programs;
Work with athletic trainers to ensure that the strength, conditioning, and flexibility programs are fully aligned with rehabilitation programs of injured student-athletes;
Provide instruction and daily supervision of the technical aspects of lifting during scheduled workouts;
Delegate program implementation duties and responsibilities to assistant strength coaches;
Supervise all strength and conditioning facility operations, including daily inspection of equipment and necessary maintenance to ensure safe operations;
Generate requisitions for the purchase of all equipment for the strength and conditioning facility;
Design and conduct strength, conditioning, and flexibility assessment program to identify deficiencies; track student-athlete improvements; and maintain computer records for the purpose of producing regular reports to head coaches;
Conduct strength and conditioning facility tours and assist in recruiting prospective student-athletes;
Design summer strength, conditioning, and flexibility programs for all teams;
Conform to the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with department and institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulations of athletic governance organizations of which the institution is a member;
Contributes to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes, and external constituents through (a) a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, (b) respect for the competencies of others, and (c) appropriate conflict resolution behavior.
Assistant Athletic Trainer Job Duties:
In consultation with the Director of Sports Medicine, design and implement preseason and summer exercise and rehabilitation programs for student-athletes with past injury histories and test results that warrant such programs;
In consultation with the Director of Sports Medicine, upgrade rehabilitation programs, as needed, according to periodic reevaluation of injured athletes;
Maintain individual student-athlete treatment files with regard to testing, prevention, and rehabilitation programs; training-room visits; athletic injury reports; and other data files;
Supervise the athletic training room in the absence of the Director of Sports Medicine and maintain regular hours in the training room as assigned;
Assist the Director of Sports Medicine in assigning and supervising protocols to be carried out by student trainers;
Provide treatment and first aid services for athletic events as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine;
Attend practices and home and away events as assigned, providing student-athlete health advice to coaches and training services to student-athletes;
Execute all instructions and recommendations of team physicians;
Produce reports as requested by the Director of Sports Medicine, coaches, or administrators;
Demonstrate knowledge in evaluation and treatment of common injuries, rehabilitation protocols, prevention programs, and testing techniques and procedures;
Demonstrate the highest standard of professional behavior in day-to-day relationships with student-athletes and coaches;
Maintain required confidentiality related to student-athletes' health information;
Develop an exemplary level of confidence on the part of coaches and student-athletes for his or her professional knowledge and the performance of student trainers under his or her supervision;
Complete other duties as assigned by the head athletic trainer.
Master's Degree required in athletic training;
NATA Certified, Massachusetts license, Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR/First Aid. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
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The Dean College Athletics Department is a Provisional Division III member of the NCAA and competes as a member of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC), Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), and the USCAA and complies with all NCAA Division III Rules and Regulations.
Internal Number: 112509
About Dean College
Dean College is a not-for-profit institution that is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Today, Dean serves over 1,200 full-time students and close to 200 part-time students, for a full enrollment close to 1,400 and more than 25,000 alumni. The College's future is based soundly upon its rich history of developing programs that meet the changing individual needs of students. Owning an endowment of over $37.5M, Dean emphasizes individual attention and prepares students for further studies or employment upon graduation. Dean's beautiful 100-acre campus is located only 30 miles from Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, RI, and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus.