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Director of Athletic Training

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

A quality athletic program at any higher education institution requires athletic trainers who do not care about winning as much as they do about student athletes performing at their peak in their sport while remaining healthy and academically sound.   Our client is looking for this type of leader to join their athletic department as the next Director of Athletic Training.

 

HERE IS WHAT YOU WILL DO AS THE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETIC TRAINING

 

You will conduct and manage all healthcare responsibilities of Athletic Training Services, including prevention, examination, and rehabilitation of athletic-related injuries to school athletes within the spirit, policies, and rules of the institution, the athletic conference, and the NCAA that will further the fitness, wellness, personal, social, and academic development of the student athletes.  Specifically, you will:

 

  • Direct the medical care for the school’s 26 varsity teams using best practices and in the best interests of the student-athletes’ health and safety.
  • Serve as the NCAA Healthcare Administrator Designee and all assignments and reporting required.
  • Oversee and collaborate with the athletic training staff to provide medical coverage to NCAA and Non-NCAA varsity teams.
  • Collaborate with Director of Medical Services/Team Physicians and other affiliated healthcare professionals in providing and directing medical care for athletes.
  • Provide on-site practice and home event coverage for assigned intercollegiate athletic teams, both during season and off-season.
  • Travel to away contests with assigned teams as contests schedules allow.
  • Manage training facilities operations- cleaning/disease prevention, organizing equipment, assessing inventory, and ensuring safety of medical equipment.
  • Manage the assigned athletic training operating budget and inventory needs
  • Maintain and collect medical documentation of injuries/illness, pre-season medical forms, and develop end of the season injury/treatment reports
  • Review and update policies and procedures of Athletic Training Services in order to follow medical bylaws, standards, and guidelines of NCAA.
  • Coordinate baseline and post-injury ImPACT concussion testing for assigned intercollegiate teams.
  • Communicate with the strength and conditioning staff and team coaches the student athletes’ injury details and participation status.
  • Supervise work-study students assigned to the Athletic Training Facility, including potential Pre-PT/Pre-AT students assigned to the work in the facility.
  • Coordinate the collection and review of all student-athletes’ pre-participation examination (PPE), medical history, proof of health insurance, and annual medical forms/policies related to medical clearance for participation in athletics.
  • Adhere to the NCAA rules, and use guidance of the NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook recommendations for establishing medical policies/procedures.
  • Attend conference athletic trainer meetings representing the institution.

 

HERE ARE SOME OF THE GREAT BENEFITS YOU WILL HAVE

  • FREE TUITION for you and your children at their choice of 14 colleges
  • 50% TUITION REDUCTION for your spouse
  • Health, dental, vision, disability, life, flexible spending
  • TIAA retirement
  • Paid holidays, and paid shutdown for two weeks over the holiday break
  • Use of athletic facilities at no cost, including fitness classes

 

HERE IS WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU TO BE QUALIFIED

  • Master’s degree required.
  • Previous experience in Athletic Training management.
  • National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
  • The ability to obtain State of Iowa Licensure through Department of Public Health.
  • Successful completion of a background and driver check.

 

A DIVERSE WORKFORCE MATTERS TO US!

 

Our client is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal.  They value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Our client is an equal opportunity employer.

 

#IND1

 

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Cedar Rapids , Director of Athletic Training, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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