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Athletic Trainer

Texas, Deep east texas, 75961 Deep east texas USA

Athletic Trainer Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Desired start date is March 1, 2024.Posting Details Position Information Job Title Athletic Trainer Full Time/Part Time Full Time FLSA Exempt General Job Description This is a professional position responsible for supervising the administration of the athletic training rooms and coordinating the treatment of injuries to student-athletes under the supervision of the team physician. Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment when performing work.Essential Job Functions

Oversees the application of therapeutic modalities and treatments in the training room.

Aids in the prevention of athletic injuries by administering preventative taping, purchasing and fitting special protective equipment, and maintaining safety conditions at practices and competitions.

Designs, implements, and coordinates the rehabilitation program for student-athletes after surgery, with off-season injuries, or preventative exercise, in response to pre-season screening results.

Administers emergency procedures to injured student-athletes in assigned sports during practices and games.

Maintains records of treatments and injuries of all student-athletes seen and treated in the training rooms. Supervises the distribution of approved medications under the orders of the team physician.

Assigns and supervises graduate and student assistants assigned to the training rooms.

Coordinates the scheduling and conduct of pre-season athletic physicals for all student-athletes.

Prepares reports on injured student-athletes for the head coach and provides periodic progress reports on the rehabilitation of injured student-athletes.

Makes arrangements for training room supplies and equipment to be transported on trips.

Conducts training sessions and supervises graduate assistants in the performance of athletic medicine activities.

Non-Essential Job Functions

Makes appointments for student-athletes to see private physicians, as necessary.

Remains on 24-hour call to sports-specific student-athletes for treatment and/or counseling, as assigned.

Meets with recruits, as assigned, to tour department training rooms and discuss injuries and rehabilitation programs.

Attends university, conference, NCAA and other organizational meetings, as assigned.

Adheres to all applicable NCAA , conference, and university rules and regulations.

Travels with teams to away games, as required.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.

Knowledge of, or ability to learn, policies, procedures, and guidelines established by the conference and the NCAA .

Must have working knowledge of professional standards and regulations.

Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

Ability to set priorities and complete assignments on time.

Ability to operate a personal computer with a general understanding of application software, and an understanding of the Internet.

Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships with coaches, students, staff, and external constituents.

Physical Demands

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, health, exercise science, or a related field is required.Required Experience and Training One year of related experience is required. Experience in collegiate athletic training is required. NATA Certification, Athletic Trainer licensure in Texas, and Instructor level certification in CPR and First Aid is required. Candidates without current Texas certification will be considered if certification can be obtained prior to start date.Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree is preferred.Special Conditions for Eligibility This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check.This is a safety-sensitive position subject to drug and alcohol testing.This is an IT-sensitive position subject to the Computer and Network Security policy.Min Pay Rate Mid Pay Rate Salary Information Commensurate with Experience Specific Job Requirements/Duties for this Posting Is Background Check Required? Yes Benefit and Retirement Eligibility This position is eligible for participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.EEO Statement Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.Posting Detail Information Posting Number S2024-019 Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants Number of Positions Available 1 Posted Date 02/09/2024 Review Start Date Close Date Work Schedule Ability to adjust work hours as required due to events. Will require night and weekend work at times. Also may require holidays if schedule dictates. Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Desired start date is March 1, 2024.Posting Quick Link https://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/11097 Contact Information Contact Name Kasey Fisette Contact Phone (936)468-3501 Contact Email Kasey.Fisette@sfasu.edu Contact Information Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Will you have earned a bachelor's degree prior to the start date of this position?



What is your academic major/minor?

(Open Ended Question)

Which of the following best represents the number of years experience you possess relating directly to the job to which you are applying?

Less than one

One to two

Three to four

Five to six

Seven to eight

Nine or more

Do you have prior experience in collegiate athletic training?



Do you have experience with NCAA Intercollegiate Athletics?



Describe your experience with NCAA intercollegiate athletics, including experience specifically with NCAA Division I athletics.

(Open Ended Question)

Do you currently have, or can you have prior to start date, NATA Certification, Athletic Trainer licensure in Texas, and Instructor level certification in CPR & First Aid?



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