Head Football Athletic Trainer

Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Title Head Football Athletic Trainer Position Number 082881 Department Special Projects-120010 Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
  • BOC Certification
  • Eligible for state licensure by the State of North Carolina Board of Athletic Training
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in athletic training and previous football athletic training experience at FCS or FBS institution
License/Certification Required
  • BOC Certification
  • Eligible for licensure by the State of North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Head Football Athletic Trainer works under the supervision of the Director of Athletics Training Services and directly oversees the football athletic training services.

  • Responsible for coverage of athletics at the discretion of the Director of Athletic Training Services. This includes following all policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the prevention, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries under the direction of the Appalachian State University Team Physicians.
  • Supervise and evaluate athletic training students.
  • Serve as a liaison between coaches, student-athletes, physicians, and parents.
  • Supervise and evaluate athletic training students and football staff.
  • Responsible for completing insurance claims and performing related record keeping not limited to, but to include seeking authorizations from student-athletes.
  • Maintain continuing education according to the requirements of the Board of Certification and the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners.
  • Abide by the rules as set forth by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Appalachian Athletics, and the Sunbelt Conference.
  • Attend athletic training staff meetings.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the athletic training room.
  • Develop and distribute visiting team information in the form of an email in a timely fashion.
  • Serve as advisor to assigned Intern with his or her athletic responsibilities.
  • Serve as a mentor to assigned Intern.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training.
  • Responsible for maintaining a master database of forms for the athletic training department.
  • Responsible for updating pre-participation exam forms and ensuring the forms on the website are current.
  • Responsible for hydrotherapy room, maintaining proper chemical balance, and whirlpool maintenance.
  • Oversee and perform monthly AED checks on assigned AEDs and update confirmation sheet.
Suggested Salary Range Commensurate with experience Physical Demands of Position Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter
Resume

List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of References including contact information

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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