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Associate Director, Sports Medicine

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Associate Director, Sports Medicine

Position Number: S00837P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: PT Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 46 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Athletics & Recreation
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Unit: Athletic Training
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Jeffery Carrico
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Associate Director of Sports Medicine is responsible for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to collegiate athletes in FOOTBALL. In addition, the Associate Director of Sports Medicine administers drug testing, insurance coordination, and travels with athletic teams to all events. The incumbent reports to the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine in the administration of a Division I intercollegiate Athletic program in adherence to all university and Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure regulations. Incumbent may also serve as the primary trainer for Football, responsible for all aspects of athletic training for those sports.

Minimum Education:
· Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in athletic training or related field is required. · Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred

Minimum Experience:
· Three years of experience in collegiate athletic training is required. Football preferred.· Eligibility to be an approved clinical instructor/supervisor is preferred

Minimum Licensure and Certification:
· National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) certification as an Athletic Trainer is required.· A State Board of Medical Licensure Certification in Athletic Training is required. A Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure Athletic Training Certification Is Preferred. The successful applicant will obtain a Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure Within 3 months if not held at hire.· Valid state driver’s license is required.

Qualification Equivalencies:


Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge:· NATA, NCAA and ASUN regulations· Drug testing and pharmacy regulation, competence of NATA BOC, university structure and flow chart

Job Functions:
Prevent injuries, treat sports related injuries, and rehabilitate assigned student athletes including taping, bracing, first aid, surgery consultation, medical communication, therapy, and follow up exercises. Monitor environmental conditions.
Assist with the compilation, input, organization, and maintenance of all medical records on University student-athletes, and share in the responsibility of maintaining and organizing the athletic training room file system and departmental handbooks.
Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures
Complete all other duties as assigned to ensure the successful operation of the department


Posting Number: S00837P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 08/24/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:


AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

Document Link:

To apply, visit https://jobs.eku.edu/postings/17817

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