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Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine 999604

Xavier University
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

Xavier University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, seeks applications for full-time Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. This position oversees the Sports Medicine area, within Athletics and reports to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and Student-Athlete Resources and SWA . The Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine works cooperatively with the Xavier University Department of Athletics coaches and staff, student-athletes, and other constituencies, within and external to Xavier Athletics, as well as external to the University, to provide leadership and guidance necessary for a positive, safe and healthy athletic training environment . This position, along with all coaches and staff, is responsible for prevention and treatment of student athletes’ injuries and serves as a referral for those student-athletes whose medical and health-related needs are outside of the scope of practice of athletic trainers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
  • Overseeing all aspects of Athletic Training, including, but not limited to: insurance coverage for all student-athletes, development and implementation of all Athletic Training-related matters, pursuant to NATA and NCAA guidelines, staffing and budget;
  • Providing vision, leadership and guidance necessary for a comprehensive, positive, safe and healthy athletic training environment;
  • Working closely with Strength and Conditioning to facilitate the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention and rehabilitation of injuries of, along with the implementation of return-to-play protocols for, student-athletes;
  • Consulting regularly with the sport coaches, strength and conditioning and other staff to assure the health and well-being of the student-athletes;
  • Serving as a referral, when necessary, for all things student-athlete health-related (mental, physical);
  • Providing direct service/coverage for specific sports; and
  • Providing oversight of Xavier University’s Cintas Center and Heidt Family Champions Center athletic training facilities
Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Athletic Training or Related Field;
  • At least five (5) years of athletic training experience in intercollegiate athletics;
  • Certified and licensed to practice in Ohio or eligible for certification/licensure in Ohio;
  • Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation), planning, problem-solving, negotiation, organizational, and analytical skills;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with coaches, administrators, student-athletes, parents, faculty, staff.
  • Interpersonal and customer service skills in dealing sensitively with a wide variety of constituents, including health care professionals who provide services to Xavier student-athletes;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet established deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience with electronic medical records and relevant technology;
  • Knowledge of NCAA policies that impact athletic training (i.e. concussion protocol); and
  • Full working knowledge of, and the ability to apply, HIPAA and FERPA
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Division I Athletics;
  • Experience with the drafting, application, review and modification of policies and procedures; and
  • Experience with supervision of staff
To ensure consideration, applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resum and three (3) professional references, including name, title, contact information and relationship to the applicant. The letter of interest should address the applicant’s professional expertise including prior relevant experience, supervision/organizational responsibilities, and any work to create an inclusive working environment. Review of applications will begin May 10, 2024 .

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