Perform professional and administrative services essential for the success of the program under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer
Duties will include injury prevention, emergency care, first aid and physical rehabilitation of injuries incurred by Spalding University's intercollegiate athletes
Will organize and conduct medically prescribed sports rehabilitation and conditioning programs following an injury and be responsible for appropriate organization and implementation of athletic insurance claim paperwork and follow-up as necessary
Also supervise and participate in the teaching of graduate athletic training students enrolled in an innovative, new entry-level Master of Science Degree Program in Athletic Training. Some weekends and overnight travel are required
Other Duties and Responsibilities include:
Practice and game supervision/coverage
Effective communication with athletes, coaches, families, university officials, and physicians
Referring athletes for appropriate diagnostic, follow-up procedures, and injury tracking.
SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) and eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky
A Master’s degree and previous collegiate athletic training experience is preferred
Must have excellent written and verbal communication, multitasking, and budget management skills in addition to knowledge of the NCAA
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multitask
Proficiency in Microsoft word, Excel, and Power Point
Knowledge of and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations
Understanding of and/or willingness to learn an NCAA Division III academic and sports culture
A strong background in professional athletic training
Past work with student-athletes at the high school and/or collegiate level
Commitment to inclusiveness and collegiality in personal and professional work and mentoring students and faculty on the importance of multicultural and multidisciplinary applications
Commitment and alignment with Spalding University’s Mission is essential
Regular or daily contact with administration, faculty, staff, and students.
Regular contact with the general public.
Must be able to work with, listen to, appreciate, and collaborate and lead with diverse populations
An understanding and ability to apply and enforce university Covid-19 and NCAA protocols
Working closely and communicating often and openly with the Head Athletic Trainer (the position’s supervisor)
Ability to listen to, take direction and guidance from, and be held accountable by the Head Athletic Trainer
The ability to effectively communicate with and solve problems for diverse groups, including prospective or current students, fellow counselors and support staff, alumni, and other constituencies
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in an environment characterized by large workloads, deadline pressures and high-performance standards.
About Spalding University
Nestled in the midst of Kentucky’s largest city, historic Spalding University combines a rich history and a commitment to community service as we attract students who desire a high quality education in a very personalized setting. An engaged faculty serves nearly 2500 students at the bachelors’, masters and doctoral levels, providing quality, real-world learning in liberal and professional studies. Faculty, staff and students are united by the institutional mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice. With a focus on community service and leadership, Spalding offers all students a mission-driven connection to community and comprehensive learning resources while striking a distinctive balance serving the educational needs of both the traditional student and the working adult. In addition, our unique 6-week session delivery format affords students needed scheduling flexibility amidst other life resp...onsibilities. Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the University’s policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening as well as a criminal background check.