Centre College invites applications for Assistant Athletic Trainer.
Responsible for assisting in the operation and management of the athletic training function, which provides athletic training services to all intercollegiate student-athletes in the department. Individual will be assigned to the football, softball and tennis teams. Individual reports to the Head Athletic Trainer.
Essential Job Functions:
Evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to student-athletes;
Use of therapeutic modalities in the management of athletic injuries;
Apply protective taping and bracing to support student-athlete;
Documenting and interpreting appropriate information gathered from a variety of sources, including the medical record, physician, student-athlete, and family;
Work with strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness and conditioning programs to meet individual student-athlete needs;
Coordinate with team physician, Parsons Student Health Center, and counselors to ensure proper care and referral for medical and mental health issues;
Administer first-aid to student-athletes;
Recommend reconditioning procedures of equipment and devices according to NCAA guidelines;
Supervise safety factors of athletic competition by ensuring elimination of undue hazards (including monitoring of weather and lightning in accordance with our departmental policies);
Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned;
Appreciation of and commitment to further an inclusive culture for those of diverse backgrounds such as ability, age, class, ethnicity, faith, gender, neurodiversity, race and sexual orientation.
Education and Experience
Master’s Degree, NATA-BOC certification, license from the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, and at least one year of clinical experience that is directly related to the job functions above are required.
Knowledge and Skills
Ability to react appropriately in emergency situations and handle stressful environments. Knowledge of athletic training theory and practice as well as the skills and ability to educate student-athletes, coaches, and parents about risk management and care plans. A commitment to the Division III philosophy; a commitment to diversity and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; and knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules are essential. Additional qualifications include communication skills that allow for the ability to teach, motivate, and counsel student-athletes effectively as well as being self-motivated, positive, energetic, eager to teach, and a willingness to travel. Ability to foster a team environment as well as the ability and desire to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department is essential.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of moderately heavy objects up to 25 lbs. Standing or walking for several hours per day.
Centre College is a premier national liberal arts college that serves approximately 1,400 students and provides a supportive community and a flexible, personal academic path to a meaningful life and career. Founded in 1819, Centre accomplishes its goals in an atmosphere of caring and respectful relationships among faculty, students, and staff. The College has an endowment in excess of $420 million and an operating budget of more than $65 million.
Centre welcomes and supports diversity. The College strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated, where individuals can exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view our Statement of Community.
Located in Danville, KY, the historic, picturesque 150-acre campus is 30 miles from Lexington, in the famed Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky.
For information concerning the College, visit our web site at www.centre.edu