Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
South Dakota State University is accepting applications for a full-time, 12 month, benefit-eligible position that will serve as an Associate Athletic Trainer – Head Football ATC. This position will assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and other sports medicine staff with administering athletic training services for 19 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports teams. Duties include, but are not limited to: work with and under the supervision of the Medical Director and Team Physicians; instruct in CAATE approved undergraduate and CAATE entry level athletic training programs as an ACI/CI; supervise undergraduate and graduate athletic training student-athletes; provide primary sport coverage for the SDSU Football team; evaluate and administer first aid to the injured student-athletes; coordinate referrals and maintain communication with athletic health care team and coaches; and administer therapeutic exercise and modalities under supervision of a physician.
Earned Master’s degree by the time of appointment (preference to be in Athletic Training, Athletic Administration or Sports Science);
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in athletic training (preference working with football);
At least one year of experience supervising athletic training students;
BOC certified/SD License or eligible;
CPR and First Aid certified;
Effective communication (oral, written and interpersonal) skills;
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills;
Demonstrated computer application skills.
Division I intercollegiate experience;
Experience working with the sport of football;
At least five years’ of experience in athletic training (preference working with football);
Experience with team travel responsibilities;
Experience with supply ordering/monitoring;
Knowledge and/or understanding of electronic medical records (SIMS) and ability to follow HIPAA/FERPA;
Knowledge and/or understanding of medical insurance.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled. Review of applications will begin as they are received with full consideration date of June 20, 2018.
APPLICATION PROCESS: SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and click on “apply for this job.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, resume, and reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.
SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.
For questions on the position, contact Jeff Holm, Search Chair, at (605) 688-5625 or email: Jeff.Holm@sdstate.edu.
Additional Salary Information: Contingent upon education and experience. SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage for the employee, spouse and dependents; life insurance; paid holidays; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.
About South Dakota State University
South Dakota State University is an NCAA Division I institution which competes in The Summit League for all sports except football who competes in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, wrestling which competes in the Big XII Conference and women's equestrian, which competes in the National Collegiate Equestrian Association.
SDSU is a comprehensive land grant institution that offers more than 200 majors, minors and specializations. SDSU is the state's largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 12,725 students.
SDSU is located in Brookings, South Dakota; a community of approximately 17,500 near the east central border of South Dakota on Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 education system, is accessible to major medical facilities, has an active cultural and social environment, and has numerous lakes and parks within driving distance. It is 50 miles north of Sioux Falls, a city of 200,000.