Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
The University of Wyoming is accepting applications for the position of Head Athletic Trainer/Director of Sports Medicine. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the Sports Medicine department for a successful DI (FBS) athletic program. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Recruiting, hiring, supervising and evaluating a large staff of associate/assistant athletic trainers and student support staff (e.g., interns, volunteers, etc.);
•Collaborating with team physicians (internal medicine and orthopedic) and other members of the medical “team” (e.g., chiropractors, masseuse, etc.);
•Communicating and working in partnership with applicable coaching staffs and the multi-disciplinary team (e.g., Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition, Sports Performance, etc.) to provide an integrated program of year round injury prevention and rehabilitation for applicable student-athletes.
•Coordinating all home and away coverage for appropriate student-athlete athletic activities (e.g., contests, practices, workouts, etc.).
•Developing appropriate policies and procedures;
•Monitoring of all expenditures to ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines;
•Communicating problems, issues and program improvement ideas involving the sports medicine area to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
•Coordinating the student-athlete drug-testing program;
•Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics/Designee.
The successful candidate will coordinate the care for approximately 400 student-athletes and serve as the primary athletic trainer for football. The projected start date for this position is July 16th, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. This is a full-time (12 month), benefited position. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, MWC, University and departmental rules and regulations. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Review of resumes and applications will begin immediately. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit materials by June 17, 2018 to receive full consideration. Start date is negotiable.
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.
Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.
We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
Minimum Qualifications At a minimum, successful candidates must have: • Bachelor’s degree in athletic training, health science, or related field • NATA Certification (BOC) • Current state of Wyoming licensure or within 60 days of starting the position • CPR/AED Certifications • A minimum of seven (7) years of full-time collegiate and/or professional (NFL) experience (minimum of three (3) of those years at the Division I level) in the sports medicine field • Desired Qualifications Further consideration will be given to candidates who possess: • Master’s degree in related field • Experience at the NCAA Division I FBS level. • Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations • Excellent interpersonal communication skills • Strong organizational skills • Required Materials Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 9803
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