Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The Associate Director of Sports Medicine/Head Football Athletic Trainer is responsible for performing duties of first aid, prevention, care, rehabilitation and referral (if necessary) of athletic injuries and illnesses sustained by the Men’s and Women’s Division I athletes at the University of Nevada, Reno. In addition, the Head Football Trainer serves as the liaison with the Head football Coach and staff to oversee the football student-athletes health care and performs first aid, prevention care, rehabilitation and referral (if necessary) of athletic injuries and illness sustained by Division I football athletes. The position assists with overseeing Sports Medicine staff as well as graduate and undergraduate assistants. The position reports to the Assistant AD, Sports Medicine.
Schedule Requirements - Variable work schedule
Compensation Grade - B
Department Information - The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.
Total Compensation - The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program - The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.
Contact Information for this position
Jay Henke email@example.com
Master’s Degree and one year OR a Bachelor's degree and two years of related work experience. Related Experience: managing or assisting with management of athletic training facilities at the collegiate or professional level working with men’s or women’s sports programs.
License or certificate required for this position
Certification by National Athletic Trainers’ Association as administered by the NATA Board of Certification (NATABOC)
First aid and CPR certification
Maintain continuing education units as required by the NATABOC
Must be licensed in the State of Nevada
Please attach the following attachments to the Resume/CV section of your application. The system will accept multiple attachments to this section of the application up to 5MB. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments.
Cover Letter - please include a brief statement about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying
Contact information for three professional references
This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Internal Number: R0114143
About University of Nevada, Reno
The University of Nevada has been perennially ranked in the top 10 in the nation in the Gender Equity Scorecard, including best in the country for its commitment to gender equity in 2006 and 2007. The University has also been recognized as a Diversity in Athletics award winner by the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University. The Wolf Pack has participated in successful legislative lobbying for gender equity funding and private fundraising to add three women's sports. Nevada added women's golf in 1998 and women's soccer in 2000, while the University also brought back its women's softball program in 2003 after a 14-year hiatus.
A total of 116 Wolf Pack student-athletes earned academic all-conference distinction from the Mountain West during the 2013-14 season. Nevada’s volleyball team holds a near perfect four-year APR of 989. The program has made five NCAA Championship appearances, most recently in 2005.
The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 20,000 including over 2,800 graduate students. The university has been recognized as a Tier I Institution by US News and World Report. Located in the pic...turesque base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the University is a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Pacific Crest Trail is nearby for hiking and biking, while fantastic ski areas abound. The city offers an excellent living environment, due to its mountains, short commutes, growing arts community, increasing international flavor, and strong academic ties through the presence of Nevada’s oldest University. Nevada has no state income tax, and Reno has a comparatively low property tax. The University offers excellent benefits, including faculty tuition benefits for university employees and their dependents.