Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Supervises the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of all student athletes on a year round basis related to any injuries. Position will consult with the Team Physician, Athletics Administration and Coaching Staff. This person reports to the Athletics Director and is responsible for performing the duties and requirements of the athletics trainer, as well as working in coordination with others in Athletics to achieve the departmental and strategic goals. In addition, this person must be committed to the educational Mission of the University.
Founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary, Marianists, St. Mary’s is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies. St. Mary’s enrolls 4,000 students in a diverse university with five schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. St. Mary’s has been cited for high graduation rates among Texas colleges and is ranked among the best in the West Region for value and academic quality by U.S. News & World Report. St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, and continues to advocate the Marianist mission of academic excellence and servant leadership.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. •Provide supervision and consultation of pre-season conditioning for all sports. •Work with the team physician to schedule physicals for all athletes working •Provide daily care for all athletic injuries in preparation for practices and competitions •Process all athletic injury insurance claims & maintain student records •Coordinate and administer drug screening programs required by St. Mary’s and NCAA •Recruit, hire, train, and supervise the Graduate Assistants Training Program •Recruit, hire, train, supervise and schedule student training staff •Refer and coordinate student-athlete’s care needs with staff at the University Student Health Center as necessary •Coordinate health education programs for student athletes in conjunction with the University’s NCAA Compliance Officer, Student Health Center staff and student organizations. •Responsible for managing the athletic training budget •Travel with teams as required •Other duties as required
EDUCATION: •Certified by National Athletic Trainers Association •Texas license in Athletic Training by the State Department of Health. •CPR certified •Bachelor Degree required / Masters Degree preferred
QUALIFICATIONS: •Excellent communication skills and must be computer proficient with Microsoft and email technology •Minimum one to three years experience as an athletic trainer
Closing date: 12/5/17. Submit: Application, cover letter, resume, and list of references online at http://stmarytx.applicantpro.com/jobs/. EOE
St. Mary’s University was founded in 1852 as an independent Catholic university in the Marianist tradition. Located in San Antonio, Texas, the University has an enrollment of more than 4,000 students. The St. Mary’s undergraduate student enrollment is 69% Hispanic and 60% female, mirroring the demographics of the region; the University strives for a diverse academic community of faculty, staff, and students of varying religious and cultural background.