Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The Head Athletic Trainer prevents, examines and treats athlete’s injuries. They also help provide therapy to athlete’s who are recovering from injuries to rebuild strength and avoid further injury. The Head Athletic Trainer is the liaison between the student athlete, the medical doctors, or their support staffs and the medical assistant.This position is responsible for planning, developing and implementing the athletic training program which includes preventing, assessing, rehabilitating and treating all injuries that the student-athlete may acquire while playing for any of the 17 sports (275+ student athletes).This position also requires running a proper health care facility with the proper working equipment, materials and supplies needed to comply with the NATA standards.
Master's degree required in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine or related Licensing and Certification.
CPR, First Aid, AED Certification or ability to achieve these certifications within 30 days of employment
Valid Driver's License
Computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc...)
Ability to sit at a workstation for extended periods
Occasional ability to lift, carry, and put away parcels weighing up to 25 pounds
Normal physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job taking distance and speed into account
Normal physical agility, which includes ability to maneuver body while in place
Norman Physical strength to handle routine office materials and tools
Normal dexterity of hands and fingers
Normal coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Alcorn State University
Alcorn State University is a Division 1 FCS Institution. We sponsor 17 programs and are a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.