Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Position Grade: 33
HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER
Xavier University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, seeks applications for full-time Head Athletic Trainer. This position serves as the Director of the Division of Sports Medicine within Athletics and reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Student Athlete Welfare. The Head Athletic Trainer works cooperatively with the Xavier University Department of Athletics coaches and staff, student-athletes, and other constituencies, within and external to Xavier Athletics, as well as external to the University, to provide leadership and guidance necessary for a positive, safe and healthy athletic training environment. This position along with all coaches and staff, is responsible for prevention and treatment of student athletes’ injuries and serves as a referral for those student-athletes whose medical and health-related needs are outside of the scope of practice of athletic trainers.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to
•Overseeing all aspects of Athletic Training, including, but not limited to: insurance coverage for all student-athletes, development and implementation of all Athletic Training-related matters, pursuant to NATA and NCAA guidelines, staffing and budget •Providing vision, leadership and guidance necessary for a comprehensive, positive, safe and healthy athletic training environment •Working closely with Strength and Conditioning to facilitate the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries of student-athletes •Consulting regularly with the sport coaches, strength and conditioning and other staff to assure the health and well-being of the student-athletes •Serving as a referral, when necessary, for all things student-athlete health-related (mental, physical) •Providing direct service/coverage for specific sports • Oversight of Xavier University’s athletic training facilities within and outside of the Cintas Center
•Master's Degree in Athletic Training or Related Field •At least ten (10) years of athletic training experience in intercollegiate athletics •Certified and licensed to practice in Ohio or eligible for certification/licensure in Ohio •Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation), planning, problem-solving, negotiation, organizational, and analytical skills •Ability to effectively communicate with coaches, administrators, student-athletes, parents, faculty, staff •Interpersonal and customer service skills in dealing sensitively with a wide variety of constituents, including health care professionals who provide services to Xavier student-athletes •Handle multiple tasks and meet established deadlines in a fast-paced environment •Experience with electronic medical records •Knowledge of NCAA policies that impact athletic training (i.e. concussion protocol) •Full working knowledge of HIPPA and FERPA
•Experience with Division I Athletics •Experience with supervision of staff
To ensure consideration, interested/qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University’s website. Position will remain open until filled.
XAVIER UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
About Xavier University
Founded in 1831, Xavier University is Jesuit, Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its three colleges offer 78 undergraduate majors, 43 minors and 11 graduate programs to 6,646 total students, including 3,961 undergraduates. The University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities nationwide.