Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Bethany College is a national liberal arts college located on a beautiful historic 1,300 acre mountaintop campus in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, 39 miles from Pittsburgh. The state's oldest private college, Bethany offers a wide array of B.A. and B.S. programs in more than 25 fields of study and a Master of Arts program in Teaching.
Bethany College is seeking candidates for the position of Head Athletic Trainer/Athletics Health Care Administrator. The Head Athletic Trainer is responsible for preventing, evaluating, treating and rehabilitating athletic related injuries for 22 men’s and women’s sport programs. This position also manages a staff of one assistant athletic trainer, one intern and trains student-trainers in accordance with guidelines established by the National Athletic Trainers Association. In addition, this position will be working with students in Bethany’s new Sports Medicine program.
In addition to the Head Athletic Trainer, this position also includes Athletics Health Care Administrator responsibilities. Among the duties associated with this role include continuing the established sexual violence prevention education, as well as updating and maintaining all policies and procedures set forth by the NCAA and NATA. Other responsibilities include maintaining records of medical histories, managing operating budget of athletic training staff in accordance with all Bethany College policies and procedures, compile orders for and maintain necessary supplies for athletic training facilities and working with Director of Student Health Services and/or athletic physician(s) to ensure all proper procedures are followed with medical insurance claims
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training, NATA-BOC certification, licensed as an Athletic Trainer in West Virginia and a valid driver’s license. Strongly preferred qualifications include an advanced degree in Athletic Training and experience in a college setting. This position requires significant work during evening hours, weekends, and during school breaks, as well as work-related travel.
About Bethany College
Bethany was founded March 2, 1840 and for over 175 years, Bethany College has been a highly contemporary institution based in the tradition of the liberal arts.The College offers a wide array of studies, awarding Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in more than 25 fields of study, many with options for emphasis. Students also have the option of including one or more optional minors as part of their programs.Bethany's 1,300-acre campus is located in the northern panhandle of West Virginia in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains. Pittsburgh is a 50-minute drive from campus, while Wheeling, W.Va.; Washington, Pa.; and Steubenville, Ohio are less than a half-hour away.