Salary is commensurate with experience and preparation
Indiana State University is seeking a highly qualified Athletic Training Services Director to join our team in the Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation. The successful candidate will be an experienced clinician, skilled leader and an effective administrator. The Athletic Training Services Director will collaborate with Athletics and Academics to ensure the safety and wellbeing of patients. This is a 12-month salaried appointment reporting to the Department Chair of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Responsibilities: Supervising a staff of licensed athletic trainers, the ATS Director is responsible for daily operations of ATS, ensuring that athletic trainers, graduate assistants, and professional students are equipped and prepared to deliver high-quality health care in the clinic and on the field. The ATS Director will collaborate with the medical director, team physicians, and ISU Athletics to ensure that patients receive individualized and appropriate care. The ATS Director will have the option to support one of the many team sports at Indiana State University. The ATS Director will have opportunities to teach and mentor students in the professional and doctoral athletic training programs. The ATS Director is on call via phone and may travel occasionally.
Qualifications: Candidates must have earned a Master's degree in Athletic Training or a related field, be certified by the BOC, are licensed or eligible for an athletic trainer’s license in the state of Indiana, and be certified in CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Competitive candidates will have at least five years of experience as an athletic trainer, demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with patients, coaches and educators, and relevant leadership/administrative experience. The Director must have a reputation for integrity, strong communication skills, be able to foster a civil and collaborative work environment, have experience and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and the ability to advance the strategic plan of the College and University.
Special Instructions: Prospective candidates are asked to submit all application materials via the Indiana State University Applicant Tracking System. To access this system, please go to http://jobs.indstate.edu
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled, but those received after November 16, 2018, cannot be ensured full consideration. Review of completed applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.
Applicants must provide the following materials
· A cover letter describing their interest and qualifications for the position
· Evidence of current NATA certification and state licensure
· Contact information for three professional references
Finalists for the position must be prepared to visit campus for a full day of interviewing with stakeholders and submit an electronic portfolio of evidence in support of clinical expertise, leadership/administrative experience, and commitment to inclusive excellence. Finalists are asked to provide additional references including a current or recent supervisor and undergo a thorough background check.
About Indiana State University: Indiana State University, founded in 1865, is a regional residential public institution focused on undergraduate education and offering masters and doctoral degrees in select areas. Classified as an engaged institution by the Carnegie Foundation, Indiana State University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Honor Roll for Community Service each year since its creation. With over 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Indiana State University has the most diverse student population in Indiana. Indiana State University competes in the Missouri Valley Conference, the nation’s second-oldest NCAA Division I conference and is one of the nation's most progressive conferences. Indiana State University and The Valley are a compelling force in recruiting student-athletes.
In alignment with current NATA recommendations for independent healthcare delivery, Athletic Training Services are part of the Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation in the College of Health and Human Services. The department is an innovative and multidisciplinary learning environment that includes degree programs in Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Physical Therapy. The department operates a Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation Clinic and Tactical Athlete Care Clinic as learning laboratories and provides health care services in the community.
The College of Health and Human Services, established in 2007, is the second largest college at Indiana State University with fall 2018 enrollment of 2527 undergraduate, 744 graduate students, and employs 93 full-time faculty and 55 full-time staff. We offer 14 undergraduate majors, 14 undergraduate minors, 10 master’s degree programs, and 4 doctoral degrees. The college is dedicated to graduating skilled professionals who will make a difference in their community.
Indiana State University is located in Terre Haute, Indiana, known as the “Crossroads of America” for its location on the National Road (US 40) and the major North-South road (US 41). Terre Haute has a great Midwestern esthetic and a college-town feel. In addition to Indiana State University, the city is home to the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, IvyTech Community College, and the historic Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College. Indiana has been recognized for a low cost of living and strong fiscal stability. Indiana State University is adjacent to vibrant downtown Terre Haute making the commute to shopping, food, housing, arts, sports and entertainment within 15 minutes to campus. Indianapolis, St. Louis, Chicago, and Cincinnati are easily accessible. Our city is a regional hub for commerce, arts, sports, cultural events, and medical services. It features a the Swope Art Museum, Children's Museum, farmer's market, the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, community theatre, and a variety of festivals throughout the year.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US for other than practical training. The University will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Indiana State University is an AA/EEO employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
Please visit www.indstate.edu to learn more about the University, faculty and staff, and students. Questions about the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Cat Paterson, email@example.com.