Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Dartmouth College, a member of NCAA Division I and the Ivy League, is seeking a Head Athletic Trainer. Reporting to the Director of Dartmouth College Health Service, this position requires the ability to have a clear vision and an ability to lead, supervise, and manage a comprehensive sports medicine program at the NCAA Division I level. One must be an excellent communicator within and across departments to ensure clear understanding, policies, and care for our student-athletes. One must have the ability to make independent decisions in the following areas: injury assessment, injury referrals, injury care management, return to play, emergency care, communication, department advancement, staff management and administration in consultation with the Director of Sports Medicine and Athletics Department senior administration. This position requires one to have effective working relationships with: colleagues in sports medicine, coaches, strength and conditioning staff, athletic administration, Health Service staff, and colleagues across the Student Affairs division. One must have the ability to: multi-task, communicate effectively with student-athletes, families, and colleagues mentioned above, plan effective strategies to support the growth and development of Athletic Medicine staff while meeting the needs of our student-athletes and teams (over 1000 student-athletes, 35 varsity teams, and men’s club rugby). This position requires managerial and supervisory responsibilities.
• Master’s Degree in Sports Medicine or equivalent. • Eligible for New Hampshire State Athletic Training License. • Current NATABOC (National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification) – must continue to maintain this certification during employment. • Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and travel. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Ability to articulate and implement a vision for a sports medicine department. • Certification in CPR. • 5 years experience in the college or university athletic training setting. • Experience at effectively treating both traumatic and overuse type injuries. • Experience in supervising professional staff.
Interested candidates can view a full job description and complete a required online application at http://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/49792.
Internal Number: 0023001
About Dartmouth College
A private, four-year, liberal arts, coeducational college, Dartmouth's focus is on undergraduate education, but the College is considered a small university with graduate schools of business, engineering and medicine as well as 16 graduate programs in the arts and sciences.A mecca for the highly motivated student-athlete, Dartmouth College is the nation's ninth oldest university and a member of the Ivy League. Featuring a comprehensive athletic menu, Dartmouth offers 34 varsity sports - 16 for men, 16 for women and two coeducational programs in sailing and equestrian. In addition, there are 34 club and 24 intramural sports as three-quarters of Dartmouth undergraduates participate in some form of athletics.Nicknamed "The Big Green," Dartmouth's varsity athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I as well as in the eight-member Ivy League and the ECAC Hockey League. Throughout the years, Dartmouth athletes have competed at the very highest level, excelling in NCAA championships in a wide range of sports.The College has demonstrated a total commitment to athletics and recreation with more than $85 million in facility improvements since 2000, including: Boss Tennis Center and Gordon Pavil...ion, Scully-Fahey Field (featuring AstroTurf), Blackman Football Practice Fields, McLane Skiway Lodge, Corey Ford Rugby Clubhouse; comprehensive renovations to Leverone Fieldhouse, Hanover Country Club, Berry Center squash courts, Alumni Gymnasium (featuring a new 14,000 square foot recreational fitness center), and Memorial Field (including FieldTurf playing surface and Tartan track); Floren Varsity House (featuring a 10,000 square foot varsity strength training center); and Burnham Soccer Field and Sports Pavilion; an Astro Turf field for field hockey and recreational sports; a new baseball facility--Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park, and a new softball park.In addition, the College started Dartmouth Peak Performance in 2011, an ambitious program designed to position student-athletes to achieve excellence in academics, athletics and their personal lives. Although the Ivy League schools do not offer athletic scholarships, admission is need-blind, and more than half of the Dartmouth student body receives financial assistance.