Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The successful candidate will assist the university in meeting the goals of the mission statement, athletic department and department of Kinesiology by providing: •Approximately three contact hours of teaching either one Kinesiology lecture course or multiple practicums in Athletic Training and •A safe environment for university sponsored practices and competitions and quality care for student-athletes in a comprehensive university athletic training program comprised of 15 NCAA DII programs.
The successful candidate will operate such that the overall quality and integrity of the department aligns with the university’s vision of excellence. This position reports directly to the Head Athletic Trainer for responsibility in critical areas of prevention, evaluation, rehabilitation referral and documentation of athletic injuries, and to the Department of Kinesiology Chair for responsibility in providing a comprehensive overview of objectives, skills, concepts, materials, and methods necessary for kinesiology students to perform in a kinesiology based setting.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: •Teaching a kinesiology course and/or practicums to kinesiology students •Coordinate the medical care of student-athletes of assigned sports •Provide on-field/court athletic training services for assigned sport programs •Implement appropriate injury prevention and rehabilitation programs •Assist in supervision of the daily operation of the athletic training facility •Assist in maintenance of the athletic training equipment, supplies, and facilities •Maintain accurate medical documentation of athletic injuries •Travel, as necessary, with assigned sport programs •Assist in recruitment, education, and daily supervision of athletic training students including documentation related to licensure •Maintain continuing education hours as required for athletic training licensure/certification •Be an engaged member of the athletic department and university community and other duties as assigned.
Masters’ Degree in athletic training, kinesiology or closely related field required
Knowledge of and/or experience working with kinesiology students
Previous teaching experience is preferred
Texas Department of State Health Services License required, or eligible for licensure
NATA BOC certification required
NSCA CSCS preferred
Two to five years athletic training experience, with two years of experience at the collegiate level preferred
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and organizational skills
A demonstrated commitment to high academic standards and healthy lifestyles for student-athletes
Ability to work in the outdoor elements and on evenings, week-ends, and holidays
Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required
About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885, St. Edward’s is a nationally ranked, Holy Cross university located in Austin, Texas. We educate the hearts and minds of undergraduate and graduate students, so they are prepared to make a difference.