The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting the Head Athletic Training in developing, coordinating and administering a comprehensive preventative and rehabilitative healthcare program for student-athletes.
Maintain and coordinate a comprehensive sports medicine program.
Work collectively and cooperatively with the Head Athletic Trainer.
Perform professional and administrative services essential for the success of the program.
Supervise student athletic trainers and potentially serve as a preceptor for the academic department.
Work under the supervision of team physician.
Provide athletic coverage during practices and home/away contests.
Evaluate and diagnose injuries sustained by student-athletes.
Assist in administering physical examinations.
Maintain medical records on all athletes.
Track student-athlete injuries and treatments using injury-tracking software.
Design and implement both preventative and rehabilitative programs for student athletes.
Communicate effectively with coaches.
Act as liaison between student-athletes and their parents to insurance companies and doctor's offices; refer and schedule doctor's appointments when needed.
Submit insurance claim paperwork in a timely manner.
Willingness to become an Approved Clinical Instructor within the Athletic Training Education Program, providing Athletic Training students with supervision and instruction during their clinical rotation.
Abide by NATA code of ethics.
Assist coaches in teaching student athletes the NAIA Champions of Character Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Servant Leadership, and Sportsmanship.
Work in conjunction with Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Work with the university to foster alumni relations.
Responsibly manage a budget.
Other duties as assigned.
This is an exempt, 10-month position requiring 40+ hours per week with day, evening, or weekend work as needed.
William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO. It has been operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993. Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries. William Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its online degree programs. With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri's state school system. William Woods University is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the public good by helping students link intellectual development with the responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.