The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists the Director of Sports Medicine in conducting programs for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of intercollegiate athletic injuries.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
•Assist the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine in all aspects of intercollegiate athletic team coverage for 18 sports.
•Primary sport coverage: Responsible for all aspects of medical coverage to include: Prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and referral of athletic injuries. Sport assignments subject to change.
•Communication with sports medicine staff, Post Physician, Post Nurse Practitioner, and Team Physicians, and department administration.
•Administrative duties to include: Claim forms in the insurance procurement process for athletics, purchasing of medical supplies & equipment, update Sports Medicine website, and CPR certification card documentation.
•Secondary contact for NCAA drug testing.
•Athletic training clinic at the VMI infirmary.
•Maintain full commitment to compliance with NCAA, Southern Conference, and Virginia Military Institute rules and regulations.
•Contribute to departmental administrative efforts and sports medicine coverage in other areas as needed in athletics and the Corps of Cadets.
•Other duties as assigned.
•Bachelor’s degree required. Degree completed in Sports Medicine, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Heath & Human Services, or similar field of study.
•Master’s degree preferred in Sports Medicine, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, or Health & Human Services.
•1-3 years of experience working in the Sports Medicine/Athletic Training field.
Please include resume, letter of application and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Applications accepted until the position is filled. In a continuing effort to enrich it academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, and veterans to apply.
VMI is a public, four-year, undergraduate military college (1,200 students) located in the historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington (population 7,000) offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere, a relaxed rural pace, and a diverse economic base to make life both pleasant and rewarding.