Responsible for injury prevention, evaluation, treatment and instructional rehabilitation of student-athletes. Provide on-site medical coverage/emergency care for practices and games. Determine the playing status of student-athletes for practices and games. Prepare instructional rehabilitation protocols for student-athlete injuries. Complete documentation for all injuries and incidents. Instruct student-athletes, coaches and staff on athletic training policies, procedures and best practices to create and maintain a safe environment. Performs other related duties as assigned. The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. In addition, the employee occasionally lifts light to heavy objects. The position requires extended work days and an extensive traveling schedule.
The work is typically performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather and a clinic or rehab setting. The position requires the use of protective devices like gloves and may be exposed to contagious or irritating chemicals. Annual salary includes excellent benefits, including generous leave time. Projected hire date Open until filled
Knowledge of matters related to athletic training certification Knowledge of injury prevention and assessment Skill in operating a computer Skill in CPR and AED Skill in injury rehabilitation
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. This position requires a minimum of two years’ experience, with a NATA BOC Athletic Training Certification and State of Oklahoma Licensed Athletic Trainer.
Applicants must apply on the NSU HR website:https://nsuok.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/1324?c=nsuok
Northeastern State University (NSU) is a public university with its main campus in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Northeastern is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Oklahoma as well as the state's 4th largest institution. Tahlequah is home to the capital of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and about 25 percent of the students at NSU identify themselves as American Indian. The university has many courses focused on Native American linguistics, and offers Cherokee language Education as a major.
NSU athletic teams are known as the RiverHawks. The university is a member of the NCAA Division II level, primarily competing in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) for most of its sports since the 2012–13 academic year, while the men's soccer team competes in the Great American Conference (GAC). NSU competes in 10 intercollegiate sports: Men's sports include baseball, basketball, football, golf and soccer, while women's sports include basketball, golf, soccer, softball, and tennis.