Eastern New Mexico University is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Lone Star Conference. We are seeking applicants for our head football athletic trainer position. This position will report directly to the Head Athletic Trainer, work within the Eastern New Mexico Sports Medicine team while also working day-day with the head football coach to ensure the football program is being supported at the optimal level.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise any members involved in the football athletic training staff. Included but not limited to student athletic trainer interns, others providing sports medicine related services to student athletes.
Meet with head athletic trainer for updates and communication on the football program.
Work with the head football coach and coaching staff on a daily basis to ensure optimal care for the football student-athletes at ENMU.
Work with and assist the team physician(s) in providing sports medicine coverage for the football program.
Provide/plan for any emergency health care needs for football student-athletes.
Provide treatment, rehabilitation, and preventative plans for football student athletes.
Maintain appropriate medical records for football student athlete’s health care, including but not limited to physical examinations, insurance information and injury evaluation reports.
Communicate with all members of the sports medicine department, as well as football coaches, strength and conditioning coaches and athletic director
Schedule physician appointments as needed throughout the school year
Assist the football coach with travel and administrative duties when necessary
May teach 1-3 courses in Health and Physical Education
Perform other duties as assigned
Job Requirements (Minimum):
A BS degree in Athletic Training (Master's degree preferred).
NATABOC Certification or eligibility to sit for the exam yielding a passing result prior to starting.
Eligibility for New Mexico state license.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as a member of a sports medicine team
Intercollegiate athletic training experience and teaching experience (preferred)
Must be of good moral character with conduct consistent with the university and state code of conduct.
A valid New Mexico Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment is also required, as well as the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle in all kinds of weather and road conditions
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Work is performed on a 12-month contract
Work is performed during normal business hours but will include evening and weekend hours and requires frequent travel with collegiate teams
Work is performed both inside a non-smoking facility and outdoors; involves extremes of cold and hot plus temperature changes, wet and humid conditions
May include exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Work requires a mixture of prolonged sitting, standing constantly (all day), walking and/or moving frequently. Work may also require the ability to use both upper and lower extremities for manipulation of machines, tools, etc. for patients as needed; may require exertion of up to 50 pounds.
Essential Functions:[As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]
Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.
Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:
Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records. Letter of interest Resume Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position) Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University’s non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (575) 562-2218. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. For more information regarding Title IX please click https://www.enmu.edu/about/public-documents/title-ix/coordinator . New Mexico is an open records state, therefore ENMU complies with the Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2, from the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General. Requests for records should be sent to email@example.com . For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575)
Eastern New Mexico University is a public university with a main campus in Portales, New Mexico, and two associate degree-granting branches, one at Ruidoso and one at Roswell. ENMU is New Mexico's largest regional comprehensive university and is the most recently founded state university in New Mexico.