Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
St. Thomas Aquinas College, an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the East Coast Conference, invites applications for the position of Manager of Sports Medicine. The focus of this full-time position is to develop, coordinate, and administer a comprehensive sports medical program for College intercollegiate and varsity sports. The Manager of Sports Medicine will also perform professional and administrative services essential for the successful implementation and development of the intercollegiate sports program. Responsibilities include the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses among the club sports offered at the College. The successful candidate will oversee three full-time athletic trainers, manage department budget, and work cooperatively with the team/school physician, coaches, students, faculty, and staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
Establish policies and procedures and managing all aspects of the sports medicine program with primary emphasis on the health, safety, and welfare of student-athletes
Evaluate, diagnose and treat student-athlete injuries, making recommendations for, and assisting with the rehabilitation process.
Provides training in the prevention and on-going care of athletic injuries
Provides training in physical conditioning and strength building
Reports findings of injury evaluations to appropriate source, i.e., Director of Athletics, Coaches, etc.
Confers/consults with student family members, physicians, etc. when appropriate
Staff all home scheduled practices and collegiate events.
Works cooperatively with the team/school physician and under his/her direction in respect to: physician and/or hospital referrals; reconditioning of injured athletes; treatment of athletes; return of athletes to competition
Prepares an annual budget for medical supplies and equipment.
Manage the operation of the athletic training room
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE:
National Athletic Trainer Association Certification
Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred
Advanced First Aid and CPR & AED Cards from American Red Cross/Instructor Certifications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABLILTIES:
Geographical knowledge of district schools
Ability to use effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to communicate with a diverse group of students, parents, faculty and staff
Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Nicole Ryan, Director of Athletics, St. Thomas Aquinas College at email@example.com: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position; curriculum vitae; and names, email addresses, and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
About St Thomas Aquinas College
St. Thomas Aquinas College is an independent liberal arts college located on 60 acres in Rockland County, NY, which provides education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The College’s approximately 2,000 full and part time students can choose from more than 100 different majors, minors, specializations, and dual degree programs across three Schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, and Education. The College is recognized by U.S. News & World Report in the Top-Tier for Regional Universities and in Social Mobility, by Colleges of Distinction in both its New York and Catholic editions, by Affordable Colleges Online as a top College in New York for Return on Investment, and is included as a Military Friendly School®. St. Thomas Aquinas College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; its School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP); and its School of Business is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). For more information, visit www.stac.edu.