Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The Associate Director for Sports Medicine reports to the Director of Athletics and serves as a member of the department’s management team. This position supervises and coordinates the University’s athletic training services for a 16-sport Division 1 athletics program competing in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. This individual will also design and maintain the training room operation.
-Develops all healthcare, S-A welfare, emergency action and SOP procedures and policies as well as training room regulations.
-Develops the administrative policy for the sports medicine department in cooperation with the Director of Athletics.
-Serves as a member of the department’s leadership team.
-Supervises all operations of the training room.
-Implements the systems of evaluation, injury prevention, management, rehabilitation, and tracking.
-In conjunction with the head team physician and/or Chief Medical Officer, oversees and manages contracts with health care providers.
-Provides leadership and manages the assignments of the athletic training staff; ensuring appropriate athletic training coverage at home and away athletic events in and out of season.
-The position is responsible for providing direct athletic training services to all programs to include: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, Team Physician(s) and other qualified medical personnel.
-The Associate Director for Sports Medicine is responsible for supporting the philosophy, goals and mission of the University and the Department of Athletics as well as adherence to Departmental, University, MAAC and the NCAA policies and procedures.
-Commitment and sensitivity to the needs and dynamics of a culturally diverse student body that includes a large percentage of first generation and low income students.
-Creative, innovative and self-motivated individual with the ability to work creatively in an atmosphere of limited resources.
-Commitment and sensitivity to the Jesuit and Catholic ideals that form the mission of Saint Peter’s University; and willingness to integrate these ideals into all aspects of the Athletics Department.
-Reports directly to the Director of Athletics
Bachelor of Science Degree required, Masters preferred.
Must be certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
Must possess an Athletic Training License as issued by the State of New Jersey.
About Saint Peter's University
Saint Peter's University, 2641 J. F. Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07306, 201-761-7300