This position is responsible for providing care for all student-athletes, with a primary sport assignment of working with men's basketball. Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preventing, evaluating,treating and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The position will oversee Crum and Moody Coliseum in facility maintenance including hydrotherapy pools, as well as, ordering supplies for these facilities. Additional administrative responsibilities will be assigned accordingly by the Associate AD of Student Health and Well-Being.
Education, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
Medical record keeping, documentation, and injury tracking / monitoring
Oversight of Crum/Moody Facility Maintenance, Crum/Moody Hydrotherapy Pools, and Crum inventory and supplies
Additional Administrative Duties to be assigned.
Evening and Weekend work
Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree and 5 years of experience is required.
Degree in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine or related field is preferred.
NATABOC certification is also required.
Texas licensed athletic trainer (licensed or eligible).
Additional certifications to enhance treatment, prevention, or management of athletic injuries is preferred (i.e. Dry Needling, PES, EMT, Graston, etc..)
The position requires occasional travel to provide support and care for student-athletes and coaches for away competition. Travel will be expected during high level competition that would include conference and national championships.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of constituencies. Must also demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing. A strong customer service orientation is essential.
Candidate must possess strong organizational, planning and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks. A strong focus on attention to detail is essential.
Candidate must demonstrate strong problem solving skills with the ability to identify, analyze problems and devise solutions.
Candidate must possess basic skills of Microsoft Office programs i.e. Word and Excel. Demonstrated ability to learn and utilize injury documentation and tracking software is essential.
Bend, squat, stand
Walk for long distances
Reach above shoulders
Handle objects (dexterity)
Carry/lift over 50 lbs.
Sit for long periods of time
Deadline to Apply:
The position is open until filled.
About Southern Methodist University
SMU is a private university that employs 2,000 staff and faculty to support the more than 11,000 students. SMU’s tree lined campus is just five miles north of downtown Dallas and offers a unique workplace environment, including historic Georgian architecture buildings, beautiful lawns, landscaped gardens and an exciting campus community.
The range of career opportunities at SMU is as diverse as the SMU community. SMU seeks to attract, develop and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and students. Employees gain satisfaction in
knowing that they are helping, in their own way, to complete the educational experience for a diverse body of countless students.
In addition to being a great place for starting an exciting and rewarding career, SMU’s total compensation philosophy incorporates choice, flexibility, and competitive programs that drive many to join our growing and vibrant community.
SMU employees also have access to resources that enhance their personal and social lives. Whether it’s hearing a thought provoking lecture offered by the SMU Distinguished Tate Lecture Series or learning to “Pony Up” at an athletic event, employees have opportunities for cultural enrichment and entertainment that are unique to a university community.