Head Football Athletic Trainer

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Head Football Athletic Trainer

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Head Football Athletic Trainer
Position Number 717451
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The NCCU Department of Athletics’ primary purpose is to provide leadership for an NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics program. The NCCU Department of Athletics places the highest priority on a quality academic and athletic experience as part of the overall education of student-athletes. The Department of Athletics seeks to strengthen the integration of the athletics program objectives with academic development objectives.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Head Football Athletic Trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University’s comprehensive sports medicine program. The Head Football Athletic Trainer provides coverage of the athletic training room and travels with athletic teams. The Head Football Athletic Trainer manages the care and prevention of athletic injuries, recognizes and manages injuries, oversees rehabilitation, evaluates sports injuries through independent judgment and discretion, and makes proper referrals of injuries as necessary.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of the physical training demands for various team and individual sports; ability to demonstrate communication skills necessary for dealing with student-athletes, coaching staff, and administrative personnel.
Minimum Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in physical therapy or health science, and 1 – 3 years of related experience at the collegiate level.

Experience: Some medical experience preferred but not required.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Certificate/License: Must be NATA BOC certified and posses or be in the process of acquiring licensure, certification or registration from the state. F/cbl/CIC/Clinical ATC job duty
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Assess individual student-athlete and administer preventative and post-injury treatments/rehabilitation of assigned student-athletes as needed throughout the year; determine needs, and perform emergency first aid techniques and transportation of assigned injured student-athletes as needed;
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Provide coverage of a sport(s) daily practices and home/away games; counsel injured/sick student-athletes and talk to parents of athletes as needed; make medical appointments/tests for injured student-athletes and follow up on results of evaluations/tests by medical providers.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Supervise field/court setup and breakdown of daily designated sport(s) practices and games; travel with designated sport(s) on away trips;
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date injury records, daily treatment records and other medical forms on student-athletes; assist in insurance claim process on injured athletes; coordinate and supervise pre-participation examination of assigned student-athletes;
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03050P
Open Date 12/07/2023
Date desired for closing or initial review 12/15/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. DD-214 (Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

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