Head Athletic Trainer

Saint Augustine's University

Saint Augustine's University

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023

Posting Details

Posting Summary
Position Title Head Athletic Trainer
Position Code ATHL-HDTRNR-E
Job Description
Head Athletic Trainer is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the athletic training department, to include, but not limited to appropriate application of emergency procedures, providing first aid, documentation of care, and communication with coaches and physicians. Candidate will assist the Director of Sports Medicine in providing proper coverage for all SAU athletic events and athletic training room supervision. Candidate will provide practice, game, and travel coverage for assigned sport(s). The Athletic Trainer will practice said profession within the parameters of the North Carolina Athletic Trainers Licensing Law as laid out by the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners and will follow both the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics as set forth by the National Athletic Trainers Association. These duties are based on the needs of the institution and its athletic programs. The athletic trainer’s duties, enumerated in this posting should not be considered all inclusive. The Athletic Director, as necessary, shall modify duties. The Athletic Trainer will be present at all athletic contests and practices and shall attend other post-season and home-hosted contests as directed by the Athletic Director.

  • Establish an effective athletic training program for Saint Augustine’s University athletics
  • Provide first aid and injury assessment/treatment/rehabilitation/reconditioning for Saint Augustine’s student athletes.
  • Responsible for making appropriate physician referral.
  • Provide coverage at home events and practices from the beginning of the fall sport season to the conclusion of the spring season.
  • Coordinate the annual required athletic physicals and supervise the clearance of injured athletes prior to and during the sport seasons.
  • Maintain a line of communication with the team physician(s) regarding athletic health care and recommended treatment/rehabilitation for all athletic injuries.
  • Assist coaching staff in evaluating and implementing sport specific conditioning programs and methods.
  • Maintain an effective and efficient athletic training room.
  • File all necessary reports associated with athletic injuries and/or incidents.
  • Maintain a daily treatment log.
  • Oversee the ordering of supplies and equipment to the athletic training room and maintain an up-tp-date inventory.
  • Provide the Athletic Director with an annual budget for supplies and equipment.
  • Equip each team with appropriate medical equipment.
  • Assist in the selection and fitting of protective equipment, including taping, pads, or braces.
  • Create a safe playing environment by monitoring and controlling environmental risks.
  • Share professional literature relative to athletic training wit h the institution’s coaching staff.

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), drawing on its rich legacy as an access institution, is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. SAU was established in 1867 in Raleigh, NC by the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. A four-year liberal arts university with an average enrollment of approximately 1,000, SAU sits on 105 lush acres just north of Downtown Raleigh, NC. The institution offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Additional Information:
  • Employment is contingent upon a positive background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Documentation of medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated.
  • Official transcript is required upon acceptance of the position.
Required Qualifications
  • Required Master’s degree in athletic training or related field, certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC), First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification for the professional rescuer.
  • Must be eligible for North Carolina State Licensure.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Must be able to lift at least 25lbs, walk and climb stairs
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S247P
Job Type Staff
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 07/10/2023
Job Open Date 06/22/2023
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/ Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation