Assist in the daily operations of the athletic training room in the medical supervision of student athletes and in monitoring the safety of equipment and procedures. Provide administrative support. Reports to Head Athletic Trainer.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
NOTE: SEVERAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Assist in the daily operations of the athletic training room in the medical supervision of student athletes; provide athletic training coverage for all Intercollegiate Athletics programs; provide treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; refer to medical personnel.
Assist in coordinating annual physical examinations for student athletes; maintain student athletes’ training and medical records.
Assist in selection of protective equipment; maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.
Prepare all athletic facilities and supplies for practices and competitions; supervise the use of training rooms and equipment; enforce policies and procedures of athletic training facilities; maintain training room records and filing system.
Assist in the development and implementation of conditioning, weight training, and cardiovascular training programs.
Support and assist Head Athletic Trainer with the Drug Testing Program.
Ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Bachelor's degree in physical education or related field. Must be a Certified Athletic Trainer. Must be able to work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends, and to travel for away games.
Certification from National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). Ohio Licensed Athletic Trainer or eligibility to obtain Ohio Athletic Trainer License.
Athletic training procedures * OSHA regulations * National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) rules and regulations
Mid-American Conference (MAC) rules and regulations
Verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills * Personal computer applications, including Microsoft Office
Work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends * Travel to away games on weeknights and weekends, as needed *
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Certified Athletic Trainer experience in intercollegiate athletics. Experience with Athletic Trainer System (ATS) computer software.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Non- traditional hours to include nights/weekends and travel. THIS IS A 10 MONTH PART TIME TERM ASSIGNMENT.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
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