Coordinates medical care operations of women's ice hockey and men's and women's swimming and diving. Responsible for the overall operational functions and strategies of assigned varsity sports. This includes:
Administering prevention, care, rehabilitation, and appropriate specialist referral [A1], and emergency management (including spine boarding, oxygen use, CPR/AED) of the team's injuries.-Daily recording and evaluation of practice, treatment, and injury logs to be completed and communicated to appropriate personnel after each practice/training session;
Daily recording of all physician notes, daily recording and review of all student-athlete files regarding recovery progression and symptoms, daily communication between physicians, strength & conditioning personnel, coaching staff, academic advisor, and athletic administrators regarding student-athlete status;
Responsible for completion and submission of all insurance claims; responsible for communicating effectively with insurance companies;
Responsible for inventory and facility management;
Responsible for supervision of all operational functions regarding practice and home game medical coverage of all intercollegiate athletic events per department sports coverage strategy, as assigned;
Responsible for coordinating and direct communication with university physician for assigned sports;
Complete, independent, and unchallengeable decision-making authority regarding all student-athlete participation in any and all sports activities;
Complete, independent, and unchallengeable decision-making authority regarding all rehabilitation plans and return-to-play programs regarding all student-athlete participation in any and all sports activities;
Complete, independent, and unchallengeable decision-making authority regarding all weather-related activities. Responsible for preparing and executing pre-participation screenings as assigned. To include:
Medical History information acquisition (obtaining information from home, involved physicians, and other specialists); anthropometric measurement; musculoskeletal screening; Baseline ImPACT testing; Baseline C3 testing (contact sports); organize physician exam; final clearance documentation;
Ensures personal compliance to standards of clinical care, operating under University Physician's professional license; responsible for the collection of all appropriate NCAA and University medical forms per University policies;
Responsible for the effective supervision of student assistants within the Colgate Student Assistant program, including hiring, scheduling, evaluation, daily operations, training, and student assistants’ employment status. Independent discretion to terminate student employees;
Ensures all pertinent and reported student-athlete injuries are properly communicated to University medical staff and NCAA.
Responsible for maintaining an effective relationship with Strength and Conditioning staff to ensure student-athlete safety by fostering good communication and maintaining basic knowledge of the strength and conditioning field.
Certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association may enhance relationships.
Responsible for maintaining a budget. Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for assigned sports programs. Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
NCAA specific conference
NATA Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes. This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), in accordance with the federal statutory requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act. CSAs are required to and responsible for reporting allegations of crimes they receive from students and employees to the Campus Safety Department.
A minimum of one year of experience as a professional, graduate assistant or intern is required.
Candidates must possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal), computer skills, and knowledge and commitment to all University, League(s), and NCAA regulations.
Experience in a college athletics setting is preferred
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate full in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case. The failure to do so can be grounds for your termination with cause.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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