Job no: 501951 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 890119 - Athletics - Sports Medicine Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Jan 11 2021
Work with the Assistant A.D./Sports Medicine & Head Athletic Trainer to supervise and provide athletic training coverage for Football. Perform other duties assigned by Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Performance and Head Athletic Trainer. Must be certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Board of Certification and be able to be licensed by the State of Mississippi.
1. Assist with the athletic training needs for football. Care and management of injuries and illnesses including: prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation. 2. Assist in the day-to-day operations of the athletic training room. Ensure proper use of equipment and facilities by student-athletes, including adherence to athletic training room time schedules and proper operating procedures. 3. Assist the Head Athletic Trainer and the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Performance with the prevention and care of student-athlete injuries and illnesses. a. Maintain computerized health/injury records on supervised student-athletes. b. Serve as liaison between student-athletes and the team physician. This includes ensuring compliance with team physician instructions. 4. Obtain required continuing education requirements to fulfill state and BOC certification maintenance. 5. Ability to work as a part of a multidisciplinary team with the strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, and sport psychology/counseling staffs.
This position does have supervisory responsibilities for athletic training fellows and student athletic trainers.
Master's degree; education in related field, with two (2) years of experience in Professional/Collegiate Division I athletic program as a certified athletic trainer.
Must be certified a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer and be able to be licensed by the State of Mississippi.
Experience beyond the minimum.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of certain fundamental concepts. 2. Ability to work long and irregular hours. 3. Ability to travel. 4. Ability to work in extreme weather temperatures.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dirt, chemicals, etc.
Job frequently requires walking, standing, lifting, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and handling objects with hands.
Requires handling of heavy weight objects up to 100 lbs. on a regular basis and on occasion up to 150 lbs.
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 501951
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