Director, Athletic Training

Jul 26, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Director, Athletic Training

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We are always striving to enhance our reputation as the best college athletics department in the country. Our teams have won an unparalleled 23 consecutive Learfield Directors' Cups as the best athletics department in the country and we are equally proud of our department-wide 98% graduation rate. We strive to make our department efficient, innovative and high performing. We hold our staff and coaches to the highest standards in order to continue to maintain our high levels of success.

Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) supports the nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on the 36 intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the university. It also supports the campus physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Stanford's intercollegiate athletics department is seen as the premier athletic program in the country, achieving the highest levels of success both in the classroom and on the field. The core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way” are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively. All department actions and employees are guided by these principles.

We are currently seeking a Director, Athletic Training. This position is responsible for the coordination of all medical services provided to student-athletes, as well as the supervision of Certified Athletic Trainers as part of the sports medical care services in partnership with team physicians, physical therapists and coaches.

Job Duties:
  • Provide overall program vision and strategic direction for long term program needs
  • Coordinate and supervise all personnel activities including daily operation of the athletic training facilities, scheduling coverage and managing logistics for practices and events, and ensuring daily reporting of injuries and illness is accurate and timely
  • Serve as the main liaison for communication between athletic training staff and team physicians, physical therapists, medical office staff, coaches and DAPER administrators. Participate regularly in rounds with team physicians to ensure appropriate referral and follow-up with athletic trainers
  • Hire and train athletic trainers on Stanford policies and procedures. Ensure that staff maintain current certifications and receive continuing education. Ensure that care provided by staff is under the direction of a team physician and that documentation and communication follow procedures
  • Prepare and administer the annual operating budget for the athletic training function.
  • Oversee the purchase and procurement of all medical supplies, equipment and technologies
  • Provide and manage a graduate assistant certified athletic trainer program fellowship, Stanford undergraduate sports medicine internship, and international clinical training program in partnership with other universities or other NATA accredited educational programs
  • Serve as first responder in emergency situations
  • Master's degree in athletic training or related field
  • Five years of experience managing a Division I or equivalent athletic training program, strongly preferred
  • Experience in positions of leadership at the college or university level
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary medical environment
  • Excellent communication, administrative, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of MicroSoft Office, specifically, Word and Excel
  • Expertise in electronic medical record keeping
  • Strong knowledge of HIPAA requirements
  • Certification by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (BOC)
  • Red Cross First Aid, CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • AED (automated external defibrillator) certification
  • HIPAA training
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Job: Athletics

Location: Athletics
Schedule: Full-time
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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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