Assistant Athletic Trainer
Instructions to applicants:
Due to COVID19 restrictions put in place by the local, state and federal government, Sul Ross State University is temporarily suspending posting of new positions and hiring to fill vacancies. We will continue to review the situation as it unfolds, to lift restrictions at the earliest possible time.Job Title:
Assistant Athletic TrainerLocation:
Athletic DepartmentPosting Date:
Bachelor’s degree; Licensed or eligible to take licensure exam in the State of Texas; Professional Rescuer CPR/AED & First Aid certificationPreferred:
Master’s Degree; NATABOC certification; Additional certifications are desirable (First Aid/CPR instructor, reputable strength and conditional certification, Graston technique, FMS, etc.).Primary Responsibilities:
Will provide assistance for all athletic training activities related to the athletic program including, but not limited to assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral, and rehabilitation of injuries and illness; refer ill and/or injured student-athletes to health services or the team physician(s) regarding their injuries and/or illnesses; maintain medical and administrative records; interact with the institution’s secondary insurance provider to ensure proper coordination of payment of services rendered to student athletes; coordinate and interact with team physicians and other health care professionals; provide emergency medical evaluation, treatment, and injury triage to student athletes during practice and competition (sport assignments to be determined); provide daily follow-up care and evaluation of injured and ill student-athletes and communicate with appropriate athletics staff regarding status of injury/illness and participation capabilities; coordinate practice and game coverage, schedules, rehabs, assigns responsibilities, and supervise student athletic training staff; assist with budget responsibilities of inventory, purchasing and maintenance of supplies and materials; ensure compliance of Federal Rules and Regulations (HIPAA) regarding confidentiality and electronic communication; and other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or the Director of Athletics.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.Other Information:
Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
The athletic program is a charter member of the American Southwest Conference which is a non-scholarship conference, and of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division III. Sponsored sports include: football, basketball, baseball, cross country, soccer, and tennis for men and volleyball, basketball, softball, tennis, cross country, and soccer, for women. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings through our website (http://www.sulross.edu)
Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.
At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park are all within one to three hours’ driving distance from Alpine.