Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine
Job Location1460 University DriveWinchester, Virginia
Shenandoah University is seeking applicants for an Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. This is a fulltime, benefited position located on our main campus in Winchester, VA.
The Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine serves as the head athletic trainer and will provide supervision and administrative oversight for the Sports Medicine program. This includes care and management of injuries and illnesses, prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation, concussion protocol, electronic documentation of all interactions, and minimizing the risk of injury through education and prevention strategies.
Serve as the designated NCAA Healthcare Administrator.Ensure all Shenandoah University student-athletes and activities follow NCAA and ODAC policies, practices and guidelines relating to student-athlete health and safety.Coordinates and schedules physical examinations and medical referrals for student-athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete. Coordinates pre-participation physicals with the team physicians for all incoming student-athletes.Supervision of the athletic training staff and strength and conditioning staff, including hiring, training and supervision of assistant/associate athletic trainers, graduate student athletic trainers.Continuously updating all Sports Medicine policies to remain consistent with position statements issued by the NATA.Educate student-athletes, coaches, athletic staff regarding concussion policy.Coordinate EMS coverage Oversees the College’s athletics insurance policy.Work with the Team Physician(s) to coordinate medical appointmentsCommunicate with CAATE Athletic Training MSAT Program Director and Director of Clinical Education regarding athletic training student placements
Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 5 years of experience as an ATC at the collegiate level, 3 Years experience with a leadership role preferred. Must be certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).Have or be eligible for State athletic training licensure.Must be First Aid, CPR & AED instructor certified/eligible for certification Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse student population..Knowledge and experience managing multiple sports as an athletic trainer.Strong communication, organizational, and teamwork skills.
Adjunct teaching within the MSAT professional education program may be available in the summer.
After completion of their first year of employment, staff has the opportunity for tuition benefits. Applicable programs include but are not limited to graduate certificates within the School of Health Professions, a Masters in Education Individualized focus, and an Educational Doctorate
How to Apply:
The complete application will include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
**Note: A pre-employment background check, as well as a satisfactory driving record, will be required as a condition of hire.
Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.
Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.
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