Staff Athletic Trainer for the Department of Athletics with limited instructional responsibilities.
West Liberty University is seeking to fill a Faculty position with .25 FTE devoted to instruction in the Athletic Training curriculum and .75 FTE devoted to duties as needed by the Department of Athletics. This is a twelve month position.
Duties will include evaluating and managing prevention, care, treatment and rehabilitation of athletics injuries to student-athletes in 16 sports; overseeing care of athletes with injury and illness with the team Physicians; providing coverage for home and away athletic events as assigned, practices and conditioning activities; managing health insurance and injury-treatment records for all student-athletes; ordering and maintaining equipment and supplies associated with the athletic training program within budget; coordinating pre-season physical exams; managing the work activities of student athletic trainers; providing clinical instruction in the training clinic, practice facilities and game/competition situations; maintaining a close working relationship with Teams, local Specialists, Physicians and Physical Therapists; an average teaching load of 3 credit hours per semester, as assigned and, other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer or the ATEP Director.
A master’s degree is required in Athletic Training or related field; NATABOC Certified, CPR (Instructor Level), and EMT certification preferred; one-year minimum experience in treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, strong administrative and managerial skills, knowledge of medical insurance coverage practices, and excellent oral, written communication and computer skills are required. Highly recommended the individual has served as an ACI/CI (now Preceptor) in a CAATE accredited program. Highly recommended the individual has had didactic teaching experience in the CAATE accredited program.
Highly recommended the individual has had previous employment at a College or University that has a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Education Program.
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. This position includes a comprehensive benefit package. Starting date is July 1, 2013.
West Liberty University (http://www.westliberty.edu) is a small, comprehensive institution under the auspices of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
Interested individuals are to submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of all transcripts and three letters of recommendation to West Liberty University, 208 University Drive, College Union Box 131, West Liberty, WV 26074 or by e-mail to [email protected].
West Liberty University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all interested individuals. Individuals who need assistance in the application process may contact Sue Garrison at 304-336-8029 or [email protected]. (Do not apply to this e-mail)
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