Responsible for the organization, management and administration of the Athletic Sports Medicine Program as well as the supervision, treatment and rehabilitation of the UTSA men's and women's intercollegiate sports programs in accordance with University, Conference USA and NCAA policies and philosophies.
- Oversee all aspects of a Division I FBS Sports Medicine department for over 350 student-athletes.
- Recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates a staff of athletic trainers and student support staff (e.g., interns, volunteers, etc.).
- Collaborates with team physicians (primary care and orthopedic) and other members of the medical "team" (e.g., physical therapist, massage therapist, and other health care providers).
- Communicates and works in partnership with applicable coaching staffs and the multi-disciplinary team (e.g., Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition, and Sports Performance).
- Develops appropriate policies and procedures.
- Evaluates injuries and physical ailments; recommends, implements and oversees treatment including preparing student-athletes to successfully return to participation after injury by fitting braces, pads and constructing special protective equipment as necessary.
- Medical Record management using the software system in place.
- Oversees practices and competitions, including taping, dressing, wraps and pre- and post- practice care and treatment; treatment and rehabilitation of injuries; and travels with team(s) as necessary.
- Master's degree from an accredited institution in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine or related field.
- Seven years of full-time collegiate or professional experience as an athletic trainer to include experience recognizing, evaluating and caring for athletic injuries and illnesses.
- Current National Athletic Trainers Association Board Certification.
- Current State of Texas athletic training license or eligible to receive within 30 days of employment.
- CPR/AED Certifications.
- Working knowledge of a wide variety of treatment modalities and rehabilitation equipment.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills.