As a Certified Athletic Trainer, this position provides a full-range of athletic training health care services for NCAA Division II athletic teams. This includes, but is not limited to the prevention, evaluation, assessment, management, and treatment of injuries / illnesses, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and related health care administration. Works in cooperation with and under the medical supervision of the Team Physician(s).
Design and implement strength training and conditioning programs in-season, off-season, and pre-season for all school-sanctioned athletic programs in a manner that reflects research-driven practices.
Work in cooperation with the sports medicine or athletic training staff in the rehabilitation and strengthening of injured athletes.
Facilitate a collaborative relationship among sport coaches, sports medicine, and the strength and conditioning staff.
Design and implement policies and procedures for the strength and conditioning program in accordance with the NSCA Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards Guidelines.
Develop systems for tracking athlete attendance and athlete progress in conjunction with the sport coaches
Conduct an annual needs-analysis for each sport team in conjunction with the sport coach and the team's athletic trainer at the conclusion of each sport season.
Annually conduct and review a departmental risk management plan.
Determine and reinforce expectations for athlete conduct that mirror the University's values and expectations.
Perform as a certified athletic trainer in the prevention, evaluation, assessment, rehabilitation, management, treatment, and treatment of injuries and illnesses.
Provide athletic training health care services for team practices and on campus contests.
Make medical referrals and in consultation with supervising team physician, determine the medical clearance of student-athletes.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification.
Licensed as an Athletic Trainer by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners.
Certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Certification in Strength and Conditioning.
Experience and/or expertise in strength and conditioning programming for college athletes.
A strong working knowledge and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of strength training.
Experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning / athletic training environment.
Strong motivational abilities.