This position entails handling acute care of injuries, clinical evaluations, therapeutic modalities, education in injury prevention, medical referrals, and performance strategies. Additionally, one must have sufficient experience in dealing with concussion evaluations, self-management, and be adequate in reporting individuals to healthcare providers. This position hires, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates all athletic training staff members, and develops, implements, and promotes safe training programs. Primary care will be provided for club and intramural sports including higher risk teams and travelling accommodations are to be expected. Taping and necessary treatment for athletes prior, during, and after competition is expected alongside sight injury evaluations. Collaboration with East Carolina Athletic Training and Sports Medicine programs is encouraged to receive additional support. Applicant must be Board of Certification (BOC) certified. This position has primary responsibility for establishing risk management procedures relevant to this functional area and regularly conducts staff training and audits. He/she will represent the University at state, regional, and national conferences when the staff deems attendance most appropriate. The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Director of Leadership and Programs and works under the supervision of the ECU Student Health Services Medical Director. The position completes occasional sports care hours at the ECU Student Health Services center. The work of the Assistant Director is reviewed through daily interactions, observations, meetings, and through semester and/or annual evaluations.
Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training
Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA-BOC) and a license to practice in the State of North Carolina required.
One year of professional (or related) experience
Knowledge of theory/practice of athletic training
Experience in hiring, training, and supervising personnel
Strong written and verbal communication and computer utilization skills
Ability to work evening, weekends, and holidays as playing and practice season schedule dictates
Demonstrated experience with fiscal management within a recreational sports-based program
Ability to lift 25 lbs. with appropriate accommodation
Person selected must maintain a valid North Carolina Driver’s license without punitive restrictions
Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA-BOC) and a license to practice in the State of North Carolina required
Master’s degree in athletic training, recreation administration, physical education or related field.
Two years of professional experience
CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor Certification
Experience working with Connect 2, Orgsync, Fusion, and related software.
Experience creating Athletic Training standard operating procedures
How to Apply
Initial Screening Begins - 01/02/2019
East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public university and a member of the UNC system serving over 29,000 students. ECU is a progressive doctoral-granting institution with the feel of a small college. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Art, Business, Education, Health and Human Performance, Human Environmental Sciences, Industry and Technology, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Social Work. Its 392-acre main campus and 46-acre medical campus are located in Greenville, NC.
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