College Athletics (jobs at NCAA member schools), Training
SUMMARY The Assistant Athletic Trainer reports to the Director of Athletics and will work under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer provided to the College by the Willis-Knighton Health-Center and assist in the supervision of student workers. In addition, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist in the management and daily operations of the Athletic Training Room in all areas associated with supporting the College’s fifteen (15) Intercollegiate Athletic Teams.
•Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to physicians, therapist, Athletic Trainer and coaches. •Collaborate with physicians, therapist and Head Athletic Trainer and coaches to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries. •Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records, insurance reports or writing care reports. •Assists in planning and implementing comprehensive athletic injury or illness prevention programs. •Instruct coaches, athletes, parents, medical personnel, or community members in the care and prevention of athletic injuries. •Compliance with all federal and state laws regarding the confidentiality of student records. •Over 25 percent travel required to perform all on field/court assessments and emergency care to injured athletes at events both on and off campus. •A sound knowledge of competencies and treatment techniques as an Athletic Trainer, under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer including modalities trained to assist in the rehabilitation and prevention of injuries. •Assists in maintenance of equipment and ensures the department has adequate supplies, linens, training kits, etc. to carry out its function. •Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary. As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student-athletes, and athletic department personnel, you are responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, you are responsible to report any known violations and will be held accountable for any violations committed within your department.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Current NATABOC certification
Eligible for athletic training licensure by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.
CPR / AED certified
Experience in an intercollegiate athletics setting.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to work with a diverse group of people, in intense or emergency medical situations.
Must be able to meet continuing education requirements as mandated.
Must be able to satisfy the athletic event schedule for travel and work on weekends and evenings.
2-4 years related and progressive experience in an intercollegiate athletics athletic training department or a sports medicine clinic.
American Red Cross Instructor Certified for the Professional Rescuer.
Experience in a NCAA Division III program.
Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.
About Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
Candidates are invited to visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/jobs.
Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.