The Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation is responsible for the following: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Supervision and administration of all sports medicine operations for varsity and competitive club sport student-athletes •Manages, hires, and supervises sports medicine staff •Assigns sport specific responsibilities to staff •Prepare and maintain accurate and up to date medical records for student-athletes and monitor insurance coverage • Educate prospective students, student-athletes, coaches, staff and others in preventative injury maintenance •Evaluation and treatment of injuries and injury rehabilitation •Continuous improvement to the institution’s concussion management program for new and returning student-athletes •Budget management and organization •Coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for practice and home & away competitions •Serve as a liaison to doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes •Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation •Committing to College, Department of Athletics and Recreation and NCAA rules and regulations. 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.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Student Workers
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.
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.