Ferrum College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Ferrum, Virginia, is looking for a motivated, energetic and passionate individual to be our next Assistant Athletic Trainer. This is a full-time, 9 ½ month position that reports directly to the Head Athletic Trainer.
Ferrum College is a proud member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), joining the league in 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately.
PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist in providing medical services for Ferrum’s 27 varsity programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for aiding the Head Athletic Trainer in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses to over 500 student-athletes. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will ensure a culture of compliance within all NCAA Division III, ODAC and Ferrum College rules and regulations, and ensure all staff members and student-athletes comply with same. Finally, the successful candidate will serve in administrative capacity as needed and directed by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or the Director of Athletics.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1.Provide daily health care for Ferrum College student-athletes.
2.Maintain appropriate athletic training room operations as directed by the head athletic trainer.
3.Record and maintain appropriate medical records for treatment given through Sports Ware computer software.
4.Provide daily overage for all practice and competition, including some travel responsibilities, of assigned sports (sport assignments to be determined).
5.Assist with inventory maintenance and budget.
6.Serve in administrative capacity as needed and directed by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or the Director of Athletics.
7.Serve on department and campus-wide committees as requested, as well as other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Athletic Trainer will have a supervisory role over work study students and student interns.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; BOC certification; eligible for State of Virginia Athletic Training Licensure; current Emergency Cardiac Care Certified (ECC) certification; basic computer and Microsoft Office skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree; experience working in a coeducational collegiate environment; two or more years of experience as a certified athletic trainer; experience with Sports Ware computer system; Additional certifications are desirable (First AID/CPR instructor, reputable strength and conditioning certification, Graston technique, FMS, etc.).
Required Licenses: BOC certification; eligible for State of Virginia Athletic Training Licensure; current Emergency Cardiac Care Certified (ECC) certification; Current and valid driver’s license required.
Other Preferences: The candidate must be able to work independently and have the ability to work on evenings and weekends throughout the year to accomplish the tasks necessary for success in this field. The successful candidate must be committed to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the development of students around their education, cultural inclusion and diversity, mental health awareness and NCAA and ODAC compliance.
To apply for this position: Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and application to Ferrum College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The College will begin accepting applications for this position immediately, and look to fill the position as soon as possible. A background check will be required of the successful candidate.
Ferrum College is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
About Ferrum College
Candidates for this position should apply according to the directions in the listing. Electronic submissions are welcomed. Background checks are required for all positions.
Salary and fringe benefits are competitive and depend on experience. Review of applicants for all staff positions will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.