Iowa State University is accepting applications for an Athletic Trainer. This position will provide injury prevention techniques, physical evaluation, emergency care, injury disposition, and rehabilitation and physical reconditioning relating to injuries and illnesses to persons in assigned sports (currently will support men’s and women’s track and field, cross country and potentially spirit squad). This position will assist in all aspects of the athletic training program including travel responsibilities and will supervise health care services as assigned. This position will communicate with physicians, athletic trainers, medical specialists, coaches, sports dieticians, mental health personnel, and strength and conditioning staff regarding the status of student-athletes’ injuries and recommendations; work with physicians and other athletic health care personnel to maximize care and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses to student-athletes; analyze injury records data to make recommendations for injury prevention techniques; record all athletic health care activities with appropriate medical record keeping methods to meet State of Iowa Code; provide clinical supervision for athletic training students; and serve as an Preceptor for the athletic training education program. This position will perform all duties in adherence with NCAA, Big 12, and university policies.
The successful candidate will possess strong technical, time management, communication and problem solving skills. The position is physically demanding, therefore, the successful candidate will possess the ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs. The candidate will also possess the ability to work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions, work long and varying schedules that include regular evenings and weekends and ability to travel with teams. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.
Athletic Trainer licensure through the Iowa Department of Public Health must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
Required: Master’s degree and 1 year of related experience. Current CPR/AED certification. Certified Athletic Trainer through the Board of Certification for Athletic Training.
Preferred: Experience providing athletic training services for NCAA Division 1 or professional sports, including track and field/cross country athletes. Experience providing comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries. Experience in clinical supervision of athletic training students. Certified as a Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R3572
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University is a public, land-grant institution, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, internships, research and study abroad opportunities. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
The Cyclones are a NCAA Division I athletics program and an original member of the Big 12 Conference. Iowa State began competing in intercollegiate athletics in 1892 and currently sponsors 18 intercollegiate sports. Iowa State University Athletics strives to help unite the university community and be a source of pride for all constituents by consistently demonstrating high levels of performance academically and athletically along with professional conduct by its staff and student-athletes.