The University of Pikeville is currently seeking a Director of Sports Medicine for its Athletic Department. The Director of Sports Medicine will oversee and perform the athletic training duties required for multiple sports teams of the University of Pikeville by performing the following responsibilities:
Provide coverage for athletic practice sessions and game events, both home and away.
Assign sport coverage for the sports medicine department ensuring that each sport has adequate coverage at all events.
Supervise work-study and scholarship students helping in the sports medicine department.
Recruitment of scholarship students to assist the sports medicine department.
Maintain the sports medicine rooms as needed in order to provide the best sports medicine experience possible for our student athletes.
Perform administrative duties as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Position requires daily contact with athletic trainers, director of athletics, student workers, athletes, parents, school administrators, other coaches, physical therapists, doctors, and doctor office staff in order to share information about the athletic program of the University of Pikeville. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.
Master's degree or higher in Athletic Training.
Certified by the National Athletic Training Association - Board of Certification.
Must be familiar with operating modalities and sports-related equipment, e.g., e-stim/ultrasound machine, ice machine, whirlpool, water boys.
Must be self-sufficient.
Must be able to manage and direct the sports medicine staff.
Must have excellent communication skills.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
Must be able to perform simple calculations.
Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, as well as creating online travel arrangements.
The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.
Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.
The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.
The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.
For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.
Founded in 1889 by Presbyterians, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and sciences education. This foundation provides opportunities for students to develop their full academic and personal potential and prepare for specific careers.The University of Pikeville is located in Pikeville, a vibrant community in East Kentucky. Pikeville is one of the state's leading financial centers and has been ranked as one of the "100 Best Small Towns" in America.The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is the leading higher education institution of Central Appalachia, maintaining a commitment to Christian principles and respecting a variety of religious expressions. Students may earn either associate or baccalaureate degrees in a variety of majors with a liberal arts and science foundation; master's degrees may be earned in Business Administration (MBA) and Education (MA); and doctoral degrees may be earned in osteopathic medicine (DO) and optometry (OD).