DIRECTOR OF SPORTS MEDICINE (Intercollegiate Athletics)
The mission of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of California, Irvine is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of its students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics. Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to the welfare of student-athletes and staff, and advocates an environment that promotes excellence in athletic and academic performance, sportsmanship, diversity, and gender equity. Intercollegiate Athletics also supports the University of California's mission of public service and serves to generate a unifying spirit among students, faculty, staff, and alumni that transcends communities, cultures, and generations . (https://ucirvinesports.com/)
We Are Looking For: The Director of Sports Medicine to manage, on a daily basis, the Carlos Prietto Sports Medicine Center, as well as the ancillary training venues, for all men and women’s intercollegiate sports programs including the spirit squad. Will be responsible for focusing the efforts of the athletic training personnel, including team physicians and physical therapists, on the performance and rehabilitation of intercollegiate athletes and the prevention of injury. Institute new procedures and methodologies to better serve the student-athlete population. Monitor medical expenditures, paper charts, and record keeping. Coordinate the services of team physicians, physical therapists, and medical consultants. Facilitate the flow of information between team physicians, physical therapists, and medical consultants with intercollegiate sports program head coaches. Develop, mentor, and enhance the technical expertise of existing staff, as well as identifying highly trained new staff, as the need requires. Ensure all intercollegiate student-athletes receive the best care possible in all aspects of their athletic training, and when injured, treatment and rehabilitation. Forge business relationships with all health care services, team physicians, physical therapists, other health care professionals, intercollegiate sport coaches, and parents of student-athletes. Abide by all Big West and NCAA regulations and assist with full departmental compliance.
What You Will Bring to This Position (Required):
Minimum 5-10 years Athletic Training experience
Demonstrated supervisory experience
Demonstrated experience supervising programs involved in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
Solid knowledge of therapeutic techniques and injury management along with human resource-related policies and procedures
Demonstrated skills needed to analyze existing systems, programs and procedures and implement improvements
Demonstrated decision-making, analytical, problem solving, organizational, leadership and verbal and written communication skills
Solid knowledge of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), regional conference, or national governing body policies & procedures
Knowledge of campus goals and objectives associated with the athletic and recreation programs
Must maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic regional conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), or national governing body as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres and, at all times, avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards
Computer skills in programs related to job duties
Athletic Trainer Certification (ATC)
NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer
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The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.