Campus Recreation Athletic Trainer
Campus Recreation Athletic Trainer

Job Purpose
Campus Recreation at Towson University is currently accepting applications for an Athletic Trainer. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director, Competitive Sports, and Medical Director of Athletics, the Campus Recreation Athletic Trainer will coordinate medical care and comprehensive athletic training services for Towson students participating in Campus Recreation programming, mainly Sport Clubs. Duties include, but are not limited to medical clearance, injury prevention, care of athletic injuries and rehabilitation while working in a collaborative environment with Towson University Athletics Medical Staff and with other sports performance professionals. In consultation with the Assistant Director, Competitive Sports and the Sr. Associate Athletics Director, Sports Medicine & Performance the Campus Recreation Athletic Trainer will coordinate all operational policies and procedures for Campus Recreation athletic training services and supervise the Burdick Hall Athletic Training Facility in conjunction with Athletics staff athletic trainers. Furthermore, this individual will supervise and schedule contracted/Per Diem athletic trainers to cover all clinic hours and sport club home events.

Description
In consultation with the Sports Medicine & Performance Staff, formulate effective therapeutic treatment plans, implement treatments, and monitor progress. Possess technical and practical expertise in the appropriate application and supervision of a wide range of rehabilitative exercises/therapy and diagnostic equipment. Maintain athletic training clinic hours in Burdick Hall. Provide sideline athletic training coverage for sport club home events.

Administrative Related Duties: Apply evaluative skills and techniques for orthopedic and medical problems associated with athletics participation through the Sport Clubs medical clearance process. Record, analyze and maintain medical records for daily treatments/rehabilitation, practice and game limitations, medical services, and referrals. Communicate and interact with medical professionals, coaches, and administrative staff. Coordinate diagnostic tests. Secure test results and prepare information for Physician Clinics.

Gather information needed for insurance claims. Follow up as needed. Prepare annual assessment data and reports to support the needs of Sports Medicine and Campus Recreation. Attend Campus Recreation & Sports Medicine staff meetings, planning and training sessions. Evaluate and ensure compliance with program and risk management policies. Advise Campus Recreation regarding health, safety and risk management issues. Assist Campus Recreation staff in the evaluation and formulation of guidelines, procedures and long-range plans. Represent Campus Recreation & Sports Medicine at various campus, division and community functions as assigned. Develop professional relationships with officers and club members, educate club officers and Safety & Facility Officers on departmental risk management procedures, concussion protocol, etc. Contribute to the accomplishment of departmental goals and initiatives, as assigned. Other duties as assigned by Departmental Staff.

Personnel Management: Supervision and scheduling of contracted/Per Diem athletic training staff. Serve as a preceptor, teaching and mentoring athletic training students in the Athletic Training Education Program. Provide supervision of athletic training students during their clinical experience. Including hiring/firing authority, conducting performance evaluations, and approving timesheets.

Facility Management: Inventory and order medical supplies & equipment. Work with the Campus Recreation facility staff to schedule appropriate maintenance and cleaning of the Burdick Hall Athletic Training Room.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and two years of athletic training experience. The selected candidate must have Board of Certification (BOC) and is required to hold current CPR/First AID/AED certification. Ability to evaluate medical condition of student-athletes prior to and during their participation in competitive sports clubs, intramurals and recreation. Implement treatments and rehabilitation services. Ability to work and understand human performance in relation to workload management.

The selected candidate will need to obtain Maryland Licensure and complete a three-stage process, requiring completion of the Licensure Application and finger printing, as well as obtaining an Evaluation and Treatment Protocol prior to performing any Athletic Training duties with student-athletes.

Preferred:
• Master’s degree.
• Three years of clinical athletic training experience.
• FMS, SFMA, PES, CES, or CSCS credentials or equivalent.
• Clinical experience in Athletic Training at the collegiate level.
• Supervisory/leadership experience.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits
$50,682 annually and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume requested, but not required.

Apply
To view and apply to current job openings please visit www.towson.edu/jobs.

Office of Human Resources
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland
21252-0001

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: adarequest@towson.edu.

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Cynthia Andrews
candrews@towson.edu
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, 21252
410-704-2164