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Athletics Trainer - Football Assistant
Villanova University

  • Jun. 14, 2017
 
  • Athletics Trainer - Football Assistant
  • Villanova University
    Villanova, PA
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Professional Staff
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
    Sport & Exercise Science
 
 
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Athletics Trainer - Football Assistant

Posting Number: 20171407S

Position Type: Staff

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: FT/12 Month

Department: 733-Athletics - Training Room

Position Summary

Under the license of the Team Physician, assist the Director of Sports Medicine and the Head Football Trainer in all activities related to the delivery of health-care to our varsity student-athletes (football program primarily), which includes working cooperatively and in conjunction with the Strength & Conditioning Staff. Design, implement and supervise appropriate treatment and rehabilitation programs for student-athletes, by maximizing and individualizing integrated training programs to achieve desired outcomes.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the coordination and supervision of the delivery of health care to student-athletes and programs assigned (football program, primarily). Responsible for all phases of health care.
  • Design and implement treatment and rehab programs for time-loss and surgical rehab cases.
  • Responsible for coordination of all phases of health care for the rowing program.
  • Assist with the implementation of the Athletics Department Drug Testing Program.
  • Serve as a liaison between Sports Medicine staff and Strength & Conditioning staff regarding rehabilitation programs.
  • Assist in the management of external accounts, including pharmacy and Physical therapy. Serve as liaison with Main Line Health Imaging, and other medical practices associated with the care of varsity student athletes.
  • Responsible for daily electronic medical documentation for all student-athletes.
  • Assist in the daily operation and maintenance of the athletic training facility.
  • Perform additional duties and assist with special projects as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine and/or the Head Football Athletic Trainer


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in sports medicine/athletic training or related field; current NATABOC certification; Pennsylvania Athletic Training Class A Certification required by start date. Current CPR/AED Certification.
  • 3-5 years progressive athletic training experience including preventive, evaluative, and rehabilitative skills. Must have knowledge of health care insurance issues and drug testing protocols. Must have extensive experience with post-surgical rehabilitation. Experienced with therapeutic modalities and rehabilitative equipment.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in sports medicine/athletic training or related field preferred.


Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

  • Significant travel required.
  • Significant night and weekend hours.
  • Must be physically fit to lift equipment, ability to lift student-athletes, heavy manipulation of athletes bodies for physical conditioning and physical therapy.


Special Message to Applicants

Please provide name and contact information for three references where requested on the application form.

Posting Date: 06/08/2017

Closing Date (12am ET):

Open Until Filled:

Salary Posting Information: Commensurate with experience

Salary Band: I

Job Classification: Exempt

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/11516

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


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