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Reports to: Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Director of Athletic Training, Director of Athletics, and Vice President of Athletics
The Assistant Athletic Trainer-Clinical Faculty member is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the athletic training room, supervision of athletic training students, coverage of athletic practices and competition of sports designated, and complying with all federal and state regulatory agencies regarding the practice of Athletic Training. The Assistant Athletic Trainer-Clinical Faculty member may teach courses in the Department of Health Science and Department of Exercise Science, depending on the employees teaching knowledge, passion, desire, and experience. The Assistant Athletic Trainer-Clinical Faculty member reports academically to the Chairs of the Departments and then to the Vice-President and Associate Vice-President of the Academic Affairs Office. The Assistant Athletic Trainer-Clinical Faculty member will report clinically to the Director of Athletic Training, then the Director of Athletics and Vice-President of Athletics.
Teach didactic and clinical courses in the Health Science and Exercise Science Departments based on expertise, load, and departmental needs
Provide instruction of students in the clinical aspects of the ATP as a Preceptor.
Participate in recruitment of students
Advise current students
Participate in faculty governance
Supervision of athletic training students will include:
Providing direct (physically present) supervision and instruction of students in the Clinical Experience courses within the Athletic Training Program (ATP)
Becoming a Preceptor (PCP) of the ATP and attend all meetings pertaining to the clinical education of the athletic training student
Following the instruction of the ATP Program Director/Clinical Education Coordinator in the supervision and evaluation of athletic training students
Establishing proper communication with students regarding scheduled clinical responsibilities
Athletic training responsibilities will include:
Reporting to the Director of Athletic Training on matters dealing with the delivery of athletic training services
Primary sport coverage includes: Football
Provide high-quality, evidence-based and equitable care for student-athletes including, but not limited to, administering daily preventative, evaluative, and therapeutic care; maintaining regular injury and therapeutic intervention records; coordinating insurance record keeping of assigned clinical coverage; conducting regular inventory of supplies and reporting to Director of Athletic Training; coordinating with physicians for appropriate care of injuries and illnesses; and reporting the status of injured and ill athletes to coaches.
Compliance with federal and state regulatory agencies will include:
Maintaining BOC certification (50 CEU/two years)
Maintaining licensure with Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KSBHA) and follow all regulations for the practice of athletic training (KSBHA Article 69)
Ensuring that professional behaviors conform to the codes of ethics established by the NATA, BOC and KSBHA
*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Must be able to push, pull, and lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
Must be able walk up and down stairs.
Be able to coordinate movement of the fingers and hands as well as have the adequate dexterity and strength to complete tasks.
Be able to use upper extremities to frequently press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or upward.
Frequently bend body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
Be able to stand and move about regularly.
Be able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
About Sterling College
Sterling College is a Christ-centered, four year liberal arts college, founded in 1887 located in Sterling, Kansas. Sterling is a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities and is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Sterling College, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, or national origin.