Towson University, a Division I member of the Colonial Athletic Association, is seeking a Head Athletic Trainer. Under the Direct supervision of the Sr. Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine and Performance, Medical Director, and Head Athletic Trainer, the incumbent will oversee medical care and comprehensive athletic training services for Football student-athletes in Intercollegiate athletics including but not limited to medical clearance, injury prevention, care of athletic injuries, rehabilitation, and administration while working in a performance model with other sports performance professionals. The incumbent will manage staff members working with football and oversee administrative duties as assigned by the Sr. Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine and Performance and Head Athletic Trainer. Will also serve as a preceptor, teaching and mentoring athletic training students in the Athletic Training Education Program. Will take on various other duties at the discretion of the Sr. Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine and Performance.
In consultation with the Sr. Associate Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine and Performance, formulates effective therapeutic treatment plans, implements treatments and monitors progress. Possesses technical and practical expertise in the appropriate application and supervision of a wide range of rehabilitative exercises / therapy and diagnostic equipment. Applies evaluative skills and techniques for orthopedic and medical problems associated with intercollegiate athletics as well as participates in the medical clearance and evaluation of incoming and returning student-athletes. Records, analyzes and maintains medical records for daily treatments/rehabilitation, practice and game limitations, medical services and referrals. Responsible for compiling and processing insurance claims.
This position serves as a preceptor in the ATEP. Provides supervision of athletic training students during their clinical experience; if the incumbent is credentialed for less than one year, they will supervise and mentor athletic training students under the supervision of an experienced preceptor. Communicates and interacts with medical professionals, coaches and administrative staff. Supervises Staff Athletic Trainers who work with football. Coordinates diagnostic tests and appointments. Secures test results and prepares information for Physician Clinics. Gathers information needed for insurance claims. Will oversee all aspects of durable medical equipment for staff in the stock and bill program as well as coordinate emergency medical services with the university ambulance service. Performs delegated administrative tasks and facility management responsibilities as well as other duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree and three years of sports medicine experience at the collegiate level. BOC Certification and eligibility for State of Maryland license and Adult CPR/AED certification for the health care provider/first responder is required. The incumbent should possess demonstrated ability for leadership, to communicate effectively and successfully with head and assistant coaches, strength coaches, team physicians and administrators; demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse student population; and possess technical and practical expertise in the appropriate application and supervision of a wide range of rehabilitative exercises/therapy and diagnostic equipment.
FMS, PES, CES, or CSCS credentials or equivalent as well as clinical experience in Athletic Training at the collegiate level and experience with football at the D1 or professional Level preferred.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary 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 are requested, but not required.