We are always striving to enhance our reputation as the best college athletics department in the country. Our teams have won an unparalleled 23 consecutive Learfield Directors' Cups as the best athletics department in the country and we are equally proud of our department-wide 98% graduation rate. We strive to make our department efficient, innovative and high performing. We hold our staff and coaches to the highest standards in order to continue to maintain our high levels of success.
Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) supports the nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on the 36 intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the university. It also supports the campus physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Stanford's intercollegiate athletics department is seen as the premier athletic program in the country, achieving the highest levels of success both in the classroom and on the field. The core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, The DAPER Way are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively. All department actions and employees are guided by these principles.
The Department of Athletics at Stanford University provides a dynamic working environment for the Assistant Athletic Trainer. The Assistant Athletic Trainer also performs a number of important functions to assure the health and safety of the student-athlete. The Assistant Athletic Trainer fills an essential role for the Department of Athletics by maintaining high-level communication between coaches and health care providers and by ensuring that all injuries and illnesses are reported to the Team Physician. The services provided by the Assistant Athletic Trainer are performed under the direct supervision of a Team Physician, who is responsible for all medical care provided to the student-athletes at Stanford University.
Summary of essential job functions
Sport Assignment: Head Athletic Trainer for Football
Provide a high-level of medical service delivery, including care, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses to all student-athletes.
Provide effective written and oral communication between student athletes, coaches, administrators, sports performance coach, nutritionist, psychologist, sports scientist, and team physicians regarding the status and progress of injured participants.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Sports Medicine Staff and relevant Athletic Department personnel.
As appropriate, make timely referrals to Team Physicians for further assessment, testing, and evaluation.
Monitor and coordinate care of the football team and other responsibilities as identified by the Director of Athletic Training.
Provide coverage for on-site and away practices and competitions for football.
Provide injury assessment at home and away venues and in the athletic training room.
Provide daily injury reports of all encounters with sufficient detail for review by the Director of Athletic Training and Team Physician.
Make withhold and/or return-to-play decisions during practices and competitions.
Ensure emergency readiness at all sanctioned practices and events. Maintain and practice emergency protocols including CPR, two-way communication, emergency transportation and evacuation, liaison with emergency transport carriers and emergency departments.
Ensure student-athlete compliance with Team Physician treatment guidelines.
Collaborate frequently with licensed Physical Therapists regarding the rehabilitation progress and return to play planning of injured student athletes.
Maintain and upkeep of Athletic Training Center and satellite facilities as designated.
Fit appliances, braces and devices for control of joint motion and limb protection.
Assure confidentiality of student-athlete medical records.
Supervise and mentor Assistant Football ATs' and Sports Medicine Interns.
Assist with the coordination of Pre-Participation examinations.
Provide leadership in administrative areas, as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training.
Maintain a safe environment for the student-athlete at home venues including preparation of the venue, hydration, field supplies, preparation for emergency care and evacuation, attention to injury prevention, general safety and environmental concerns.
Develop competency with training and adherence to appropriate regulatory requirements (HIPAA, blood borne pathogens, annual immunizations, etc.)
Assist in planning and organization of staff development opportunities, including in-services and continuing education with colleagues and other relevant personnel.
Travel, evening and weekend work is expected.
Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training.
Adherence to all policies and procedures as identified by the Department of Athletics and Stanford Sports Medicine.
Current NATABOC certification required.
Master's Degree in Athletic Training or related field required.
5 years post Master's experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer at the college or university level and experience working with high caliber athletes highly preferred.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills required.
Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification required.
Ability to work long hours with irregular schedules is required.
Ability to engage in physically demanding, manual tasks are required. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for insuring that his/her involvement with Athletic Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pacific-10 rules and regulations.
Please include a cover letter, resume, and three references submitted as a single attachment with your application.
*Stanford is an equal opportunity employer.
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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