The Department of Athletics at the College of Saint Benedict invites applications for the full-time (83%), benefit-eligible position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. This is a 10-month position, with dates of employment projected to be August - May.
The College of Saint Benedict (CSB) is a residential, liberal arts college for women that designs programs to meet the needs and aspirations of young women. CSB emphases women's leadership and a personal development profile that includes intellectual, spiritual, emotional and physical development. The primary responsibility of this position is the healthcare of all College of Saint Benedict club sport and intercollegiate athletics. The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for the clearing of athletes to participate in training and competition of their sport to include injury prevention, evaluation, management and treatment of athletic injuries, short and long-term rehabilitation of athletics injuries, as well as the education and advising of student-athletes. The assistant athletic trainer will provide coverage to club sport and intercollegiate athletic events as assigned. They will assist the Head Athletic Trainer in coordinating the overall sports medicine program, including the supervision and scheduling of Student Sports Medicine Assistants and other administrative duties. The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for athletic related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the head athletic trainer, the Team Physician(s) and other qualified medical personnel. The assistant athletic trainer is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by the College of Saint Benedict, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), and NCAA. CSB is a member of the NCAA at the Division III level.
The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John's University (SJU), a liberal arts college for men with a co-educational graduate School of Theology·Seminary, are located six miles apart in central Minnesota, just outside the city of St. Cloud and 70 miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
CSB and SJU are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition, which emphasizes a diverse and welcoming learning and working environment inclusive of all cultures, perspectives, abilities, orientations and faiths. Learn more in our Statement on Diversity. Unique in all of higher education, CSB and SJU are distinguished by their commitment to the holistic transformational development of women and men within the context of a unified, coeducational experience. This "coordinate relationship" offers a common curriculum, unified academic departments, identical degree requirements and a single academic calendar. Students from both campuses attend classes together and faculty teach students from both campuses. All students, faculty, and staff have the opportunity to experience and engage with the two institutions. For further information, see http://www.csbsju.edu/about .
Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a variety of fine arts, dining, cultural, philanthropic, sports and other events and activities. Some CSB/SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others choose to commute from the Twin Cities. CSB/SJU offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program. Click on the "benefits" tab above for further information.
Provide athletic training services as directed by the Team Physician(s) per Board of Medical Practice protocols including medical prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes.
Attend scheduled team practices, home and away competitions, and host visiting teams according to CSB, MIAC and NCAA policies. This includes evenings, weekends, holidays and possible overnight travel.
Coordinate and refer student-athletes to appropriate health care providers and on-campus resources.
Report status of injured student-athletes to coaching staff and determine (with Team Physician's consultation) student athlete's ability to practice and/or compete.
Collect, organize and maintain medical records, which includes review of physicals, health history, medical insurance, HIPPA, and other required MIAC and NCAA forms.
Establish and enforce a medical emergency action plan for athletic teams in conjunction with the Team Physician(s), area emergency medical services, and local hospitals.
Work in conjunction with the Strength and Conditioning Coach, developing programs for strength, conditioning, flexibility, nutrition, supplements/ergogenic aids, injury prevention, exercise technique, and rehab of injuries.
Educate student-athletes on the Division III NCAA Drug Testing, Banned Substances and Concussion policies and testing mandated by the College of Saint Benedict, MIAC and the NCAA.
Educate student-athletes on NCAA and CSB alcohol policies and alcohol awareness.
Stay knowledgeable in current trends, techniques, and information in Sports Medicine.
Work in partnership with Saint John's University Sports
Medicine Staff to coordinate care for CSB student-athletes on the SJU campus and event coverage during shared events.
Coordinate scheduling of Sports Medicine Assistant staff for coverage of team practices and athletic competitions.
Supervising the Sports Medicine Assistants and St. Cloud State University athletic training interns.
Maintain the Sports Medicine portion of the Athletic Department handbook and Sports Medicine Assistant manual.
Oversee maintenance of equipment and athletic training rooms.
Coordinate and communicate key information to athletes, parents, coaches, administration and health services department in a timely and quality manner.
Attend athletic department staff meetings.
Review the current Sports Medicine portion of the comprehensive athlete assessment on an annual basis.
Conduct further review when necessary.
Serve on committees involving student-athlete and assist in leadership as appropriate.
Attend bi-yearly MIAC Athletic Trainers meetings and participate as appropriate.
Maintain Certified Athletic Trainer Licensure and certification requirements as defined by the National Athletic Trainers Board of Certification and the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.
Complete additional assignments as requested by the Head Athletic Trainer, Athletic Director, the Vice-President of Student Development or other college administrators.
Recognize and understand gender differences, and apply that knowledge in shaping positive & effective approaches to working with college age women.
Work in partnership with Student Development on policies and procedures related to student-athlete welfare including alcohol, hazing, sexual assault, eating disorders, diversity and inclusion.
Attend meetings and Student Development-sponsored events.
Be knowledgeable of the college's commitment to the Benedictine Values.
Bachelor Degree Required
Certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
Current CPR/AED/OSHA II Certification
Eligible to be Licensed by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Available nights and weekends to work non-traditional hours in support of Sports Medicine
Excellent organizational, oral, written, electronic communication and presentation skills
A valid driver's license required. Must meet and maintain requirements of Motor Pool Regulations. Ability to drive a campus vehicle which includes the completion of defensive driving program. A driver's license check will be conducted.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted online at http://employment.csbsju.edu. Applicants should complete the full application and submit a cover letter and resume. Official transcript required at time of hire.
If you require special accommodations to participate in the College of Saint Benedict hiring process, please contact us at (320) 363-5500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is the policy of CSB and SJU to conduct pre-employment background checks. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
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About College of Saint Benedict
The College of Saint Benedict, located in central Minnesota, is a residential, liberal arts college for women that designs programs to meet the needs and aspirations of young women. CSB emphases women's leadership and a personal development profile that includes intellectual, spiritual, emotional and physical development.