Concordia University seeks applicants for the full-time, exempt position of Certified Athletic Trainer. This position is an 11-month appointment and is responsible for athletic training services at Concordia University in Mequon, WI. The Certified Athletic Trainer will be a member of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. This individual is directly responsible to the Director of Sports Medicine, and will also be under the direct supervision of the consulting physician in the area of direct medical care. The Athletic Training Department is under the direction of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Vice President of Student Life. The weight load will be 100% athletics coverage and clinical supervision. This position will begin July 1, 2019.
Provide appropriate care, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses to all patients. Serve as the primary Licensed Athletic Trainer for certain teams, as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine
Assist with the management, organization, coordination, and supervision of the Athletic Training Room operations and the Athletic Training Department
Serve as a Preceptor and supervise Athletic Training Students during their clinical rotations
Work cooperatively with the consulting physician and each coach in creating and implementing programs to meet the needs of Concordia's intercollegiate athletes
Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner at all times
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accreditation requirements is preferred
Excellent organizational abilities and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work independently and maintain a schedule
Knowledge and skill in the use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Access and Word; and academic software
Education and Experience
A bachelor's degree in a related field is required; a master's degree is preferred
Minimum of two years of experience as a practicing NATA BOC Certified Athletic Trainer preferred
Must have certification through the NATA BOC and be eligible for Wisconsin licensure
Prior supervision of Athletic Training Students preferred
Available days, evenings, and weekends; including extensive travel with teams and occasional overnight travel
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time, 11-month, exempt position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.
The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.
Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.
Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.
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