Now accepting applications. Application deadline is Friday, August 9th.
Florida State University is seeking a dynamic, innovative and student development-centered individual for the position of Athletic Trainer.
The successful candidate will provide shared leadership for a comprehensive university-wide recreational program designed for more than 50,000 students, faculty, and staff, and will assist with cultivating and delivering the departmental brand to the entire community. They will also cultivate an environment that values inclusiveness and diversity, engage in evidence-based decision-making, and promote student development and learning. Florida State University Campus Recreation seeks to engage our community in life-long wellness. We provide quality recreational programs, services, and facilities that maximize opportunities for life-long learning, personal development, and leadership through varied recreational endeavors. Our department is committed to holistic student development and student empowerment of our more than 700 student employees, through co-curricular experiential learning opportunities and utilizing collaborative partnerships within the Division of Student Affairs, academic programs, student organizations, and other university entities. Our mission is to move people to total wellness.
Performs injury assessment and evaluation for Campus Recreation participants, including timely consultation with a medical provider when necessary. Administers treatment, provides medical referrals, and assesses participants, specifically within Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs, for “return to play” as per supervising physician’s agreement and protocol. Coordinates a preventative conditioning program for participants within specific sports and develop rehabilitative and conditioning therapy for injured participants through the University Health Services PT/AT Clinic on campus, as well as the Campus Recreation Athletic Training Suite at the Rec SportsPlex. Communicates with the supervising physician, or designee for University Health Services for oversight, feedback, support and ongoing development of the program.
Oversees staffing responsibilities of the Campus Recreation Athletic Training Program, which includes, recruitment, selection, hiring, training, and ongoing evaluation. Supervises graduate assistants and intern athletic trainers as well as undergraduate athletic training students working various sports and activities, including coverage of Intramural Sports games and events and Sport Club practices, games, and events. Supervises coverage for home sport club events and other Campus Recreation hosted events.
Provides injury prevention education on campus for sport club athletes, intramural sports participants, and the general student population through a recurring series of presentations throughout the year. Collaborates with Campus Recreation Marketing to create and update passive education materials.
Tracks injuries by participants in Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs. Manages data entry and analysis in internal and external software systems for injury tracking in coordination with program coordinators. Works with various University entities including Environmental Health and Safety and University Health Services to provide injury information, when appropriate.
Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the Athletic Training budget within the Campus Recreation department. Develops and tracks graduate assistant, intern, and other Athletic Training student staff wages and expense costs. Responsible for equipment replacement planning, updating, and servicing.
Maintains and establishes partnerships throughout the University and community including, but not limited to, Campus Recreation administration, physical therapy, academic departments, and FSU Medical Response Unit. Serves on various University, Division, and Campus Recreation committees.
Master’s degree in Athletic Training, Sports Sciences, Exercise Science, Sport Management or related field and one year of experience.
Current athletic training certification.
Current professional level CPR/First Aid certification from a nationally accredited agency.
Experience performing injury assessment, evaluation, and treatment to student athletes.
Experience providing injury prevention education to student athletes.
To apply, visit https://jobs.fsu.edu. At the FSU site, select the "Browse Job Openings" link. Under the search jobs function, search for 45950. Select apply now.
Candidates must apply via this FSU web site to be considered for the position. Applicants must complete application even if attaching resume. Application deadline is Friday, August 9th.
Applications sent via email or via bluefishjobs.com will NOT be accepted.
Questions regarding the search can be directed to Jenna Ulewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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Internal Number: 45950
About FSU Campus Recreation
Florida State University is a public institution founded in 1851 in Tallahassee, Florida. Over 41,000 students, including nearly 33,000 undergraduates, currently attend the University at its main campus. Tallahassee is located in the panhandle region of north Florida and is a hub for government as the state capital and for education as home to three institutions of higher education: FSU, Florida A&M, and Tallahassee Community College. The Big Bend area offers a wide range of entertainment, cultural, and recreational opportunities. Tallahassee is less than an hour's drive from the Gulf Coast, 2 hours from both Panama City and Jacksonville, and 4 hours from Atlanta, Tampa, and Orlando.
Florida State University Campus Recreation provides programming and services to students and FSU staff in the areas of Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Aquatics, Outdoor Recreation, and Challenge Course programming. The department has approximately 25 full-time professionals on staff along over 700 part-time student workers. The department operates seven recreational facilities including the Dr. Bobby E. Leach Student Recreation Center, the NIRSA award-winning Rec SportsPlex outdoor sports ...facility, and the FSU Reservation Waterfront Park and Retreat Center. For more information about Florida State University, please visit www.fsu.edu.