Associate Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach

Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, MD
Jul 22, 2021
Jul 27, 2021
Full Time
Position Summary: The Associate Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach will support the overarching mission of the Anne Arundel Community College Athletic Department to provide a transformational student-athlete experience and develop a culture of competitive excellence for 12 varsity sports. In cooperation with the Coordinator of Sports Medicine, Student-Athlete Welfare, this individual will provide athletic training services in all aspects of prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and documentation of illnesses and injuries in compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations. The Associate Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach is also responsible for coordinating and administering appropriate strength and conditioning programming to teams to maximize student-athlete health and athletic preparedness. Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The Athletics Department in the Division of Learner Support Services seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation Job Duties and Responsibilities: Assist in the day to day management and administration of athletic health care for all intercollegiate student athletes, primarily as it pertains to prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses. This includes infectious disease policy and procedure implementation. Coordinate and schedule appropriate medical referrals for student athletes, utilizing the AACC sports medicine team wherever possible. Assist the Coordinator of Sports Medicine, S-A Welfare in establishing and providing coverage for posted hours of operation for the athletic training facility. Provide athletic training coverage for scheduled team practices and games on AACC's campus and at away venues, as necessary. Provide effective written and oral communication between student-athletes, coaches, athletic staff, administrators, as well as, the sport medicine team. Interact tactfully and professionally with all members of the AACC athletic department, the AACC community, and visiting teams and their representatives. Develop, implement, and supervise strength and conditioning and injury prevention programming for each varsity sport. Educate and instruct student athletes on the proper biomechanics and safety precautions during supervised programming. Track and monitor athletes' progress. Record athletic training facility inventory annually, request and compare bids, and submit orders to the office manager to purchase supplies. Schedule, oversee, and submit payment requests for annual equipment calibrations and maintenance procedures for athletic training facility equipment and request maintenance, as necessary. Use the Athletic Trainer System (ATS) to maintain up to date electronic medical records and documentation. Demonstrate a working knowledge of FERPA and assure confidentiality of student-athlete medical records at all times Prepare and ensure safety of athletic facilities for practice, home contests, tournaments, and events. Schedule and oversee the baseline concussion testing of student-athletes using ImPACT Concussion software. Attend MDJUCO, Region XX, and NJCAA meetings regarding student-athlete healthcare to ensure all policies and procedures are followed and updated within AACC. Attend all mandated staff, department and Learner Support Services meetings and trainings. Serve on college wide committees to support the college community. Participate in continuing education activities to effectively maintain current NATABOC certification, CSCS certification, Maryland State licensure, and other applicable certifications. Required Qualification Bachelor's degree or higher Minimum six months of relevant experience Operate within the 5 domains of athletic training. Current NATABOC certification. Must hold or be eligible for Maryland State Athletic Trainer licensure. NSCA-CSCS certification. Current certification in First Aid and CPR/AED for the profession. Ability to work independently with attention to details and deadlines. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with students, faculty, staff, the medical community and the public. Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the program, including nights, weekends and college-closure periods. Demonstrated experience as a first responder in athletic environment. Demonstrated success in prevention and care of athletic injuries and illnesses. Effective oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work collegially with a culturally diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and administrators on a regular basis. Preferred Qualifications: Concussion Management Protocol Experience with preference given to direct experience with ImPACT Concussion Software. More than two years' experience working as an athletic trainer in the collegiate setting. At least two years' experience in positions involving the development and management of sport-specific individual and group strength training programs. Ancillary credentials including, but not limited to: CSC, USAW, Sports Nutrition, ITAT, First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor Experience with an electronic medical record system (EMR), such as ATS, Sportsware, Presagia. Master's Degree in Athletic Training or a related field. Position is a first responder to all student-athlete injuries and illnesses regardless of magnitude of the injury. Athletic Trainer must assess the situation and implement the emergency action plan that best suits the safety of the injured athlete. The position may exceed a 40 hour work schedule including nights, weekends and college-closed periods. Comp time will be provided for hours exceeding 40 per week. Position may require travel for meetings, athletic contests or tournaments. This position includes a potential exposure to COVID-19. Hours Per Week: 40Job Requirements:Supervise assistant athletic trainers and student athletic trainersServe as athletic trainer for sports assigned by lead athletic trainerMaintain records of athletic injuriesProvide athletic training services for all home athletic contestsImplement comprehensive athletic injury prevention programsConduct athletic training/sports medicine workshopsEducate student athletes regarding athletic injuries, treatment, and rehabilitationCounseling an education for student athletes regarding athletic injuries, treatment and rehabilitationProviding athletic trainer coverage at all interscholastic athletic events identified by the schoolProvide athletic training services to patients and athletesUse assigned athletic training equipmentSupervise the athletic training internsReferring physicians athletic for exampleProvide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and away varsity football gamesDevelop and promote professional partnerships with community athletic training programs and provide supervision for student athletic trainers from approved athletic trainer programsAssist with treatment of athletes and orthopedic injuries as directed by the physical therapistAssist with high school athletic coverage and community sports coverageMaintain athletic training supplies and inventoryOrganize all aspects of the athletic training program in a traditional athletic training setting such as a school-based athletic programProvide supervision and training to student athletic trainers