• Athletic Trainer

    Fort Scott Community College
    Job Description
    DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Athletics
     
    RESPONSIBLE TO:       Athletic Director
     
    MONTHS PER YEAR: 11             HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt                 UPDATE:  8/2018
    CREDENTIALS:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training required
    • Current license from Kansas State Board of Healing Arts required
    • NATA certification, and current Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association required or obtained within 90 days of hire
    • Experience serving as an athletic trainer preferred
    • Valid driver’s license
     
    JOB PURPOSE:
    Responsible for the overall athletic training program   Serve as head athletic trainer for FSCC Athletics and direct the student training program.  Recruit student trainers. 
     
    MAY BE REQUIRED TO:  sit/stand for long periods of time inside and outside in all seasons, operate or demonstrate instructional equipment and technologies, speak and hear clearly, transport equipment to various sites, drive to various sites, lift heavy objects to approximately 50 pounds.
     
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Provide services that identify, prevent, remediate, and rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain which arise from sports related activities such as evaluation and analysis of patients and therapeutic application of physical and chemical agents, exercise and other procedures to maximize safe return to activities.
    • Oversee operations of the training room.
    • Practice and game preparation
    • Educate coaches, athletic director, athletes, and student trainers in one-on-one and group settings
    • Recruit, manage, and supervise student trainers
    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Perform administrative duties
    • Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director
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