Assistant Director for Sports Medicine

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Assistant Director for Sports Medicine

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Assistant Director for Sports Medicine

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External – minimum 7 days

Department: 90R000 – Intercollegiate Athletics

Division: 6R1000 – Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt – 46

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Lindsey McKaskle

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Assistant Director for Sports Medicine is responsible for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to collegiate athletes in FOOTBALL. In addition, the Assistant Director of Sports Medicine administers drug testing, insurance coordination, and travels with athletic teams to all events. The incumbent works with other individuals in sports medicine to administer a Division I intercollegiate Athletic program in adherence to all university and Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure regulations. Incumbent will serve as the primary trainer for Football, responsible for all aspects of athletic training for that sport.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in athletic training or related field is required.
  • Master’s Degree in a related field is preferredExperience:
  • Three to Five years of experience in collegiate athletic training is required. Football preferred.
  • Eligibility to be an approved clinical instructor/supervisor is preferredLicensure & Certifications:
  • National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) certification as an Athletic Trainer is required.
  • A State Board of Medical Licensure Certification in Athletic Training is required. A Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure Athletic Training Certification Is Preferred. The successful applicant will obtain a Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure within 3 months if not held at hire.
  • Valid state driver’s license is required.Preferred Qualifications:

    Job Duties:

    • 60% – Prevent injuries, treat sports related injuries, and rehabilitate assigned student athletes including taping, bracing, first aid, surgery consultation, medical communication, therapy, and follow up exercises. Monitor environmental conditions. – ()
    • 20% – Assist with the compilation, input, organization, and maintenance of all medical records on University student-athletes, and share in the responsibility of maintaining and organizing the athletic training room file system and departmental handbooks. – ()
    • 10% – Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures – ()
    • 10% – Complete all other duties as assigned to ensure the successful operation of the department – ()

    Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

    Funding Source: Institutional

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions:

    AA/EEO Statement

    Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

    Background Check Statement

    Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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