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Employer: Garden City Community College
Job Title: Head Athletic Trainer
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Coordinates and oversees the operations and activities of the Athletic Training Room and is responsible for the treatment of injuries suffered by student athletes, and/or recommending other medical treatment as needed. Has an understanding and working knowledge of The National Athletic Trainer's Association's Code of Ethics, familiarity with the American Medical Association guidelines for injuries and the codes and rules set forth by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts. May teach some courses as needed.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Treats injuries and recommends medical attention for student athletes injured in sporting events and practices. Provides administrative support to sporting events and assists athletic director as needed. Provides injury preventative education to athletes and coaches and also provides rehabilitation of injuries through nutrition counseling and/or physical activities. As a certified athletic trainer, must be highly skilled and knowledgeable in six areas known as the domains of athletic training. They are: injury prevention; clinical evaluation and diagnosis; immediate care; treatment, rehabilitation and recognition; organization and administration; and professional responsibility. Be available to travel with teams.
  • Prepares necessary paperwork related to injury reports, insurance reports, training manuals, and budget needs. Organizes student athlete physicals prior to sport participation and maintains student athlete medical files.
  • Maintain contact with local physicians and supply distributors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  1. To understand policies and procedures of National and State Athletic Associations rules, codes of conduct, and eligibility requirements.
  2. Establish and maintain a viable relationship with student athletic trainers, student-athletes, coaches, instructors, support staff, and administration.
  3. To adhere the standards, practices and procedures of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.
  4. To demonstrate leadership on our campus through athletics.

Knowledge and Skills:

Experience: Two years to five years of similar or related experience.

Education: A Master's degree required.

Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or can be of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary and often requires the ability to influence and/or sell ideas or services to others.

Other Skills: Experience in an academic discipline or higher education is desired. Two years professional experience at the college level preferred. Computer proficiency and familiarity with wordprocessing and database software desired (Microsoft Office preferred). A bachelor's degree in athletic training or related field. Master's degree in related field required. National Athletic Trainer's Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) necessary. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. CPR/First Aid Certification required; CPR/First Aid Instructor Preferred; State Board of Healing Arts Registration necessary.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands for this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Head Athletic Trainer. The essential functions are, but not limited to, lifting, carrying equipment, sitting, climbing, kneeling, standing and walking. Requires the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. It also requires constant hand grasp and finger dexterity; extended standing, walking and repetitive leg and arm movements; occasional bending; reaching forward, side to side, downward and overhead; and squatting and kneeling. Job requires above average agility and dexterity. At times, it will be necessary to lift, push/pull or carry as much as 50 pounds or more.

Work Environment: Work is generally indoors but could be ocassional exposure to variable conditions of being outdoors should be expected.

To complete the application process, candidates must submit:

  1. Application letter expressing interest in position.
  2. Personal resume
  3. Fill out online application at www.hrepartners.com. Please submit supporting documents to hr@gcccks.edu.
  4. Copy of college transcripts and appropriate certificates
  5. Up to three current letters of recommendation submitted directly to the office of Human Resources by the individual providing the reference


Human Resources Office
Garden City Community College
801 Campus Drive
Garden City, KS 67846
(620) 276-0362; FAX (620) 276-9573
E-mail: hr@gcccks.edu

Equal Opportunity

Garden City Community College does not discriminate against applicants, employees or students on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit reasons, or handicap, nor will sexual harassment be tolerated, in its employment practices and/or educational programs or activities. Those concerned about the above should contact Human Resources, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9574.

ADA/Equal Access

Garden City Community College is complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and is committed to equal and reasonable access to facilities and programs for all employees, students and visitors. Those with ADA concerns, or who need special accommodations, should contact Coordinator of Accommodations, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9638.

Vacancy Number: 42219

Open Date: 4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: