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Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine

Company: Westcliff University
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

What if I told you it is possible to find a Company that lived to educate, inspire and empower others while creating a family atmosphere that truly appreciates and respects their team? Would you apply? What if I threw in strong Company values, outstanding benefits, and the opportunity for you to make a tangible impact and feel appreciated?See below for a feel of what the Company culture is (REALLY) like. Hint: it's amazing.At Westcliff, we are constantly striving to be the best while valuing each of our team members as human beings and succeeding together!Westcliff is a leader in innovative global education. We are respected for our transformative, technologically advanced programs and initiatives with a focus on excellence, social responsibility, and diversity. Our tagline - "Educate. Inspire, Empower."- is a summary of our Mission Statement. As it suggests, the main focus of our Universityis to strive to enhance the opportunities of our students and employees to enjoy successthrough empowerment, as a result of their education and hard work.With diversity and inclusion at the forefront of Westcliff's core values, we promote aculture that celebrates diversity and inclusiveness regardless of, but not limited to, race,gender, sexual orientation, family status, religion, ethnicity, national origin, physical disability, veteran status, or age. By joining the Westcliff team, you'll be playing asignificant role in our growth, having an opportunity to put your personal touch onWestcliff's progress as we grow and succeed together!Westcliff Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and competes in the California Pacific Conference (Cal Pac). Westcliff Athletics is a growing program, currently sponsoring the following intercollegiate sports:--- Baseball--- Men's /Women's Basketball--- Men's/ Women's Beach Volleyball--- Men's/ Women's Indoor Volleyball--- Cheer & Dance--- ESports--- Men's/ Women's Golf--- Men's/ Women's Lacrosse--- Men's/ Women's Soccer--- Cross Country / Track & Field--- Softball--- Stunt--- Surf--- Men's/ Women's Swim & Dive--- Men's/ Women's Tennis--- Men's/Women's Waterpolo QUALIFICATIONS: YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree Required, Master's Degree Preferred CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Must be BOC certified, current CPR/AED certification, NATA Membership preferred KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Applied Knowledge: Athletic trainers must have knowledge of a large range of medical problems. Assessment, evaluation skills and working with other healthcare professionals will be required. Decision-Making Skills: Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines. Must be able to reportand deliver insight on all decisions and results to managing Associate Athletic Director and Dean of Athletics in an appropriate and timely manner. Attention to Detail: Athletic trainers should be thorough and detailed with injury tracking and documentation.Interpersonal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situations when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision. SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: --- The Sports Medicine Team serves to provide Westcliff student-athletes with exceptional, holistic care by providing student-athletes with resources to succeed both on and off the field.--- The Assistant AD of Sports Medicine will oversee all aspects of the health care of student-athletes at Westcliff University. Reporting to the Associate Athletic Directors and the Dean of Athletics, the Assistant AD of Sports Medicine will lead efforts with organizational and administrative duties as assigned. The Assistant AD of Sports Medicine will also oversee the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries incurred by student-athletes at Westcliff University.Lead the Sports Medicine team in coordinating all aspects of the health care of the student-athletes, such as evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries incurred by the intercollegiate student-athletes Manage all athletic training room functions Maintain work schedule in the athletic training roomAttend practices and all assigned home athletic events as needed Administer proper first aid to student-athletes on the field and in the athletic training room Maintain relationships and work in cooperation with athletics staff, including but not limited to staff, coaches, strength and conditioning coaches, and administrators. Assist the Athletic Administration in the organizational and administrative duties of the athletic training room.Duties include, but are not limited to: Administrative meetings Medical record keeping InventoryOrganize pre-participation physicals and screenings for student-athletes Treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes Pre-season preparation and practices Handling of secondary insurance claimsMaintenance of all athletic training supplies and equipment Development, implementation, and enforcement of athletic training policies and procedures under theguidance of the Head Athletic Trainer Maintain knowledge of current standards of practice, actively seek to grow knowledge by attending online and in person continuing education programs, represent university at local, state, and national conventions. Other duties deemed necessary by the Associate Athletic Directors and the Dean of Athletics. NUMBER/DESCRIPTION OF PATIENTS (STUDENT-ATHLETES) RESPONSIBLE FOR: There are approximately 400 student-athletes enrolled at Westcliff currently, this number is expected to grow as the university sponsors more sport programs. Sport assignments and coverage schedules are fluid. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: As Westcliff Athletics is still growing, the university currently practices and hosts competitions at off-campus locations. Local travel will be required to cover practices and home competitions. Athletic Trainers are also expected to travel for postseason events with their respective teams. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is medium demand. Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects. Medium strength is required to position patients for examination. May assist patients as necessary, helping them on and off the field/court/exam table. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The position will be responsible for managing Athletic Trainers, both full and part time. Supervising roles include scheduling and managing training room operations, coverage of practices and games as needed, as well as overseeing and delegating daily tasks. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: --- Applicants must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license in order to travel to and from practices and home competitions.--- In its active commitment to building a diverse community, Westcliff University rejects discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin in admission, employment or access to programs and activities. The college also seeks to avoid discrimination in the administration of educational programs, admission policies, financial aid or any other college program or activity.--- Westcliff University only hires individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Applicants will be required to provide proof of identity and work authorization as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.Job Type: Full-timePay: $50,000.00 - $62,400.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Vision insuranceWork Location: One location

Keywords: Westcliff University, Irvine , Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine, Healthcare , Irvine, California

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