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Head Athletic Trainer (5539)
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Idaho State University | Pocatello, ID
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Job Description

Head Athletic Trainer (5539)

Posting Number: req743

12 Month

Non-classified Staff

Athletic Administration

Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

This individual will have direct supervision over the Athletic Training staff. There will be an expectation for a Sports Medicine team approach which includes, but is not limited to, the nutrition specialist, strength and conditioning specialist, physical therapists, chiropractors, and team physicians.

Key Responsibilities

* Develop and implement a vision of excellence for Idaho State University athletic training
* Develop a consistent protocol for best practices in the domains of practice
* Administer and oversee the care, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to the student-athletes of 13 athletic programs
* Provide specific clinical care as assigned by the Medical Director
* With Medical Director, manage and supervise sports medicine team
* With Director of Athletics and Medical Director, develop and maintain all service contracts with medical consultants
* Prepare clear and accurate reports regarding travel authorities, expenditure reconciliations, visa reconciliations, inventory lists, and requested accounting
* Coordinate with coaching staff and compliance to manage and request medical redshirts and other injury or health-related waivers
* With Medical Director, plan and coordinate physical examinations and screenings
* Organize and administer drug testing per department policy
* With Medical Director, assigns Athletic Health Care Administrator per NCAA guidelines
* Knowledge of rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and Big Sky Conference should be maintained, reviewed, and practiced to ensure compliance relative to those applicable duties
* Distribution of detailed injury reports to all members of the Sport Medicine team

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in related field
* Must be BOC certified and possess state or be eligible for Idaho Athletic Training licensure
* At least three years of professional experience in a NCAA Division I university athletic training environment
* Understanding of NCAA Division I rules and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's Degree in Athletic Training or a related field
* Experience overseeing athletic training staff and operations
* Two years of professional experience in a NCAA Division I football athletic training environment
* Understanding of NCAA Division I rules and procedures, especially with respect to medical hardship

Please submit the following documents with your application:

Letter of Interest, Resume, Proof of BOC certification, Proof of current CPR/AED certification, a list of names with contact information for three (3) professional references.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 15, 2019. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary has been approved at $50,000 - $57,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University is a state institution at Pocatello, a metropolitan area of about 55,000 nestled in the mountains of southeastern Idaho. ISU's top-flight academic programs include nationally recognized courses of study in business, pharmacy and the health professions, teacher education, engineering, arts and sciences, and applied technology training. ISU provides undergraduate and graduate educational services not only in Pocatello but also at ISU centers in Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and Boise, and to outlying communities via state-of-the-art compressed and IP audio/video video technology.