West Virginia University's Potomac State College campus in Keyser, WV, an NJCAA member, is seeking qualified candidates for an Athletics Trainer . This full-time, 1 0-month position is responsible for s upervising the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic-related injuries for sports as assigned by the Athletic Director.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Attend practices, home games, and some away contests.
Establish training room hours for treatment and rehabilitation.
Complete injury report forms for all injuries.
Be responsible for all insurance billing.
Make sure athletes have transportation to and from rehab if it is off campus.
Keep coaches updated on the status of an injured athlete.
Communicate with physicians and insurance companies.
Supervise student athletic trainers.
Be responsible for game management when Athletic Director is not available.
Work summer camps as needed.
Teach up to four credit hours per semester.
Bachelors degree in athletic training or a related field. Masters degree preferred.
1-2 years of athletic training experience at the college, professional, or high school sports level
Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
Certified by National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification
First Aid and CPR Certified
Eligible for WV Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC) registration
Cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three (3) professional references
Successful background check
Review of applications will begin May 11, 2018 and continue until position is filled.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Get more details at http://hr.wvu.edu .
WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Underrepresented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: May 1, 2018
Posting Classification: FE/AP
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 135502
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.