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Head Athletic Trainer
College of Saint Mary (CSM) invites applications for the position of Head Athletic Trainer. This
position is full-time, 40 hours per week.
CSM is a private, all-women’s college of approximately 1,000 students, committed to the
development of students through excellent academics that combine professional and career
preparation with the liberal arts. CSM is located in Omaha, a city with a metropolitan area
population of 850,000 and is located within walking distance of the thriving Aksarben shopping area
which also features a movie theatre, a wide-variety of restaurants, a farmer’s market and summer
concert series. This position at CSM offers the best of both worlds – the opportunity to make an
immediate impact working in a smaller, mission-focused and personalized environment and
community, while living in the middle of a large, thriving metropolitan city!
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Evaluate and determine the nature, scope and extent of an injury and/or illness of the
student athlete, initiate medical care, provide treatment, and develop rehabilitation
Implement injury prevention methods; utilize therapeutic modalities and rehabilitative
exercise equipment to aid in injury recovery.
Provide training services for all intercollegiate teams before, during and after home contests
and practices.
Established and maintain consistent training room hours.
Supervise all training room operations and activities along with creating a clean and safe
Ability to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor conditions.
Understanding of working extended hours or a varying schedule per season (fall, winter,
spring) based on team competitions and/or practice sessions.
Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality regarding all student athlete
medical records.
Ensure all incidents are documented and accurate records are maintained.
Follow all HIPPA protocols with all information pertaining to a student athlete inherent to
the profession.
Ensure all student athlete paperwork is on file concerning documentation information
specific to; emergency contact, insurance, heath history, injury history, and physical form.
Coordinate and manage annual protocol for student athlete physicals.
Assist with establishing unique sport medicine partnerships.
Coordinate medical referral procedures when needed.
Maintain high level of communication with coaches, student athletes, parents, and
associated health care providers.
Provide advice /consult with coaches regarding athletic training care and procedures.
Order, inventory and manage athletic training supplies.
Research and apply contemporary and updated practices of athletic training.
Travel with sport teams to competition sites when warranted and approved by Athletic
Provide athletic training coverage during CSM sponsored youth sport camps including
summer related activities.
Arrange /schedule part-time Athletic Trainers with approval of Athletic Director.
Be trained in Blood Borne Pathogen Protocol (BBP) and oversee the training of department
coaching staff.
Maintain current membership in the NATA.
Have knowledge of and experience with Microsoft and Word
Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
Oversee the cardio and weight training rooms.
Monitor cleanliness of the cardio/weight room and the machines/equipment, oversee
cleaning occurs.
Inspect cardio/weight room equipment weekly for safety and maintenance needs.
Work in collaboration and assist with Athletic Department/CSM personnel on special
events, activities, projects and fundraising ventures when assigned.
Is an active member of the Athletic Department and Student Development staff; attends all
staff meetings and other committees as assigned.
Duties as needed assigned by Athletic Director.
Master’s Degree and a minimum of 1 year of related collegiate experience working as a
certified athletic trainer with teams.
Certified Athletic Trainer through the Board of Certification for Athletic Training. Athletic
Trainer license by state of Nebraska or eligible to receive through the State of Nebraska
Public Health.
First Aid/CPR/AED Certified
Knowledge and application of corrective exercise programming for injury prevention and
Salary range is $39,000 - $46,850
If interested, please apply using the following link. Place all documents in one attachment. Please
include your resume, letter of interest, names and contact information for three professional
references, including a minimum of one supervisor. When the system asks you to attach a resume
please attach the document that contains all of the above information. The system allows only
one attachment.
College of Saint Mary is a Catholic university providing access to education for women in an
environment that calls forth potential and fosters leadership. The University is an equal employment
opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of
race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other
status or condition protected by applicable laws, except where a bona fide occupational
qualification applies.