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St. Bonaventure University Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer in St. Bonaventure, New York

Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer

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Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer


St. Bonaventure, NY

Job Type

Full Time



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Administers and oversees a comprehensive care, prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to all student-athletes.

Examples of Duties

Administers and oversees the care, prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to all student-athletes.

Manages and supervises sports medicine staff.

Organizes and maintains all medical records in accordance with federal and state regulations.

Develops and maintains emergency action plans for all permanent and temporary practice and competition venues in accordance with university risk management guidelines and state regulations.

Develops and maintains all department guidelines, policy and procedure in accordance with national/international best practices and consensus statements.

Develops and maintains all service contract with medical consultants.

Maintains student-athlete insurance information.

Maintains good communication with the insurance providers and manages all paperwork required for claims.

Develops and manages the Athletic Training Facility, budgets and policies to maintain optimal health, safety and welfare of all constituents.

Approves the purchasing and use of all equipment and supplies needed for the operation of the athletic training facility, in accordance with State and University policies.

Plans and coordinates physical examinations, sickle cell testing, and screenings.

Communicate with physicians and coaching staff regarding the injury status of athletes

Makes appropriate physician’s referrals and appointments.

Supervises the organization and administration of drug testing per NCAA and department policy.

Assists the institution in hosting athletic events.

Helps monitor weather conditions and dangerous environments (cold/humidity/lightning).

Adheres to Conference guidelines, including visiting team accommodations and services.

Responsible for implementation and rehearsal of health and safety best practices.

Acts as the Athletic Health Care Administrator per NCAA guidelines.

Knowledge of rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and conference should be maintained, reviewed and practiced to ensure compliance relative to those applicable duties.

Responsible for maintaining and coordination service for all modalities and equipment utilized with the athletic training facility.

Serves on university-wide committees when nominated/requested.

Other duties as assigned

Supplemental Functions:

Full travel responsibilities for in-and-out of season sport assignment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Exceptional ability to communicate and express ideas both verbally and in written communication.

Possesses exceptionally strong organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Highly skilled and able to create an idea, or adopts one from someone else, and then monitors it from beginning to end that includes schedules

Ability to relate professionally and positively in a stressful environment.

Handle highly confidential material, understanding that all University information should only be disclosed to others who have a need to know, for legitimate business or educational reasons. Have the ability to exercise and apply sound judgment and decision making skills as well as the ability to maintain integrity and confidentiality of data.

Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the department’s needs, which will include early morning, evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays.

Ability to research, analyze and prepare draft reports and documents with acute attention to details. Provide timely follow-up when necessary.

Has advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically, Word, Excel and Outlook), Vivature, Blue Ocean, internet presence and other business operations. Self-motivated to stay current with emerging office technologies, social media platforms and recommend and implement improvements.

Remains current, interprets and complies with all Federal, State, NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations pertaining to athletic compliance and other related business operations.

Typical Qualifications

Master’s Degree with BOC certification and possess or eligible for NY State athletic training licensure. NPI number required.

5 years of full-time athletic training experience in a collegiate setting.

Certified by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) and has a current New York State Licensure (or eligible for licensure). A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations is required.


St. Bonaventure University (NY)


3261 West State Road St. Bonaventure, New York, 14778