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Associate Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach
1833
08/13/2021
Staff
Athletics - HATH
Full-Time Staff
$51,352 - $64,190

Who we are

If you want to join a values-driven organization that transforms the lives of students, Anne Arundel Community College is the place for you. We provide opportunity for faculty and staff to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Every move we make is done with the intention of helping our students achieve academic excellence and remain engaged with their educational goals. Innovation and creativity are at the center of what we do at AACC. We’re looking for forward-thinking individuals who are ready to thrive and grow with us to join our team.

 We have a great opportunity for you

We are looking for someone who gets excited about ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­training and coaching. That’s right, an Athletic Trainer and Coach! We also want someone who understands and supports equity and fairness in the workplace, and the positive impact those standards can have on an organization.

More specifically, the Associate Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach will support the overarching mission of the Anne Arundel Community College Athletic Department to provide a transformational student-athlete experience and develop a culture of competitive excellence for 12 varsity sports.  In cooperation with the Coordinator of Sports Medicine, Student-Athlete Welfare, this individual will provide athletic training services in all aspects of prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and documentation of illnesses and injuries in compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations. The Associate Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach is also responsible for coordinating and administering appropriate strength and conditioning programming to teams to maximize student-athlete health and athletic preparedness.  

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The Athletics Department in the Division of Learner Support Services seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation

What you will do in this role

Assist in the day to day management and administration of athletic health care for all intercollegiate student athletes, primarily as it pertains to prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses. This includes infectious disease policy and procedure implementation. Coordinate and schedule appropriate medical referrals for student athletes, utilizing the AACC sports medicine team wherever possible.

Assist the Coordinator of Sports Medicine, S-A Welfare in establishing and providing coverage for posted hours of operation for the athletic training facility. Provide athletic training coverage for scheduled team practices and games on AACC’s campus and at away venues, as necessary. Provide effective written and oral communication between student-athletes, coaches, athletic staff, administrators, as well as, the sport medicine team. Interact tactfully and professionally with all members of the AACC athletic department, the AACC community, and visiting teams and their representatives.

Develop, implement, and supervise strength and conditioning and injury prevention programming for each varsity sport. Educate and instruct student athletes on the proper biomechanics and safety precautions during supervised programming. Track and monitor athletes’ progress. 

Record athletic training facility inventory annually, request and compare bids, and submit orders to the office manager to purchase supplies. Schedule, oversee, and submit payment requests for annual equipment calibrations and maintenance procedures for athletic training facility equipment and request maintenance, as necessary. 

Use the Athletic Trainer System (ATS) to maintain up to date electronic medical records and documentation. Demonstrate a working knowledge of FERPA and assure confidentiality of student-athlete medical records at all times

Prepare and ensure safety of athletic facilities for practice, home contests, tournaments, and events. 

Schedule and oversee the baseline concussion testing of student-athletes using ImPACT Concussion software.

Attend MDJUCO, Region XX, and NJCAA meetings regarding student-athlete healthcare to ensure all policies and procedures are followed and updated within AACC. Attend all mandated staff, department and Learner Support Services meetings and trainings. Serve on college wide committees to support the college community.

Participate in continuing education activities to effectively maintain current NATABOC certification, CSCS certification, Maryland State licensure, and other applicable certifications.

What you will bring to this position

Bachelor's degree or higher

Minimum six months of relevant experience

Operate within the 5 domains of athletic training.  Current NATABOC certification. Must hold or be eligible for Maryland State Athletic Trainer licensure.

Ability to sit for the NSCA-CSCS certification within 120 days of employment.

Current certification in First Aid and CPR/AED for the profession.

Ability to work independently with attention to details and deadlines. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with students, faculty, staff, the medical community and the public.

Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the program, including nights, weekends and college-closure periods. 

Demonstrated experience as a first responder in athletic environment. Demonstrated success in prevention and care of athletic injuries and illnesses.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to work collegially with a culturally diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and administrators on a regular basis.

 

 

And maybe a little of this too (our preference, but not required)

Concussion Management Protocol Experience with preference given to direct experience with ImPACT Concussion Software.

More than two years’ experience working as an athletic trainer in the collegiate setting. At least two years’ experience in positions involving the development and management of sport-specific individual and group strength training programs.

Ancillary credentials including, but not limited to: CSC, USAW, Sports Nutrition, ITAT, First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor

Experience with an electronic medical record system (EMR), such as ATS, Sportsware, Presagia.

Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or a related field. 

 

Position is a first responder to all student-athlete injuries and illnesses regardless of magnitude of the injury. Athletic Trainer must assess the situation and implement the emergency action plan that best suits the safety of the injured athlete.

The  position may exceed a 40 hour work schedule including nights, weekends and college-closed periods. Comp time will be provided for hours exceeding 40 per week. Position may require travel for meetings, athletic contests or tournaments.

This position includes a potential exposure to COVID-19.


 

We love our benefits, and you will too!

AACC offers robust benefits such as generous paid leave (annual, sick, holiday, bereavement, spring and winter breaks), affordable health care plans, free dental and vision plans for full-time employees, Maryland State Pension System and/or other optional retirement plans that include employer contributions, disability leave, free AACC tuition for employees and eligible dependents, and tuition reimbursement for employees taking job-related courses at other institutions.  AACC also encourages a healthy work/life balance and offers a variety of wellness programs and free use of the gym. Staff and faculty enjoy free parking as well.

 

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Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
 
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College Statement on Diversity
 
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational environment with learning as our central mission. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including (but not limited to): learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in partnerships with the local and global community.
 
•AACC is an equal opportunity employer who values the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.