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Director of Clinical Athletic Training Services

Title: Director of Clinical Athletic Training Services
Date: January 6, 2014
Department: Athletics

Bridgewater College seeks a full-time Director of Clinical Athletic Training Services for a 10-month position beginning August 2014.

The Director of Clinical Athletic Training Services will supervise a clinical staff of certified athletic trainers; coordinate the delivery of healthcare to the more than 700 NCAA Division III athletes in the Bridgewater College intercollegiate sports program; ensure appropriate documentation and risk management policies and procedures are implemented; coordinate the institutional drug testing program; manage budget, purchasing and receiving; compile annual injury outcomes data; deliver healthcare in the athletic training clinic and practice/competition settings; and act as a preceptor for the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited undergraduate athletic training program.

Successful candidates will have earned a master’s degree in athletic training or related field and have previous experience supervising athletic trainers and developing and managing departmental budgets as a head athletic trainer in the collegiate setting. Additionally, candidates must possess a Board of Certification, Inc. endorsement as a certified athletic trainer, Commonwealth of Virginia License as an athletic trainer (or eligible) and be certified in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to excellence in athletic healthcare and a desire to work closely with undergraduate athletic training students. Candidates must have must exemplary communications, leadership, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Preference will be given to candidates who are dedicated to the liberal arts and understand the role of integrated athletic and academic programming within a liberal arts institution.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Bridgewater College is an independent, private liberal arts college founded in 1880. Located only two hours southwest of the Washington, D.C. metro area, Bridgewater has a total enrollment of approximately 1,800 students representing 28 states and 10 countries. Bridgewater admitted women from the time of its founding and was the first private liberal arts college in Virginia to do so.

Bridgewater offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in more than 60 majors and minors, along with multiple areas of emphasis and concentrations, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, dual degree programs and teacher certification. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 22 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, the state's lowest crime rate, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

APPLICATION: Please complete our online application and attach a cover letter, resume, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, and any additional materials you would like considered.

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position is open until filled.

Bridgewater College is committed to employing a diverse faculty and staff, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.

Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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