Assistant Director, Sports Medicine
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.Job Description
Assistant Director, Sports Medicine, Football
The Assistant Director, Sports Medicine, Football is an active member of the Boston College Sports Medicine group. The Sports Medicine group provides care, treatment and medical management of approximately 800 intercollegiate athletes including pre-participation physicals, post-practice clinics, and providing medical coverage at specified athletic events.
The Assistant Director, Sports Medicine, Football, is responsible for the evaluation, care and prevention of athletic injuries and related health issues incurred by Boston College student athletes, as directed by the Director of University Health Services and Primary Care Sports Medicine, the Medical Director, and the Director of Sports Medicine for Football. Specific assignments will include travel, weekends, university vacations, and other times when deemed necessary to support student athletes. Assignments will primarily be with football with limited exposure to some Olympic sports in order to provide coverage for additional sports.
Primary responsibilities include:
- The practice of the art of athletic training within the realm of intercollegiate athletics at Boston College. This includes potential work with the 800 student athletes participating on 31 intercollegiate teams.
- Concurrent contact with the respective coaches, athletic administrators and other staff serving the 31 teams is expected.
- Evaluation, care and prevention of athletic injuries, on-site care of athletes at practices and competitions, both home and away, medical documentation, working with University Health Services, consulting physicians and other medical clinicians.
- Carrying out various administrative tasks as assigned possibly being; facility maintenance, equipment testing & maintenance, computer database & medical software maintenance, pre-participation documentation collection & clearance, staff scheduling, and inventory/ordering of supplies.
Candidates must have:
- Genuine care and compassion for the student athlete.
- Decision Making and Problem-Solving skills.
- Great communication skills and ability to work within a team.
- Drive to continue learning and ability to apply knowledge appropriately.
In order to create a more inclusive community, each staff member is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
3-5 years experience - Assistant Director, Sports Medicine ($55,000 - $68,750)
5 years experience - Associate Director, Sports Medicine ($63,880-$79,850)Requirements
- Bachelor's degree from a CAAHEP accredited athletic training program required; Master's degree in an appropriate Allied Health discipline preferred
- National Athletic Trainer's Association BOC Certification
- Massachusetts Allied Health Athletic Trainers Licensure
- Candidates must have 2 years minimum of experience as a student athletic trainer (collegiate experience is preferred).
- This position is required to perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with all NCAA, ACC and institutional rules and regulations.
- Extensive technical knowledge in the field of Athletic Training Theoretical and practical applications of medical skills.
- Knowledge of psychological counseling and ability to triage specific problems and make appropriate referrals.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
- Tuition remission for Employees
- Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
- Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Low-Cost Life Insurance
- Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
- Paid Holidays Annually
- Generous Sickand Vacation Pay
- Additional benefits can be found onhttps://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed athttps://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.