The Head Athletic Trainer supervises the Athletic Training Service, having responsibility for the organization, administration and clinical activity of that service on a daily basis in accordance with existing policy and procedure. The general duties include all functions traditionally associated with service as a certified athletic trainer plus additional administrative and supervisory responsibilities including management of: records, personnel, policies, procedures, supplies, equipment and spaces as they relate to the Athletic Training Service and the facilities in which those services are delivered. Typical duties include: Provides on-site injury care to participants in assigned activity during practice sessions and competition. Administers treatment procedures and rehabilitation programs for injury or disability to team members under their jurisdiction. Promote safety, injury prevention, and healthy living to those eligible student-athletes. Athletic Training related research. Health Promotion & Education Administrative Management Operations Training & Professional Development
Master's Degree in Athletic Training or related field
Demonstrated ability and commitment to effectively working with faculty, staff and student athletes of diverse social identities and backgrounds
Internal Number: 496997
About Western Washington University
Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
The Athletics Department supports Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.