Director of Sports Medicine

Anderson University’s Athletics Department invites applications for a full-time position as Director of Sports Medicine. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The university seeks candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

Primary Purpose

The Director of Sports Medicine is responsible for the administration of the sports medicine health care delivery system for all student-athletes in the intercollegiate sports programs at Anderson University.

Essential Functions

  • Provides athletic training services to specified sports and attend practices and competitions as needed.  Ultimately responsible for the oversight and coordination of medical coverage for all team events.
  • Acts as a liaison between athletes, coaches, health care personnel and administrators, and works directly with team physicians and other professionals regarding the physical injury and substance abuse treatment of athletes.
  • Supervises, assists and evaluates other certified athletic trainers, as well as all work study students
  • Develops and monitors the athletic training program budget
  • Applies protective devices and equipment, as needed
  • Organizes and facilitates annual pre-participation physicals
  • Develops injury prevention programs and procedures and oversees the rehabilitation of injured athletes
  • Makes referrals to appropriate medical personnel as needed
  • Maintains treatment records, injury reports, and student-athlete insurance paperwork for assigned teams
  • Selects, orders, and supervises the maintenance of athletic training equipment and inventory
  • Administers the sports medicine policies and procedures
  • Facilitates random drug and alcohol testing
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in continuing education courses, professional organizations, seminars and workshops
  • Participates in the selection of students for the athletic training program
  • Coordinates the maintenance of all OSHA requirements for the Sports Medicine Department
  • Develops and maintains good communication and working relationships with coaches, administrators, co-workers, student-athletes, parents, and contacts in the community
  • Possesses a strong commitment to quality relationships, warmth, and excellence; Christ-like service is essential. Must have a mature and contagious Christian faith
  • Displays commitment to the academic and Christ-focused mission of Anderson University
  • Works with a diverse student population and demonstrates a commitment to the holistic growth and development of students

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Must possesses a Master’s of Science Degree from a CAATE approved Athletic Training curriculum
  • Must maintain current State and BOC requirements for licensure to practice
  • Must maintain current Professional CPR standards                        

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, resume, contact information for three professional references and a completed Anderson University Staff Application electronically to:

wduvall@andersonuniversity.edu.

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, ldking@andersonuniversity.edu. or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at ocr@ed.gov.