Eastern Oklahoma State College

FACULTY: Athletic Trainer/Instructor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation

Description

Eastern Oklahoma State College is a comprehensive community college providing instruction in a wide range of curricula. 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in physical education, athletic training, kinesiology, or related field with 18 graduate hours in HPER; candidates pursuing the master’s degree may be considered with the understanding that the degree must be completed expeditiously. 
  • Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).
  • Currentholy holding or in process of obtaining athletic training license in the state of Oklahoma.
  • Current CPR certification and First Aid certificate
  • HPER teaching experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to the mission of Eastern Oklahoma State College
  • Other related faculty duties as assigned

Other Qualifications Considered:

  • Certifications in Lifeguard Instruction, and Water Safety Instruction are preferred but not required
  • Successful college-level teaching experience
  • Successful experience teaching online and/or interactive TV courses
  • Doctorate or additional graduate hours in field

Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will teach 6-9 hours each semester in Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
  • Instructor responsibilities also include maintaining departmental curriculum; assessing student learning; advising HPER students; maintaining appropriate office hours to serve students; creating fall, spring, and summer departmental schedules and coordinating departmental staffing; student activity sponsorship; departmental and institutional service; pursuing continuing professional development. 
  • Position may require teaching by interactive video, online, and at satellite campuses. 
  • Responsible for budget, inventory, and required materials to supply and operate the training room.
  • Responsible for the taping, bracing, and padding of athletic-related injuries.
  • Responsible for delivering therapeutic modalities to athletic-related injuries.
  • Responsible for primary and secondary survey or evaluation of all athletic-related injuries.
  • Responsible for monitoring ABC’s, CPR, First Aid and other interventions while performing primary survey to all student-athletes.
  • Responsible for the necessary referral of musculoskeletal, neck and/or spine and various other injuries to the appropriate medical provider.
  • Responsible for contacting physicians or contact referrals to coordinate appointments for student-athletes.
  • Responsible for all medical documentation of student athletic-related injuries. Maintain confidentiality of documentation.
  • Responsible for the “medical clearing” of all injured student-athletes.
  • Athletic Trainer is required to arrive before, be present, and remain after the game/event as appropriate; responsible for game and event preparation of student-athletes; responsible for game and event medical coverage of student-athletes as scheduled with the Athletic Director.
  • Responsible for the medical counseling of all athletic-related injuries and inquiries by student athletes.
  • Responsible for distributing protocols of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation to athletic-related injuries.
  • Responsible for distributing necessary insurance paperwork to student-athletes in regard to athletic-related injuries.
  • Responsible for maintaining state licensure and national certification by annually completing the necessary Continuing Educational Units (CEU). Responsible for completing the necessary annual requirements of CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications.

Salary:  $37,000 - $40,000 per year

Length of Assignment:  10 months

To Apply:

Submit a letter of application, Eastern employment application, transcript(s) and resume to:

Nicole Mote
Human Resources Director
nmote@eosc.edu
Phone: 918-465-1777
Fax: 918-465-4421

Inquiries:

Kristen Turner, Dean of Language, Humanities and Education
kturner@eosc.edu
Phone:  918-465-1720

Matt Parker, Director of Athletics
mparker@eosc.edu
Phone:  918-465-1704
 

Closing Date:

Review of applications will begin immediately; applications are encouraged until the position is filled.

FLSA:  Exempt

Eastern Oklahoma State College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and Affirmative Action Employer (AAE)                                 

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