Brandon University - Head Athletic Therapist

Brandon University - Head Athletic Therapist
Tenure-Track Position


Applications are invited for a tenure-track position as the Head Athletic Therapist. The Head Athletic Therapist provides direction to varsity student-athletes and coaches based on an assessment of student-athletes’ readiness to participate, with a focus on prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The incumbent recruits and trains a team of student assistants who will aid in providing appropriate medical coverage during practices and competitions. The Head Athletic Therapist will provide leadership in the Sports Medicine Clinic including supervision of additional professional staff, budget management, revenue generation and purchasing of supplies and equipment. The incumbent will develop, review and update policies and procedures related to all medical aspects of collegiate athletics and play a leadership role in overall risk management for the Athletics unit. The incumbent will be assigned teaching workload in the Physical Education Department.

Qualifications
• Certified Athletic Therapist Credential or equivalent;
• Minimum of a Master’s degree or equivalent;
• Strong leadership and communication skills;
• A record of at least five years of relevant service in the professional specialty;
• Strong organizational skills to manage all program components;
• Experience working in a private medical clinic would be an asset;
• Relevant teaching experience would be an asset;
• Experience at the college, university or professional level would be an asset;
• Ability to effectively work with coaches and various medical professionals;

Starting Date: August 1, 2017

Rank and salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Deadline for Applications: May 24, 2017

Applicants must submit, by email, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references to:
Mr. Scott Lamont, Vice-President Administration & Finance
Brandon University
270-18th Street Brandon, MB R7A 6A9
email: lamont@brandonu.ca

Hiring is conditional upon and subject to a satisfactory security clearance check through the Provincial Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Record Check. Fees associated with obtaining these initial security checks are the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information, contact the Athletic Director at paddockr@brandonu.ca
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