Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:
Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 134 NCAA team championships, have won the Women’s Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Directors’ Cup for 26 of the possible 29 seasons. We also support the university’s physical education, recreation, and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism, and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
We are searching for an Associate Director Athletic Trainer to be assigned to Varsity programs within the DAPER athletic training department. Reporting to the Director of Athletic Training, you will provide athletic training services to the Stanford University student-athletes as well as supervise other Athletic Training staff. You will communicate regularly with team physicians, coaches, administrators, parents, and support staff responsible for the health, well-being, and performance of our student-athletes. This position is based on the Stanford main campus.
Your responsibilities include:
Leadership, Management, Administration, and Education:
Under the direction of the Director of Athletic Training, lead the daily operation of the athletic training facilities including the management of athletic training staff and coordination of medical services.
Sit on the leadership team and contribute to high-level discussions, offering informed insights and strategic viewpoints on the program's direction and goals.
Participate in the hiring, training, and development of athletic training staff, including Advanced Post-Graduate Athletic Trainers, and graduate and undergraduate student interns. Identify and implement opportunities for further professional development and education.
Provide leadership in administrative areas, as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training.
Assist in planning and organization of staff development opportunities, including in-services and continuing education with colleagues and other relevant personnel.
Provide a high level of athletic training service delivery, including injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion, examination, assessment, diagnosis, immediate and emergency care, therapeutic intervention, and administration of student-athlete healthcare.
Provide effective written and oral communication between student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and team physicians regarding the status and progress of injured student-athletes.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships by collaborating frequently with fellow athletic trainers, sports medicine physicians and clinic staff, sports nutritionists, physical therapists, sports psychologists, and sports performance coaches.
As appropriate, make timely referrals to team physicians, and physical therapists for further assessment, testing, and evaluation.
Monitor and coordinate the care of assigned teams and others as identified by the Director of Athletic Training.
Provide injury examination, assessment, and diagnosis at home and away venues and in the athletic training room.
Provide daily injury reports of all encounters with sufficient detail for review by coaches, Director of Athletic Training, and team physicians.
Make participation status and/or return-to-play decisions during practices and competitions.
Ensure emergency readiness at all sanctioned practices and events. Maintain and practice emergency protocols including CPR, two-way communication, emergency transportation and evacuation, liaison with emergency transport carriers and emergency departments.
Ensure student-athlete compliance with prescribed treatment guidelines.
Fit appliances, braces, and devices for control of joint motion and limb protection.
Collaborate frequently with licensed physical therapists regarding the rehabilitation progress and return to play planning of injured student athletes.
Assist with the coordination of Pre-Participation examinations.
Maintain a safe environment for the student-athlete at home venues including preparation of the venue, hydration, field supplies, preparation for emergency care and evacuation, attention to injury prevention, general safety, and environmental concerns.
Provide coverage for on-site and away practices and competitions for assigned teams.
Travel, evening, and weekend work is expected.
Assure confidentiality of student-athlete medical records.
Develop competency with training and adherence to appropriate regulatory requirements (HIPAA, blood borne pathogens, annual immunizations, etc.)
Maintain and upkeep of Athletic Training Center and satellite facilities as designated.
Adherence to all policies and procedures as identified by the Department of Athletics and Stanford Sports Medicine.
Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
Master’s degree in athletic training or related field. Minimum of five years’ and preferred ten years’ post-masters experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer at the college or university level working with high-caliber athletes. Experience with management and supervision of athletic training staff. Experience in positions of leadership at the college or university level.
Certifications and Licenses required:
Be currently NATABOC certified Possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills Hold current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification, or ability to obtain by start date. Valid California non-commercial class driver’s license
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required:
Working knowledge of electronic medical record keeping Working knowledge of HIPAA requirements. Strong clinical skill development Working knowledge of emerging evidence-based practices. Ability to work long hours with irregular schedules and frequent travel. Ability to engage in physically demanding, manual tasks.
At DAPER we know diverse teams make better decisions for everyone, so we encourage people of all abilities and backgrounds to apply. So, if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great add to our team.
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her/their involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.
The expected pay range for this position is $79,000 - $105,000 per annum.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website (https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards) provides detailed information on Stanford’s extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.
Why Stanford is for you:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perksempower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 128 NCAA championship titles, won the Women’s Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.