Assistant Director, Sports Medicine (LoP)

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Item 8.A-February 14, 2014
ADMINISTRATIVE FACULTY POSITION DESCRIPTION QUESTIONNAIRE
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CURRENT POSITION INFORMATION
JCC
Pos
Range /
Current Title:
#(s):
Class.:
10959
3
Asst Athletics Director, Sports Medicine
86880
17499
1
Asst Athletics Trainer (to R2-Assoc Dir,SM) 77149
17500
1
Asst Athletics Trainer (to R2-Assoc Dir,
77149
SM/HD FB Trainer)
Ryan Averett
10968
1
Asst Athletics Trainer (to R1-AD, SM)
77149
Cody Zimmerman
16812
1
Asst Athletics Trainer (to R1-AD, SM)
77149
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
College/Division: Office of President
Account #(s): 1202-107-1702
Action Proposed: (check all that apply)
( ) New position: Proposed Range:
Proposed Title:
( ) Title Change, Proposed Title:
( ) Proposed Reassignment from Range
to Range
( ) Revised PDQ only (no change in range or title)
(X) Line of Progression (show titles below)
Pos #: Range:
JCC:
EEO:
Assistant Athletics Director, Sports Medicine
10959
3
86880
3E
Associate Director, Sports Medicine
17499
2
67501
3E
Associate Director, Sports Medicine/Head Football Trainer
17500
2
67502
3E
Assistant Director, Sports Medicine
10968;
1
67503
3E
16812
I certify that the statements in this description are accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge.
Incumbent(s) Name
OR New/Vacant:
Michelle Germann
Jay Henke
Benjamin Anguish
____________________________________________________________
Employee’s Signature
__________________
Date
I/we have reviewed the statements in this form and they accurately reflect the job assignments.
____________________________________________________________
__________________
John Nunn, AAD, Business / Doug Knuth, Spec Asst to President/Dir, Athletics
Date
Immediate Supervisor’s Signature
____________________________________________________________
Director/Chair/Dean Marc Johnson, President
__________________
Date
Approved for Salary Placement Committee review.
____________________________________________________________
Pres / Vice Pres / Vice Prov Signature
__________________
Stacy Burton, Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs
Date
Action Approved by the Provost/President (Completed by Faculty HR):
Effective Date:
2/1/2014
Approved Title: See Above
Employee signs on “final” stamped approved PDQ and sends to HR for personnel file.
Employee Signature:_______________________________________________ __________________
Date
Printed Name: ____________________________________________________
Rev: 10/1/2012
Position Description – Sports Medicine Trainers – Line of Progression
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1. Summary Statement: State the major function(s) of the position and its role in the
university. Attach an organizational chart with positions, ranges, and names for the division
which reflects the position in it as well as those supervised in the department. (This section is
used for advertisement of the position.)
The Sports Medicine personnel are responsible for performing duties of first aid, prevention, care,
rehabilitation and referral (if necessary) of athletic injuries and illnesses sustained by the Men’s and
Women’s Division I athletes at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Range 1 – Assistant Director, Sports Medicine:
The Assistant Director, Sports Medicine, assists the Associate Director and Assistant Athletics
Director in performing the above duties for student-athletes participating in Men’s and Women’s
Division 1 sports programs. The incumbent provides assistance by managing injuries during practices
and events and maintains a safe environment for staff and players. The position coordinates summer
camps and medical coverage needed, assists with operation of the University’s main and satellite
athletic training facilities, administers drug testing, mentors graduate and undergraduate student
athletic trainers, and maintains athletic training equipment. The position(s) report to the Assisant AD,
Sports Medicine.
Range 2 – Associate Director, Sports Medicine/Head Football Trainer (in addition to R1 above):
In addition to R1 above, the Head Football Trainer serves as the liaison with the Head football Coach
and staff to oversee the football student-athletes health care and performs first aid, prevention care,
rehabilitation and referral (if necessary) of athletic injuries and illness sustained by Division I football
athletes. The position assists with overseeing Sports Medicine staff as well as graduate and
undergraduate assistants. The position reports to the Assistant AD, Sports Medicine.
Range 2 – Associate Director, Sports Medicine (in addition to R1 above):
The Associate Director, Sports Medicine, assists the Assistant Athletics Director with the daily
operations of the Sports Medicine department. The position oversees and supervises graduate
assistants and interns and is responsible for hiring, training, and disciplinary issues. The incumbent
oversees the coordination of the University’s drug testing program and serves as the main contact
with the NCAA for testing student-athletes. The Associate Director oversees facilities and
maintenance of all Sports Medicine equipment and physical therapy pools.
Range 3 – Assistant Athletics Director, Sports Medicine (in addition to R1 and 2 above):
The Assistant Athletics Director, Sports Medicine, under the direction of the Head Team Physician,
supervises and coordinates the Sports Medicine staff in performing above duties. The position
provides education, counseling and guidance for athletes in regard to their conditions and consultation
with health care providers regarding injuries. The position maintains and documents all referrals,
provides insurance paperwork to medical providers and to ICA administration, authorizes medical
visits, and coordinates all insurance concerns with ICA administration. The position is responsible for
the operation of the University’s main and satellite athletic training facilities and supervises and
evaluates the Associate Director and Assistant Directors. The position reports to the Associate
Athletics Director for Business within Intercollegiate Athletics.
Position Description – Sports Medicine Trainers – Line of Progression
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2. List the major responsibilities, including percentage of time devoted to each. Provide
enough detail to enable a person outside the department to understand the job (percentage
first with heading and then bulleted information).
Range 1 – Assistant Director:
40% - Practice and Event Coverage, including Home and Travel for Away Events
 Manage injuries during practice/events with oversight by Assistant. AD, Sports Medicine
 Recommend referral of injuries if needed
 Maintain safe environment for staff and players
 Travel to away games and events as schedules dictate
 Prepare athletes for practice and competition
 Ensure compliance with NCAA, Conference, and university rules and regulations (subject to
disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement
procedures)
25% - Injury Prevention, Evaluation and Rehabilitation
 Manage injuries by taping, wrapping, and the use of exercise and modalities
 Educate, counsel and guide athletes in regard to their conditions and in consultation with
coaches and health care providers regarding injuries
 Provide information on exercise and proper diet to athletes
 Complete documentation and maintain medical records of injury, illness and insurance
information
25% - Operations (Assistant Director)
 Coordinate summer camps (other than football)
 Assist with operation of Unversity’s main and satellite athletic training facilities
 Administer drug testing of student-athletes with oversight by Associate Director
 Assist with maintenance of athletic training equipment
5% - Graduate and Undergraduate Student Athletic Trainer Supervision
 Mentor and monitor work of undergraduate student athletic trainers
5% - Compliance and Events
 Ensure compliance with National Council of Athletics Association (NCAA), Conference, and
university rules and regulations (subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the
provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures)
 When practical under the circumstances, intercollegiate staff is encouraged to voluntarily
attend all athletic events to promote audience participation and support for University’s team
efforts
Range 2 – Associate Director (in addition to above R1):
40% - Practice and Event Coverage (including home and travel for away events)
 Manage the University’s Intercollegiate Athletics Department Drug Testing Program and serve
as site coordinator for NCAA Drug Testing Program
 Ensure compliance with NCAA, Conference, and university rules and regulations (subject to
disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement
procedures)
25% - Injury Prevention, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation
 Same as above
Position Description – Sports Medicine Trainers – Line of Progression
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25% - Operations (Associate Director)
 Supervise Assistant Directors and student athletic trainers
 Coordinate medical coverage for summer athletic camps
 Administer drug testing of student-athletes and serve as a committee member for the
University of Nevada Athletic Department Drug Testing Program and serve as site coordinator
 Administrater yearly sports medicine department budgets
 Arrange pre-participation physical examinations and screenings for athletes
 Manage inventory and ordering of medical supplies and equipment
25% - Operations (Assoc. Director / Football Trainer)
 Serve as liaison with Head Football Coach for athletic training and health care
 Assist with oversight of Sports Medicine staff including graduate and undergraduate students
 Coordinate football summer camps
 Assist with operation of University’s main and satellite athletic training facilities
 Administer drug testing of student-athletes with oversight by Associate Director
 Assistant with maintenance of athletic training equipment
5% - Graduate and Undergraduate Student Athletic Trainer Supervision
 Supervise graduate student athletic trainers and monitor training of undergraduate athletic
trainers by Assistant Directors
5% - Compliance and Events
 Same as above
Range 3 – Assistant Athletics Director (in addition to above R2):
40% - Practice and Event Coverage (including home and travel for away events)
 Manage and supervise practice and event coverage for medical and health care needs
 Ensure compliance with NCAA, Conference, and university rules and regulations (subject to
disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement
procedures)
25% - Injury Prevention, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation
 Ensure current injury prevention, evaluation, diet, and rehabilitation information is available for
staff distribution
25% - Operations Management
 Manage operation of University’s main and satellite athletic training facilities
 Coordinate all insurance concerns with ICA administration; oversee maintenance and
documentation of all referrals; provide insurance paperwork to medical providers; authorize
medical visits; make and take calls from insurance companies, medical providers, parents, and
athletes
 Manage budget and inventory of Athletic Training Room
 Coordinate and maintain the Internal Communication within the Athletic Training Room
5% - Graduate and Undergraduate Student Athletic Trainer Supervision
 Supervise training of graduate and undergraduate student athletic trainers
5% - Compliance and Events
 Same as above
Position Description – Sports Medicine Trainers – Line of Progression
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3. Describe the level of freedom to take action and make decisions with or without
supervision and how the results of the work performed impact the department, division and/or
the university as a whole.
Level of Freedom:
The primary concern of the Sports Medicine department in ICA is to promote the health, safety, and
overall well-being of student-athletes at the University.
Range 1:
The Assistant Director provides sports science services to student-athletes within prescribed policies
and protocols. The position mentors undergraduate students training in the field of athletic training
and sports medicine.
Range 2:
The Associate Director supervises the services provided to student-athletes and undergraduate and
graduate students training in the field of athletic training and sports medicine.
Range 3:
The Assistant Athletics Director is responsible for the overall sports medicine program including
changes and enhancements to training and ensures best practices are available to staff and studentathletes.
Impact:
Range 1 and 2:
Successful performance enables the student-athlete to compete at the highest level possible with
minimal risk of injury and in turn represent the University and community in a thorough and positive
manner through ICA. Decisions and judgments impact the athlete, team, department and University.
The program and treatment prescribed by the incumbent influences the perception of the department
and the University.
Range3:
The decisions and judgments made by the Associate Athletics Director can have negative
repercussions if proper sports medicine practices are not in place and followed by staff. Proper
supervision and training of staff and undergraduate and graduate students are vital to the safety and
health of student-athletes in their particular sport as well as for the coaches’ ability to have a
successful team representing the University.
4. Describe the knowledge, skills (to include cognitive requirement and verbal and written
communication), and abilities (to include task complexity, problem solving, creativity and
innovation) essential to successful performance of this job (in bullet format).
Knowledge of:
Range 1:
 Anatomy, physiology, kinesiology
 First aid and emergency medical procedures
 Nutrition and psychology
 General university sports
Range 2 (plus R1 above):
 Personnel management
 Football (Football Trainer)
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Range 3 (plus R2 above):
 Personnel management
 Budget development and management
 Inventory control
Skills:
Range 1:
 Treatment and rehabilitation of injuries
 Taping and fitting of protective equipment
 Effective verbal and written communication skills with coaches and administrators and
supervision and scheduling of trainers and students
 Athletic equipment and facility maintenance
Range 2 (plus R1 above):
 Supervision and mentoring of staff and students
 Organizational skills
Range 3 (plus R2 above):
 Evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries
 Interpersonal and human relations
 Human resources supervision/management
Ability to:
Range 1:
 Effectively manage student trainers
 Comply with NCAA, conference, and university regulations
 Work and interact with a diverse population
 Work flexible hours with frequent weekend and evening work
 Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Range 2:
 Manage resources effectively and efficiently
 Serve as a role model and mentor for others
Range 3 (plus R2 above):
 Effectively manage all sports medicine staff, graduate athletic trainers, student athletic trainers
and internal workings of the athletic training room
 Research issues, provide solutions, and make appropriate decisions and bring concerns to
management
5. Describe the type of personal contacts encountered in performing the duties of the job.
Explain the nature and purpose of these contacts: i.e., to provide services, to resolve
problems, to negotiate.
Internal
Range 1:
Student athletes, coaches,
physicians, and other
paramedical professionals
Undergraduate students
Range 2 (Plus R1 above):
Graduate students
Reason for Contact
To assist the Sports Medicine staff in preparation of studentathletes for activities
To train, mentor, and supervisor activities
To train, mentor, and supervisor activities
Position Description – Sports Medicine Trainers – Line of Progression
Range 3 (Plus 2 above):
ICA fiscal staff
External
Range 1:
Other paramedical professionals
such as emergency room
personnel, nurses, physical
therapists, etc.
Range 2 (Plus R1 above):
Physicians and nutritionists and
other health care providers
Range 3 (Plus 2 above):
Physicians and health care
professionals; insurance
companies
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To ensure budgets are in order for Sports Medicine unit
Reason for Contact
To assist with injuries at sports events and consult with in the
rehabilitation of said athletes for return to playing field
To consult and work with in order to ensure that the studentathletes prepare themselves on and off the playing field for the
most low-risk activity possible
To consult with in the rehabilitation of student-athletes for return to
the playing field: to work to ensure that the student-athletes
prepare themselves on and off the playing field for the most lowrisk activity possible
6. Indicate the minimum qualifications which are necessary in filling this position should it
become vacant. Please keep in mind the duties/responsibilities of the position rather than the
qualifications of the incumbent.
a.
Minimum educational level, including appropriate field, if any.
Range 1:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution
Range 2:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution
Range 3:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution
b.
Minimum type and amount of work experience, in addition to the above required
education necessary for a person entering this position.
Range 1:
Bachelor’s Degree and one year of experience, or a Master’s Degree, managing or
assisting with management of athletic training facilities at the collegiate or professional
level working with men’s or women’s sports programs
Preferred Licenses or Certifications: None
Range 2:
Bachelor’s Degree and two years, or a Master’s Degree and one year, of experience
managing or assisting with management of athletic training facilities at the collegiate or
professional level working with men’s or women’s sports programs
Preferred Licenses or Certifications: None
Position Description – Sports Medicine Trainers – Line of Progression
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Range 3:
Bachelor’s Degree and four years, or Master’s Degree and two years, of experience
managing or assisting with management of athletic training facilities at the Division I
level with Men’s or Women’s sports programs
Preferred Licenses or Certifications: None
c.
Indicate any license or certificate required for this position.
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Certification by National Athletic Trainers’ Association as administered by the NATA
Board of Certification (NATABOC)
First aid and CPR certification
Maintain continuing education units as required by the NATABOC
Must be licensed in the State of Nevada
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