Director, Athletic Training Programs - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description


*Required Degree(s):Doctorate (PhD/EdD) in exercise science, athletic training, or related field (or work completed towards doctorate).

*Required Field of Expertise: 3-5 years of experience as an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach; teaching experience at the collegiate level.

*Preferred Field of Expertise:Required Training/Cert:BOC-certified Athletic Trainer with additional certification in Strength and Conditioning (CSCS)

*Preferred Training/Cert: Administrative experience at the program or department level *Required Licensure(s): Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as an Athletic Trainer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: *Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds *Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an interprofessional setting *Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and staff *Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the use of instructional technology to teach traditional, hybrid or online courses as needed and serve as a resource for faculty using these tools. *Enthusiastic, committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship

Essential Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum and accreditation standards for athletic training programs and provide programmatic academic leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of AT program and exercise science programs. *Recommend and oversee undergraduate or graduate program development or curriculum revision to reflect best practices in exercise science, athletic training, and health professions education *Facilitate development/implementation of program goals & objectives *Participate in conducting faculty performance appraisals *Assist with recruitment, retention, and mentoring of faculty *Work collaboratively with Admissions Office, Center for Academic Success, and other related offices to coordinate and oversee recruitment, retention, and advisement of students *Actively participate in Dean's Leadership Council *Contribute to course scheduling process that addresses program needs and maximizes School resources *Work collaboratively with Admissions Office, Center for Academic Success, and other related offices to coordinate and oversee recruitment, retention, and advisement of students *Keep abreast best practices in exercise science and related health professions education *Management of personnel, student (including academic advisement as needed), resources, curriculum, and budget *Active engagement in professional community to enhance visibility of School and programs. *Monitor continued compliance with policies, academic standards, and accreditation requirements for respective programs *Teach up to 4 credits per academic year. *Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and departmental faculty meetings; attend Town Hall meetings and Faculty Assembly meetings *Attend required convocations, meetings, commencement, academic awards ceremonies, and workshops and be available to participate in activities that promote the College in a positive manner both on and off campus. *Demonstrate commitment to interprofessional education *Contribute to preparation of school documents such as, strategic/action plans, annual reports, catalogs, and other publications *Facilitate oversight of quality control and accountability processes for programs *Participate in the development and implementation of school wide initiatives to enhance the quality of programs *Ensure continued compliance with policies and standards related to admission and progression of students in programs *Other duties as assigned by Dean.

About AIC

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references via this online application:

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AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Director, Athletic Training Programs
  • Higher dedication
  • Diversity of our community
  • Student-centered
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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