Performing Arts Athletic Trainer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Performing Arts Athletic Trainer

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description


Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The visual and performing arts are well-established and respected programs at Texas A&M. Effective September 1, 2022, our Dance Science, Performance Studies, and Visualization programs are joining forces—and over time, significantly expanding—to combine these strengths with world-renowned Aggie expertise in science, engineering, and technology. The result: students will gain the practical, real-world skills and theoretical frameworks needed to become leaders in the highly competitive fine arts world of the 21st century. The School of Performance, Visualization and Fine Arts is for students who love to imagine, create, learn, and grow. It’s for those who love to explore new ways of seeing the world and who understand the magic that can happen when beauty and technology merge. Leading this new program will be faculty and staff with significant experience working at the intersection of theory and practice across the arts, sciences, and technology. They include dancers, directors, computer graphics engineers, composers, art historians, sound technologists—and much more. What else is ahead? One priority is a new, $175 million, state-of-the-art performing arts building that will also be a hub of engagement, creation, and discovery for future generations of Aggies in the fine arts. We can’t wait to get started, and we hope you’ll be part of our journey.

What we want

Performing Arts Athletic Trainer is responsible for coordinating and delivering athletic training services to performing artists and faculty in the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts. Services include prevention, recognition, evaluation, and treatment of performing artists’ injuries; acute care and emergency response to performing artists’ injuries; rehabilitation and reconditioning of performing artists’ injuries. This is a 40-hour per week commitment with time flexed for performances that occur after hours and on weekends.The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Cover Letter/Resume’: A cover letter and resume’ are strongly recommended.

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • One year full-time experience or three years part-time, paid or voluntary experience as a student trainer.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others.

Other Requirements or Other Factors:

  • Some evenings and weekend work required.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in athletic training.
  • Experience in using electronic medical records documentation systems.
  • Experience as an athletic trainer with dancers.
  • Experience in teaching, evaluating, and supervising athletic training students in clinical performance.

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • Certified by the Board of Certification (BOC).
  • Texas athletic trainer license or temporary permit by date of hire.
  • Certification as an American Red Cross Instructor for CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Certificate in Performing Arts Medicine.

Responsibilities:

  • Treatment/Rehab - Conducts evaluations, treatments and rehabilitation of all performing artist injuries including faculty. Documents all injuries and emergency situations, including the filing of incident reports. Provides event coverage for School performances. Performs treatment methods to include manual therapies, dry needling, cupping, and Graston Technique. Provides consultation to faculty and performing artists.
  • Administrative - Maintains supply inventory and coordinates with the Business office to order items. Assists in the Dance Science Program's annual screening and supervises the entering of this data into the Dancer Wellness Project. Responsible for keeping the athletic training room clean and safe.
  • Athlete Care - Keeps faculty informed of all paperwork and injury status of performing artists, providing alternative movements to keep the student engaged when possible.  Teaches courses or workshops to support the health and well-being of performing artists. Assists in recruiting, scheduling and supervising student trainers. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.


In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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