| Position Type:
||Full Time Faculty
||Natural and Social Sciences
| Reports To:
||Dean (Carlos Martinez)
ATP Program Director (Pam Rast) as required by CAATE
| FLSA Status:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists in developing, implementing, and evaluating the Texas Wesleyan Athletic Training clinical education program
- Assists in coordinating clinical experiences in accordance with the clinical education objectives of the Program
- Tracks and plans student clinical progression
- Facilitates the development of the clinical education setting(s) and preceptors.
- Identifies, develops, and evaluates appropriate affiliated clinical education sites;
- Trains and evaluates preceptors
- Supervises and evaluates athletic training students
- Maintains compliance with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education standards.
- Prepares lessons and delivers instruction for day, evening, and online class courses for undergraduate and possibly graduate students.
- Adheres to the established class schedule and office hours. Submits contracts, book requests, syllabi, grades, evaluations, and other required paperwork and reports in a timely manner.
- Conducts research, writes and submits articles for publication in academic journals. Remains knowledgeable of current research activities in the respective discipline by reading journal articles, attending conferences, and maintaining relationships with other fellow researchers.
- Participates in curriculum and program development.
- Advises students at the undergraduate level.
- Participates in scholarly and academic activities.
- Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Earned Doctorate degree in Athletic Training, Education (Curriculum Development), Kinesiology or related field. ABD considered.
- Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) Certified Athletic Trainer and eligible for licensure by the Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers
- Commitment to teaching, scholarship and service that is consistent with the department mission.
- Experience in teaching, evaluating, and supervising athletic training student clinical activity
- Minimum of 3 years of experience as a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
- Prior experience as a Clinical Education Coordinator a plus.
- Familiarity with Fort Worth Area affiliate clinical opportunities a plus.
- Demonstrated potential for strong teaching and quality research is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Knowledge in the content areas required for the training of preceptors
- Knowledge of the CAATE accreditation standards related to clinical education.
- Thorough understanding of athletic training curriculum and its application in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical experience
- Ability to be discrete in handling confidential matters while complying with FERPA and HIPAA regulations.
- Proven ability to teach and demonstrate the use of evidence based clinical practice.
- Familiarity with academic policies and procedures of higher education institutions.
- Ability to comply with rules, standards, regulations and laws related to student records.
- Ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures.
- Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
- Ability to demonstrate and provide excellent service to both the University and the community.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, and/or governmental regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, and University employees.
(PREFERRED) ADDITIONAL TECHNOLOGY SKILLS
- Ability to instruct via Smartboard technologies
- Performance of basic software applications
- Use of a variety of input devices (voice recorder, camera, etc)
- Use of productivity tools such as slideshows, posters and multimedia presentations
- Design and create multimedia (audio, video, text) presentations
- Development and implementation, with technological tools, of tasks that emphasize cooperation within a structured group or team.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or
- schedule form.
- Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret statistical data for the purpose of assessing programs and conducting research.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and must be able to move about campus freely. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties involve evening and weekend hours as required by class schedule and office hours. Off-campus courses may be required.
Applications will be accepted until February 15, 2014. To apply, send a current curriculum vita; a cover letter indicating position desired; graduate-level transcripts; three references with names, addresses, and telephone numbers; and, statement of personal teaching philosophy to the Assistant Professor of Athletic Training Committee: Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, Texas 76105, or HR@txwes.edu.