Associate Athletic Trainer

San Francisco
Mar 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate Athletic Trainer

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The Associate Athletic Trainer will report to the Co-Head Athletic Trainer. This Associate Athletic Trainer will assist with the implementation of the athletic performance program for an assigned sport. They will assist in the organization of and manage the care, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries for student-athletes as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer. This position will work cooperatively with student-athletes, coaches, and athletic department staff.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Educate student-athletes on general health habits that will assist in injury prevention and overall well-being.

2. Daily Instruction of student-athletes on rehabilitation exercises post injury in order to provide a safe return to athletic participation.

3. Supervision of one member of the assistant athletic training staff.

4. To work in conjunction with the entire sports medicine staff to coordinate the health care of student-athletes.

5. Implement the treatment, care and rehabilitation of injuries according to the protocols and standing orders developed by the team physicians.

6. Evaluate and direct the emergency medical attention given when a student-athlete is seriously injured in practice or competition.

6. Maintain knowledge of evidence-based techniques in the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries by attending clinics, seminars, and current periodicals.

7. Assist with the organization and administration of all pre-participation physicals with physicians; coordinate medical clearance and eligibility for practice and competition.

8. Provide medical coverage at home athletic events as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.

9. Travel with one collegiate athletic team as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.

10. Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the organization and administration of the
Sports Medicine Department. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
a. medical record keeping
b. inventory
c. pre-season preparation and practices
d. other duties deemed necessary as assigned
11. Manage the supervision and clinical instruction of students participating in the Athletic Training Student education program. Duties include, but are not limited to:
a. clinical management
b. clinical instruction
c. student evaluations

12. To act as a liaison between student-athletes, coaches, parents, team physicians, strength and conditioning staff, and other sports medicine professionals on medical consultation matters.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree required. At least 2 years of professional experience in the Athletic Training field. Further, the successful candidate must have an extensive knowledge of the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries including NATABOC certification. He or she must maintain current NATABOC, CPR, and first aid certification. Experience with Division I Athletics and post-NATABOC experience is preferred. He or she must also have knowledge of, and ability to apply NCAA rules as relevant to the position. This position requires excellent oral and written skills, knowledge of Word and Excel computer program, and be willing to travel extensively with the athletic teams to away contests and work irregular or extended work hours. Further, he or she must possess strong interpersonal skill and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse environment, including but not limited to student-athletes, coaches, administrative staff, and physicians. He or she must also posses the ability to lift, push, and pull equipment and/or materials up to 50 pounds for shorts distances, as well as manipulate the injured athlete. The Assistant Athletic Trainer must be committed to the mission and values of the University of San Francisco.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


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