Assistant Athletic Trainer
Position Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Department: Athletics - 25900
Vacancy Number: E178
Position Number: 8598
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position:
The primary purpose of the Athletic Trainer is to support the university’s comprehensive sports medical program by being responsible for the recognition, assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning for injuries that occur to UNCW’s varsity athletes. Will provide training coverage for the UNCW’s Baseball team; apply professional judgment and discretion to each medical case; advise coaches on return to competition for student-athletes; and demonstrate discretion and sound judgment in working with confidential information and the well-being of the student-athletes.
This is a full-time (with benefits) 11 month position.
• Master’s degree in applicable field from an accredited institution
• National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board Certification – NATABOC
• Possession of NC Athletic Training licensure or must acquire within 90 days
• Professional Rescuer CPR and First Aid certified AED certified
• Previous experience as athletic trainer at a college/ university
Previous baseball athletic training experience at the collegiate level or higher, Active Release Technique; IASTM, Performance Enhancement Specialist, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Functional Movement Screen.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The UNCW Department of Athletics sponsors 19 varsity sports and competes in the NCAA Division I as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. UNCW Athletics primary purpose is to produce a competitive and successful sports program while abiding by NCAA, CAA and institutional rules and regulations. UNCW Athletics has a strong commitment to gender equity and diversity, while promoting a greater sense of integrity, leadership, sportsmanship and ethical behavior to the overall campus dynamic.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Months Per Year: 11 Months (August-June)
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 06/05/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 07/05/2017
Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.