Assistant Athletic Trainer - Athletics & Recreation

Colorado, USA, Denver
Jun 19, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school's academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 32 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary

The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for assisting with the organization, management, and development of the University's intercollegiate sports medicine program.

Essential Functions

  • Provide emergency care, injury evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of all varsity athletic injuries under the direct supervision and guidelines of the athletic team physician.
  • Assist in the day to day operations of the training room.
  • Assist with the administrative responsibilities of budgeting, ordering, and inventory control.
  • Oversee the primary care coverage for Varsity teams as designated by the Director of Sports Medicine.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the policies and procedures as related to the Sports Medicine Department.
  • Assist with treatments of all varsity student-athletes when necessary.
  • Assist with the coordination of all physical examinations, medical insurance, and other medical administrative forms.
  • Direct and educate student athletic trainers.
  • Compile relevant statistical information for post injury strength testing and injury rates.
  • Oversee special events and summer camp training responsibilities as designated by the Director of Sports Medicine.
  • Provide other team and training room coverage as assigned.
  • Maintain a high degree of professionalism which fosters growth of the department and a high perception of the division.
  • Help to oversee work-study, student-athletic trainers.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, and volume.
  • This individual must possess a knowledge specific to the field of athletic training.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training/Sports.
  • NATABOC certified, CPR/AED certification.
  • Experience in the field of athletic training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • 1-3 years of experience at the D-1 level.
  • Ability to work with insurance companies to insure payment.
  • Ability to follow University procurement policy.
  • Broad knowledge of prescription medications.

Work Schedule

To be coordinated with Supervisor.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, June 30, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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