Student Life Athletic Trainer

Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Student Life Athletic Trainer

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Utah Valley University is searching for a Student Life Athletic Trainer for the Campus Recreation Department. This position serves as Athletic trainer for the department with a focus on Intramurals & Club Sports, Rodeo, Cheer & Dance, and Green Man Group Athletes. Coordinates at a high level athletic injury prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation. Provides athletic training services and timely first aid/emergency treatment to various teams and programs in Student Life at official practices and competitions. Services include but are not limited to: coordination of physical exams, evaluation and treatment of injuries, creation and follow through on all rehabilitation programs, educate and counsel student-athletes on injury. Researches, implements, monitors, and enforces industry standards, risk management, and safety practices for all areas of responsibility. Documents injuries, treatments, rehabilitation, appointments and surgeries using electronic medical record keeping. Administer first-aid to student athletes. Maintains discretion and confidentiality and handle sensitive matters involving athletic injuries, mental illness and the respective treatments. Develops and enforces safety procedures. Assists in providing total wellness of student-athletes, including drug and alcohol education, testing, CPR Training, etc. Assists with the purchasing of equipment, supplies, and materials needed for department operations. Works with all entities to provide coverage to practices, games, and matches as well as in office hours. May require travel and hours outside normal 8am to 5pm working hours.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s in a related field and a minimum of two years of experience related to the Summary of Duties OR a combination of education and experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling six years.

National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification- Certified Athletic Trainer.

Current CPR/AED for the professional rescuer certification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, injury prevention, injury assessment, and rehabilitation.
  • Knowledge and basic skill in therapeutic exercise techniques and functional progression programs.
  • Knowledge of medical record management
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to develop effective working relationships with athletes and serve as a liaison among athletes.
  • Skills to perform clinical and sideline evaluation of injury, and to design and implement basic treatment programs
  • Skills in the application of protective wraps, tape and bracing devices.
  • Ability to effectively assess and evaluate injuries and their severity.
  • Ability to develop conditioning and rehabilitation programs and manage and treat injuries.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements:
Move and lift injured athletes; lift supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Involves combination of office/computer work settings, working outdoors, as well as physical presence in and around recreational facilities. Work flexible schedule to meet operational and client needs. Work hours outside standard 8am to 5pm schedules

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $28,730 - $38,306

Advertisement Number: STA91318 Student Life Staff 07/23/2018
Open Date: 07/10/2018
Review Start Date: 07/16/2018
Close Date: 7/23/2018
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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