Athletic Trainer - 501820

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Athletic Trainer - 501820

This is a 10 month exempt position (August 1-May 31)


TheAthletic Trainer oversees and coordinates all aspects of departmental AthleticTraining including a training room, equipment and supplies, staffing andtreatment. Maintains accurate injury,evaluation, treatment and referral records, in addition to medical forms. Assists in the coordination and teachesCPR/First Aid certification classes for all Health and Well-Being unitemployees, and maintains accurate certification records. Serves on the Facility Manager and On Call rotationteam.


Schedules and provides athletic training coverage at designated sport club practices and competitions. Collaborates with local hospital system and UR Athletics to recruit certified athletic trainers to cover sport club practices and events.

Supervises a clinic for sport club athletes to assist in the evaluation of injuries and acute injury management. Provides consultation and treatment for approximately five days a week, two hours a day.

Administers baseline and post-concussion testing for participants in high-risk sports. Determines return to play status.

Oversees the referrals of sport club athletes. Completes and maintains comprehensive legal records associated with injury, evaluation, treatment and referral or all athletes under direct care.

Supervises a clinic for UR students to assist in the evaluation of injuries and acute injury management. Provides consultation and treatment approximately one day a week, three hours a day at the Student Health Center.

Schedules and provides athletic training coverage at all major Intramural Sport Championship night events.

Assists in reviewing and administering a written risk management manual and structured training program for all sport club officers and coaches.

Coordinates the purchase, inventory, and distribution of all safety and risk management equipment and supplies, including first aid kits. Manage budget and approve expenditures.

Assists Assistant Director of Sports and Risk Management in coordinating (teaching or assigning instructors to teach) CPR/First Aid certification classes for all Health and Well-Being unit employees and maintaining accurate certification records.

Maintains detailed records of all sport club injury and incident reports.

Hires and supervises part-time and student staff including hiring, scheduling, and assigning work, reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions, or terminations.

Teaches 4 sessions of WELL 090 each year (Wellness Topics – classroom). (5%)

Serves as Facility Manager (FM) during scheduled shifts to resolve challenging situations that may impact the operation of facilities and programs. Supervises student and part-time/temporary employees working in facility and program areas and ensure employee compliance with departmental policies and procedures.

Performs facility and equipment inspections during each FM shift, and enforce facility policies. Serves as point of contact to resolve customer service challenges, and is point of contact during emergency situations to ensure emergency action plans are followed. (5%)

Serves as Manager On-Call (5%)

Serves as departmental liaison to Sports Medicine (Athletics) and Student Health Center to collaborate on resources, information and treatment.

Attends and participates in departmental employee training programs. Facilitates in-service trainings for employees in assigned areas.

Advocates for awareness, understanding and the diversity and inclusion of all people in University Recreation facilities, programs and communications while providing a commitment to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Advocates for the educational and cultural benefits of providing diversity and inclusion in University Recreation.

Serves on University and Student Development committees as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

Inresponse to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University is under modified operatingstatus. The Athletic Trainer position is taking on key roles andresponsibilities related to the University’s COVID response. Temporary rolesand responsibilities include, but are not limited to: leading contact tracingefforts including hiring, training and scheduling contact tracers, managingdaily deployment of symptom survey to students and following-up with ‘notapproved’ responses, and overseeing a call center for COVID-related callsincluding hiring, training and scheduling staff.


URAthletic Sports Medicine - to consult and collaborate with purchases,equipment, and shared space

AthleticTrainers - to provide coverage at practices and competitions for all high risksports

UR Student Health Center - to consult and collaborate with resources,information, and records

CommunitySports Medicine Partners - to schedule and provide Athletic Trainers


Supervisespart-time and student staff including hiring, scheduling, and assigning work,reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions, orterminations.

Supervisesdepartmental employees during Facility Manager shifts.


Mustbe willing to work nights and weekends, indoors and outdoors, and travel. Requires lifting – up to 50 pounds.


Knowledge,skills & ability:

  • Current ATC certification from National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) required
  • Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification required
  • Current VA state license to practice athletic training before start date of employment
  • First Aid and CPR/AED instructor certification required within six months of employment
  • Must have an ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Ability to advise and work with college students and their parents
  • Must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coaches and medical providers
  • Computer proficiency and ability to learn specialized software programs
  • University approved driver within two months of employment

Education& Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in a related field preferred
2-3 years previous experience as a certified athletic trainer
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at University of Richmond


  • Full-time, exempt position
  • This is a 10-month position that works from August - May
  • Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.; 7.75hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends, asneeded to cover games and travel when necessary

Pay Grade 6 (Hiring Range $44,775.00 to $59,325.00 annually)


At the University of Richmond, we’re creative, inclusive, and determined. We’re Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There’s only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE




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Posted: 3/27/2020
Application Due: 1/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time