Athletic Trainer

Job description

Position Number:


Functional Title:

Athletic Trainer

Position Type:


Position Eclass:

EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

Our purpose continues to be discovering and developing champions in life. We strive to foster a culture of integrity and excellence across our 17 programs, offering the highest quality experience for student-athletes.

We are committed to academic and athletic excellence. We expect to win championships. We expect to honor students for their academic achievements. We will continue to work every day to make this community proud and ensure that the Spartans are in fact Greensboro’s hometown team. We will embrace a culture that is clear and consistent in its priorities.

Position Summary:

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for administering the duties and functions of the UNCG athletic training program. The position reports directly to the Associate Athletic Director of Health and Sports Performance and communicates directly on a day-to-day basis on all matters related to the operation of the athletic training program.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree from an accredited College or University and BOC certification for Athletic Trainers is required. North Carolina State Athletic Training Licensure or eligible and current basic life support certification for healthcare providers are prerequisites. The individual must have strong written and verbal communication skills. This position requires initiative and someone with a high energy level, who can multi-task and have the ability to work long hours. This position requires evening and weekend assignments. The Athletic Trainer will be considered Mandatory Staff and this position is considered at will.

Preferred Qualifications:

1 – 3 years experience with an NCAA Division I-athletic program as an athletic trainer or comparable experience.
Experience working with collegiate or professional baseball.

Recruitment Range:

$36,500 - $41,000

Org #-Department:

Intercollegiate Athletics - 85001

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:




Type of Appointment:


Number of Months per Year:




Percentage Of Time:


Key Responsibility:

Athletic team/sports coverage

Essential Tasks:

Responsible for assisting the Associate Athletic Director for Health and Sports Performance with scheduling and supervising the medical needs of the student-athletes within the UNCG Department of Intercollegiate Athletics while adhering to the BOC Standards of Professional Practice.

Oversee the medical needs for all student-athletes but will work primarily with assigned teams.

Maintain regular office hours in order to prevent, evaluate, treat and rehabilitate injuries and illnesses of student-athletes in accordance with athletic training room policies and procedures.

Make appropriate referrals to outside medical professionals when necessary and communicate with the athletic training staff, team physicians, other health-care professionals, and coaches about the health status of student-athletes.

Responsible for coverage of assigned team practices and contests including out-of-town events.

Percentage Of Time:


Key Responsibility:

Office Administration

Essential Tasks:

Maintain thorough documentation as part of student-athletes medical records.

Supervise and/or mentor Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers and their assigned sports.

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Key Responsibility:


Essential Tasks:

Responsible for the policies and procedures of the University, Conference and the NCAA in the day to day operation of the program.

Must comply with NCAA rules and UNCG policy and procedures.

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - O, Vision-Color Distinction - F, Hearing - O, Talking - O, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - F, Bending - F, Squatting - F, Reaching - F

Work Environment:

Inside - F, Outside - O




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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time