Part Time, Temporary Certified Athletic Trainer - Kansas City Athletics, 75398

UMKC Volker Campus
Feb 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Part Time, Temporary Certified Athletic Trainer - Kansas City Athletics, 75398
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35754
Hiring Department

Kansas City Athletics - Sports Medicine

Job Description Kansas City Athletics is seeking applications for the role of Certified Athletic Trainer. UMKC is a NCAA Division I University that competes in the Summit League. This part-time position will require an average of 20 hours per week of sports and clinic coverage, including off-site, night, and weekend events The Athletic Trainer may be responsible for mentorship of Athletic Training Students and student managers. All necessary equipment and supplies will be provided by Kansas City Athletics.

Basic Functions & Responsibilities:

Under administrative direction, responsible for assisting in the operation of the athletic training facilities, as well as the direct medical care of all student-athletes, including aiding medical personnel with the prevention and treatment of athletically-related injuries incurred by student-athletes.

Essential Functions:

    Assist with operation of sports medicine facilities. Provide daily treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes.Coordinate educational programming and drug testing programs.Prepare and maintain various records, reports and information on injuries, treatments, etc. for insurance, legal and/or professional purposes. Attend scheduled team practices and competitions, including home and away events.Communicate with team physicians, supervisor, and extended medical staff, to ensure proper evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injured student athletes.Communicate effectively with coaches/student-athletes regarding injuries and playing status.Display honesty, integrity, and ethical behavior.Remain current on all state and national requirements for certification and license renewal.Performs other duties and special projects as requested and assigned by the Athletic Director, Deputy Athletic Director for Internal Operations, and Head Athletic Trainer.
Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree in related/relevant area and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications
    Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or related field.BOC Certification, along with eligibility for licensure as an Athletic Trainer in the state of Missouri.Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, BLS Provider, or equivalent.Must maintain professional liability insurance.Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and sports medicine standards of care, ability to apply NATA/BOC code of ethics to care, excellent organizational skills, and strong communication skills.Strong commitment to professional growth, demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment, and experience working in a comprehensive sports medicine environment.Master’s degree in athletic training or related field. Two years of certified athletic training experience (Graduate Assistantship may be included) or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Experience working with collegiate or elite-level athletes. Knowledgeable about Evidence-Based Best Practice Guidelines as well as current trends in sports medicine.Certification or experience with manual therapy techniques. Experience as a preceptor for a CAATE-Accredited Athletic Training Program.Preference will be given to candidates that can most effectively meet the progressive needs of the Kansas City Sports Medicine Team.
Full Time/Part Time

Part time, non-benefit eligible; 28 hours per week


$15 - $20/hour

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.


This is a temporary position through June 30, 2021.

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