Assistant Athletic Trainer- Track & Field

Boulder, Colorado
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number:


Boulder, Colorado Employment Type:

University StaffSchedule:

Full-TimePosting Close Date:

16-May-2021Date Posted:

04-May-2021 Close All Job SummaryThe University of Colorado Boulder Athletics encourages applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer! This role will provide the care, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses. Work includes administering injury prevention measures for athletes; serving as first responder to injury situations; maintaining injury records; reporting on rehabilitation progress to coaches; and planning return-to-play for injured athletes in collaboration with team physicians and physical therapists. Supports the direction of the Sports Medicine Program by supervising training room and serving on assigned task forces and programs.
This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. This shall include adhering to the principles of the Athletic Department’s Mission Statement, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement, Core Values, Policies and Procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Pac 12 Conference and the NCAA.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreAs one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff, and students work with the broader community to establish outstanding connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world. What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeSport Coverage:
  • Prevention and care of athletic related injuries for all sports programs.
  • For the assigned sport(s), will have primary responsibilities for athlete injury prevention and care; athlete records, pre-participation physicals, event and practice coverage, team travel and sport camp coverage. Will support track and cross country programs.
  • Maintenance of accurate and up to date injury records and daily correspondence with the coaching staff.
  • Serve on Student-Athlete Wellness Team.
  • Serve as staff liaison for manual therapy providers.
  • Manage and supervise the usage of the athletic training department vehicle.
  • Assist in the supervision, teaching and evaluation of individuals in the sports medicine intern program.
  • Manage the Track & Field, Cross Country Assistant Athletic Trainer.
Summer Camp Coverage:
  • Athletic training support for summer camps including: court or field coverage, evaluating and treating camper injuries.
Departmental Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of NCAA, Pac-12 conference, University and departmental rules and regulations. The violation of NCAA or Conference rules on the part of Athletic Department Personnel may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
  • Adhere to principles stated in the Athletic Department’s Mission Statement and promote dedication to the mission by all staff and student-athletes under his/her supervision.
What We Can Offer
  • The salary rate is $58,000.
  • Additional Compensation Details:
    • Relocation is available within department guidelines.
    • Additional Athletics benefits include: Athletic Event Tickets: Per Athletic Department Policy and NCAA regulations, Nike Elite Employee Benefit: Per Nike Elite Policy. Supplemental camp pay: per Athletic Department Summer Camp Policy.
BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Adventurous. Be Groundbreaking. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Bachelor’s Degree in health related field, equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • 1-2 years post graduate collegiate athletic training experience.
  • NATA certification.
What You Will Need
  • Knowledge of medical needs, expectations, and requirements of student-athletes to promote, maintain, and improve their health and well-being.
  • Knowledge of injury prevention, data collection, and reporting and injury prevention programs.
  • Knowledge and support of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in teams.
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven effectiveness in cross-disciplinary collaboration both inside (in other units and functions) and outside the organization.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Master’s Degree in health related field.
  • 4+ years of full-time athletic training experience at the collegiate or professional level.
  • Previous experience supporting collegiate or professional track and field athletes.
  • Experience supervising students employees and/or staff.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by May 16, 2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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