Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job description

Position Number:

014048

Functional Title:

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Position Type:

Staff

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 uncg.edu 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 for 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. The Athletic Trainer will be considered Mandatory Staff and employment will be on an at-will basis

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting the Associate Athletic Director for Health and Sports Performance in tending to, 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 and the signed Physician Protocol on file with the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners.  

This individual has a responsibility to oversee the medical needs of all student-athletes but will work primarily with assigned teams. The Athletic Trainer will 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. The Athletic Trainer must be able to make appropriate referrals to outside medical professionals when necessary and communicate with the Associate Athletic Director for Health and Sports Performance, athletic training staff, team physicians, other healthcare professionals, strength and conditioning staff, coaches, and administrators about the health status of student-athletes. This individual is also responsible for coverage of assigned team practices and contests, including out-of-town events.

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for, but not limited to, overseeing the daily operation of the athletic training room, keeping thorough documentation as part of student-athlete’s medical records and assigned administrative duties. The Athletic Trainer will assist in the mentoring and supervision of Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers and their assigned sport and other responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Health and Sports Performance. This person may be required to become a CPR instructor to assist with certification of Athletic Training and Athletic Department staff. This individual is responsible for the policies and procedures of the University, Southern Conference, and the NCAA in the day-to-day operation of the program.

As an employee of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, this individual will actively represent the department and the University. The individual must retain knowledge of all University, Southern Conference, and NCAA policies and procedures regarding medical services in intercollegiate athletics.

External relationships will exist with student-athletes and their parents, community groups, and local and national medical communities.

More specifically, this individual would preferably hold membership in the National Athletic Trainer’s Association and the North Carolina Athletic Trainer’s Association.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree from an accredited College or University and BOC certification for Athletic Trainers is required.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:

The Athletic Trainer must possess or be eligible for North Carolina State Athletic Training Licensure and have current CPR/AED certification for healthcare providers prior to employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

One (1) to four (4) years of experience as an Athletic Trainer at the collegiate or professional level. Demonstrated experience with current evidence-based rehab skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department:

Intercollegiate Athletics - 85001

Job Open Date:

06/08/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

FTE:

1.000

Type of Appointment:

Permanent

Number of Months per Year:

12

FLSA:

Exempt

Percentage Of Time:

70%

Key Responsibility:

Sport Coverage and Clinical Athletic Training

Essential Tasks:

The Athletic Trainer will maintain regular office hours to prevent, evaluate, treat and rehabilitate injuries and illnesses of student-athletes in accordance with athletic training room policies and procedures.

Coverage of practices and games for assigned teams and additional coverage as needed to ensure all events are covered.

The Athletic Trainer will make appropriate referrals to outside medical professionals when necessary, to further care for UNCG Student-Athletes when warranted.

Percentage Of Time:

25%

Key Responsibility:

Program Administration

Essential Tasks:

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for, but not limited to, overseeing the daily operation of the athletic training room, keeping thorough documentation as part of student-athletes’ medical records, and assigned administrative duties as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Health and Sports Performance.

This person may be required to become a CPR instructor to assist with CPR certification of Athletic Training and Athletic Department staff

Percentage Of Time:

5%

Key Responsibility:

Compliance

Essential Tasks:

This individual is responsible for the policies and procedures of the University, Southern Conference, and the NCAA in the day-to-day operation of the program.

The individual will also be responsible for adhering to the BOC Standards of Professional Practice and the signed Physician Protocol on file with the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners.

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions, Hand Movement-Grasping, Holding, Finger Dexterity, Vision-Skilled Trades, Reading, Writing, Eye-hand coordination, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Sitting, Walking, Lifting-0-30 lbs., Pushing/Pulling, Bending, Squatting, Reaching

Work Environment:

Extreme temperatures, Inside, Outside

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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