Assistant Athletic Trainer

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Colorado, Denver, USA
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Sep 13, 2021

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics

Job Details

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school's academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 18 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

General Summary

The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for assisting with the organization, management, and development of the University's intercollegiate sports medicine program.

Essential Functions

  • Providing emergency care, injury evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of all varsity athletic injuries under the direct supervision and guidelines of the athletic team physician, 20% **
  • Assisting in the day to day operations of the training room, 10% **
  • Assisting with the administrative responsibilities of budgeting, ordering, and inventory control, 5%
  • Overseeing the primary care coverage for Varsity teams as designated by the Director of Sports Medicine, 20% **
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of the policies and procedures as related to the Sports Medicine Department, 5%
  • Assisting with treatments of all varsity student-athletes when necessary, 10% **
  • Assisting with the coordination of all physical examinations, medical insurance, and other medical administrative forms, 6% **
  • Directing and educating of student athletic trainers, 10%
  • Compiling relevant statistical information for post injury strength testing and injury rates, 3%
  • Overseeing special events and summer camp training responsibilities as designated by the Director of Sports Medicine, 3%
  • Providing other team and training room coverage as assigned, 5% **
  • Maintaining a high degree of professionalism which fosters growth of the department and a high perception of the division, 3%

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, and volume.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables and situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
  • Ability to work with the public with tact and judgment.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Athletic Training/Sports Med.
  • Experience in the field of athletic training.
  • NATABOC Certified.
  • CPR/AED certification.
  • Must be CO AT licensure eligible.
  • Possess a knowledge specific to the field of athletic training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree.
  • 1-3 years experience at the D-1 level.
  • Ability to work with insurance companies to insure payment, ability to follow University procurement policy, broad knowledge of prescription medications.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Thursday, July 29th, 2021.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is 6.

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $54,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.


Benefits:
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Organization

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

The University offers:

Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

The University of Denver Culture

Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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