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Assistant Athletic Trainer - 501080, 501429 & 501849

Employer
University of Richmond
Location
Richmond, VA

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Four-Year Institution
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Assistant Athletic Trainer - 501080, 501429 & 501849

SUMMARY:

The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for the clinical application and administration comprehensive health care services for sports as assigned by Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Student-Athlete Welfare. This individual will be an integral part of the Sports Medicine Team who must build professional relationships with student-athletes, athletic and University department staff, parents, and the medical community. Additionally, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will responsible for administrative duties as assigned, and will assist the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine with the supervision of 3 part time intern certified athletic trainers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clinical application and administration of comprehensive health care services for the assigned sports programs (85%)
  • Coordinate and deliver all medical coverage and services for assigned team including prevention, recognition, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries, acute care and emergency response to athletic injuries, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries and health care administration.
  • Communicate with Team Physicians, Coaching Staff, Strength and Conditioning Staff, and other essential personal both written and verbal reports on the health status of each student-athletes.
  • Administrative Duties as assigned by, and under the direction of, the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. (10%)
  • Assist the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine with the supervision of 3 part time intern athletic trainers and student employees. (5%)
    • Provide feedback and mentoring to intern athletic trainer in a collaborative effort for paired sport assignments.
    • Supervise athletic training aide program of work study students that assist in set up, break down and distribution of hydration supplies for football practice.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge and clinical skill in the prevention, recognition, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries, acute care and emergency response to athletic injuries, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries and health care administration
  • A thorough understanding of evidence based medicine and appropriate current standards of care in Sport Medicine.
  • A thorough knowledge in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, exercise physiology, nutrition, and strength and conditioning principles
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Adherence to all applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations is required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
  • CPR / AED Certified for Professional Rescuer
  • VA Board of Medicine License to practice Athletic Training
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred
  • Preferred 2-year experience as a certified athletic trainer
  • Preferred 2 year experience in intercollegiate or professional athletics

WORK HOURS:

  • Full-time, exempt position.
  • Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week
  • Required to work early mornings, late nights, weekends, travel, and as needed

ABOUT UR:

At the University of Richmond, we’re creative, inclusive, and determined. We’re Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There’s only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

Organization

Working at University of Richmond

Founded in 1830, the University of Richmond is one of America's premier private universities. The University blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. A nationally ranked liberal arts university, Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs through its schools of arts and sciencesbusinessleadership studieslaw, and continuing studies. The 350-acre suburban campus, including a 10-acre lake, is consistently cited by The Princeton Review as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation.

With approximately 3,000 undergraduate students, Richmond offers 55 majors, 42 minors, and 12 concentrations at the bachelor's level. Graduate students can choose from six master's degrees programs, an MBA program, a juris doctorate, and six dual-degree programs in law. Continuing studies options include programs at the associate, bachelor, and master levels, in addition to numerous non-credit offerings.

Richmond faculty members are outstanding leaders in their fields. Of the 312 full-time faculty at the University, 98 percent hold doctorate or terminal degrees. Richmond has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1, with zero classes taught by teaching assistants. Our faculty members are in the classrooms and the labs, working closely with students to maximize their educational experiences.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Richmond one of the best liberal arts universities in the nation and in the top 35 for undergraduate research. BusinessWeek ranked The Robins School of Business in the top 20 nationally and fourth for academic quality, as well as among the top 15 part-time MBA programs. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named Richmond in the top 25 for best value among private colleges and universities

As locals like to say, Richmond is "easy to love" because of its rich history, stunning architecture, natural beauty and quality of life. It's been named one of the top cities in which to live and work by numerous national sources, including Forbes magazine. As the capital of Virginia, Richmond is home to the state legislature, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies and industries ranging from finance to agriculture. In fact, Forbes also recently ranked Richmond as the sixth best city to get a job in the U.S. Nearly one million people live in the Greater Richmond region and enjoy an array of cultural opportunities including 35 museums; numerous theatre companies; a symphony, a ballet and an opera; a thriving public forum; three professional, minor-league sports teams; a coliseum for major concerts and sporting events; and much more. Located just 100 miles south of Washington, D.C., Richmond is only 90 minutes from Virginia's beaches and 90 minutes from the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success.  In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

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