Certified Athletic Trainer, Kansas City Athletics, 38425

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Volker Campus

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Job Title: Certified Athletic Trainer, Kansas City Athletics, 38425
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 41723
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Kansas City Athletics

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 position will require direct coverage of an individual sport, including travel to team events and weekend coverage. The Athletic Trainer may be responsible for mentorship of Athletic Training Students and student managers.

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

    BOC Certification, along with eligibility for licensure as an Athletic Trainer in the state of Missouri are required
    Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, BLS Provider, or equivalent is required
    Master’s degree in athletic training or related field.
    Experience working with collegiate or elite-level basketball 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.
    Demonstrated leadership experience.
    Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and sports medicine standards of care, ability to apply NATA/BOC code of ethics to care, excellent organizational skills, strong communication skills, and a strong commitment to professional growth, demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment, and experience working in a comprehensive sports medicine environment.
    Preference will be given to candidates that meet the progressive needs of the Kansas City Sports Medicine Team.

    Full Time/Part Time

    Full time, benefit eligible


    $47,476 - 65,000 commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

    Application Deadline

    Application review will begin immediately. Apply today!

    Application Instructions

    Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five 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.

    Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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    UMKC Statement on Diversity Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Native American and Slavic communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us.

    For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

    Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Roos Advocate for Community Change

    The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

    Annual Report

    Multicultural Student Affairs

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