Assistant Athletic TrainerPosition Type:
EB - EHRA 11 month leave earningUniversity 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.Position Summary:
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.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine in scheduling and supervising the medical needs of the student-athletes in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. This individual will have the opportunity to function within a comprehensive sports performance model at the Division I level, preventing, evaluating, treating, and designing thorough ”return to play” programs for injured student-athletes.Minimum Qualifications:
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for, but not limited to: overseeing the daily operation of athletic training room, medical referrals when warranted, thorough documentation as part of student-athletes medical records, mentoring other athletic trainers, monitoring and addressing medical and wellness issues of assigned team(s) and other responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. 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, Conference and the NCAA in the day-to-day operation of the sports medicine program.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training or other related field and NATABOC National Certification are required. The individual must meet qualifications for licensure in the State of North Carolina.Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:
Additionally, current CPR and First Aid certifications are prerequisites. The individual must have strong written and verbal communication skills. This position requires the ability to work with autonomy and the ability to multi-task. This position requires evening, weekend, and travel assignments and may require long hours outside of the 40-hour work week.
CPR and First Aid certificationsPreferred Qualifications:
NATABOC National Certification
Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or another related field. Two (2) or more years of experience as an Athletic Trainer at the collegiate or professional level. Demonstrated experience with current evidence-based rehab skills and techniques including post-operative management, therapeutic exercise, and manual therapy-based skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledgeable of ATS (Athletic Trainer System) and other IT hardware/software. Experience as a preceptor with a CAATE accredited education program.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that include:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.Recruitment Range:
- 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
Commensurate with experienceOrg #-Department:
Intercollegiate Athletics - 85001Job Open Date:
07/01/2022For Best Consideration Date:
07/08/2022Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
ExemptPercentage Of Time:
Sport Coverage and Clinical Athletic TrainingEssential Tasks:
The Assistant 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 Assistant Athletic Trainer will make appropriate referrals to outside medical professionals when necessary, to further care for UNCG student-athletes when warranted.Percentage Of Time:
Program AdministrationEssential Tasks:
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for, but is not limited to, overseeing the daily operation of the athletic training room, keeping thorough documentation as part of student-athletesmedical record and assigned administrative duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. 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:
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 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, Vision-Visual inspection, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Sitting, Walking, Lifting-0-30 lbs., Bending, Squatting, CrawlingWork Environment:
Driving - Car/Truck, Night/Dark, Extreme noise levels, Extreme temperatures, Inside, Outside