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Assistant Athletic Trainer

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

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Position Number:


Functional Title:

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Position Type:


Position Eclass:

EB - EHRA 11 month 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 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 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.
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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

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.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:

CPR and First Aid certifications
NATABOC National Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

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:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

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

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For Best Consideration Date:


Open Until Filled:




Type of Appointment:


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Key Responsibility:

Sport Coverage and Clinical Athletic Training

Essential 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:


Key Responsibility:

Program Administration

Essential 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:


Key Responsibility:


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 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, Crawling

Work Environment:

Driving - Car/Truck, Night/Dark, Extreme noise levels, Extreme temperatures, Inside, Outside


UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now:

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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