The Assistant Athletic Trainer is a full-time 43 week per year benefited position (paid over 52 weeks). This position will assist the Head Athletic Trainer in administering athletic health care operations for the intercollegiate athletics program.
Responsible to assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the following areas:
Supervision of athletic training facilities
Implementing injury prevention, immediate care and rehabilitation programs.
Liaison to team physician(s) and other outside medical providers.
Provide team coverage as assigned.
Responsible for health and injury records maintenance and management.
Develop and implement a student-athlete health educational program to disseminate information on alcohol and other drug use and abuse, performance enhancing stimulants, and eating disorders.
Promote the university’s commitment to customer service by:
Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the university by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
Bachelor’s degree in athletic training, physical education, exercise science/exercise physiology, health education or closely related field. Master’s degree must be obtained within one year of hire.
2-3 years of successful experience in athletic training, preferably at the collegiate level as an assistant or head athletics trainer
Current CPR for Professional Rescuer/BLS, Standard First Aid and National Athletic Trainers Association/BOC (ATC)
Licensed in Massachusetts or license-eligible
Effective communication, interpersonal and public relations skills
Proven ability to work with college students, and a commitment to the overall student-athlete experience
Experience working effectively in diverse environments
Working knowledge and application of NCAA rules and regulations
Familiarity with injury tracking systems
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.