The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is currently seeking an Assistant Athletic Trainer to support the Sports Medicine program.
Assistant Athletic Trainers are typically assigned oversight of one primary sports program, however, they may serve in a supporting capacity for a secondary sports program. They are responsible for providing assistance to Associate and Head Athletic Trainers in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses of University student athletes. They may supervise graduate assistants or other student workers. They perform their work independently, under limited supervision.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing assistance to the Associate AD for Sports Medicine in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses to student athletes. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: assisting in the daily health care of student-athletes; recording and maintaining appropriate medical records for treatment given; helping to establish and implement staff and sports medicine student's in-service programs; interfacing with various internal and external personnel for referral purposes and information exchange; providing guidance to graduate students, undergraduate interns and practicum students in the Sports Medicine unit; assisting in various teaching responsibilities and in clinical education; providing support in the administrative management of the Sports Medicine unit; assisting with the coverage of Men's Basketball, or other sports, as needed; transporting student-athletes to medical appointments;and other miscellaneous job related duties as deemed necessary by the Associate AD for Sports Medicine.
Please do not submit application materials directly to staff of the Department of Athletics, as only applications received through UVA's Workday system will be accepted.
Please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for Requisition R0008162, complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.
For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until July 19, 2019.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Required Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree Experience: One of the following criteria must be met:
A Bachelor's degree with at least 4 years' applicable experience working in an NCAA institutional athletic environment.
An entry-level Master's degree with at least 2 years of applicable experience working in an NCAA institutional athletic environment.
A post-professional Master's degree with at least 1 year of experience working in an NCAA institutional athletic environment.
Licensure: NATA and CPR/AED certification by the BOC. Must also be eligible for state licensing as an Athletic Trainer. Valid driver's license and personal transportation also required.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of NCAA, ACC and institutional rules and regulations. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community. Demonstrates genuine concern and interest for the welfare of student-athletes. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures. Ability to evaluate therapeutic requirements for student-athletes, and to fit and modify therapeutic and/or protective equipment. Ability to function professionally in highly stressful situations and to provide clear information on an impromptu basis to individuals or groups of people. Ability to maintain poise in emergency situations and effectively interact with people in a calm, positive manner. Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and sound judgments. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Organizational and computer skills. Ability to relate to both men's and women's athletic injuries and rehabilitation of injuries to student-athletes required.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications.
Internal Number: R0008162
About University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-seven sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 750 student-athletes.