The University of Portland, an NCAA Division I institution and West Coast Conference member located in Portland, Oregon, is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. The selected candidate for this full-time, 12-month position will serve as a member of the Sports Medicine Team in the Department of Athletics, a six-person unit that provides athletic training, support and care to 270 Pilot student-athletes. The Assistant Athletic Trainer provides hands-on care to designated teams and student-athletes; specific duties include: athletic training work to prevent athletic injuries; the recognition, evaluation and immediate care of athletic injuries; the rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries; and health care administration.
The University of Portland offers a nationally-competitive athletic program committed to athletic and academic success and the holistic development of student-athletes. In 2018-19 Portland finished fourth nationally among Division I-AAA schools in the Learfield-IMG Directors Cup standings on the playing field, while in the classroom 36% of student-athletes earned Dean’s List honors and 77% of student-athletes earned a 3.0 or better cum gpa. The Athletic Department provides a supportive environment for coaches and staff to do their best work supporting Pilot student-athletes, and the University offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Primary job responsibilities:
Serve as the athletic trainer for designated sports.
Evaluate, treat, and coordinate care for student-athletes, including injury prevention and rehabilitation, and providing acute care during practice and competition.
Maintain regular communication with coaches, team physicians, sports performance staff, and athletic administration in support of teams and individual student-athletes.
Consult and assist in areas such as athletic injury prevention, rehabilitation, and nutrition/supplement education.
Maintain a safe, positive, and orderly environment during all athletic training activities.
Administrative duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director/Head Athletic Trainer (i.e., policy and procedure development, budget management, supply ordering/management).
Other duties as relevant to the duties of the position or as assigned by supervisor or designee.
The full job description is available at: www.bitly.com/AsstAthTrainer
Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in athletic training. Required: Two years of directly related collegiate/Division I athletic training work experience. Or equivalent education and/or experience.
Certifications and Licenses Required: First Aid/CPR Certified or ability to obtain certification. Required: NATA and OR state licensure or ability to obtain certification. Required: Driver’s license.
The University of Portland is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply for this position.
About University of Portland
The University’s mission and EEO statement: Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private, comprehensive, Catholic university with a mission of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership. The University of Portland is an equal opportunity employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The University of Portland does not discriminate in its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by and consistent with the law. Please see the University’s full Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Policy here: https://www1.up.edu/disclosures/nondiscrimination-policy.html.