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 Director/Athletic Training. The selected candidate for this full-time, 12-month position will serve as the Head Athletic Trainer, and will oversee and manage the Athletic Department’s comprehensive athletic training program for 270 Pilot student-athletes. In addition, this position supervises the University’s staff of five full-time assistant trainers, and works closely in partnership with team physician(s), coaches, and the University Health and Counseling Center to support the well-being and athletic performance of the University’s student-athletes.
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:
Oversee, administer, manage, and coordinate the Department’s comprehensive athletic training program for student-athletes. These duties include oversight and implementation of policies, processes, and programs for the athletic training program, as well as day-to-day management of the athletic training program.
Supervise all staff (including, but not limited to, athletic trainers, graduate assistants, interns, and student employees) in the athletic training program. Supervisory responsibilities include hiring processes, setting of expectations, confirming necessary current certifications, training and professional development, performance management and evaluations, and disciplinary processes including termination of employment.
Coordinate and maintain regular communication with coaches, team physician(s), sports performance staff, and athletic administration in support of teams and individual student-athletes.
Serve as department liaison to the University Health and Counseling Center.
Oversee and manage daily operation of training room including team assignments and scheduling coverage.
Consult and assist in areas such as athletic injury prevention, rehabilitation, and nutrition/supplement education.
Oversee, prepare, and administer budget for the athletic training program.
Oversee the purchase and procurement of supplies and equipment.
Oversee athletic training for all athletic programs. Will serve as athletic trainer for designated sport program(s).
May manage processing of insurance claims.
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/AsstADAt
Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Athletic training or related field. Master’s degree is strongly preferred. Required: Five years relevant leadership experience in collegiate/Division I or equivalent athletic training program. Preferred: Prior management 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. 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.