The purpose of the Assistant Athletic Trainer job is to ensure University assets are protected through adherence to applicable external and internal regulations and appropriate external representation of ULM Athletics.
This position has 2 (two) Vacancies.
Duties and Responsibilities: Assist the supervision and coordination of the overall sports medicine program – injury prevention, evaluation, management and treatment of athletic injuries, short and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education, and counseling of student-athletes Assist in athletic related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the Team Physician(s) and other qualified medical personnel Provide athletic training services for the athletic department as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer and Team Physician(s), including attendance at scheduled team practices, home and away competitions Determine, along with the Team Physician(s) and Head Athletic Trainer's consultation, the student athlete's ability to practice and/or compete Report the status of injured student-athletes to coaching staff and Head Athletic Trainer Supervise Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers that cover specified sports Assist Head Athletic Trainer with compilation, input, organization, and maintenance of medical records for student-athletes Assist Head Athletic Trainer with inventory, bidding, ordering, receiving, and maintenance of all athletic training room supplies and equipment Enforce code of conduct and rules for athletic training facilities and equipment Follow emergency action plan for athletic teams in conjunction with Team Physicians, area emergency medical services, and local hospitals Work with strength and conditioning staff regarding strength, conditioning, and flexibility of student-athletes, nutritional issues, supplements/ergogenic aids, injury prevention, exercise techniques, and rehabilitation of injured of student-athletes Assist in the scheduling and administration of student-athlete's physical examinations, doctor visits, MRI, and/or other various outsource testing Share in responsibility of athletic training room maintenance and upkeep Maintain certification/license requirements of NATABOC and the State of Louisiana Have and maintain a thorough knowledge and commitment to compliance with all ULM, NCAA, and Sun Belt Conference rules and regulations Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related field is required; master's degree preferred; collegiate experience preferred
NATABOC Certification required
Louisiana State Licensure by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners is required
Strong oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of communication and marketing best practices
Organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and details effectively
Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of constituencies
Must maintain a thorough knowledge of NCAA, Sun Belt, and ULM rules and regulations
Ability to meet established deadlines
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, community, diversity, and gender equity.
Must demonstrate an appreciation of university culture and tradition.
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