The Assistant Athletic Trainer will work under the medical supervision of the head team physician and is responsible for the day-to-day sports medicine/athletic training operations for assigned sport(s); to include prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of student-athletes; pre-participation physicals; maintaining medical records; monitoring insurance claims; daily interaction and communication with coaching staff, team physicians, athletic trainers and administration; attending team practices and events; managing functional movement assessments, corrective exercises and injury prevention programming. Collaborate with Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition and Mental Health providers and assist the Director of Athletic Training with other administrative duties as assigned.
Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 100059. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by February 16, 2020.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Athletic Training educational program or related field; Current National Board of Certification (BOC) for Athletic Trainers; CPR and AED Certification for healthcare workers by an accredited organization; Two (2) years of experience as a certified athletic trainer in collegiate or professional sport organization; currently possess and/or eligible for State of Maryland Athletic Training License; possess a valid driver’s license; strong communication, organizational, administrative, and teamwork skills; available to work a flexible work schedule to include some evenings, weekends and holidays.
Master’s degree from an accredited athletic training educational program degree or related field; five (5) years football experience preferred; experience with assessment and interpretation of relevant performance data monitoring, preventive screening and recovery practices for athletes; manual therapy techniques, kinesiotaping, and advanced clinical skills are preferred.
Internal Number: 100059
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The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.