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2 Athletic Trainer (Graduate Assistant )

  • March 02, 2021 6:56 PM
    Message # 10156939

    Purpose: The purpose of the Athletic Trainer Graduate Assistant is to ensure University assets are protected through adherence to applicable external and internal regulations and appropriate external representation of ULM Athletics.

    Duties and Responsibilities: (1 - FB, 1-VB )

    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

    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

    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.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related field is required; master's degree preferred; 

    NATABOC Certification required

    Eligible for  Louisiana State Licensure by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.

    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

    Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, community, diversity, and gender equity.

    Must demonstrate an appreciation of university culture and tradition.

    Send letter of inquiry and resume : dunavant@ulm.edu

    Jason "JD" Dunavant MS LAT ATC 

    University of Louisiana Monroe

    Address: 700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana, 71209

    Phone 318-342-5381


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