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Assistant Athletic Trainer (Texas A&M-Commerce)

  • October 07, 2021 10:15 AM
    Message # 11147411
    Anonymous

    Texas A&M University-Commerce is a NCAA Division II university and a member of the Texas A&M University system. The campus is located in Commerce, Texas which is about 65 miles east of Dallas, Texas. Texas A&M University-Commerce has 14 athletic teams and competes in the Lone Star Athletic Conference. Beginning in July 2022 Texas A&M University-Commerce will be a Division I university in the Southland Conference.

    Please apply by submitting cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references by email to Nathan Lewis at nathan.lewis@tamuc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

    SUMMARY:

    The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting with coverage for prevention care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for the department of intercollegiate athletics.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Supervises the inventory within the Athletic Training Department. Develop and maintain inventory list to assist the Head Athletic Trainer in acquiring supplies, organizing supplies and distributing to athletic training facilities.
    • Responsible for all modality certification on an annual basis.
    • Oversee ordering of supplies and materials necessary to keep athletic training room functioning.
    • Manage equipment maintenance, repairs, and replenishment in all four athletic training spaces.
    • Assists with the supervision of Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers and Athletic Training Students.
    • Assists with the supervision of the custodial and maintenance schedules for all athletic training facilities.
    • Assists the Associate Athletics Director – Sports Medicine with other assigned administrative duties.
    • Assists with the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injured student-athletes.
    • Assists with the practice/game preparation and coverage for the athletic teams.
    • Travels with assigned teams as needed.
    • Assists with the medical treatment, rehabilitation and physician prescription records for all student-athletes
    • Coordinates and provides written and verbal follow-ups to Head Coaches regarding student-athlete medical care. Serves as Liaison between the team physicians and Head Coaches.
    • Assists with coordination of the athletic training services and coverage schedules for summer camps.
    • Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.

    This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field
    • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of collegiate level athletic training experience
    • Knowledge / Skills: Good computer skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
    • Licensing/Professional Certifications: National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Certification. Eligible to apply for a Texas Athletic Trainers License. Certified in CPR / AED for the professional rescuer.
    • Physical Requirements: Essential functions are, but not limited to, lifting, carrying equipment, sitting, climbing, kneeling, standing and walking. Ability to sit and stand for long periods. Ability to occasionally lift objects over 30 lbs.
    • Other Requirements: Ability to travel and work nights and weekends.

    PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

    Master’s Degree in applicable field

    SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

    Athletic training student and graduate assistants.

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

    About Us

    We are Commerce. We are Lions!

    Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence. We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

    Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

    Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Furthermore, we encourage and foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds.

    Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to Diversity.

    If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 468-8741 or HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu.

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