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Assistant Athletic Trainer - Softball (University of Texas at Austin)

  • August 01, 2022 2:03 PM
    Message # 12869693

    The University of Texas at Austin is seeking qualified candidates for Assistant Athletic Trainer with primary coverage of softball.


    • Provide primary medical coverage for athletic teams (i.e. softball) as assigned by the Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director to include all practices, home and away competitions, and host events. Assist in designing, initiating and progressing rehabilitation programs as needed according to the changing health status of injured/ill athletes.

    • Assist in the design and implementation of exercise and rehabilitation programs for student-athletes with medical conditions and test results that warrant such programs.

    • Assist in maintaining electronic medical records. Evaluate readiness to compete.

    • Facilitate cross-disciplinary collaboration by working with relevant allied health disciplines (i.e., chiropractic, nutrition, massage therapy, etc.) in the pursuit of health care solutions. Work within the confines of institutional policies and NCAA rules with regards to medical expense coverage. Coordinate drug testing of student-athletes in accordance with institutional, Big XII, and NCAA regulations.

    • Supervise and train undergraduate athletic training students as assigned. Work cooperatively with other staff, coaches and department personnel.

    • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer and Assistant Athletics Director, Sports Medicine. Drive a UT and/or personal rental vehicle on and off campus.

    • Consistently exemplify the core values (Diversity, Integrity, Accountability, Loyalty, Excellence, Creativity, Teamwork) and quality standards (Safety, Texas Hospitality, Teamwork, Efficiency) of Texas Athletics. Always act ethically. Proactively seek guidance when unsure or unclear of a law, rule or policy applicable to you or your department/sport program. Actively participate in assigned education and training programs. Comply with all laws, policies, rules and regulations set forth by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, The University of Texas at Austin, NCAA, Big 12, or other governing body, including state and federal laws. Annually obtain prior written approval and report all outside activities and outside income. Report knowledge of, or reasonable cause to believe, violation(s) of state or federal laws, policies, rules, or regulations of the University, Big 12 Conference, or NCAA to IA ARMCS or IA HR. Fully cooperate with any investigation by providing complete and accurate information when requested to do so by Texas Athletics and/or the NCAA and do not influence others in any way during an investigation. In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Texas Education Code Sec. 51.252, this position may be a Non-Confidential Employee as defined by University policies on Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Interpersonal Violence and Stalking.  As a Non-Confidential Employee, individuals employed in this position will report incidents of such prohibited conduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator as required by applicable law or University policy. An employee who does not report an incident or who makes a false report is subject to termination and may be charged with a criminal offense (Class A or Class B misdemeanor). For more information about employee responsibilities under Title IX, including information about confidential employee reporting exceptions, please visit the Title IX website at http://titleix.utexas.edu.

    Required Qualifications

    Master's Degree. Licensed Athletic Trainer by Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (or eligible). NATABOC certification. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively work in teams. Strong organization and problem-solving skills. Proven effectiveness in cross-disciplinary collaboration both inside (in other units and functions) and outside the organization. Experience with creation, acquisition, and maintenance of medical records. Knowledge and support of NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated understanding of the medical needs, expectations, and requirements of student-athletes to promote, maintain, and enhance their health and well-being.

    Preferred Qualifications

    More than 3 years of athletic training experience at the NCAA Division I level. Athletic training experience in the sport of softball. Advanced certifications in adjunct allied health specialties or demonstrated advanced clinical skill set. Experience in athletic training student supervision. Experience implementing complementary and alternative therapies into conventional plans of care when appropriate.

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