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Associate Athletic Trainer - University of Northern Colorado

  • October 27, 2022 12:17 PM
    Message # 12968937


    The Associate Athletic Trainer reports to the Director of Sports Medicine, Head Athletic Trainer, and Senior Associate Athletic Director/SWA and is responsible for providing athletic training services to the University of Northern Colorado's women's basketball team.  This position exists to coordinate the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses stained by women's basketball student-athletes.   This position will supervise and support assistant athletic trainers and/or graduate assistant athletic trainers.

    University of Northern Colorado 

    Founded in 1889, as the State Normal School of Colorado and tucked between the Rocky Mountains and Colorado’s stunning high plains, the University of Northern Colorado has grown from its roots as a teacher’s college into an institution with international draw and status.

    UNC is a public doctoral research university that strives to cultivate the unique potential of each of its approximately 9,000 students and is positioned to advance knowledge through discovery because of its just-right size, expert faculty and tradition of research and hands-on learning. By immersing students in innovative teaching and research methods in the classroom and in the field, UNC provides its students with an exceptional educational experience. UNC’s talented and dedicated faculty are housed in its five colleges: Education and Behavioral Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business; Natural and Health Sciences; and Performing and Visual Arts.

    Our Direction: Rowing, Not Drifting 2030

    Our strategic plan, Rowing, Not Drifting 2030, brings to life our vision for the university which takes shape in the form of our vision statement, five vision elements, and outcomes that serve as the foundation in support of and in service to UNC students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community. It guides the work of our five phases over the next decade, as well as the implementation of our supporting key actions and tactics.

    Our Imperatives: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    UNC is dedicated to strengthening and advancing our collective work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we aspire to become a Hispanic Serving Institution. As a diverse team, we develop and learn more together. We value the individuality of each person and recognize how diversity enhances our campus. When you join the UNC family, you can expect to be part of a growing inclusive, innovative, and equity-minded community that expects intentional collaboration among faculty, staff, students, and local partners.


    • Current certification by Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer is required. 
    • Current CPR and AED certification is required.
    • Eligibility for or current athletic training license with Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies is required.
    • Masters degree in athletic training or related field is preferred.  
    • Experience within NCAA or professional athletics is preferred
    • Experience with the sport of basketball is preferred.
    • Commitment to providing high quality healthcare services.
    • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
    • Ability to work effectively and productively within a team-based approach
    • Ability to respond professionally and competently in emergency situation
    • Be knowledgeable of and fully comply with all appropriate rules and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado, the Big Sky Conference and the NCAA.

    Ideal start date is November / December 2022.

    Applications must be submitted through the University of Northern Colorado's job board (www.careers.unco.edu):


    To apply, please complete the above unco.edu job posting and submit the following documents:

    1. Current resume. 
    2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
    3. Reference list.

    Apply by November 9th for full consideration.

    For questions about this position, please contact: Jeff Deits (Director of Sports Medicine) at jeff.deits@unco.edu.

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