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Assistant Athletic Trainer (University of Montana)

  • April 30, 2019 10:54 AM
    Message # 7312005

    Assistant Athletic Trainer

    The University of Montana, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applicants for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainers. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist the Head Athletic Trainer, coaching staff and student-athletes with development and maintenance of rehabilitative and conditioning programs. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will contribute to an atmosphere of professional, caring, and competent treatment of student-athletes. Traditionally the person in this position worked with the sport of men basketball, cheer and dance.

    The person in this position will report to the Head Athletic Trainer and Team Physician.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Maintain all injury records and progress reports on student-athletes
    • Assist in the administration of treatment and rehabilitation programs under the supervision of the Head Certified Athletic Trainer and the Team Physicians
    • Apply protective devices and equipment, as needed
    • Remain on call for low-risk sports, and is present for all practices and competitions for high-risk sports, as assigned
    • Supervise athletic training center operations in the absence of the Head and Associate Certified Athletic Trainers
    • Coordinate preventative and rehabilitative treatments under the supervision of the Head Certified Athletic Trainer and Team Physicians
    • Ensure the physical, emotional, and social welfare of student-athletes
    • Supervise and mentor Graduate Assistant Certified Athletic Trainers and Athletic Training Students
    • Meet with coaches to identify problem areas and establish athletic training goals
    • Report any compliance issues to the UM Compliance Office regarding countable athletically-related activities (CARA), student-athlete welfare, or any other applicable NCAA rule and regulation
    • Participate in the Athletic Training Education Program as a clinical preceptor
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Athletic Department employees and those University employees outside the Athletic Department with NCAA rules compliance responsibilities are subject at all times to NCAA Bylaws 10.1 and 11.1 regarding ethical conduct and the responsibility to positively contribute to a campus culture of NCAA rules compliance. Failure to conduct one-self as such will result in disciplinary or corrective action up to and including immediate discharge.

    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization
    • Must possess in good standing ATC certification through the Board of Certification and ability to receive and maintain MT AT License.
    • Demonstrated success in positively managing and mentoring students
    • Knowledge and experience with NCAA rules and regulations
    • Knowledge and understanding of current practice standards in the field of athletic training, evidence-based practice, NCAA policies, NATA position statements and other regulations important to appropriate care of patients
    • Knowledge and understanding of CAATE standards and working with an accredited education program
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving, organizational, leadership, and decision-making skills
    • Ability to work with a diverse population
    • Ability to effectively communicate with staff, physicians, student-athletes, coaches, administrators, faculty and parents

    About The University of Montana and Missoula

    The University of Montana, a research-oriented, doctorate-granting institution, enrolls more than 10,000 students from across the country and around the globe. UM offers 15 intercollegiate programs in men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, football, women’s golf, women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis and women’s volleyball and softball.

    Additional information about UM Athletics may be found at http://www.gogriz.com/.

    Additional information about The University of Montana may be found at http://www.umt.edu.

    UM is located in Missoula, a northern Rocky Mountain city that lies at the center of five valleys where three great rivers converge. Located between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, Missoula boasts a blend of small-town charm and big-city sophistication. It has a thriving art and cultural scene with 8 museums, 30 art galleries, a symphony orchestra, internationally known writers and festivals, a professional modern dance troupe and a children’s theater that tours worldwide. The surrounding areas offer abundant recreational options, including hiking, biking, skiing, hunting, rafting, fly-fishing, and bird-watching. As a result, this University position offers an unparalleled quality of life.

    How to Apply

    Application materials (letter of application, resume and complete contact information for three (3) references) must be submitted via the UM Jobs website starting on April 22, 2019 and will close on May 6, 2019.   Link to announcement: http://bit.ly/umjobs2246

    Review of applications will begin May 6, 2019.  Expected start date is July 1, 2019.

    ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran’s Preference Employer.  Finalists must submit to a criminal background check.

About our society

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