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  • June 03, 2019 1:09 PM
    Message # 7553458

    Assistant Athletic Trainer


    South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is seeking an individual to serve in the role of Assistant Athletic Trainer. This individual must hold a current NATABOC certification. The individual must be eligible for licensure within the State of South Dakota.  Certification in professional rescuer CPR and AED is required. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.  One year directly related previous experience at the collegiate level is also required. Master’s degree in related field is preferred.

    This individual will serve as the Assistant Athletic Trainer under the direction of the Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics related health care administration. This position requires frequent team travel and a varying work schedule that will include many night activities and contests. This individual must be personable, willing to work with student-athletes and coaches in a high intensity athletic setting. This individual will be involved with dealing in very sensitive personal material and must have an extremely high level of individual integrity.  

    This is a 10-month (July 22 through May 21) benefited position.

    Established in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. South Dakota Mines is a public university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. Known for our academic rigor, we maintain a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our students benefit from immersive learning experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally competitive engineering teams. Our graduates have a 96% placement rate. Our Research Programs are concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education; and underground science and engineering.

    South Dakota Mines is a growing university that enrolls around 2,800 students from 44 states and 30 countries. Rapid City is the state's second largest city (with an urban population of 74,048 and metropolitan population of 199,656) and is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, the Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities, including, hiking, bicycling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more information about South Dakota Mines and Rapid City, visit: www.sdsmt.edu and http://visitrapidcity.com/.

    South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at http://www.sdsmt.edu/employment. Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin June 17, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

    South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.


    SD Mines is an EEO/AA/ADA employer & provider.

    All applications must be completed through the SD Mines Jobs website. 

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