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Assistant Athletic Trainer (The University of Texas at El Paso)

  • January 09, 2020 9:13 PM
    Message # 8530602
    Anonymous

    Title: Assistant Athletics Trainer - Soccer

    Website: www.utep.edu/employment

    Institution: The University of Texas at El Paso

    Start Date: As soon as possible

    Apply By Date: Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected

    City: El Paso

    State: TX

    Salary: Dependent on education and experience

    Description:

    Summary: Renders specialized care in the prevention, recognition, evaluation, and rehabilitation of student athletes and provides a safe environment for all University sponsored practices and competitions.

    Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·         Primary responsibility is serving as the staff contact for the soccer program.

    ·         Assists in the organizing, managing, and administration of all aspects of the UTEP Athletic Training Program.

    ·         Follows the NATA Code of Ethics; remains current on all state and national requirements for license renewal.

    ·         Provides injury care and rehabilitation of sixteen men’s and women’s Sports; provides feedback to coaches on a daily basis of injury and rehabilitation progression.

    ·         Travels with designated teams as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer; coordinates doctor’s appointments and helps process insurance claims; acts as liaison between medical and coaching staffs.

    ·         Supervises undergraduate and graduate student athletic trainers; provides in services and teaches the students the essentials of athletic training.

    ·         Assists with the maintenance of training room equipment and apparatus; performs yearly safety inspections; maintains records on student athletes and ensures the accuracy of files maintained in the University’s Training Room; assists with the administration of the drug testing program for student athletes.

    ·         Maintains inventory of all supplies and equipment to ensure efficient and economical methods of operations; requisitions purchases to replenish stock.

    ·         Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

    ·         Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA rules and regulations as they apply to student athletes in this area.

    ·         Knowledge of and compliance with NCAA Rules and Regulations including attendance of NCAA Rules Seminars, timely completion of all NCAA forms and requests for information.

    ·         Employee agrees to abide by the Code of Ethics as set forth by the University of Texas at El Paso and the University of Texas System.

    ·         Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.

    ·         Complies with all State and University policies.

    ·         Other duties may be assigned.

    Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university within area of assigned responsibility.

    One year of related experience and/or training to the essential duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Eligible for Texas State Athletic Trainer Licensure. NATA Certified. Working knowledge of therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation techniques. Strong sense of principles and ethics in regards to the welfare of the student-athlete. Ability to work independently in a multi-task environment as well as within a team-oriented work group. Ability to act as a positive role model for student-athletic trainees and student-athletes alike. Occasional traveling required.

    Instructions To Apply: Interested candidates may apply by visiting www.utep.edu/employment

    Description of Institution:  UTEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Vacancy Expiration Date: Until filled


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