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Assistant Athletic Trainer (University of Denver)

  • November 11, 2020 11:01 PM
    Message # 9359239

    Assistant Athletic Trainer

    The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school’s academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

    Position Summary

    The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting with the organization, management, and development of the University's intercollegiate sports medicine program. 

    Essential Functions

    • Providing emergency care, injury evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of all varsity athletic injuries under the direct supervision and guidelines of the athletic team physician. 
    • Assisting in the day to day operations of the training room.
    • Assisting with the administrative responsibilities of budgeting, ordering, and inventory control.
    • Overseeing the primary care coverage for Varsity teams as designated by the Director of Sports Medicine.
    • Assisting with the development and implementation of the policies and procedures as related to the Sports Medicine Department.
    • Assisting with treatments of all varsity student-athletes when necessary.
    • Assisting with the coordination of all physical examinations, medical insurance, and other medical administrative forms.
    • Directing and educating of student athletic trainers.
    • Compiling relevant statistical information for post injury strength testing and injury rates.
    • Overseeing special events and summer camp training responsibilities as designated by the Director of Sports Medicine.
    • Providing other team and training room coverage as assigned.
    • Maintaining a high degree of professionalism which fosters growth of the department and a high perception of the division.
    • Collaborating with Pioneer Health and Performance team for holistic approach to wellness.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, and volume.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables and situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
    • Ability to work with the public with tact and judgment.
    • Excellent organizational skills.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training/Sports Med.
    • Experience in the field of athletic training.
    • NATABOC Certified.
    • CPR/AED certification.
    • Must be CO AT licensure eligible.
    • Possess a knowledge specific to the field of athletic training.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree.
    • 1-3 years experience at the D-1 level.
    • Ability to work with insurance companies to insure payment, ability to follow University procurement policy, broad knowledge of prescription medications.

    Application Deadline
    For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

    Special Instructions
    Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

    Salary Range
    Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

    Please include the following documents with your application:
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

    The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

    All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

About our society

Founded for college and university athletic trainers and healthcare professionals who provide and manage healthcare for the intercollegiate student-athlete.  Our members are dedicated to the delivery of quality healthcare and ensuring the health and safety of our student-athletes.  


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