Posting Summary: The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is expanding the Sports Medicine staff and is looking to fill multiple Assistant Athletic Trainer positions.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing assistance to the Associate AD for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses to student athletes. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: assisting in the daily health care of student-athletes; recording and maintaining appropriate medical records for treatment given; helping to establish and implement staff and sports medicine student's in-service programs; interfacing with various internal and external personnel for referral purposes and information exchange; providing guidance to graduate students, undergraduate interns and practicum students in the Sports Medicine unit; assisting in various teaching responsibilities and in clinical education; providing support in the administrative management of the Sports Medicine unit, including assisting in the coverage of sports camps; and other miscellaneous job related duties as deemed necessary by the Associate AD for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Master's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: One of the following criteria must be met: - A Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years' applicable experience working in an NCAA institutional athletic environment. - An entry level Master's degree with at least 1 year of applicable experience working in an NCAA institutional athletic environment. - A post-professional Master's degree with some experience working in an NCAA institutional athletic environment.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: 2+ years' experience working with a Division I-A institution is preferred. First Aid/CPR instructor preferred. Experience working in the supervision and education of student interns and graduate assistants preferred. Experience in sports medicine coverage for sports camps is preferred.
Experience working with one or more of the following sport programs is preferred: Football, Tennis, Women's Softball, Men's Wrestling, Women's Field Hockey, Women's Rowing, Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving, Men's and Women's Track and Field.
Required License or Certification: NATA and CPR/AED certification by the BOC required. Eligible for state licensing as an Athletic Trainer.
A valid driver's license in good standing is also required.
Preferred License or Certification: CES, PES, FMS, Graston certification preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of NCAA, ACC and institutional rules and regulations. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community. Demonstrates genuine concern and interest for the welfare of student-athletes. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures. Ability to evaluate therapeutic requirements for student-athletes, and to fit and modify therapeutic and/or protective equipment. Ability to function professionally in highly stressful situations and to provide clear information on an impromptu basis to individuals or groups of people. Ability to maintain poise in emergency situations and effectively interact with people in a calm, positive manner. Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and sound judgments. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Organizational and computer skills. Ability to relate to both men's and women's athletic injuries and rehabilitation of injuries to student-athletes required.
Required Computer Applications: Some knowledge of computers and software: Microsoft Office.
Preferred Computer Applications: Intermediate knowledge of computers and software: Microsoft Office.
Internal Number: 353_84273
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.