Grand Canyon University is currently seeking an Associate Athletic Trainer to evaluate physical conditions and treat student athletes in order to maintain maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic competition for Women’s Basketball and/or assigned sport(s).
Primary responsibilities include prevention, assessment and treatment of athletic-related injuries sustained by student-athletes.
Educate student-athletes on sports safety protocols.
Educate student-athletes on injury prevention and rehabilitation initiatives.
Educate student-athletes on proper hydration.
Educate and conduct baseline concussion testing for designated athletic teams.
Direct student-athletes through medical treatment and rehabilitation activities.
Renders aid to student athletes by providing first aid and physical therapy to promote healing and relieve soreness.
Provides treatment for and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for student-athletes.
Coordinate GCU and NCAA Drug Testing Program.
Prescribes routine and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles.
Prepares student-athletes for practice and competition.
Recommends emergency plans for all venues and manage emergency situations in the event of acute injuries.
Maintains complete medical records filing system for students to utilize in educational process, providing sufficient opportunity for appropriate student review and utilization of commonly used administrative records and forms (i.e. accident reports, treatment records, insurance forms, etc.) in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
Maintains records with regard to insurance submittal for athletically related injuries.
Acting as liaison between student-athletes, coaches, administration, parents, medical personnel and other support staff in matters of health and welfare of student-athletes.
Coordinates medical referrals to outside medical specialists as needed.
Organizes ATS schedule of training room coverage.
Coordinating treatment for student-athletes during travel times.
Recommends special diets to build up health and wellness.
Coordinates activities with ATEP professors.
Consults medical physician as required.
Other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine.
Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field.
3+ years’ experience in working with athletes in university or high school environment.
Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC) of Athletic Trainers
Current Arizona Licensure required.
CPR, AED, First Aid Certified.
Active NATA, RMATA, AZATA membership.
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
Knowledgeable of University, NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Internal Number: R000015758
About Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ. During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape.
GCU now serves as a leading non-profit institute where students thrive academically, personally and spiritually on the university’s vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities and online through its innovative digital platform. With a $1 billion investment, GCU has been able to build new technology infrastructure, offer in-demand STEM programs, expand academic offerings and more, while committing to its mission based on a Christian worldview.
Exciting Growth & Expansion
GCU is experiencing an era of transformation and rapid growth that’s exciting not only for our students and local community, but for our faculty and employees too! Our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix continues to grow with... new classroom buildings, amenities and state-of-the-art facilities like GCU Stadium and Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark for game days like no other. We continue to expand our catalog of online and campus offerings in high-demand fields, impact the community with our GCU enterprises and focus on our commitment to service by revitalizing the community.
Thriving Work Environment
We welcome new talent to explore rewarding opportunities and the chance to be a part of something great. Here, you’ll join a fast-paced culture that values our Christian principles and work among teams enthusiastic about making a difference. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues who share your drive, push to raise the bar and exceed expectations within an energized and innovative work setting. Whether you’re pursuing a faculty or a position at one of the enterprises, you will play an important role in our mission to elevate higher education and help GCU students find their purpose, as your find yours at GCU too.
Generous Benefits & Special Perks
Take advantage of GCU’s full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, gyms in every location, financial planning services and worship events.
Working at GCU offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good and experience something greater than yourself. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with GCU’s partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefitting our neighborhoods. GCU has currently renovated over 170 homes with a goal to rehabilitate 700 homes, and employees have volunteered 6,400 hours of their time.
Our commitment to education also extends to our employees and their families. We create pathways for employees to progress their career here, as well as continue their education for career advancement. Full-time employees may participate in an Education Tuition Discount Program that offers up to 100% of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members.
We invite you to be a part of this exciting, unprecedented era of transformation! Help shape the futures of
our students, university, community—and your own. Find Your Purpose at GCU. For more information, visit gcu.edu