The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Athletic Trainer, Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) [R0111676]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
Primary responsibilities include providing direct medical support for the UNLV Women's Soccer and Softball teams, which will include daily practice, game coverage and travel during the season. This position also includes home event coverage for Women's Soccer and Softball teams as deemed necessary. Home coverage includes set up for the event and coordination with physicians and emergency services. In addition, this position will be responsible for assisting the athletic training staff in preventative health care, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries/illnesses for 17 sponsored intercollegiate athletic teams, cheerleading, dance and pom. This position will be required to comply with all NCAA, HIPPA and FERPA requirements and will maintain medical records, coordinates health care with physicians and will assist in the supervision and management of an athletic training facility.
UNLV also sponsors a CAATE accredited undergraduate athletic training educational program and this position will be required to assist in the education of all student-athletes, undergraduate athletic training students and graduate students.
This position requires a Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university, NATABOC Certification, and a minimum two (2) years of comparable supervisory experience in a college or university setting as a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer at the NCAA Division 1 Level. Certifications must be current. Applicants must possess current or be eligible for license from the Nevada State Board of Athletic Training. In addition, applicants must possess:
Skill in the art of evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses to be able to provide adequate medical care.
Skill in the art of rehabilitation techniques and be familiar with rehabilitation protocols and their progression.
Skill in the art of recognition of illnesses and medical care for these illnesses.
Experience in supervising students in a clinical setting of a CAATE accredited athletic training educational program.
Experience in written, computer and verbal skills, the ability to maintain accurate medical records, understanding NCAA rules and guidelines regarding medical care, experience in verbal skills in regards to communication with student athletes, coaches, physicians and administrators.
Experience with teaching and supervision of graduate and undergraduate athletic trainers in regards to evaluating, treatment and rehabilitation skills.
Experience in recruitment of graduate intern athletic trainers for the internship positions.
Ability to have efficient time management as this position requires coverage to multiple sports that are practicing at the same time and to assist with coverage of other sports during the same season as the primary sport coverage.
Ability to coordinate physical exams for incoming and returning student athletes, communication with NCAA, Academic and Compliance Personnel in regards to physicals, and coordination of physicians for coverage of physical examinations.
Ability to coordinate UNLV athletic training in-service including communication with professionals in the areas of CPR, OSHA, Compliance, Equipment Fitting, and Weight Room information and setting up these programs for the staff, undergraduate and graduate students.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted earliest. Materials should be addressed to the Director of Athletic Training - Kyle Wilson, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or email@example.com.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.