Position statement: The Certified Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing quality health services to student athletes, serving as a liaison between the athlete and the physician, and performing other University duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
- to direct the total intercollegiate sports program as it relates to first aid, care prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to the University’s student athletes;
- to provide initial injury evaluation, recommendations and appropriate treatment, to develop a program of rehabilitation exercises, and provide follow-up care as needed;
- to direct and coordinate student athlete physician referrals;
- to provide certified athletic trainer coverage for all home athletic contests and practices, and supervise training room with hours conducive to athletic team practice, rehabilitation and competition schedules;
- to aid in establishment of a drug and alcohol education program for student athletes;
- to direct and coordinate the recruitment, training, and supervision of student athletic trainers;
- to arrange and coordinate all pre-participation physical exams for student athletes;
- to conduct a pre-season orthopedic screening on an as-needed basis;
- to complete season statistics involving injuries and facility use;
- to supervise the training room and direct and supervise the use of medical-related equipment including whirlpools, hydroculators, electrical stimulation, first aid equipment, and other related diagnostic and rehabilitation equipment;
- to maintain complete medical-related equipment and materials such as medical histories, injury and treatment reports, physician referral reports, physician exam results, and all other related information;
- to prepare athletic training budget and monitor athletic medical supplies;
- to educate student athletes in best practices for fitness and prevention of injuries;
- to conduct off-season fitness, weight and agility training for student athletics
- to preform AT duties during team travel when applicable
- to perform other duties as may be assigned by the Athletics Director
Budget Responsibilities: Develop supplies order and operate within the departmental budget.
Campus/University Service: Service on a variety of campus, professional and system committees and groups as appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Fully qualified and certified athletic trainer with demonstrated ability to assess and manage difficult or complex situations, often in a highly charged atmosphere. Exceptional communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and decision making skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and facilitate strong teamwork. Requires excellent judgment, initiative and customer service.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 1 to 3 years relevant experience.
- Certified Athletic Training License
Review of applications begins immediately. To ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by June 6, 2017. Materials received after that date will be considered at the discretion of the University. Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position.” You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.
The successful applicant is subject to background screening.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment.
The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.