Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Athletic Trainer Job Number: 3669UDAthletics Date Posted: 13 June 2017________________________________________WHO WE ARE The University of Dallas is a private university leading in academics that has been consistently ranked as one of the top regional universities in the country, holds a place in the list of the top 10 Catholic colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, and is ranked in the top 15 Catholic colleges nationwide by Forbes. We thrive on professional development, a family oriented environment, rich tradition, and great employee benefits! JOB DESCRIPTION UD is currently seeking an Athletic Trainer who will be responsible for supporting the athletic program by providing comprehensive fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs for student-athletes, instructing students on best practices regarding overall health and well-being, and providing educational opportunities to student-athletes related to wellness. This individual will also have the opportunity to evaluate the physical condition of student-athletes and implement treatment plans as appropriate, develop customized conditioning programs to meet individual needs, and treat chronic minor injuries and related disabilities.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES •Direct, organize and administer the Athletic Training Program.•Counsel and advise coaches and student-athletes in matters related to fitness, conditioning, nutrition, substance abuse, and other health-related matters. •Provide CPR, AED and First Aid training and certification to coaching staff and, when appropriate, other members of the UD community.•Administer first aid to athletes; apply protective or injury-preventive devices such as strapping, bandaging, or braces.•Provide first aid and emergency care for athletic-related injuries and determines appropriate medical referral as warranted.•Coordinate with the University physician and arrange appointments with specialists, as necessary. •Maintain accurate records of all injuries and treatments.•Provide trainer services at varsity home events for both teams and at home practice sessions. When multiple events occur, insure all events are covered through contract services.•Supervise student workers and provide instruction on how to utilize and maintain training room equipment; oversee the maintenance of the training room.•Ensure compliance with NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook.•This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. BENEFITS UD provides competitive pay and benefits including eligibility to participate in medical, dental, life & disability insurance, employee events, health & wellness program, a free fitness center, at least 30 paid days off annually, accruing 12 days sick time, free tuition for employee and family, and retirement plan contributions. If this sounds like the job for you, apply online at: https://hr.udallas.edu/apply/The University of Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, age, or disability in the administration of its employment practices.
• Bachelor’s degree. • Five years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Knowledge of FERPA and related regulations governing student records and information. • Ability to design and implement effective fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs for college-level athletes. • Current CPR certification, AED and First Aid certification.
• Must maintain current CPR certification, AED and First Aid certification. • Must maintain NATA membership and certification must be in good standing. • Must participate in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference groups for the Athletic function. • May require travel for sporting events and prolonged or irregular work hours, including evenings and/or weekends, during the competitive season.
The University of Dallas, located in a metropolitan area of nearly seven million people, is a leading Catholic university widely recognized for academic excellence by well-known publications, organizations and accrediting bodies. It offers distinctive individual undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in the liberal arts, business and ministry that are characterized by an exceptional, engage...d faculty, a commitment to shaping principled, well-skilled leaders and academic rigor in the Catholic intellectual tradition. For more information, visit www.udallas.edu.