Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics POSITION: Assistant Athletic Trainer 12 month service basis, 100% Academic Professional Appointment PRIMARY FUNCTION: Assist the Associate Athletic Director for Health and Human Performance and team physicians in providing medical coverage and support for the delivery of a health care system to student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics sport programs. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provide prevention, care, rehabilitation and evaluation to student-athletes for all athletically related injuries and illnesses sustained during practices and athletic competition. 2. Provide medical coverage and care for men’s and women’s athletics teams, coordinate pre-practice, practice, post practice, and athletic team competition needs, specifically Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and cross country teams. 3. Supervise two (2) graduate assistant athletic trainers specifically assigned to the men’s and women’s track and field and cross country programs. 4. Provide daily instruction and specific work assignments relating to pre-practice, practice, post practice and athletic team competition needs to the (2) graduate assistant athletic trainers specifically assigned to the men’s and women’s track and field and cross country programs and athletic training aids as assigned. 5. Mentor, advise, and provide professional guidance to two graduate assistant athletic trainers as it relates to professional development 6. Coordinate and supervise medical services with the athletic training aid staff, team physicians and paramedic services for practices and home competition. 7. Maintain and document medical records, rehabilitation programs and reconditioning programs of student-athletes injuries and illnesses within SIMS medical documentation system. 8. Assist with conducting yearly physical examinations for incoming student-athletes. 9. Maintain appropriate Occupational and Safety, Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines for the DIA Sports Medicine Department. 10. Regular attendance of continuing educational programs and compliance of continuing educational requirements established by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATA-BOC). 11. Maintain knowledge of and compliance with specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position. Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Starting Date: As soon as possible following completion of search.
Application: To receive full consideration, application materials must be received by August 17, 2018. Applications not submitted through http://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of application and resume. Online application will require the names and contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Randy Ballard, email@example.com
Interviews may take place prior to closing date, but no selection will be made until after closing date.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu
Qualifications: Education Bachelor’s degree in field of Athletic Training Preferred Master’s degree in same field or other related field.
Experience: Minimum two years’ experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer in a collegiate setting High moral and ethical standards Preferred Strong background in active release, soft tissue mobilization, therapeutic massage, and other manual therapies
Training, Licenses or Certifications: • Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification • Licensed by the state of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulations, or eligible to be licensed by same
Internal Number: A1800503
About University of Illinois, Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.