Position Summary: Athletics. The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists the Head Athletic Trainer in administering programs of injury prevention and injury care for all student-athletes; proactively assures maximum safety of all athletics participants; assists with Women's Basketball program and oversees Volleyball program; and follows Federal, Divisional and University athletics regulations, to include rules and regulations established by SunBelt Conference (SBC), and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA.).
Creates comprehensive sports medicine health care program in regards to injury prevention, treatment of injuries, and post injury rehabilitation.
Assists in daily management and operation of athletics training room; maintains a detailed log of athletic injuries/illnesses; works closely with team physician and all medical specialists.
Serves as clinical instructor in Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Athletic Training Curriculum.
Supervises and evaluates performance of undergraduate and graduate athletic training student employees.
Acts as University representative at meetings, open houses, and recruitment events.
Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
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Minimum Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree; license to practice athletic training in the state of Georgia; current NATABOC (National Athletic Training Association Board of Certification) certification; CPR/AED certified
Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No
Minimum Experience Required: One or more years of related work experience
Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Effective communication skills (verbal and written); developed organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; and successful completion of background investigation prior to employment
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