Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is now accepting applications in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for an Assistant Athletic Trainer. VCU is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Under the general supervision of the Associate Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will coordinate at a high-level athletic injury prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation for VCU intercollegiate student-athletes. The sport assignment will be Cross Country and Track & Field. Employee is required to keep accurate records of all treatments of athletic injuries and organize the training room.
Minimum hiring standards include: -Bachelor’s degree; -Two (2) years’ experience working within collegiate athletics; -Valid driver’s license and ability to drive University vehicles; -Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU; -Able to work independently, as well as part of a team in a multi-tasking environment, with a strong sense of principles and ethics in regard to the welfare of the student-athletes.
Preferred hiring standards include: -Experience working with Cross Country and Track & Field within Division I Athletics; -Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, which include nights and weekends; -Advanced degree or experience, which equates to an advanced degree; and -Instructor certification in CPR/First Aid.
Required Licenses/ Certifications: -Current CPR/AED/First Aid certifications and NATABOC certification. -Employee must be eligible for the Virginia Athletic Trainer License.
Internal Number: FAE450
About VCU Athletics
VCU Athletics’ mission is to win conference and national championships, provide a first-class student-athlete experience, serve as a source of pride for the University and community and cultivate graduates who excel as leaders.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.