Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
About the Job POSITION: Two Full Time, 10-month annual renewal assistant athletic trainer positions at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting in August, 2021. Excellent benefits package can be viewed at https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits.
JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Athletic Trainer provides athletic training services for the athletic department. Promotes health, conditioning and physical well-being of student athletes; provides first aid; promotes injury prevention, and facilitates rehabilitation programs.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Prevention of athletic injuries and illness, evaluation of athletic injuries, treatment of athletic injuries; provide counseling and education to student athletes, assist with coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions, recordkeeping and documentation, work with doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes; perform a variety of duties specifically related to training aspects of the program; travel with assigned team(s) to competitions; assist in supervision of work study student and interns. The person must keep informed of current eligibility rules and regulations, and adhere to all appropriate rules and regulations/policies, which include University of Minnesota, NCAA and NSIC. Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Athletics Training, Exercise Science or related field awarded by start date; certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association; personal commitment to integrity of the athletic program and the concept of the student-athlete; knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations; demonstrated cultural competency; basic computer skills; and ability to read, write, and understand English. Travel with assigned team(s) to competitions required. Final job offer is contingent upon a completed background check, receipt of official college transcripts and authorization to work in the United States at the University of Minnesota.
Internal Number: 341340
About Regents of the University of Minnesota - Crookston
The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) is dedicated to equitable and inclusive education as well as to its access mission as a land-grant university. With an enrollment of 1,800 degree-seeking students spanning on-campus and online programs, UMN Crookston serves the highest proportions of first generation, low-income, rural, and adult learner populations within the University of Minnesota system. The racial diversity of the student body is significantly higher than that of the region, and UMN Crookston is strategically committed to expand this advantage by further diversifying its faculty, student affairs staff, and student body. As a part of its commitment to comprehensive equity and inclusion, UMN Crookston is a leading educational provider for college students from rural communities, and the university partners with several regional high schools to offer non-degree dual-enrollment courses for high school students. Approximately 750 of UMN Crookston’s degree-seeking students complete courses on campus, two-thirds of whom live in the university’s exceptional residence hall facilities.
Located in the growing college town of Crookston, Minnesota, UMN Crookston prou...dly carries on a tradition of over a century of educational service to northwestern Minnesota. UMN Crookston delivers educational programs that build upon a broad academic foundation and combine theory, practice, and hands-on experimentation. Since 1993, UMN Crookston has equipped all on-campus students and faculty with laptop computers leveraging the most current technology resources to enhance the student/faculty experience. Among its largest academic programs are majors in equine and animal science, agronomy, management, marketing, healthcare management, and communication. UMN Crookston has received national recognitions for the value of its education, affordability, and impact on social mobility. U.S. News recently named UMN Crookston as its top “Midwest Top Public Regional College.”