Athletic Trainer

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 11211 University Title Athletic Trainer 1 University Job Family Athletics ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Athletic Trainer Position Number FAE970 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Recreational Sports Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Athletic Trainer for Recreational Sports provides evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for student participants in the sport club program, which encompasses approximately 39 clubs and 1,500 participants annually. This position has responsibilities related to policy and program development, assists with department-wide risk management initiatives, schedules and manages a staff of part-time Athletic Trainers who deliver on-site services, and may provide support to other areas of the Recreational Sports Department as needed. The Athletic Trainer for Recreational Sports reports to the Assistant Director for Structured Sports and Outreach.

Minimum Hiring Standards

National certification through the NATA BOC (National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification)
Commonwealth of Virginia Licensure or ability to obtain prior to start date
Two years of experience working as a certified athletic trainer in a sport/recreation setting
First Aid/ CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer certification
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a University and Academic member at VCU
Ability to take initiative, problem solve and meet deadlines
Knowledge of best practices and standards in collegiate recreation
Ability to work evenings and weekends

Preferred Hiring Standards

Master’s degree from an accredited Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education ( CAATE ) program
Previous experience working in campus recreation
Previous supervisory experience
First Aid/ CPR / AED instructor certification
Ability to function independently and as a member of a team in a constantly changing environment

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $42,000-$46,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 hours/week Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday/8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Open Date 06/10/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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