Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open to the Public
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
Open Until Filled
Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington
Brief Description of Duties
The Athletic Trainer assists the Associate Director for Sports
Medicine in supporting the management, coordination and
administration of all aspects of injury prevention, evaluation,
treatment and rehabilitation for all student-athletes participating
in the intercollegiate athletics program. The Athletic Trainer
assists in providing holistic health care, wellness education and
counseling for student-athletes. The Athletic Trainer assists in
developing and monitoring policies and procedures regarding
athletics related medical insurance, pre-participation physical
examinations, medical services and related activities to ensure the
University has a comprehensive health care plan for
student-athletes. The Athletic Trainer assists in managing mandated
concussion management, sickle cell, drug testing, and acclimation
to sport protocols, consistent with NCAA and East Coast Conference
regulations. The Athletic Trainer assists in the allocation of
medical care resources to support an NCAA Division II
intercollegiate athletic program for 10 men’s and women’s
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirements
- Provides high quality injury/illness prevention and care for
all student-athletes through recognition, evaluation, management,
treatment and rehabilitation efforts.
- Provides coverage during assigned team practices and home
- Assists in managing appropriate medical records related to
participation physical examinations, medical updates, sickle cell
testing and injuries.
- Assists conducting concussion baseline testing, monitors
concussion and return to play protocols.
- Works closely with the Associate AD for Sports Medicine, Sports
Performance Coach and Aquatics Director implementing strength,
agility and conditioning training of student-athletes.
- Assists managing athletic related insurance claims,
- Assists with operation of the athletic training room, including
operation and care of all modalities and supplies used in the
treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
- Bachelor’s degree
- CPR/AED certification
- NATA certification
This position is not
part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health
and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be
covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s
retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived
actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial
status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily
offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered
veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and
Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of
sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In
addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories
is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act
will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary
Applicants claiming veterans preference
must submit official proof at the time of application.
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical
A person applying for a position who
is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the
position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over
non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference
points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no
less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the
effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7
consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment.
Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year
period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please