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Assistant Athletic Trainer, Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 27, 2023

Assistant Athletic Trainer (Athletic Sports Performance 1 - MR07)

UTC Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

The Assistant Athletic Trainer will serve as the health care professional who works under the direction of the Team Physician & Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine to care for the health and welfare of all UTC student-athletes.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Works in conjunction with Team Physician and Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine to provide healthcare for student-athletes
  • Serves as the primary Athletic Trainer for Men’s Basketball
  • Serves as the secondary Athletic Trainer for various sports at the discretion of Assistant AD for Sports Medicine
  • Serves as the co-Insurance & billing liaison for Men’s Basketball and various sports at the discretion of Assistant AD for Sports Medicine
  • Maintains medical records in electronic medical records injury tracking system
  • Coordinates administration of athletic pre-participation physicals
  • Coordinates maintenance of BOC and state licensure certification for Chattanooga Sports Medicine staff
  • Assists Chattanooga Sports Medicine drug testing coordinator and NCAA drug testing coordinator with on-site drug testing
  • Assists Assistant Athletic Director - Sports Medicine in coordinating staff orientation for BOC & State Licensure, and teaching upper/lower extremity to GATP students
  • Tracks inventory of taping supplies
  • Performs cleaning and organization of taping tables
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Displays good communication
  • Organized and computer proficient
  • Knowledge of computer-based injury-tracking software
  • Knowledge of nutrition, strength & condition, and concussion protocols
  • Commitment toward student-athlete welfare
  • Commitment toward fiscal responsibility
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to provide strong leadership and direction for the assigned administrative areas of responsibility
Review of applications will begin April 6, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.

Minimum Qualifications: Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in athletic training; two years of experience working as an athletic trainer; First Aid and CPR certification; State of Tennessee Athletic Training license or license eligible; and certification by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer. A valid driver’s license is required.

Preferred Qualifications: A master’s degree in athletic training or relevant field; 3-5 years of experience as a certified athletic trainer; experience working with NCAA D1 collegiate athletes and NCAA DI collegiate Men’s Basketball; and additional specialty certifications (dry needling, Graston, etc.) are preferred.

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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