Assistant Athletic Trainer

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, located in Prescott, Arizona, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Embry-Riddle sponsors 14 sports and is a member of the California Pacific Conference and the NAIA. This is a full-time, 10-month position.

This position reports directly to the Director of Athletic Training.

Job Duties:
  • Work under the supervision of the Director of Athletic Training and be responsible for the following: prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses, evaluation of athletic injuries, treatment of athletic injuries, providing education and counseling to student-athletes about their injury/illness.
  • Oversee the CPR/AED and First Aid education for all Athletic Staff.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the athletic training room.
  • Travels with both male and female teams.
  • Participates in inventory management of supplies
  • Documents and maintains student-athlete PHI (i.e. physicals, injury reports, rehabilitation, etc.) into the SportsWare Online system.
  • Maintains appropriate communication with the Director of Athletic Training, student-athletes, coaches, and physicians.
  • Maintains appropriate communication and attends meetings within the Department of Athletics.
  • Obtains, creates and maintains an athletic calendar of events.
  • Will coordinate and maintain records for all athletic physical examinations for all student-athletes.
  • Completes required CEU’s for NATA and Arizona Licensure
  • Remain in good standing with the NATA and Arizona Athletic Trainer’s Licensure.
  • Develops, communicates and enforces Embry Riddle Athletic Training Policy & Procedures for athletes.
  • Works more than the traditional 40 hours per week, which may include many weekends (including Sundays), nights and holidays.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for transportation of team in vans and the ability to travel for team practices and competition.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree (Master’s preferred) in exercise physiology/health education, sports medicine or a related field preferred.
  • NATABOC certification.
  • Arizona Athletic Training Association License or eligible.
  • Current CPR/AED certification.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.
  • 1–3 years of experience.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualification because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidate’s materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Stanley Johnston, Director of Athletic Training/Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via online application at https://embryriddlehumanresources.edu .

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