The Athletic Trainer is responsible for supporting a diverse and inclusive recreational environment that serves the University of San Diego community. The position supports the department with all administrative, organizational and supervisory aspects of the Recreational Athletic training program. The Athletic Trainer also assists with general university population injury rehabilitation and prevention programs. Specifically the trainer supports the Sports Club program with health and physical assessments, injury assessment, first aid, physician referrals, injury rehabilitation, return to practice/competition decisions and day of competition on field services. This position supports the overall Department in general facility operations and supervision as a professional staff member and attends all professional staff meetings.
EXAMPLES OF WORK (include percentage of time for each example; no less than 10% each)
The responsibilities described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- Administrative Support & Supervision (30%)
- Health registration paperwork including health questionnaire, health insurance forms and physical forms and Google doc update
- Policy regulation and enforcement
- Club member injury record keeping
- Injury report updates to the Campus Recreation Director/AD of Clubs
- Programming (20%)
- Rehab appointments
- Progressive rehabilitation plans
- Injury prevention and rehabilitation seminars
- First aid and emergency travel kits
- Training of Sport Club risk managers
- Activity Involvement (20%)
- Home contest trainer assignments or self-assignment
- Game Management risk decisions
- Injury reports and injury follow-up
- On site injury aid as needed
- Injury updates to sport club coaches and visiting team Sport Club directors
- Pre contests communication with visiting team administrators
- Therapeutic modalities as indicated
- Equipment Management (10%)
- Order and inventory of training supplies and department First Aid kits
MINIMUM & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and past Athletic Training work experience
- NATABOC certification
- Health care provider CPR/AED
- Basic management skills
- Knowledge of competitive sports programs
- Knowledge of Health Insurance Plans pertaining to risk management policies and Club membership participant forms/registration
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Ability to initiate, co-ordinate, oversee and complete various projects on own initiative
- Possess excellent communication skills, human relation skills, and conflict resolution skills
- Ability to work with multitude of students and university personnel
- Attention to detail and strong organizational techniques with the ability to manage multiple tasks and programs
- Flexible in performance and willingness to make changes as interests change
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Primary weekly hours during fall and spring semesters: Monday through Friday 3 PM to 8 PM. During weekend home competitions as self-assigned. Willing to work flexible hours as activities and events dictate, including weekends and holidays.
This is a 25-hour per week, 35 week a year position. Position starts in August and will go through May 2017 with option for re-employment the next academic term. This position does not work from mid December - mid January and mid May through mid August.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Personal computer (PC environment), various software applications, sport equipment, telephone, calculator, copy machine.
The employee will frequently sit; talk; hear; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee will occasionally walk and must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to see closely and be able to adjust focus for use of computer and distance visibility.
The noise level in the training room is moderate. Other aspects of the position can include loud noise in the gym or during recreational activities.
$17 per hour
*Field training time is independent of this pay rate and job description
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