The Athletic Trainer will be responsible for providing preventative measures, acute care, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to intercollegiate athletes at UMass Boston. The incumbent will be responsible for selected coverage of athletic contest, practices, and Sports Medicine Area as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer.
Assist the Head Trainer in providing supervision, direction, and education of student athletic trainers in a clinical setting
Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the application of principles, methods and procedures of evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries, pre-conditioning and reconditioning of athlete through the use of appropriate preventative and support devices, temporary splinting and bracing, physical modalities of heat, cold, massage, water electric stimulation, sound, exercise and exercise equipment under the direction of a physician
Provide counseling and instruction to coaches, athletes, parents, medical personnel and communities in the area of care and prevention of athletic injuries
Assist in the coordinating and providing medical coverage for home and away contests as well as events as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer
Assist Head Athletic Trainer in the daily sports medicine area activities
Supervise and ensure the physical maintenance of the sports medicine area
Provide and maintain a descriptive inventory of all sports medicine materials, equipment, and supplies
Assist in maintaining computerization of medical records, treatment, educational programs, and supply inventory
Assist in the development of in-service educational programs for student athletic trainers, athletes, coaches, and departmental staff
Assist in establishing and maintaining standards for NATA approved internship per accredited undergraduate student athletic trainer program
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one-three years of experience as a certified athletic trainer is required; Master’s degree preferred in sports medicine, physical therapy or related fields preferred
Possession of or eligible for the Massachusetts licensure as an Athletic Trainer through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professions
NATA certification and maintenance of certification by NATA
Prior experience within a college or university setting is preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to execute some diverse projects simultaneously
Ability to take the initiative and make progress amidst competing priorities
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Review of candidates will begin following the application closing date of April 23, 2019.
The University of Massachusetts Boston provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other protected class. The University of Massachusetts Boston complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the university operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.
Internal Number: 499623
About University of Massachusetts Boston
We provide services to enhance the student experience at UMass Boston and promote the university's engagement beyond campus. Our Department of Athletics sponsors 18 varsity teams: nine for men and nine for women.Also, we offer intramural and recreational programs for students, staff, and faculty. UMass Boston is a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. We compete in the Little East Conference and the New England Hockey Conference.Beacons team members have been named All-Americans over 150 times in 12 different sports. Also, our women's indoor and outdoor track and field teams have won six NCAA Team Championships and over 50 individual championships. Since 2010 the Beacons have won three NCAA Regional titles in volleyball (2010, 2012, 2013) and two regional crowns in baseball (2010, 2017). Our men's soccer team three straight conference titles (2014, 2015, 2016), while our men's and women's ice hockey teams both won their first conference crowns on the same day in 2016. The men's hockey team also advanced to their first-ever NCAA Tournament "Frozen Four" in their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. The volleyball program has hoisted a Little East ...Conference record eight tournament titles (2010-13, 2015-18) and ten regular-season titles since the 2009 campaign (2009-2018). The Beacons have also won conference championships in women's soccer (2012), softball (2017 & 2018), men's tennis (1990, 2013, 2017), men's basketball (2006), and baseball (2010, 2017, 2018).Through our Department of Special Programs and Projects, the division is in the forefront of providing athletics outreach to local neighborhoods, the state, and even overseas audiences. We provide complimentary use of the university's athletic facilities to community groups; we offer student athlete sports clinics for young people; we make holiday visits to hospitals, and offer many other similar services.More than 150 schools, charitable, governmental, and private organizations use UMass Boston athletic facilities for over 2,100 hours each year as participants or spectators. Along with the university's Office of Community Relations and the Division of Student Affairs, the division provides staff support to the Urban Mission Coordinating Committee and manages the Harbor Point Agreement to ensure harmonious neighborhood relations.With the Department of Africana Studies, the Division implements the international exchange program YES (Youth, Education, and Sports) with Africa, a multiethnic, coeducational sports and leadership initiative that is currently based in Senegal and Benin and has served over 1,500 African youth.