The Assistant Athletic Trainer provides athletic training coverage to assigned UNCW varsity teams who operate in limited facilities and tight class schedules. This position is responsible for recognition, assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of injuries and must comply with policies and procedures related to athletic training services to include insurance management. Discretion and sound judgment is essential for this position as they work with confidential medical information and the health and well-being of student athlete. Professional judgment and discretion must be applied to each medical case. The Assistant Athletic Trainers advises coaches whether the athlete should return to competition in the absence of an onsite physician. All interactions involve significant independent interaction with university student athletes.
This position will provide athletic training coverage to UNCW’s women’s basketball team and the men’s and women’s golf teams that operate with limited facilities and tight class schedules.
Minimum Requirements Master’s degree in applicable field from an accredited institution
List the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board Certification – NATABOC. • Must have a NC Athletic Training licensure or acquire this within 90 days. • Professional Rescuer CPR and First Aid certified AED certified. • Previous experience as athletic trainer at a college/ university.
Primary purpose of the division, department, and/or grant The UNCW Department of Athletics sponsors 19 varsity sports and competes in the NCAA Division I as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. UNCW Athletics mission is to enrich the University through a commitment to developing leadership qualities among its student-athletes by providing opportunities which support and promote academic excellence, community engagement and competitive success.
EEO Statement At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
Priority Consideration Information Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date of October 16, 2019; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered. Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at http://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/15968
Internal Number: Pos.# 8548 / E399
About University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW)
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.