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Assistant Athletic Trainer
Asheville, NC
Posted Jul 19, 2013 by University of North Carolina Asheville
Category: Athletics/Coaching


University of North Carolina Asheville

Assistant Athletic Trainer



Classification Title:
Assistant Athletic Trainer

Classification Type:

Position Number:

Starting salary:
$23,700 (budgeted hiring salary for 10 months a year)

Work Hours:
Normal work week including: nights, weekends, and travel required. This is a 10 month a year position August-May.

Terms of Employment:

Other Terms of Employment:
Position Contingent Upon Funding

Number of Months:
10 Months

Job Open Date:

Job Close Date:

UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts institution in the UNC public university system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. We encourage applications from traditionally under-represented minorities. UNC Asheville is committed to increasing and sustaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, and student body as a part of its mission and its commitment to excellence in the liberal arts.

Position Summary
The assistant athletic trainer works under the supervision of the Director of Sports Medicine and supervises the care of student athletes competing in the University's athletic program. The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program.


OA Category
Professional (30)

Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's Degree and NATA certification required. Eligible for N.C. Licensure.

Preferred education/experience/skills:
Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training is highly desired. Master's Degree in Athletic Training or a related field preferred. Certified by the Board of Certification (BOC); member in good standing of NATA; and valid State of North Carolina Athletic Trainer License or Eligible for Licensure, required.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
• Knowledge of methods for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses
• Ability to evaluate athletic injuries
• Skill in the treatment of athletic injuries
• Ability to provide counseling and education to student athletes
• Ability to complete athletic training administrative duties
• Ability to assist with coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions
• Ability to maintain recordkeeping and documentation as needed to include insurance and NCAA drug testing
• Ability to work with doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes
• Ability to follow the administrative procedures established by the University and the department
• Ability to compile necessary data and reports to meet departmental and University requirements
• Ability to keep informed of and observes all regulations of the NCAA, as well as specific rules to the University pertaining to intercollegiate athletics. The violation of NCAA rules may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

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Special Instructions to the Applicant:
This is a 10 month position.

Official transcripts are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

If no applicants apply who meet the training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on skills, equity, budget, and market considerations.

It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

The following link will provide information that is required to be reported to the U.S. Department of Education as part of The Jeanne Clery Act. http://publicsafety.unca.edu/sites/publicsafety.unca.edu/files/2012AnnualSecurityandFireReport.pdf

To apply, please visit http://careers.unca.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51362




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