Assistant Athletic Trainer (Track and Field)
University of Mississippi - Oxford, MS

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This is a professional position in which the incumbent provides immediate health care and rehabilitative care for assigned athletes and assists the Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine in the daily operation of the training facility.

Job Responsibilities
Provides immediate health care and rehabilitative care to the athletes.

Provides prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation for athletic injuries.

Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.

Distributes funds for meals and athletic trips.

Assists in organizing and administrating the training facility.

Travels with and provides support to varsity sport teams.

Provides computer records of athletic injuries, illnesses and their treatments.

Assists with supervision of the graduate assistant and student assistant athletic trainers.

Maintains NATA certification, state license, and CPR certification.

Assists in preparing purchase requests, purchase orders, and receiving reports.

Assists in organization, administration, and preparation of athletic physicals.

Assists with issues concerning insurance.

Maintains medical files on assigned athletes.

Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with University, SEC Conference, and NCAA rules

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Provides immediate health care and rehabilitative care to athletes.

2. Provides prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation for athletic injuries.

3. Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.

4. Assists in organizing and administrating the training facility and in the supervisor of graduate and student assistants.

5. Travels with and provides support to varsity sport teams.

6. Provides records of athletic injuries, illnesses, and treatments and maintains medical files on assigned athletes.

Minimum Qualifications
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine or related field from an accredited four-year college or university.

AND

Licensure:
Must possess and maintain NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association) Certification and CPR Certification.

Must be able to obtain Mississippi State Board of Health for Athletic Training License within first 30 days of employment.

Substitution Statement:
Related education and related experience may be substituted on a basis set forth by the Department of Human Resources.

Special instructions to applicants
This position requires a background check upon hire.

An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position.

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

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