| The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With a little more than 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff. |
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. UC Merced is also building the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building in the heart of Merced.
ABOUT THE JOB: UC Merced Recreation and Athletics is charged with providing a dynamic and competitive overall experience for students on the UC Merced campus. The Athletic Trainer supports this mission by providing preventative injury care and concussion management program oversight to sport club athletes and by providing practice, game, and event care to intercollegiate student athletes. The Athletic Trainer must have a very clear understanding of the following areas of emphasis: injury care and prevention for athletes, risk management, and customer service. This position reports directly to the Head Athletic Trainer.
Primarily responsible for the oversight and implementation of the Sport Club Concussion management protocol for high risk sport clubs. Uses moderately complex athletic training concepts. Applies campus policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Provides moderately complex prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.
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