Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
The UIC Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applications for the Assistant Athletic Trainer position to join our team of dedicated and highly skilled professionals. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the care, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries for student athletes and provide game and practice coverage.
Job Responsibilities (Essential Duties)
• Administer treatment and provide post-surgery rehabilitation of injuries.
• Instruct athletes on injury prevention.
• Administer game and practice activities including taping and stretching of athletes.
• Provide medical coverage of athletic games and practices. Assess injuries and give treatment.
• Act as liaison to between student athlete, parents, doctors, coaches and athletic department.
• Research, assess and implement injury prevention and rehabilitation techniques.
• Adhere to all University, Horizon League and NCAA rules and regulations.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Job Knowledge & Skills, Education, Experience
Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology or a related field and a minimum of two years experience are required. National Athletic Trainers’ Association certification and State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation license required. Knowledge of Horizon League rules and regulations. CPR and safety certifications. Direct knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. Knowledge of MS office applications.
For fullest consideration, applicants must apply and submit a cover letter, CV or resume and names of three references (names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses) no later than June 17, 2021.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
Internal Number: 147696
About University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
University of Illinois Chicago
As a top research institute, a leading healthcare provider, and one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse universities in the country UIC is paving the way for how modern, urban, global public education should work. We are, and have been since our earliest days, dedicated to opening doors and clearing hurdles to provide an outstanding education to bright and ambitious students, no matter what. This mission is amplified through our five-year, $750 million IGNITE Campaign that will redefine the model for student success, cultivate and empower faculty leaders, drive life-changing discovery and strengthen connections to communities.
UIC Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
UIC’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is a nationally competitive Division I program serving nearly 300 student athletes in 18 sports, which have won numerous conference championships and awards for both academic excellence and community engagement. The aim of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is to project the University’s image as a national competitor in athletics while enriching the lives of student-athletes by providing opportunities for ph...ysical, intellectual, and social growth. As a Division I athletic program in a major city with highly competitive programs, UIC’s athletic mission is to attract top notch student-athletes reflecting the rich tradition of our students’ competitive work ethic and the campus’ ethnic and gender diversity. The Department’s goal is to win conference championships regularly and to be nationally competitive in men’s and women’s sports each year while demonstrating high standards of sportsmanship and ethical conduct. The University provides student-athletes with academic assistance to enhance opportunities for graduation, creates an enthusiastic arena in which student-athletes compete and showcase UIC’s winning team through effective media coverage.