Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Position Summary: The Assistant Athletics Trainer reports to the Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Performance. This position assists in all aspects of the Sports Performance Department. This position will oversee the health and safety of student-athletes of assigned teams. The specific teams will be determined by the Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Performance. This position will also assist with inventory tracking, pre-season medical clearance and the overall upkeep of the athletics training room.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain overall Sports Performance Department including: injury care and prevention, injury evaluation and management, educating of student-athletes and coaches. • Maintain accurate medical documentation for student- athletes. • Ensure proper injury and treatment tracking of student- athletes. • Establish and maintain good communication with team physicians (Orthopedic and Sports Medicine). • Contribute to the growth of the department by bringing new ideas about Nutrition, Cardiac Health, Mental Wellness, Concussion research, etc. to the Sports Performance staff. • Assist in the management of the day to day operations of the athletics training room. • Responsible for proper coverage during athletics participation of student-athletes, including practice and game coverage, both home and away of assigned teams. • Assist with insurance claim filing process as needed. • Maintain confidentiality of student-athlete injuries and illnesses. • Serve as a preceptor to the Athletics Training Program by supervising and teaching athletics training students. • Assist with the rehabilitation of MSU Denver general student body when needed. • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Certification through the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
Two years of experience in the athletics training profession.
AED/CPR Certified (Professional Rescuer).
Error-free written communication skills.
Master’s Degree in Athletics Training or related field.
Two years of experience working in the Division I or Division II collegiate athletics.
Experience with insurance claims and filing process.
Experience with maintaining confidentiality.
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range is $37,400-$46,800.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. MSU Denver offers a full benefits package.
Internal Number: E00710
About MSU Denver
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a comprehensive, public four-year institution granting bachelor's degrees through its three colleges (Business, Professional Studies, and Letters, Arts and Sciences) as well as the School of Education and School of Hospitality, Events and Tourism. It offers more than 85 majors, more than 70 minors, and 38 certificate programs, as well as an Individualized Degree Program that gives you a competitive edge in your career. MSU Denver also offers seven Master's Programs.
More than 90,000 graduates call MSU Denver their alma mater. At MSU Denver there over 1,000 employees, and the student-faculty ratio is 18 to 1, and the average class size is 21 students.
MSU Denver has received the federal designation of Hispanic Serving Institution. Approximately half of the students are the first in their family to attend college.
Urban excitement, convenience, diversity, unmatched cultural and recreational opportunities - and with a campus adjacent to downtown Denver, the city is our extended campus. You benefit from relationships with the businesses, organizations and people who drive the city's success.
MSU Denver is a member of NCAA Division II (www....NCAA.com) and competes in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (www.rmacsports.org).
Currently, MSU Denver sponsors 16 sports, providing over 200 student-athletes an opportunity to compete in one of the top programs in NCAA Division II while earning their degree.