Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Classification:Athletics Training 2
Grade:Grade 78
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Athletics

Position Summary:

The Department of Athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking applicants to fill the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. The Alaska Nanook athletic program is a multi-divisional member of the NCAA, with 10 teams competing at the Division I and Division II levels. This is a 10 month position located on the UAF campus.


35Supervision of and coordination of additional athletic training staff. Coordinate outside medical care with doctor(s) and athletes. Provide athletic training services at practices and competitions. Maintain medical records on each student-athlete. Help manage insurance claims. Manage the selection, purchase and inventory of training room supplies. Direct all other phases of the Athletic Training Program. All professional efforts must demonstrate and foster an environment of a diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.Essential
65Administer the athletic training program to provide injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral for necessary medical care, rehabilitation.Essential


-Sports medicine skills: injury evaluation and treatment & rehabilitation, including the use of therapeutic modalities, taping, bandaging, physical rehabilitation techniques, physical conditioning techniques
-Emergency medical skills: injury evaluation and treatment, CPR, splinting, emergency transport, triage
-OSHA regulations regarding management of blood and other bodily fluids
-NCAA regulations regarding allowable medical coverage and student-athlete eligibility as it relates to injury and illness


-4 years of intercollegiate experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.


-Bachelor's Degree in athletic training or equivalent field .
-National Athletic Trainers Association Certification required.
-Master's Degree preferred

Special instructions to applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) references.

If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact UA Office of Human Resources at 907-450-8200.

This is a full-time, Grade 78, minimum $23.60/hr, DOE, 10-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

Application Review Date: October 18, 2019

This position is open until filled; applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on October 17, 2019 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:

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Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at


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