Athletic Trainer, Division 1 Hockey

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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 multidivisional 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.

Duties:

35Coordinate 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. All professional efforts must demonstrate and foster an environment of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.Essential
65Athletic Trainer for Division I Hockey: Administer the athletic training program to provide injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral for necessary medical care, rehabilitation.Essential

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • 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

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

4 years of intercollegiate experience or equivalent combination of training and experience. Hockey experience is preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

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

Master's Degree preferred

Position details:

This is a full-time, Grade 78, minimum $1,907.20 biweekly, DOE, 10-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. UA employees receive excellent benefits including participation in State of Alaska PERS retirement, paid holidays, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

Applicant instructions:

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

Review Date:

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

This position is open until filled with the initial applications review taking place on September 30, 2021. To ensure consideration please apply by 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time, September 29, 2021.

Term Position:

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

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

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

Probationary Period:

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.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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