University of Utah Assistant Athletic Trainer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/10/2017

Requisition Number PRN13956B

Job Title Assistant Athletic Trainer

Working Title Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Full Time

VP Area President

Department 00327 - Athletics Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 72700

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

Help develop and implement an overall Athletic Training program for the assigned University athletic teams including: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, recording of athletic injuries, coordinating care and referral of athletes with other allied health professionals, dealing with insurance issues, and educational programs and counseling for student-athletes.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred in an appropriate area of specialization

Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)

Eligible for a Utah State Athletic Training Licensure (

Familiarity withNCAAgoverning rules


Provide Athletic Training services (prevention, treatment, evaluation, rehabilitation, and recording of athletic injuries, coordinating care of athletes with other allied health professionals, dealing with insurance issues, and communicating with coaches, parents and athletes- these services are to be provided for all team practices, training sessions, and competitions) for Women’s Basketball

Supervise and support the Athletic Training Staff in the clinical supervision of Student Athletic Trainers and Graduate Athletic Trainers for Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving.

Assist with staff and doctors, the development and implementation of policies in relation to the care of our student athletes

Insure consistent communication and follow up of student-athletes well being to Athletic Department administrators and team physicians.

Coordinate physical examinations and medical referrals for assigned student-athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete.

Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance the benefit of the sports medicine program.

Work in collaboration with the strength and conditioning, nutrition, mental wellness, and sport science staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs.

Assist in managing Athletic Training Facilities (includes inventory, maintenance of physical facility and equipment, and staffing)

Compile injury and treatment statistics for program for assigned sports

Aid theATEPand Graduate Sports Medicine program in the recruitment and selection of Student Athletic Trainers and Graduate Athletic Trainers

Supervision of Student Athletic Trainers as they provide services to our athletes as anACIof the Athletic Trainer Education program

Maintain Athletic Training Certification and State Licensure by attending educational courses, seminars, home study courses approved by the National Athletic Training Association

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area, or equivalency; one year of experience as an athletic trainer; and demonstrated effective communication and human relation skills. Credentialed as a Certified Athletic Trainer through N.A.T.A.B.O.C. is required.


Two years athletic training experience post Bachelor’s degree recommended.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.