Job Information

University of Utah Athletic Training Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/01/2024

Requisition Number PRN14393N

Job Title Associate Instructor

Working Title Athletic Training Intern

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

This is a temporary position from June 1, 2024 to May 31, 2025

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00327 - Athletics Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $35,000 for 11 months

Close Date

Job Summary

Help develop and implement an overall Athletic Training program which includes and is not limited to: 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.

Work is for 11 months and, depending upon position, starts June 2024 to May of 2024

Number of positions and sports to be determined.


  • 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 student-athletes- these services are to be provided for all team practices, training sessions, and games) with assigned team and other responsibilities as determined by the Director of Athletic Training.
  • Provide referrals to student-athletes to team physicians and other allied health professionals
  • Supervise and support the Athletic Training Staff in the clinical supervision of Student Athletic Trainers
  • Assist staff and doctors with the development and implementation of policies in relation to the care of our student-athletes
  • Compile injury and treatment statistics for the program for assigned sports
  • Administrative duties as determined by the Director of Athletic Training
  • Ensure consistent communication and follow-up of student-athletes’ well-being to Athletic Department administrators, personnel, 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 sports performance specialists, sports nutrition, psychology and mental wellness, physical therapy, and applied health and performance science staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition, preventative programs, 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)
  • Aid the Athletic Training Education Program in the recruitment and selection of Student Athletic Trainers
  • Supervise student Athletic Trainers as they provide services to our athletes as a preceptor of the Athletic Trainer Education program

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred in an appropriate area of specialization
  • Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification ( NATABOC ) is required
  • Eligible for a Utah State Athletic Training Licensure (
  • Familiarity and compliance with NCAA governing rules
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds frequently and up to 60 pounds occasionally, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and Human relation skills
  • A valid Driver’s License is required prior to start and must be maintained as a condition of employment. +

Work is for 11 months and, depending upon position, starts June 2024 to May of 2024


  • Additional certifications and/or experience in rehabilitation, sports performance, and implementing preventative strategies
  • Familiarity and compliance with BIG 12 governing rules
  • Must have the physical ability to work long hours, which includes standing and walking for long periods of time

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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