Employment Opportunity Detail
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor - Softball
The University of Evansville seeks a diverse applicant pool for an Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor position. This is a dual appointment position working with UE Intercollegiate Athletics and in the School of Health Sciences and Athletic Training Program.
The candidate will assist the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and staff in care of all student-athletes with primary coverage and travel with a softball and a secondary sport assignment. The Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine will determine secondary sports coverage.
This position also entails instruction for the School of Health Science/Athletic Training Program and serving as preceptor for students in the Athletic Training Program.
Athletic Training responsibilities will include but not limited to:
- Prevention of athletic injuries and illness
- Evaluation, Treatment, and Rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
- Work with Sports Medicine team to design and implement prevention and rehab programs
- Providing counseling and education to Student-Athletes.
- Communicate with Student-Athletes, physicians, coaching staff, and when required, parents regarding the injury status of Student-Athletes.
- Administrative aspect of athletic training: electronic documentation, insurance processing
- Assist with coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions.
- Supervision, education and recruitment of Athletic Training Students and Athletic Training Interns.
- Record keeping and documentation including insurance processing.
- Work with doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver health care to student-athletes.
- Master's Degree
- BOC Certified
- Indiana Licensure or eligible/pending
- Preferred experience with softball or similar overhead sport for the softball position.
- Previous teaching experience preferred
- Previous experience as a clinical preceptor
- Previous insurance claims processing preferred
- Excellent verbal and writing communication skills are essential
- Able to perform the physical requirements of lifting and carrying objects
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays
Additional Qualifying Factors
- Ability to pass a background screening check
To apply for this position, please attach your cover letter, resume, and three references with the online application.
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