The Department of Athletic at the University of the District of Columbia seeks an Athletic Trainer to be responsible for the management, coordination and administration of all aspects of injury prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for student-athletes participating in the intercollegiate athletics program. The Athletic Trainer provides health care education and counseling for student-athletes and assists in developing policies and procedures regarding medical insurance, physical examination, medical services and related activities to ensure the University has a total health care plan for student-athletes. The Athletic Trainer directs the allocation of medical care resources to support a NCAA Division II level program for 10 men’s and women’s sports.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Status: full-time, regular
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/AD0030/Grade 10
Salary Range: $36,194 - 40,406
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
- Provide quality injury/illness prevention and care for student-athletes through recognition, evaluation, management, treatment, rehabilitation efforts.
- Coordinates medical health care efforts with University student-health, team physician(s), and medical centers.
- Maintain appropriate medical records related to physicals, medical updates, injuries, NCAA required testing (i.e. concussion baseline testing, sickle cell)
- Provide coverage during team practices and competition as designated.
- Assist in providing coverage for University summer sports camps and clinics.
- Maintain effective operation of the training room.
- Manage inventory of sports medicine/medical supplies and equipment.
- Serve as liaison to external medical staff including, physicians and visiting team trainers.
- Coordinate EMT service for home contests in men’s soccer and lacrosse.
- Supervise sports medicine interns.
- Coordinates medical insurance protocol.
- Bachelor’s degree and NATA certification required.
- Current CPR/AED certification required.
- 1-2 years experience. Entry level graduates with NATA certification will be considered.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.