Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Nature of Work: Responsible for assisting with athletic training care for Recreation Center members during drop-in-hours and Sport Club athletes to include first aid care, injury prevention, injury evaluation, treatment, referrals and concussion assessment. This position will also be responsible for documentation of injuries and treatments in the Athletic Trainer System (ATS). Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, this position will be responsible for providing medical coverage for home sport club events, typically Friday-Sunday. This position will also be responsible for working additional hours in the Athletic Training Room Monday - Thursday from 3:00pm - 8:00pm as schedule permits. Work schedule consists of 20 hours per week and at the discretion of the Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Director for Building Services and Risk Management. This is an 8-month position that will run from mid-August to mid-May (break from Mid-December through Mid-January). Job Responsibilities (with percentage weights): Sport Club Home Events Medical Coverage (65%): Provides on-site medical coverage for Sport Club home events. This includes first aid/ emergency care, on site injury evaluations, taping services and documentation of all injuries and services provided. Rotate to Sport Club practices, providing teams with ice, basic first aid, and transportation for injured athletes to the Recreation Injury Care Center (RICC).
Training Room Services (30%): Provides first aid/emergency care, on site injury evaluations, taping services, injury and preventative treatment, rehabilitation and referrals for Recreation Center members and Sport Club athletes during drop-in hours in the RICC. Document all injury reports and treatments in the Athletic Trainer System (ATS) on a timely basis. Stock and check out Sport Club medical kits. Staff Supervision (5%): Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating the Athletic Trainer Interns.
Supervision Received and Exercises: The Assistant Athletic Trainer will report directly to the Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Director of Building Services and Risk Management.
Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume and references to Marcus Wirth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/ university in sports medicine or a related field.
Board Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board Certification (NATABOC).
Athletic Training licensure in the state of Colorado, current and in good standing.
Current CPR/First Aid/ AED certification.
Strong commitment to diversity.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Available to work evenings, weekends, and a flexible schedule.
Ability to supervise student interns.
Adhere to all Recreation Center employee policies and procedures, this includes attending required trainings and meetings.
Master’s degree from an accredited college/ university in sports medicine or related field.
1-3 years’ experience working with student athletes in a college or university setting.
Experience conducting baseline concussion testing and sideline evaluations.
Ability to activate emergency response plan.
Execute rehabilitation exercises as instructed by the Head Athletic Trainer.
American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor Certified
About University of Colorado, Boulder Recreation Services
The University of Colorado is a Tier 1 school offering 85 majors at the bachelor's level, 70 at the master's level and 50 at the doctoral level. CU-Boulder's main campus is on 600 beautiful acres right in the heart of Boulder, Colorado which Forbes magazine named America's smartest city in 2008. CU-Boulder is a community of over 30,000 students with approximately 26,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduates. Recreation Services is a valued campus resource and partner dedicated to supporting your success. We offer a variety of high quality, convenient, innovative and inclusive ways to help you connect with yourself and your campus community. Play and Find Your Fit at one of the nation’s premier collegiate recreation centers. THE REC is a LEED Platinum (highest ranking sustainable design) facility with over 300,000 square feet of recreation and fitness activity space. Explore and try something new from ice skating, indoor rock climbing, team sports, yoga, enjoying the Buff Pool and so much more! We are a student fee-funded service and our student-led, CUSG Recreation Board and team of experts will ensure we meet the evolving needs of a dynamic recreation, fitness and wellness service that supports student engagement, academic and personal success.