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The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for working with a team physician within the guidelines set forth by the NATA, NCAA and the State of Connecticut to ensure the health and welfare of the University of Bridgeport intercollegiate student athletes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluation/treatment of injury/illness to intercollegiate student athletes;
  • Design/modify appropriate individual rehab of post-surgical/post-injury conditions;
  • Provide emergency medical coverage during athletic events/practices/travel for teams;
  • Refer ill/injured athletes to health services/team physicians/consultants regarding injuries/illnesses/care;
  • Administration of Department athletic accident insurance policy;
  • Maintain medical/administrative records;
    Communicate effectively with coaches/ student athletes re: injuries/playing status;
  • Counseling/advising intercollegiate student athletes/coaches regarding health/conditioning/illness/injury;
  • Apply appropriate protective padding/braces/strapping/other orthotic devices;
  • Clinical supervision for affiliated curriculum athletic training education program.

REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES:

  • Bachelor degree required, Master’s degree preferred;
  • NATA certification and eligibility for a Connecticut State License required;
  • First aid, CPR, AED certification required;
  • Prior experience in college athletics required;
  • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record in accordance with the University of Bridgeport Driving Requirements and Driver Safety Policy.
  • Candidates must be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends and have the ability to travel.

The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.  Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to:

 

University of Bridgeport

Human Resources

Assistant Athletics Trainer

Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor

126 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT  06604

employment@bridgeport.edu

 

 

The University of Bridgeport is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the University of Bridgeport to prohibit discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment, and in the provision of services on the basis of legally protected class characteristics (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment), or any other unlawful factor. Protected class characteristics include race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, sex (gender identity, gender expression, sexual harassment), marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, physical/mental/learning disability, veteran status and any other group protected by civil rights laws.

 

The University of Bridgeport complies with Clery Act and maintains records of campus crime statistics and security policies. Copies of University of Bridgeport Annual Security and Fire Report reports are available at http://www.bridgeport.edu/life/student-services/campus-safety/

 

To apply for this job email your details to employment@bridgeport.edu