Assistant Athletic Trainer at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida

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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Assistant Athletic Trainer for Volleyball - Boca Raton, FL.

Primary sport for position is Volleyball. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Head Trainer with coordination and administration of the athletic training program in a manner that provides for competent and complete medical care for all student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics under the direction of the team physician and the athletic director.

  • Individual is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for student-athletes.

  • The Assistant Athletic Trainer will administer first aid to injured athletes and apply protective devices such as taping, bandaging or bracing.

  • Assists Head Athletic Trainer and team physician(s) in determining whether an athlete is fit for participation in an athletic function.

  • Assists in the administration program, athletic pre-participation physicals, echocardiograms, and drug-testing programs.

  • Work cooperatively with, and under, the direction of the team physician in respect to the operation of the therapeutic devices and equipment, fitting of braces, guards, or other devices, referrals to physicians, health service or hospital.

  • Olympic Sport pre-participation physicals: coordinate and submit Olympic sport spreadsheets of completion to Compliance Office and coordinator dates and times with coaches and Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

  • Insurance Liaison: work with Student Health Services in arranging care for domestic student-athletes and work with outside insurance group, Insurance for Students, and the office of International Student and Scholar Services to make sure we are compliant with University protocol for international students.

  • Student Health Center Liaison: referral and documentation/billing updates for student-athletes.

  • Budget/Inventory: oversee annual budget development with business office, evaluate new athletic training products with Head Athletic Trainer throughout fiscal year, and delegate/oversee inventory with assistant athletic trainers.

  • Any other duty that may be initiated as requested by the Head Athletic Trainer.

FAU Benefits and Perks

If Benefits & Perks are important to you, then FAU is the place to be! Working at FAU has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, FAU offers:

  • Excellent benefit packages including Medical (PPO/HMO $50 per month single & $180 per month family), Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending plans, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and much more.

  • State retirement options including tax-deferred annuities and Roth 403(b) plans.

  • State employees Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program -

  • Flexible work arrangement plans -

  • Sick Leave Pool Program

  • Paid time off (eligible employees) including vacation and sick leave, 1 personal day, 9 paid holidays, and paid winter break (at President's discretion).

  • Paid Community Engagement Volunteer Service Day -

  • Employee Educational Scholarship Program (EESP) for eligible Staff/Faculty - Tuition assistance after 6 months of full-time employment. For in-unit faculty, the EESP program may be extended to spouses and dependent children (eligibility rules apply).

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Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of directly related professional experience; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the appropriate area of specialization and three years of directly related experience required.
Salary:$45,000 - $52,000 per year.
College or Department:Sports Medicine
Location:Boca Raton
Work Days and Hours:Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekends and nights as needed.
Application Deadline: 2022-12-01-08:00
Special Instructions to Applicant: Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents will result in disqualification.
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