Serve as Athletic Trainer for the 38-sport Collegiate Sports Clubs Program within the Department of Campus Recreation. Supervise (under the direction of the Sports Clubs Coordinator) the prevention, evaluation, treatment and care of all Sports Clubs related injuries. Establish a minimum standard of care for concussions or mild traumatic brain injuries including athlete education/risk factors, baseline testing, and return-to-play protocol with medical oversight from Student Health. When necessary, make injury referrals to appropriate medical personnel. Assist with reconditioning and rehabilitation of athletes on referral from physicians. Update coaches regularly on the status of injured athletes. Assist in the operation of the athletic training facilities. Maintain records and files on all aspects of athletic training operation. Perform a variety of administrative duties in support of the Sports Clubs Program. Help develop and supervise an instruction program for Sports Club Athletes, student supervisors, coaches and safety officers.
Certified member in good standing of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) or an equivalent organization.
Minimum of 1 year post-degree experience in athletic training under direct supervision of a NATA-certified Athletic Trainer.
Current Red Cross or Heart Association First Aid and CPR/AED certifications (Instructor-level certifications preferred).
Knowledge of concussion related injuries, software and return-to-play methods for athletes.
Skill in the use of various athletic training room aids (tape, wraps, modalities, exercise programs, massage, etc.) necessary to successful application of the athletic training methods.
Knowledge of the competencies and domains of athletic training, including methods associated with prevention, evaluation, care and treatment of all athletic injuries.
Interpersonal skills, and ability to interact effectively to establish cooperative working relationships with persons of diverse backgrounds and at various organizational levels within and outside the university.
Skill in oral and written communications to ensure clear and effective direction and communication.
Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred) in Physical Education, Physical Therapy or related field.
Knowledge of sound coaching principles and techniques for a variety of sports as they apply to athletic injury prevention.
Knowledge of sound teaching techniques necessary to train and instruct participants and student staff.
Skills to learn and adhere to UC Davis Sports Clubs administrative philosophies, parameters, and limitations.
Skill in organizing and prioritizing work to meet all deadlines and schedules.
Additional Salary Information: $3,471.33 - $5,734.67/MO
Variable schedule, 9 month contract from mid-September to mid-June