07/17/2023: Full-time Athletic Trainer

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University of Dubuque
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Dubuque, IA
recency icon Posted 09-10-2023

Job Description

The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking an Athletic Trainer. This is a full-time, 11-month position. The University of Dubuque offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and a retirement match. Position Summary:Reporting to the Athletic Health Care Administrator/Head Athletic Trainer, the Athletic Trainer assists in developing and implementing a strategic plan for the Athletic and Recreation departments that is consistent with the University Mission and strategic plan, as well as the Student Success Commitment. This position has oversight of assigned sport programs; which includes injury prevention and evaluation, programming for rehabilitation and self-care and wellness, promoting holistic student-athlete success and experiences, and assisting in department evaluation and assessment. Additionally, this position assists in meeting all compliance and eligibility requirements for the University, the American Rivers Conference, and the NCAA; and promoting the safety and well-being of all student-athletes. Primary Responsibilities: Assist in acclimatization assessment of practice and schedule declaration Assist in the collaboration with campus partners and athletic administration regarding facility use, upkeep, and resource management Assist in developing and implementing treatment plans, required medical testing, required education and certification/medical paperwork Provide the highest level of health care for a diverse population of student-athletes and various NCAA (Division III) and non-NCAA sports Onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses including: prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation Assess risk of injury, self-care implementation and overall wellness promotion Electronic documentation of all patient encounters Carry-out medical care for student-athletes per sports medicine standard operating procedures Collaborate with campus partners and athletic department staff regarding the safety and well-being of student athletes Assist as needed in camps, clinics, and workshops facilitated by sport programs Assist in effectively managing and reporting conduct related incidences Effectively live and model the UD Mission and engage the campus and surrounding communities in a manner that allows for the retention and persistence of UD students Collaborate with and serve the campus community Facilitate educational opportunities and compliance to all University, ARC, and NCAA rules and regulations Serve as a collaborative and valued team member within the athletic department Serve as a Title IX Campus Security Authority Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations, including necessary training and drills Perform other duties in support of the University's Mission Position Skills and Abilities: Strong active listening and effective communication skills Strong social emotional skills and a student centered approach to teaching and learning Clear capacity for effective conflict resolution and mediation High ethical standards Cultural competency and diversity-oriented approach Strong technological skill set Ability to effectively work in a team environment Ability to lift 50-100 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays Qualifications: CPR/AED Certification and hold BOC Certification Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training from a CAATE accredited athletic training program. Preferred Master's Degree in related field, 1-2 years of experience (athletic training graduate assistant work is accepted as experience) Iowa Licensure or eligible Applied knowledge of a large range of medical problems. Assessment, evaluation skills and working with other healthcare professionals will be required Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situation Ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision Demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of diversity, inclusion, hospitality, and equity for a diverse student population and campus stakeholders Appreciation for and ability to work within a collaborative campus community and the ability to assist in building collaborative alliances to serve students and the campus communities To apply with a growing faith based University for the Athletic Trainer position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website (), to or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed. AA/EEO. For more information regarding the Jeanne Clery Act, please go to