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Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Athletic Programs
Salary: Salary based on 43-weeks/paid over 52-weeks (benefited)
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General Summary of Position:

The Assistant Athletic Trainer is a full-time 43 week per year benefited position (paid over 52 weeks). This position will assist the Head Athletic Trainer in administering athletic health care operations for the intercollegiate athletics program.

1. Responsible to assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the following areas:
• Supervision of athletic training facilities
• Implementing injury prevention, immediate care and rehabilitation programs.
• Liaison to team physician(s) and other outside medical providers. 
2. Provide team coverage as assigned. 
3. Responsible for health and injury records maintenance and management. 
4. As a member of the Student-Athlete Development Team, develop and implement a student-athlete health educational program to disseminate information on alcohol and other drug use and abuse, performance enhancing stimulants, and eating disorders. 

Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by:
• Build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
• Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
• Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.

1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Nights and weekends are required.
Overnight travel is required.
Attendance at campus events is expected.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):


  • Bachelor’s degree required Athletic Training, Physical Education, Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology, Health Education or closely related field.  **Master's degree must be obtained within 1 year of hire. 


  • 2-3 years successful experience in athletic training, preferably at the collegiate level as an assistant or head athletics trainer


  • Current CPR for Professional Rescuer/BLS, Standard First Aid and National Athletic Trainers Association/BOC (ATC) certification
  • Licensed in Massachusetts, or license-eligible

Additional Considerations:

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Proven ability to work with college students, and a commitment to the overall student-athlete experience
  • Experience working effectively in diverse environments
  • Working knowledge and application of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Familiarity with injury tracking systems

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a background and Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

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