Assistant Athletics Trainer (R0005320_Pine_Bluff)
Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an 1890 Land-Grant HBCU with a diverse student population, competitive degree offerings and stellar faculty.
For more than 140 years, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has worked to create an environment that inculcates learning, growth and productivity while affording a basic need to its students – a chance to advance.The 15:1 student to teacher ratio makes it possible to maintain a learning environment with close interaction between students and faculty while challenging curricula encourage our students to seek and fulfill their potential.
You can excel in your chosen field of study through a curriculum of Certificate and Associates degree programs, more than thirty Undergraduate programs, Master’s degree programs and a Doctorate program in Aquaculture/Fisheries. You can also develop workplace readiness through internships, co-ops and fellowships in the U.S. and abroad.
Out-of-class experiences and student involvement include more than 90 student organizations, an internationally renowned Vesper Choir, Marching Band, Concert Bands, Wind Symphony, nationally recognized debate team, award-winning theater department and accomplished athletic program.
Though the main campus is in Pine Bluff, its reach is worldwide. UAPB has an extended campus in North Little Rock and offers as well as online courses. With the addition of the Arkansas Research and Education Optical Network (ARE-ON), students can engage in information exchange with others anywhere in the world. There are also Research and Extension offices in Lonoke, Newport and Lake Village and collaborations with other colleges and universities in the State through the National Science Foundation funded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Academy.
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Department:ATHL | Athletics
Summary of Job Duties:As an Assistant Athletic Trainer one must have of a large range of medical problems in order to assess, evaluate, and potentially refer student-athletes on to other healthcare professionals. Task such as these also require critical and independent decision making skills. This position requires a certain level of attention to detail along with effective communication skills in order to handle high stress situations. Just as importantly this job requires the ability to organize prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision and/or assistance.
- Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training or related field required. Master's Degree preferred
- NATA BOC Certification required
- Must be eligible for Arkansas licensure
- Current CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certification (ARC or AHA)
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Proof of Veteran Status, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)
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Recruitment Contact Information:
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Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Constant Physical Activity:Balancing, Crouching, Driving, Grasping, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Pulling, Sitting, Standing
Frequent Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Repetitive Motion, Walking
Occasional Physical Activity:Crawling, Driving, Repetitive Motion, Sitting