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Associate Athletic Trainer (Softball)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Athletics and Coaching

Posting Number: req8317

Department: Administration and Athletics

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Athletics Department is seeking an associate athletic trainer to assist in the duties of overseeing medical care for student-athletes at a Division I university.

The University's strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts and other venues of its 21-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pacific-12 Conference, "The Conference of Champions." For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the websites at:

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Organize and provide medical
    coverage for assigned teams
  • Duties will be performed during
    off-season and in-season practices, contests, and team travel. Appropriate
    records must be kept.
  • Supervise medical coverage by
    graduate assistants
  • Assist with professional
    advancement of graduate assistants
  • Supervise and train undergraduate
    student workers
  • Assist with the operation of the
    athletic training department
  • Additional duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions
  • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions
  • Dedication and motivation to initiate, lead and support value-added projects
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Knowledge of position related NCAA, Pac-12, and University of Arizona rules and compliance
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented, and has a positive demeanor
  • Demonstrated
    organizational skills, including the ability to plan, establish
    priorities and successfully manage multiple priority projects
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relations
  • Demonstrated
    ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all
    organizational levels, and project a positive, professional attitude

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three years of experience
  • NATABOC Certification
  • Must be eligible for the State of
    Arizona Training License
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years experience in Division I Athletics
  • Computer experience
  • Additional professional credentials, (CSCS, PT, EMT, FMS)
  • Master's Degree

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40 + nights and weekends

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Athletics

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Sports Medicine

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Emily Johnson

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please submit Resume, Cover Letter, and the answers to the following questions as the Additional Document. Thank You.
Describe your knowledge of NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules and
regulations relating to academics, satisfactory progress, and

Please list below any experience you have had since 2015 with high
school or college student-athletes. This includes working or
volunteering in any capacity with a high school, AAU, sports club,
junior college or 4-year institution student-athlete, athletics team or

Applicants for this position are subject to the following NCAA Bylaws
11.4.2,,, 11.4.3,,, 11.4.4,, and You may be asked about these Bylaws in an
interview, and you may be asked to sign a future affirmation confirming
the same prior to or upon your employment by The University of Arizona,
if you are selected for employment. Do you understand that by submitting
your application for employment you are affirming that you have read
these Bylaws, and that such Bylaws would not preclude your employment by
The University of Arizona?

Are you the parent, coach, relative or guardian of a prospective
student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade or 7-12 grade for men's
basketball or junior college student) in the sport of men's basketball,
women's basketball or football or have any other type of association
with any prospective student-athlete in the sports of men's basketball,
women's basketball or football? If yes, please explain.

Is your potential employment within the athletic department conditioned
upon the enrollment of any prospective student-athlete (i.e., student
in 9-12 grade, 7-12 grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the
sport of men's basketball, women's basketball or football? If Yes,
please explain.

Do you understand that failure to disclose any information related to
your affiliation with a prospective student-athlete (student in 9-12
grade, 7-12 grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sports
of football, men's basketball or women's basketball might render your
application ineligible for consideration?

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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