Assistant Athletic Trainer, Women's Gymnastics
University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois
$57,500.00 per year

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Assistant Athletic Trainer, Women's Gymnastics

Division Intercollegiate Athletics

The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (DIA) invites applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer to support sports medicine. In addition, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will play a critical role in supporting the broader strategic priorities of the DIA, and ultimately this position will help foster a life-changing experience for student-athletes.

Since 1892, DIA has operated on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to support its intercollegiate athletic programs. Today, DIA supports 21 intercollegiate varsity sports which compete as a part of the Big Ten Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. DIA provides the resources for over 500 student-athletes to participate at the highest levels of their respective sports. This extensive support ecosystem includes over 35 departments employing over 300 dedicated staff members including 80 plus varsity coaches working collaboratively to provide individualized championship-caliber opportunities to our student-athletes, in the classroom, in the competitive arena, and in personal and professional development, to enhance their growth and life preparation. The DIA mission is to Unify, Develop, Inspire, and Achieve, for the benefit of our student-athletes, our university, and our broader community.

DIA has set forth six strategic priorities to help guide and advance its overarching mission: Championship people, championship mindset; strategic innovation and investment; athletic success; financial sustainability; win championships; community engagement and enrichment. Together, these priorities present a cohesive vision for the direction of the department.

Organizational Relationship This position will report to the SR ASSOC AD, SPORTS MED.

Job Summary
Provide medical care, coverage and support for the delivery of an integrated health care system to student athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics sport programs, specifically women's gymnastics. Function to provide comprehensive, integrated health care that is student-athlete centered and outcome focused, thus advocating for the current and long-term health and wellness of each student-athlete.

For a complete list of duties and responsibilities, you can view the complete Job Description

Physical Demands

  • Extreme Heat Environment : Occasionally
  • Humid Environment : Occasionally
  • Noisy Environment : Occasionally
  • Temperate Changes Environment : Occasionally
  • Working Conditions
  • : Frequently
  • Additional Physical Demands
    Will work nights and weekends. Will travel.

    Impact in Your First Year Within 3 months, you will:
    • Become familiar with the strategic vision and priorities of DIA and Fighting Illini sport programs;
    • Become familiar with respective EMRs, and health care systems to optimally document health care and communicate collaboratively.
    • Meet with Director of Sports Medicine Staff and staff mentor on regular basis to assist with transition to health care team.
    Within 6 months, you will:
    • Build a network of colleagues across fellow student support areas to grow professionally and better support student-athletes.
    • Cultivate relationships and trust with team physicians, sports medicine staff as well as student-athletes and coaches
    By the end of the first year, you will:
    • Cooperatively set annual growth plan for professional development
    • Reflect back on challenges presented in first year and help to review all areas of needed improvement personally and professionally.
    • Assist in review of current policies and procedures or standard operating procedures for departmental improvement.
    • Both seek out and provide mentorship for fellow staff members.
    • Participate in professional development to further clinical skills and professional impact
    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: • Required: Master's degree in Athletic Training or related field Experience: • Minimum: 2 years of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer, with experience in a college athletics setting. Training, Licenses or Certifications: Required: NATABOC Certification and continued compliance of continuing educational requirements established by the BOC. Licensed, or license eligible, by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulations.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Three to five years of certified athletic training experience in a college athletic setting, with gymnastics experience preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required.
    • Championship Mindset and Expectations: • Displays professionalism and integrity. Understands and displays professionalism that builds and maintains trust between student-athletes and fellow DIA staff; • Prioritizes and contributes to the life changing student-athlete experience; • Adheres to University, DIA, Big Ten, and NCAA rules and regulations; • Commitment to the Athletics Department and University's mission and values; • Flexible to various scheduling to include nights, weekend work and some holidays; and • Maintain professional competency and skills required for professional practice.
    Appointment Information

    This is a 100% full-time Academic Professional position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 6/17/2024. The minimum salary for this position is $57,500 and the salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    For more information on Civil Service classifications, please visit the SUCSS web site at .

    Become an Illinois professional at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and be part of a dynamic community dedicated to making a positive impact on both local and global scales, advancing knowledge, and fostering creativity. Learn more about why YOU should join us.

    DIA believes that athletics provides a forum to bring together people across all spectra of identities. We are committed to welcoming, affirming, and celebrating students, coaches, staff, and spectators of all races and ethnicities, sexes, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and abilities. DIA's mission is to unify, develop, inspire, and achieve. It is no mistake that "Unify" is our first priority, a priority which requires a level of empathy and respect to create a culture of community, inclusivity, and belonging. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are a part of who we are and a standard that we are all responsible for upholding.

    Application Procedures & Deadline Information

    Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (Central Time) on Monday, June 3rd, 2024. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact . For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

    The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify .

    Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal , or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing .

    Requisition ID: 1024821
    Job Category: Education & Student Services
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