Temporary Club Sports Athletic Trainer - Recreation and Wellness ( Student Services)
Job no: 493768
Position type: TEMP - Temporary Hourly
Categories: Student Services
Summary: The Grand Valley State University Club Sports program is seeking a qualified Athletic Trainer to evaluate, manage, and treat injuries for student-athletes during practices, events, and competitions. This position is a temporary, part-time hourly position, with a wage rate of $25-$30.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
- Provide first aid and injury assessment for Club Sport student-athletes and opposing teams; make appropriate physician referrals as needed.
- Provide coverage at club sport practices, events, and home competitions, primarily between the fall and spring semesters.
- Maintain a line of communication with the GVSU Injury Care Clinic regarding recommended treatment/rehabilitation for athletic injuries.
- Maintain communication with Recreation & Wellness staff, coaches, parents, and student-athletes within legal parameters.
- Ensure completion of injury reports associated with athletic injuries and/or incidents.
- Assist with tracking supply needs, notifying staff when items need to be ordered/restocked.
- Cultivate a safe and inclusive environment by monitoring and controlling environmental risks.
- Share and educate any relevant information to club sport coaches and/or student leaders.
Required Qualifications and Education:
- Maintain current certification and continuing education requirements as set forth by the National Athletic Trainers’ Board of Certification.
- Maintain current state licensure in accordance to the Michigan Board of Athletic Trainers.
- Maintain current First Aid, CPR, AED & Bloodborne Pathogen certification.
- Available for evening and weekend work.
- A reliable source of transportation.
Duties will be performed in various athletic facilities, both on and off GVSU’s Allendale campus during evenings and weekends.
Physical Demands: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Department/Division: Recreation & Wellness / Academic and Student Affairs
Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
The University has recently implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine requirement that will be tied to FDA approval. GVSU will require all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated by September 30, 2021. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.
Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, (616) 331-9530.
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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