Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Work type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Athletic Programs
Pay Grade: P14
Categories: Athletics

General Summary of Position:

The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist the Assistant AD for Sports Medicine and Performance in administering athletic health care operations for the intercollegiate athletics program.

Essential Job Duties:

1. Responsible to assist the Associate AD for Sports Medicine and Performance 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.

Other Job Duties:

1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • 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


  • 1-3 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. 

This is an SEIU 888 Professional Union position, Grade P14. 

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

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

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


Posting updated 11/16/2023.

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The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.