University of Central Oklahoma

  • Athletic Graduate Assistant - Athletic Training

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 10:09 AM)
    Job ID
    Org Number
    Intercollegiate Athletics
    Vice President of Operations
    Job Type
    $7.50 per hour
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    M-F, some evenings & weekends required
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Candidates for this position are pre-selected by the coaching/training staff. If you have not been pre-selected, please do not apply. Pay for this position includes six hours of graduate tuition & fees, along with a stipend and $7.50 per hour up to 20 hours per week.

    College/Department Overview

    The Athletic Department at the University of Central Oklahoma currently supports over 400 student athletes in 14 sports including Football, Men's & Women's Basketball, Men's & Women's Golf, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling, Women's Track & Field and Cross Country, Women's Tennis, Women's Soccer, Women's Rowing and Women's Volleyball. 

    Position Overview

    This student position requires heavy, physical and manual labor. This position may require moving furniture, working outside on grounds, and /or helping with preventative maintenance.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses sustained by UCO student athletes.
    Adheres to emergency action plans as stated in the policies and procedures manual during emergency situations at practice or competitions.
    In-season and off season sport coverage as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
    Responsible for counseling and education regarding injury to UCO student athletes.
    Assists with implementation of athletic department drug-testing policy.
    Coordinates pre-participation physical exams with team physicians and coaches.
    Creates and maintains student athlete files, including primary health insurance and physical form.
    Coordinator of insurance, primary and secondary; Record keeping and documentation of medical claims.
    Assists with coordination of scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions.
    Utilizes electronic injury tracking software to document and track injury/treatment progression of each student athlete.
    Works with team physicians, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes.
    Communicates clearly with student athletes, coaches, administrator, and physicians.
    Oversight of student athletic trainers’ kits primarily for student athlete insurance information and appropriate supplies.
    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Bachelors Degree and admittance into the Masters of Athletic Training program at UCO; must pass NATA BOC certfication exam prior to beginning employment.


    Proficient with Microsoft Office su. Strong people skills. Strong organizational & communication skills.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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