Assistant Athletic Trainer

Full Time
Provo, UT 84602
Posted Today
Job description


If, as a student or non-student, you have worked over 1,000 hours or received benefits through DMBA due to employment with any of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints entities, you are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply for 1/2-time (17.5 hours) positions. For information or help, please contact 801-422-3563.

Part-time (20 hr per week) Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Dance Medicine and Wellness Faciilty

Job Summary

20 hour per week, part-time assistant athletic trainer for the Dance Medicine and Wellness Facility. Provide Injury Evaluation, Diagnosis, Treatment, Rehabilitation, Conditioning Assessment and Conditioning Programs for: Dance Majors (BFA, Ed, BA), MDT Majors, Dance Faculty, Primary Performance Company Members, and Secondary Performance Company members. Emergency assessment and care and appropriate referral as needed to injured dancers in dance classes. Provide evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and performance decisions during performances. Teach/supervise Athletic Training graduate students. Help maintain the safety and cleanliness of the facility. Assist the Director of Dance Medicine and Wellness Facility as needed.

Essential Functions

Injury Evaluation and Diagnosis

  • Evaluate and Diagnose acute and chronic injuries for dancers using special tests, manual muscle testing, goniometer measurements, concussion protocols, etc.

Injury Treatment and Rehabilitation

  • Create and follow treatment and rehabilitation plans for injured dancers.
  • Supervise injured dancers in their rehabilitation programs
  • Utilize advanced skills – Myofascial release, muscle energy, positional release techniques, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilizations, total motion release to provide high-quality treatment for injuries

Supervise and teach/train Athletic Training Graduate students*

  • Supervise Athletic Training graduate students in their evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of dancers’ injuries
  • Teach/Train Athletic Training graduate students in the advanced manual therapy techniques used in the Dance Medicine and Wellness Facility
  • Supervise Athletic Training graduate students in performance environment

Prompt documentation

  • Document all injury evaluations, treatments and rehabilitations in the electronic medical record system
  • Ensure that all dancers’ documentation is complete and insurance active prior to respective appointments
  • Abide by all federal and state laws.

Administration duties assigned by Director of Dance Medicine and Wellness Facility

  • Create and maintain up-to-date posters, brochures, home-care hand-outs, etc. as needed
  • Conduct inventory and assist with ordering supplies and equipment
  • Create and maintain various reports as requested

Teach classes within the Dance department as requested by faculty

  • Teach foam rolling classes, self-care classes, strength training classes, general injury prevention

Conditioning assessment and program development


Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training

Minimum education/experience required:

Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training,

BOC certified,

Licensure or eligibility for licensure by the State of Utah


Masters Degree in Athletic Training or related field;

2-5 years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer OR 1-2 years experience in the performing arts as a certified Athletic Trainer;

Training in manual therapy techniques, including (but not limited to) myofascial release, positional release, Ortho-Bionomy, muscle energy techniques, and/or instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques

Training in Pilates

Skills, abilities, knowledge, licenses, certifications (please indicate whether “required” or “preferred”):

BOC certification – required

Utah licensure or eligiblie for Utah licensure - required

CPR/AED certification – required

John Barnes’ Myofascial release technique – preferred

Positional Release Therapy – preferred

Graston certification – preferred

Functional Movement Screen (FMS) certification – preferred

Pilates certification – preferred

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints must hold and be worthy to hold a current temple recommend.

Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

Brigham Young University recognizes the benefits of attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. We strive to create a welcoming workplace that promotes a sense of inclusivity and belonging.

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