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Certified Athletic Trainer – Graduate Student Assistant
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
UHM Athletics Department
Athletic Training Room
Date Posted:
January 09, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins January 29, 2018
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time
Special Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Note: This is a Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) position working in Division I Athletics. Three (3) possible position openings.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer or designee, the Certified Athletic Trainer Graduate Student Assistant is responsible for recognizing, treating, rehabilitating, and providing emergency care and first aid for injuries and illnesses to intercollegiate student-athletes.
  2. Provide athletic training coverage of practices and games (this may include travel) of assigned sport.
  3. Administers first aid treatment as required by the situation, including life giving first aid, CPR and AED. Required to deal with potentially health hazardous situation. (i.e. communicable diseases-colds, flu, AIDS, skin infections, etc.)
  4. In case of major injury or illness, refer the student-athlete to the team physician. If the team physician or Head Athletic Trainer cannot be contacted in emergency situations, make arrangements for the student-athlete to receive competent medical care.
  5. Operate, supervise and maintain the Athletic Training Facilities and equipment, as required.
  6. Coordinates scheduling medical appointments and transportation for the student-athlete.
  7. Supervise student athletic trainers.
  8. Responsible for performing the duties of a Campus Security Authority as defined by University policy and federal law with regards to the Clery Act.
  9. Maintains confidentiality to include but not limited to information, files and records that the incumbent may obtain or possess, in accordance with federal and state laws and University of Hawaii policies.
  10. Maintain collaborative working relationships with administrators and coaches in the department, other college offices, and appropriate relationships with members of the medical staff and other individuals interested in the program.
  11. Know, recognize, and comply with the laws, policies, rules, and regulations governing the University of Hawaii and its employees, and the rules of the NCAA and affiliated conferences as now constituted or as may be amended in the future. Immediately advises the Director of Athletics or designee if there are reasonable causes to believe violations, whether by employees or students, have occurred or will occur.
  12. Other duties as assigned.
  13. CRITERIA FOR GRADUATE STUDENT ASSISTANTS: Current NATABOC Certification at the time of hire. Must be accepted for enrollment into graduate school. Must take a minimum of six (6) credits per semester and maintain the graduate school’s grade point average requirements. Note: International students must take 8 or more credits (full-time) which is a requirement to have a I-20.
  14. BENEFITS: The maximum amount a Graduate Student Assistant may receive will be equal to a Graduate School (General) tuition and fees (general) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, up to a maximum of 9 credits hours per semester. Tuition does not include payment for Outreach College extension courses. GSA will be responsible for payment to Outreach College. Monthly stipend for room and board of $1,425 from August 2018 to June 2019. Required books (up to 9 credit hours) per semester. Position renewable upon satisfactory performance.
  15. START DATE: July 23, 2018
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Bachelor’s degree, current CPR/AED certifications, intercollegiate sports experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver’s license. NATABOC Certification or must be eligible for NATABOC Certification at time of application however if selected, individual must have their NATABOC Certification at the time of hire. If selected, individual must be a Registered Certified Athletic Trainer with the State of Hawai‘i at the time of hire.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Athletic training experience at the Division I intercollegiate sports level (preferably in a collision contact sport)

To Apply:
Send a cover letter on how you meet the qualifications, resume, and names, contact information (including email address and phone number) of at least 3 professional references, copy of current CPR/AED Certification, and NATABOC Certification (if available) to: UHM Athletics Human Resources, 1337 Lower Campus Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 or fax to 808-956-4637, Attn: Human Resources or email (preferred) to (3 attachments maximum).
  1. UHM Athletics Department
  2. Attn: Human Resources
  3. 1337 Lower Campus Rd
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Lynn Nakagawa, Assistant Athletic Trainer; 808-956-7144;

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