Assistant Athletic Trainer

POSITION SUMMARY 

Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will seek to provide an environment that will allow the student-athlete the chance to grow physically, socially, culturally, intellectually and morally in an institution whose mission is to “Develop Christian Leaders”.  The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for assisting the head athletic trainer with providing services to approximately 300 athletes competing in 15 NCAA Division III sports.

POSITION FUNCTIONS   

  • Training Services:  Provide athletic training services, first aid, or emergency care for the student athletes and coaching staff; oversee daily job performance of work study students; assist in the daily operation of the athletic training room; recommend procedures for the prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic injuries; provide care and first aid in the event of emergency until medical technicians, paramedics, physicians, or other health care providers arrive; recommend and coordinate the rehabilitation of athletic injuries.  Assist in providing guidance and supervision of the ATS medical collection system and the secondary insurance program;
  • Communications/Public Relations:  Serve as a Christian role model for the students; coordinate referrals to healthcare providers; maintain relationships with team doctors and consultants; consult with parents/guardians of CTX student athletes regarding sports injuries when applicable; maintain a positive rapport with coaches, faculty, staff and students by providing oral and written reports;
  • Recordkeeping:  Maintain accurate and secure records related to individual injuries and personal medical history of athletes; collect and keep on file all insurance information for each student/athlete;
  • Program Support:  Attend all assigned home competitive athletic school events; attend all assigned home team sport practices; serve on department and university committees as needed; assist in department fundraising and other events; assist the Head Athletic Trainer in all other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of experience as an athletic trainer, preferably in a collegiate setting
  • Maintain NATA BOC certification
  • Maintain licensure by the Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers
  • Comply with the Concordia University Texas’ Department of Athletics Procedures Handbook, NCAA and ASC Manuals and NCAA and ASC Athletic Training Code of Conduct and Ethics
  • Responsible to maintain a professional image while representing the University at games, practices, away trips, conventions or meetings and in the local community
  • Working knowledge of MS Office including MS Word, Excel and MS Outlook
  • A valid driver’s license and clear driving record without restrictions is required
  • Ability to articulate and model the Concordia University Texas mission, vision and values

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Expected to work extended hours frequently
  • Ability to clearly communicate for class instruction, as needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand on feet outside for a long period of time
  • This position may require late evening, early morning, and weekend hours

BENEFITS/BACKGROUND

Concordia University Texas offers an all-inclusive benefits package to eligible employees. For additional information click here: Benefits

Commitment to the Concordia Mission

Concordia University Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS). As a private, faith-based University, employees must be supportive of our mission of Developing Christian Leaders and our spiritual principles and values as a Lutheran institution of higher education. To the extent allowed by law, we reserve the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.

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