Assistant Athletic Trainer

  • Full Time
  • Personal Trainer
  • Anywhere

Concordia University Texas

This is a temporary, full-time, exempt position with benefits. It is immediately available and concludes May 31, 2021. Under the direction of the Associate Director of Athletics for Sport medicine, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will seek to provide an environment, which will allow the student-athlete the chance to grow physically, socially, culturally, intellectually and morally. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist in providing athletic training services for 15 intercollegiate sports.

POSITION FUNCTIONS

  • Training Services: Provide athletic training services, first aid, or emergency care for the student-athletes and coaching staff; assist in the daily operation of the athletic training room; recommend procedures for the prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic injuries; provide emergency care and first aid in the event of emergency until, paramedics, physicians, or other health care providers arrive; recommend and coordinate the rehabilitation of athletic injuries
  • Communications/Public Relations: Serve as a role model for the students; coordinate referrals to healthcare providers; maintain relationships with team doctors, and consultants, staff; consult with parents/guardians of CTX student athletes regarding sports injuries when applicable; maintain a positive rapport with department coaches, faculty, staff and students
  • Recordkeeping: Maintain accurate and secure records related to individual injuries, personal medical history of athletes and insurance information.
  • Program Support: Attend all assigned competitive athletic school events; attend all assigned team sport practices; serve on department and university committees as needed; assist in department fundraising and other events; assist the Associate Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine 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 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 and days
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand on feet outside for a long period of time

Commitment to the Concordia Mission

Concordia University Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Concordia University Texas empowers students of all backgrounds to lead lives of critical thought, compassionate action and courageous leadership. As a liberal arts university, Concordia develops the mind, heart, soul, and body, preparing leaders for lives of service. As a private, faith-based university, employees must be supportive of our mission. We actively seek candidates who have professional skills, experience, and willingness to strengthen campus diversity, equity, and inclusion in support of our mission as an institution and our strategic plan. To the extent allowed by law, we reserve the right to give preference in employment based upon religion. Concordia does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, and any other basis protected by law.

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