Assistant Athletic Trainer – LeTourneau University 6/7

June 7th, 2022

LeTourneau University

LeTourneau University

Department of Athletics

Assistant Athletic Trainer

DATE:                      June 2, 2022

LOCATION:             Longview

REPORTS TO:        Head Athletic Trainer

SCHEDULE:            Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities require additional hours and flexibility, including significant evenings and weekends.

DESCRIPTION:

The position of Assistant Athletic Trainer is a full-time 10-month position and is responsible for management and development of all aspects of a collegiate training room including but not limited to:

  • Discipleship of direct reports and student athletes under the care of the training room
  • Supervision and development of interns, and work study students in the training room
  • Assistance in recruiting and retention of student athletes through the pursuit of excellence in athletic training
  • Responsibility for the care, prevention, evaluation, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of student athletes’ athletic injuries, as well as record keeping, administrative duties and operation, maintenance, organization, and professional appearance of the athletic training room and equipment
  • Provide medical coverage for teams during practices and home events and selected away games
  • Coordinate medical communication between the student-athletes, coaches, on campus health services office, and physicians
  • Coordinate the collection, input, organization, and maintenance of the student-athlete’s medical records including determining medical clearance for participation
  • Minimize risk of injury through awareness, education and prevention strategies
  • Contributing to, and caring for, the development and growth of the athletic department as a whole
  • Comply with the NATABOC Standards of Professional Practice, and NATA Code of Ethics
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Athetic Trainer or Vice President of Athletics

QUALIFICATIONS:    LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith           committed to a Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.

  1. Bachelor’s degree, with athletic training certification
  2. NATABOC certification, Licensure in the State of Texas; CPR/AED certification
  3. A commitment to adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of LeTourneau Univesity, American Southwest Conference and the NCAA.
  4. Ability to work cooperatively with other administrators, coaches, students and faculty members.
  5. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  6. Provide medical care under the input and supervision of the team physician
  7. An understanding of the mission and purpose of LeTourneau University.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in closely related field
  • Collegiate Athletic Training Experience
  • First-Aid/CPR certification
  • Understanding of NCAA regulations as they relate to sports medicine

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications.  LeTourneau University offers an innovative healthcare package with many options, personal budget, telemedicine, year-round support, and more.  LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.

Please submit cover letter, resume & statement of faith to:
Portia Phillips

Head Athletic Trainer

LeTourneau University

portiaphillips@letu.edu

Ideal Start Date:                    August 1, 2022

To apply for this job email your details to portiaphillips@letu.edu