Assistant Athletic Trainer – Sul Ross State University 7/12

July 12th, 2022

Sul Ross State University

Sul Ross State University

Job Title Assistant Athletic Trainer
Location Alpine
Department Athletic Training
Job No.
Posting Date 07/11/2022
End Date
Until Filled Yes
Appointment Date
Salary $36,568 Annual
Required Bachelor’s degree; Licensed or eligible to take the licensure exam in the State of Texas; Professional Rescuer CPR/AED & First Aid certification; basic computer and Microsoft Office skills. Candidates should be well-organized and capable of working both independently and as part of a team. Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Preferred Master’s Degree; NATABOC certification; experience working in a coeducational collegiate environment; two or more years of experience as a certified athletic trainer; Additional certifications are desirable (First AID/CPR instructor, reputable strength and conditioning certification, Graston technique, FMS, etc.).
Primary Responsibilities Summary
The applicant will provide assistance for all athletic training activities related to the athletic program and in support of the Apprentice Program for Athletic Training.

Essential: The applicant will provide assistance for all athletic training activities related to the athletic program including, but not limited to:

·         Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral, and rehabilitation of injuries and illness

·         Refer ill and/or injured student-athletes to health services or the team physician(s) regarding their injuries and/or illnesses

·         Maintain medical and administrative records

·         Interact with the institution’s secondary insurance provider to ensure proper coordination of payment of services rendered to student-athletes

·         Coordinate and interact with team physicians and other health care professionals

·          Provide emergency medical evaluation, treatment, and injury triage to student-athletes during practice and competition (sports assignments to be determined)

·         Provide daily follow-up care and evaluation of injured and ill student-athletes and communicate with appropriate athletics staff regarding the status of injury/illness and participation capabilities

·         Coordinate practice and game coverage, schedules, rehabs, assigns responsibilities, and supervise student athletic training staff

·         Assist with budget responsibilities of inventory, purchasing, and maintenance of supplies and materials

·         Ensure compliance with Federal Rules and Regulations (HIPAA) regarding confidentiality and electronic communication

·         All other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.

Received: Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine
Given: None

This is a 12-month position

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. This position is Security Sensitive.

Other Information Texas Law requires a 60-day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job-related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists, or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

The Sul Ross State University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for all campuses can be found at

About SRSU The athletic program is a charter member of the American Southwest Conference which is a non-scholarship conference, and of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division III. Sponsored sports include football, basketball, baseball, cross country, and tennis for men and volleyball, basketball, softball, tennis, and cross country for women. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings through our website (

Sul Ross State University Alpine Campus is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park are all within one to three hours’ driving distance from Alpine.

The SRSU campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde comprise Rio Grande College. RGC offers upper-level courses leading to bachelor’s degrees as well as master’s degree programs and works closely with its partner institution, Southwest Texas Junior College, to provide a seamless transition to RGC for their students. All RGC students hold an Associate degree from an accredited institution or have completed 42 semester credit hours of transferrable work.

More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings See our website or call Billy Ray Laxton, Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine at 432-538-2105.

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