Assistant Athletic Trainer – Wayland Baptist University 7/13

July 13th, 2021

Wayland Baptist University



POSITION: Assistant Athletic Trainer


LOCATION: Wayland Baptist University (WBU) – Plainview Campus


DEPARTMENT:  Intercollegiate Athletics

SUPERVISED BY: Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine & Director of Athletics

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Exempt (Administrative)

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The position of Assistant Athletic Trainer requires all functions normally associated with an intercollegiate athletics sports medicine program and will be bound by the university and the athletic department mission statements.  Teaching in the School of Education, Exercise & Sport Science may be required.


  1. Assist with the supervision and administration of all sports medicine operations for nineteen

(19) intercollegiate sports

  1. Assist with the prevention, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses
  2. Provide counseling and education to student athletes
  3. Assist with the coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions
  4. Assist with the supervision, education and recruitment of student athletic trainers
  5. Record keeping and documentation
  6. Work with doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine & Director of Athletics.




  1. Master’s Degree with experience will be given first priority
  2. Must hold Texas Athletic Trainer License (LAT). NATABOC (ATC) certification is preferred.  First Aid, CPR and AED certification required


Experience and Knowledge:

  1. One (1) to three (3) years of progressive experience preferred
  2. College level experience is preferred


Skills and Abilities:

  1. A commitment to a Christian lifestyle
  2. The ability to serve student athletes from a Christian perspective is essential
  3. Individuals who apply should have proven integrity, leadership skills, and the ability to motivate students to be successful academically and athletically

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Employee must be able and willing to travel.  Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle and possess a valid state driver’s license or have access to reliable transportation.  Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.


Rafael Aguilera

Executive Director of Human Resources

Wayland Baptist University

1900 W 7th Street, CMB#1274

Plainview, TX 79072

Phone: 806-291-3451

Fax: 806-291-1981

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