Assistant Athletic Trainer – Western Texas College 4/5

April 5th, 2022

Western Texas College

Job Description:                Assistant Athletic Trainer

Department:                      Athletics

Reports To:                         Head Athletic Trainer

 

POSITION SUMMARY: The successful candidate will assist the Head Athletic Trainer with recruitment of potential athletic training students, skill instruction, monitoring academic performance, community involvement, practice and game coverage. Full-time 10 month position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Insure that all athletes have had physical examinations prior to the start of any season.
  • Insure that all WJCAC guidelines and NJCAA regulations are fulfilled with regard to athletic trainer presence at WJCAC and NJCAA sporting events.
  • Provide, either directly or indirectly, for immediate treatment or first aid for injured athletes during the course of athletic events or practice.
  • Make suitable arrangements for injured athletes to get the necessary medical advice and treatment from physicians or sports medicine clinics when the extent of the injury warrants such referral.
  • Determine techniques for the adequate protection of athletes required for participation in either athletic events or practices.
  • Administer the proper rehabilitative therapy or post-injury care for athletes, utilizing available devices and facilities.
  • Supervise the training facility, i.e. purchasing of equipment and supplies, budget preparation, inventories and general maintenance issues.
  • Supervise and train student-athletic trainers in first aid treatment, use of physical modalities, adhesive strapping, wrapping and care of athletic injuries, general clean-up and record keeping.
  • Travel with or provide for student trainers to travel with athletic teams to out-of-town contests.
  • Establish and maintain records of all injuries, evaluations, doctor’s reports, treatments, taping and rehabilitative treatment given to anyone in the training room.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • BOC – Board of Certification, LAT – Licensed Athletic Trainer
  • First Responder’s CPR and First Aid certification or the ability to obtain certification upon employment.

 

SALARY:

  • $20,050 plus benefits
  • Full-time 10-month position
  • Discounted Housing

 

ANTICIPATED START DATE:

  • July 1

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT:

  • A current resume
  • A cover letter

PLEASE SUBMIT TO EMAIL HAYLEE.MARTINEZ@WTC.EDU

To apply for this job email your details to HAYLEE.MARTINEZ@WTC.EDU