Athletic Trainer Assistant (Two positions to be filled)

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Posting Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Requisition201900158STitleAthletic Trainer Assistant (Two positions to be filled)FLSA statusExemptHiring Salary

$3,958 minimum per month

Occupational CategoryProfessionalDepartmentAthleticsOpen Until FilledYesEducational and Experience Requirement

Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology or a related field. National Athletic Trainer Association certified and Texas State licensing required or must be eligible for and obtain certification and license for continued employment. A minimum of two years athletic training experience at the university, high school, clinical, club level, graduate assistant positions in athletic training or experience in a related field.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Assists the head athletic trainer in coordinating advanced professional skills as assistant athletic trainer through treatment of injuries, counseling, training and proper budgetary management. This position will be working with the track and field program but could include assignments to
other sports.

Primary Responsibilities

Assists in providing athletic first aid and emergency care for injured athletes. Screens injuries and refers to proper medical specialties. Provides treatment for athletic injuries. Tapes, wraps, pads, and provides protection for athletic injuries. Counsels athletes on nutrition, drugs, and alcohol. Assists in the coordination of and oversees the practical training experience for student-athletic training. Coordinates athletic training activities for visiting teams. Assists in preparing budget for athletic supplies for total program. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Must have thorough understanding of sports, rules, compliance regulations and conference recruiting rules and policies. May be required to teach in an academic program at the discretion of the Director of Athletics. Expected to develop an appropriate rapport with community and university personnel. Must be knowledgeable of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and conference rules. Must adhere to NCAA and conference bylaws. Must be supportive of institutional compliance and academic programs. Must report all NCAA and conference violations to proper personnel. Care and attention is required in the performance of duties to prevent injury to self or others.

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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      Posted: 8/22/2019
      Application Due: 11/20/2019
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