Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job description

Job no: 495615
Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Athletics

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

To assist the Boise State Sports Medicine Staff in providing Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Services to the Boise State University Intercollegiate Athletic Program.

Level Scope:

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Essential Functions:

60% of Time the Athletic Trainer must:

● Provide emergency medical coverage and athletic training services including injury prevention, management, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation strategies for assigned athletic teams for all home and away competitions and practices for designated teams.
● Maintain adequate records concerning athletic injuries, their etiology, treatment, and follow up treatment along with outside referrals as necessary.
● Coordinate claims, payments and coverage of insurance benefits for athletes who have received medical care outside of the university setting medical facilities by working directly with the Athletic Student Insurance Coordinator on all insurance paperwork necessary for athletic injuries.
● Coordinate and participate in pre-participation physical exams for athletic teams, arranging for physicians, location set-up and appropriate paperwork.
● Assist in the selection and supervision of Graduate Assistants and Student Athletic Trainers in providing athletic training services and maintaining current certification and licensure as required for all staff.
● Coordinate physician and medical staff referrals for injured athletes.

35% of Time the Athletic Trainer must:

● Active member of Boise State’s RED-S Committee - a multi-disciplinary team to monitor and coordinate care for student-athletes.
● Act as primary athletic trainer for men’s and women’s golf programs.
● Assist the Associate Athletic Trainer with athletic training functions for the track and field team.
● Preceptor for the Boise State University Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) Program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations regarding compliance issues
● High level of communication skills and ability to work well with staff, student-athletes, physicians and parents
● Ability to perform adequate and competent evaluations in regard to health status of student-athletes

Minimum Qualifications:

● Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years relevant professional experience.
● Certification by the NATABOC & must meet standards for State of Idaho Licensure
● CPR and First Aid certifications (Must be completed within one month of hire)

Preferred Qualifications:

● Master’s Degree
● One (1) to three (3) years of relevant work experience with a Division 1 track and field program

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this position is $40,851 per year. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

• Resume
• In lieu of a cover letter, please answer the four (4) questions below on a Word document and upload to your application:
1. In 100 words or less, describe what collaboration looks like to you between Sports
Medicine, Sports Performance, Sports Nutrition, and Mental Health.
2. List 3 character traits that you think define you as a professional and as a person.
3. Outline your growth and improvement plan as an athletic trainer in the next 5 years.
4. Briefly describe how you feel success can best be defined in the athletic training field.

Advertised: April 28, 2021 Mountain Daylight Time
Applications close: May 12, 2021 Mountain Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time