Athletic Training Intern

Job description

Job Title: Athletic Training Intern
Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225701
About Us

Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.


Our campus is located at 3219 College Street, Savannah, GA 31404.

Job Summary The Athletic Training Intern assists the Lead Athletic Trainer and Athletic Trainers with overseeing and delivery of sports medicine coverage, services, and injury care at Savannah State University. Duties include prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to athletes (male and females) participating in Savannah State University’s Intercollegiate Athletic program. In addition, duties will include maintaining medical records, travel with specific teams, coverage of specific practices and home contests.

Responsibilities Reporting to the Lead Athletic Trainer

    Assists the Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Athletic Trainers with overseeing and delivery of sports medicine coverage, services, and injury care at Savannah State University. Other duties may be assigned.Evaluates, treats, and rehabilitates student athletes; administers doctor prescribed treatments to injured student athletes.Maintains current inventory of all supplies and equipment to ensure efficient and economical methods of operations; requisitions purchases to replenish stock.Maintains records on student athletes and ensures the accuracy of files maintained in the Savannah State University’s Sports Medicine Facility.Attends scheduled team practices and competitions, to include all home and away events for contracted covered sports.Performs university- and department-mandated COVID testing as assigned by the Lead Athletic TrainerFollows the NATA Code of Ethics, maintains NATA membership and remains current on all state and national requirements for license renewal.Assists with the maintenance of training room equipment and apparatus; performs yearly safety inspections.Provides necessary feedback to head coaches regarding a student athletes’ medical condition from HIPAA compliant reports from Athletic Trainer Systems (ATS).Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA rules and regulations as they apply to student athletes and Sports Medicine.Knowledge of and compliance with the University’s rules and regulations as they apply to Intercollegiate Athletics.Educational responsibilities will include but not limited to written or oral presentations, seminars, symposiums, and research.Evaluates, treats, and rehabilitates student athletes; administers doctor prescribed treatments to injured student athletes.Must adhere to all university policies, NCAA By-Laws and Conference policies (SIAC).
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required from CAATE accredited institution
  • Certification from the National Athletic Trainers AssociationMeet qualification for athletic training licensure in the state of GeorgiaThe successful candidate is required to have knowledge of NCAA By-Laws.Background and/or credit check may be required.

Candidate must provide proof of being CPR/First Aid/AED certification prior to start day.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]




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Job No:
Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time