Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job description

Position Title:

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Asst Athletic Trainer

Working Title:

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Classification Code:


RCW Exemption Criteria:

13 - Counseling of Students

EWU Position Number:


CUPA Code:

P-469110 - Athletics Trainer/Physical Therapist


Exempt - Administrative

% Full Time:


Salary / Wage Range:


Salary Information:

$35,968 maximum

Anticipated Start Date:


Term of Appointment:



Cheney, WA



Background Check:

Yes - Both

Responsible HR User:

Vara Lyn Conrath

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected]

Job Summary:

  • Eastern Washington University is currently seeking an Assistant Athletic Trainer. This position is housed in the athletic department and will report to the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. The Assistant Athletic Trainer supervises the care of student athletes competing in the University’s Athletic programs, working primarily with assigned sports, while working with additional programs at the discretion of their supervisor. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University’s comprehensive sports medicine program.
  • On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 11 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU event and sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.
  • EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokane’s innovative University-District, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Travel may be required a minimum of fifteen (15) nights per year for team competition.
  • Applicants must be able to maintain a thorough knowledge of NCAA and institutional rules, regulations and policies.
  • Rules compliance is an important responsibility of this position. Employee shall support and comply with all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference, and other established bodies that govern intercollegiate athletics and the University.
  • This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Physical Demands :

  • If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at [email protected]

Pre-Placement Physical :


Hearing Test :


Medical Monitoring Post Hire :


Protective Equipment :

Eye, face, and hand protections; University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree
  • Minimum 1 year certified experience
  • Certified by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
  • License issued by the Washington State Department of Health.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility, and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Athletic training experience at the NCAA Division I level.

Work Schedule Type:


Work Schedule:

  • Varies depending on attendance requirement at athletic events. Evenings and weekends as needed due to sport schedule.
  • Travel may be required a minimum of fifteen (15) nights per year for team competition.

Posting Date:


Open Until Further Notice:


Closing Date:


Screening to Begin:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
1.Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2.Attach a chronological resume including work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position. Please list at least 3 professional references including: names, titles, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and connection to you (these can be identical to the references listed on the application).
3.Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Application Types Accepted:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:

Assist in the overall supervision of a Division 1 Sports Medicine Program.
Prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.

Evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries.

Providing counseling and education to student athletes.

Work with doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes.

Be the lead athletic trainer for assigned sport(s).

Essential Function Indicator:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:

Coordinate and schedule physical examinations and medical referrals for student athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete for assigned sports programs.

Work in conjunction with the strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs customized to meet individual athlete needs for assigned sports programs.

Schedule and coordinate athletic training staff and students for coverage of all team practices and athletic competitions for assigned sports programs.

Essential Function Indicator:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:

Assist with coordination and scheduling for medical coverage for home and away competition for assigned sport programs.

Assist with the supervision, education and recruitment of student athletic trainers and graduate assistant athletic trainer.

Essential Function Indicator:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:

Keep records and documentation of student-athlete injuries and rehabilitation.

Essential Function Indicator:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:

Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.

Essential Function Indicator:





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Job No:
Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time