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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL

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Trinity Christian College is accepting applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer. The college is seeking candidates who are professing Christians and are committed to excellence in athletics and service. The successful candidate will support the mission of the College. 

The position is full-time, 40 weeks per year (generally during August 1-May 15). The Assistant Athletic Trainer provides health care and health education to ensure the safety of, reduce the risk of injury to, and guide the rehabilitation of Trinity Christian College student-athletes under the guidance of the Head Athletic Trainer. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits and continuing education may be available. 

Trinity Christian College is a member of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference of the NAIA. Trinity offers 14 sports, 7 for men and 7 for women. The college is located in Palos Heights, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago. More information can be found at


  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization/Master’s degree preferred
  • NATA BOC certification required
  • Illinois State Licensed
  • First aid/CPR certification for the Professional Rescuer
  • 2-3 years of athletic training experience in a high school or collegiate setting preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of orthopedic exercise programs, functional return to play decisions, preventative therapeutic exercises for athletes, first aid treatment, referral and post-injury reconditioning
  • Availability to work evenings and Saturdays, variable hours based on need and on consultation with Head Athletic Trainer
  • Able to adapt to scheduling changes as needed 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Follow all NATA BOC rules and regulations and the Illinois Athletic Training practice act
  • Use AED, provide CPR and first aid when needed
  • Cover home practices and competitions
  • Evaluate and assess injuries
  • Clearly and concisely communicate with Head Athletic Trainer and coaches regarding student-athlete injury and illness relevant to sports participation
  • Contribute to the training, educating, and supervising of student workers and interns
  • Relay information on visiting athlete injuries to their athletic training staff
  • Utilize electronic medical records for documentation
  • Guide rehabilitation and therapies within NATA guidelines and Illinois state AT licensure laws
  • Able to work independently
  • Assist with daily training room operations
  • Enforce rules and expectations for athletic training facilities and equipment
  • Follow emergency action plans
  • Create an open, comfortable and supportive environment for the student-athlete
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer or Athletics Director

 Applicants should be prepared to upload the following with their online application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Written statement that describes your faith commitment and how it expressed through involvement with the body of Christ and participation in a local church.
  • Please read Trinity’s mission, found at Trinity’s mission states that we “seek to develop a multiracial, multinational and multidenominational student body.”  Please provide a written statement that articulates your vision for diversity at a Christian college and how your vision shapes your work. 




Trinity Christian College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students a rigorous Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition, preparing them to pursue excellence in their vocations. The secure 130-acre wooded campus is just 30 minutes from the limitless cultural and career resources of downtown Chicago.


Consistently ranked as one of the top-tier colleges in the Midwest region by U.S. News and World Report, Trinity Christian College offers over 80 programs of study, including traditional undergraduate, adult studies, and graduate programs. Recognizing the value of experiential learning, 100% of Trinity’s students participate in hands-on internships or field education. Trinity alumni excel. They are nurses in the most advanced healthcare facilities, award-winning teachers in schools across the country, successful business executives in global companies, and service-oriented professionals making a difference throughout the world.


Whether they are commuters or campus residents, current Trinity students passionately talk about the sense of “community” they feel on this diverse campus. Trinity is often recognized for its ethnic and economic diversity. Intercollegiate sports for men and women, student-run ministry programs, and a full scope of creative expression in fine arts add to the Trinity experience. 


Opportunities abound in the Chicagoland area, opening the door to an expansive “classroom” of culturally-rich neighborhoods; world class music, theater, art, and cuisine; and endless professional development for students via internships, career positions, and involvement with service organizations. Trinity’s Chicago Semester provides an immersive experience for students who want the city to be their home, classroom, and workplace for an entire semester.

Study Abroad

Learning outside the classroom is available through off-campus programs including Semester in Spain (Seville), Semester in The Netherlands, and Semester in Ecuador (Quito), as well as other areas of the world. May-term trips to places such as Cuba and China offer students the opportunity to discover and explore different regions of the world over the course of a few weeks.

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