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Athletic Trainer

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Arkansas State University - Newport
Location
Newport, AR

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

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Athletic Trainer

Arkansas State University-Newport

Arkansas State University-Newport is seeking a dedicated Athletic Trainer who will be invested in the success of our athletes. The Athletic Trainer will evaluate athletes' condition, establish plans for diet, fitness, and treatment, and track progress towards health and fitness goals. You should be motivated to assist athletes, coaches, and families realize their potential and possess a strong understanding of sports-related injuries and treatments.

To be a successful Athletic Trainer, you should be committed to ensuring athletes accomplish their health and fitness goals and receive the proper training and treatment. You should be caring, knowledgeable, and passionate about the success of your athletes.

Athletic Trainer Responsibilities:

In performing job functions, the athletic trainer will comply with all applicable laws, rule, regulations as well as ASU-Newport policies and procedures.

  • Provides game/event and practice coverage for all ASU-Newport sports programs as assigned by the Athletic Director.
  • Establishes good rapport with all ASU-Newport coaches, staff and students as well as the communities served.
  • Will work cooperatively with coaches, students and others with respect to the following.
    • Rehabilitation
    • Operation and use of therapeutic devices and equipment
    • The application of braces, guards, tape, and bandages
  • Supervises correct performance of training techniques in collaboration with coaches.
  • Will aid ASU-Newport athletes with any sports care service that is feasible.
  • Exhibits knowledge of sports-related injuries to diagnose and treat athletes.
  • Refers athletes to other medical staff members when necessary.
  • Maintaining records relating to athlete condition and training, diet, and treatment plans.

Athletic Trainer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in athletic training and a valid state license or certification.
  • Proven education or experience working with individual athletes of all ages and with teams of various levels.
  • Strong understanding of the challenges athletes face, proper nutrition, sports injuries, and treatment options.
  • Understanding of first-aid treatments, massage, and physical therapy techniques and equipment.
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, and attentive.
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, decision making, and communication skills.

Organization

Vision

ASU-Newport will be the driving force that revitalizes the Delta and restores the American Dream in the communities we serve. 

ASUN Photo1Mission

ASU-Newport provides an accessible, affordable, quality education that transforms the lives of our students, enriches our communities and strengthens the regional economy. 

Values

Community | Diversity | Innovation | Integrity | Student-Centeredness | Trust

Where you're going depends on where you've been. 

Over the years, ASU-Newport has grown from one campus to three and now boasts enrollment exceeding 2,000 students. The milestones of our past have made us the institution we are today.  

1976 - Arkansas State University-Newport (ASUN) founded as White River Vocational Technical School.

1992 - ASUN merged with Arkansas State University-Beebe to become ASU Beebe/Newport. 

2000 - Arkansas Board of Higher Education approved ASUN to be its own, stand-alone campus.

2001 - ASUN hired its first Chancellor, Dr. Larry Williams.

2002 - Gift received from Arkansas Steel and Associates of $250,000 to endow cultural programs.

2002 - ASUN received initial national accreditation by Higher Learning Commission. 

2002 - Jackson County residents voted to support ASUN through local sales taxASUN Photo3

2003 - ASUN enrollment exceeds 1,000 students.

2004 - Gift received from Walton Family Foundation in the amount of $1 million, in honor of Lindley and Kaneaster Hodges Jr.

2004 - Ground broke on a Student Community Center.

2004 - The high voltage lineman technology program was created from a partnership between ASUN and the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.

2005 - Named by Community College Week magazine as one of the top ten fastest-growing public two-year colleges.

2006 - Ten-year accreditation granted by Higher Learning Commission of North Central Accreditation.

2006 - First fully online degree program offered - Associate of Arts in Business.

2007 - ASUN assumed operational oversight for the technical centers in both Jonesboro and Marked Tree.

2009 - ASUN enrollment exceeds 2,000 students.

2012 - ASUN hosts "First Decade Celebration" in Newport, Marked Tree and Jonesboro. 

2012 - ASUN student receives first and only Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) granted to a community college student.ASUN Photo4

2012 - $1 million gift received from Fowler Family in support of Hospitality Services program.

2013 - Dr. Sandra Massey named ASUN's second Chancellor.

2014 - ASUN becomes fifth largest community college in Arkansas in headcount enrollment.

2015 - 2500 STRONG - In Fall 2015 beat it's all-time enrollment record with 2,533 students. 

Company info
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Telephone
8705127800
Location
7648 Victory Blvd.
Newport
AR
72112
US

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