Assistant Athletic Trainer (8250)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Job Description
Job Description
Assistant Athletic Trainer (8250) (Job ID8250)
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Admin/Prof Staff FT Term/Dur
105492 - Intercollegiate Athletics

Reporting to the Head Athletic Trainer and the Director of Athletics, the Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for student athletes. Routine duties for the Assistant Athletic Trainer will include but are not limited to:
-Advise the Head Athletic Trainer on the sports medicine program policies and procedures, which will minimize medical costs but retain service.
-Advise the Head Athletic Trainer, Director of Athletics, and risk management personnel on insurance/medical issues related to sports participation and care of athletic injuries.
-Serve as conduit with team physicians, medical specialists, and health care providers.
-Coordinate medical communication between student athletes and coaches.
-Work in concert with Head Athletic Trainer to purchase equipment and supplies.
-Evaluate athletic facilities for safety; provides feedback for potential safety problems to the head athletic trainer.
-Provide injury reports to appropriate University and insurance personnel.

The incumbent will be expected to comply with all university, conference and NCAA Division I rules and regulations. Additionally, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will support the student athlete concept and at all times demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and welfare of each student athlete. Further duties and goals may be assigned in support of the department's needs and goals.

SIUE, an NCAA Division I institution, is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and an affiliate member of the Mid-American Conference in men's soccer and wrestling. The mission of the SIUE Intercollegiate Athletics program is to provide students with opportunities to enhance their education, to represent the University, and to participate in competitive sports while developing skills and understanding.

This position is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The position posting will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

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-Bachelor's degree
-Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (continuing education units required)
-Licensure by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (continuing education units required)
-Current CPR for Professional Rescuer/Basic Life Support Certification
-Strong communication and organizational skills
-Demonstrated crisis management skills
-Working understanding of computers, including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs

-Master's degree
-Previous athletic training experience in college athletics

Commensurate with experience
SIU Edwardsville Main Campus

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with SIUE, please call 618-650-2190 or email

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