Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will seek to provide an environment that will allow the student-athlete the chance to grow physically, socially, culturally, intellectually and morally in an institution whose mission is to “Develop Christian Leaders”. The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for assisting the head athletic trainer with providing services to approximately 300 athletes competing in 15 NCAA Division III sports.
•Training Services: Provide athletic training services, first aid, or emergency care for the student athletes and coaching staff; oversee daily job performance of work study students; assist in the daily operation of the athletic training room; recommend procedures for the prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic injuries; provide care and first aid in the event of emergency until medical technicians, paramedics, physicians, or other health care providers arrive; recommend and coordinate the rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Assist in providing guidance and supervision of the ATS medical collection system and the secondary insurance program;
•Communications/Public Relations: Serve as a Christian role model for the students; coordinate referrals to healthcare providers; maintain relationships with team doctors and consultants; consult with parents/guardians of CTX student athletes regarding sports injuries when applicable; maintain a positive rapport with coaches, faculty, staff and students by providing oral and written reports;
•Recordkeeping: Maintain accurate and secure records related to individual injuries and personal medical history of athletes; collect and keep on file all insurance information for each student/athlete;
•Program Support: Attend all assigned home competitive athletic school events; attend all assigned home team sport practices; serve on department and university committees as needed; assist in department fundraising and other events; assist the Head Athletic Trainer in all other duties as assigned
1-2 years of experience as an athletic trainer, preferably in a collegiate setting
Maintain NATA BOC certification
Maintain licensure by the Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers
Comply with the Concordia University Texas’ Department of Athletics Procedures Handbook, NCAA and ASC Manuals and NCAA and ASC Athletic Training Code of Conduct and Ethics
Responsible to maintain a professional image while representing the University at games, practices, away trips, conventions or meetings and in the local community
Working knowledge of MS Office including MS Word, Excel and MS Outlook
A valid driver’s license and clear driving record without restrictions is required
Ability to articulate and model the Concordia University Texas mission, vision and values
Expected to work extended hours frequently
Ability to clearly communicate for class instruction, as needed
Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
Must be able to stand on feet outside for a long period of time
This position may require late evening, early morning, and weekend hours
About Concordia University Texas
Concordia University Texas is an award-winning institution of higher education, offering undergraduate, graduate and an Accelerated Degree Program for adult students. The main campus is located in Northwest Austin on 389 acres with four university centers in central Austin, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. A privately-held, accredited, liberal arts university, Concordia is under the auspices of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. It is a member of the highly respected Concordia University System in which more than 28,000 students are enrolled nationwide. Concordia University Texas ranks 18th on U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges” list of regional colleges in the West. We are also proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Austin for 2012 by the Austin-American Statesman.