Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Department: Athletics Recruitment #:S1715 Closing Date: Review of applications begins immediately. Position is open until filled. Western Oregon University invites applicants for an annually renewable (10.5 month appointment, Aug 1 – Jun 15) Assistant Athletic Trainer, unclassified position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Western Oregon University in Monmouth. The Athletics department sponsors 13 intercollegiate sports for over 400 student-athletes. Western Oregon University is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) and the NCAA Division II. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Assist with providing medical service to the women’s’ soccer, men’s’ basketball and baseball teams • Assist with providing medical service to other specific sports teams, as assigned • Documentation of injury records and reporting, maintaining FERBA and HIPPA requirements • Articulate with the team physician and other allied health-care professionals • Articulate with administrators, coaches, parents, and student-athletes within appropriate medical/legal requirements • Organize and participate in pre-participation physical examinations • Supervise student athletic trainer volunteers • Perform duties as assigned and commensurate with the normal activities related to athletic training service
WORKING CONDITIONS • Ability to work nights, weekends, occasional holidays, and travel with sports teams
Bachelor’s degree in Athletic training, Health, Exercise Science, or related field (Degree must be completed by
August 1, 2017)
2 years of experience working in intercollegiate athletics
NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer (Certification completed by August 1, 2017)
Oregon State Registration, or be eligible for registration in the State of Oregon as an Athletic Trainer
Master’s degree in Sports Medicine or similar field of study
Graduate Assistantship providing athletic training service to a collegiate sports team
Experience providing athletic training service to collegiate soccer, basketball, and baseball teams
Criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment
We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the University typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular University appointments.
You may submit all materials online at www.wou.edu/classified
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized, public, comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The University serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students.The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, ab...out 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 6200 undergraduate and 400 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college. Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.