The Athletic Trainer, under direction, prevents, cares and treats injuries to athletes using necessary knowledge of injury patterns and modern principle of athletic training. Collects samples for drug testing. Supervises and educates student athletic trainers.
Education – Bachelor’s degree.
Experience – One year full-time experience or three years part-time experience as a student trainer.
An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
Knowledge and Abilities
Word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
General knowledge of rules.
Drug testing procedures.
Comprehend oral and written instructions.
Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Medical & First Aid skills including joint taping and physical therapy skills.
Licensing / Professional Certification – Must be able to obtain State of Texas License to practice Athletic Training within six months of employment.
Preferred Licensing / Professional Certification – A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certification from National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certificate (SCCC) from Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA).
Physical Requirements – None.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Supervision of Others
This position generally does not supervise employees.
May require work beyond normal working hours, weekends, and holidays.
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