The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for aiding the head athletic trainer with all operations of the athletic training facility with a specific focus on prevention and care of athletic injuries and maintaining all athletic health records. This position will also work in collaboration with the head athletic trainer to assist in the coverage of all home and select away athletic events including competitions and practices. This is a 10-month position.
The following list of duties is meant to be representative of the work performed in this position. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of position responsibilities.
Provide evidence-based, best practice medical care to student-athletes
Recognize and evaluate athletic injuries and have the ability to provide acute care of injuries
Collaborate with head athletic trainer, strength and conditioning coach and head coaches to aid in the prevention of athletic injuries
Work with the athletic training staff to provide medical coverage of athletic practices and events
Communicate with coaching staff about physical status of their student athletes
Travel with athletic teams as requested by the head athletic trainer
Work with athletes and other healthcare providers in the rehabilitation of athletic injuries
Assist in pre participation physical examinations
Maintain accurate medical records including but not limited to injury status reports, treatment records, insurance claims, and annual pre-season participation paperwork
Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements and exploring new opportunities to enhance the services provided to the athletic department and student athletes
Bachelors degree, required
NATABOC Certification, required
Valid driver's license and evidence of insurability, required
Illinois License to practice Athletic Training or eligibility to obtain Illinois Licensure within 3 months of employment, required
First Aid/CPR/AED Certification, required
Intercultural competency; ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to work weekdays, weekends and evenings
Additional Job Details: Job Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer Department: Athletics Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Athletics Status: Full-time, 10 month position Class: Exempt Date Last Revised: March 2023
Illinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in the heart of Illinois, 85 miles north of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois State Capital. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service, fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success.