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Administrative & Professional Staff Position FY14-84
March 11, 2014 

Position Title
Assistant Athletic Trainer

Hiring Unit
Intercollegiate Athletics

Job Description
The Assistant Athletic Trainer reports to the head athletic trainer, Assistant Athletic Director for Student Welfare and director of athletics.  Specific duties include:

  • Evaluating, treating, and rehabilitating athletic injuries for student-athletes
  • Advising the head athletic trainer on the sports medicine program policies and procedures which will minimize medical costs but retain service
  • Advising the head athletic trainer, director of athletics, and risk management personnel on insurance/medical issues related to sports participation and care of athletic injuries
  • Serving as conduit with team physicians, medical specialists, and health care providers
  • Coordinating medical communication between student-athletes and coaches
  • Working in concert with head athletic trainer to purchase equipment and supplies
  • Evaluating athletic facilities for safety; providing feedback for potential safety problems to the head athletic trainer
  • Providing injury reports to appropriate University and insurance personnel
  • Supporting the student-athlete concept and demonstrating concern for the health, safety, and welfare of each student-athlete
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Complying with University, Conference and NCAA Division I rules and regulations 

Bachelor’s Degree required (master’s preferred.) This position requires 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; and working understanding of computers, including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. 

Terms of Appointment
Administrative, non-bargaining, 12-month term with possibility of renewal. 

Source of Funds

Commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits package included.  

Application Process
Submit letter of application, resume, transcript, and references to:

     SIUE Athletics Department
     Attn: Katie Zingg
     Campus Box 1129
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1129 

     Or submit materials via e-mail to: 

Application Deadline
Preference will be given to applications received by April 8, 2014.  However, the search will continue until the position is filled. 


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 prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and 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 in violation of Title VII.

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