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TITLE: Apply Assistant Athletic Trainer
Athletics
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 06-15-2022
REPORTS TO: Head Athletic Trainer
SCHEDULE:

Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities require additional hours and flexibility, including significant evenings and weekends.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The position of Assistant Athletic Trainer is a full-time 10-month position and is responsible for management and development of all aspects of a collegiate training room including but not limited to:

  • Discipleship of direct reports and student athletes under the care of the training room
  • Supervision and development of interns, and work study students in the training room
  • Assistance in recruiting and retention of student athletes through the pursuit of excellence in athletic training
  • Responsibility for the care, prevention, evaluation, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of student athletes’ athletic injuries, as well as record keeping, administrative duties and operation, maintenance, organization, and professional appearance of the athletic training room and equipment
  • Provide medical coverage for teams during practices and home events and selected away games
  • Coordinate medical communication between the student-athletes, coaches, on campus health services office, and physicians
  • Coordinate the collection, input, organization, and maintenance of the student-athlete’s medical records including determining medical clearance for participation
  • Minimize risk of injury through awareness, education and prevention strategies
  • Contributing to, and caring for, the development and growth of the athletic department as a whole
  • Comply with the NATABOC Standards of Professional Practice, and NATA Code of Ethics
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Athetic Trainer or Vice President of Athletics
QUALIFICATIONS:

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith committed to a Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.

  1. Bachelor’s degree, with athletic training certification
  2. NATABOC certification, Licensure in the State of Texas; CPR/AED certification
  3. A commitment to adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of LeTourneau Univesity, American Southwest Conference and the NCAA.
  4. Ability to work cooperatively with other administrators, coaches, students and faculty members.
  5. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  6. Provide medical care under the input and supervision of the team physician
  7. An understanding of the mission and purpose of LeTourneau University.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in closely related field
  • Collegiate Athletic Training Experience
  • First-Aid/CPR certification
  • Understanding of NCAA regulations as they relate to sports medicin
SALARY: The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative healthcare package with many options, personal budget, telemedicine, year-round support, and more. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: August 1, 2022
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.