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Assistant Athletic Trainer (2 positions)

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Posting Details

Requisition Information

Open Date 07/25/2017
Close Date

Classification Information

Classification Title Assistant Athletic Trainer
Division College of Arts and Sciences
Department Athletics
FLSA Status Exempt (Overtime exemption status is determined at the time of hire based on the rate of pay)
Career/Pay Band 2A
Work Schedule 9 month
If Other, specify months
Full Time vs Part Time Full Time
Appointment Regular
If Term, specify number of years
Primary Function

Assist Head Athletic Trainer with overseeing medical care regarding all varsity student athletes participating in 24 varsity sports. Evaluate and treat athletic injuries, rehabilitate athletes, and recommend injury prevention strategies.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

1. Evaluate athletic injuries; administer proper first aid and emergency care.
2. Direct treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
3. Make appropriate physician referrals for further diagnosis and treatment or appropriate follow-up care.
4. Maintain and organize Fowler Center Athletic Training Room and Kyle Rote Soccer / Lacrosse Facility Athletic Training Room.
5. Maintain injury/medical files including correspondence with physicians.
6. Communicate with coaches, administrators, physicians, and parents regarding injury status of athletes.
7. Assist Head Athletic Trainer with varsity sport coverage, including home and away contests.
8. Assist Head Athletic Trainer in ensuring all varsity sport practices are staffed either on site or in the Athletic Training Room by a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC).
9. Assist Head Athletic Trainer in ensuring all varsity sport home competitions are staffed on site by a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC

Judgment Required Judgment and discretion as to the use of established policies are required to perform the essential duties of this position.
Budgetary Responsibility None
Machines & Equipment Used

Various modalities, rehabilitative equipment, and whirlpools.
ImPACT Concussion Management Program

Job Specifications/Position Qualifications (minimum)


Bachelor’s degree in related field
Master’s degree preferred


3 years experience in Athletic Training setting

Job Related Skills

National Certification (NATABOC)
TN State Licensure
Valid Driver’s License F Endorsement

Personal Interaction/Communications

Student Contact

Daily; working with student athletes


Frequent; working with coaches and administrators


Frequent; contacting physicians and parents of student athletes. University Health Services

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervision Received This position receives general supervision. Broad instructions are provided and the staff member uses judgment and experience to carry out assignments. Completed assignments and finished products are reviewed by supervisor after completion.
Positions Directly Supervised

Student Workers, Work Study Students

Positions Indirectly Supervised

Confidential Information

Confidential Information

Medical reports, physician’s reports, student records

Work Environment

Working Environment

1. Work is performed in office setting and within athletic facilities.
(Approximately 60 hours per week, Fall, Winter, Spring)
2. Travel is required to athletic contests and accompanying athletes to visits with physicians.
3. Practice coverage includes late afternoons and evenings.
4. Game coverage includes nights and weekends.
5. Exposure to bodily fluids.

University Employment Information

University Information

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

EEO Statement

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Employment Prescreening Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening
Non-Discrimination Statement

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents