Assistant Athletic Trainer

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time   Athletics & Coaching

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job Title
Assistant Athletic Trainer

Prairie View A&M University

Athletic Administration

Proposed Minimum Salary
$2,643.59 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

This position assists the head trainer in all areas of Sports Medicine, including but not limited to assisting with team coverage during practice sessions, team competitions at home and away, pre-game and post-game treatments, and other duties as assigned.


  • Coordinates and delivers athletic training services to assigned teams including: prevention, recognition, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries; acute care and emergency response to athletic injuries; rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries; and health care administration for the student-athletes.
  • Delivers athletic training services to varsity student-athletes, under the direction of the head athletic trainer and team physician, including: prevention, recognition, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries; acute care and emergency response to athletic injuries; rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries; and health care administration for the student-athletes.
  • Assists with maintaining comprehensive medical records for individual student-athletes, daily injury reports for all athletes, and annual injury report summarizing injuries, treatments, and follow up care. Supervises the clinical experiences of the athletic training students and assist the AT Program Director with other duties related to the Athletic Training Program. Organizes and coordinates the inventory of athletic training equipment and supplies. Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates graduate assistant athletic trainers.
  • Provides coverage of all home and away events as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in athletic training, sports administration, or related field.
  • No prior experience required.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to work under stress.
  • Ability to comprehend technical aspects of communications equipment.
  • Communication skills.
  • Keyboarding skills.

Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:

  • Certified in the Board of Certification (BOC). Texas athletic trainer license or temporary permit by date of hire.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work beyond normal working hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to travel.

Job Closing Date::


Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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