Assistant Athletic Trainer

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Jun 24, 2020
Full time   Athletics & Coaching Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job ID: 219232
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Job Summary
Assist Head Athletic Trainer in administering programs of injury prevention and injury care for all student-athletes. Proactively assure maximum safety of all athletics participants. Assist with Women's Soccer and Women's Tennis or Men's Soccer and Men's Tennis programs. Follow Federal, Divisional and University athletics regulations, to include rules and regulations established by SunBelt Conference (SBC), and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).


  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate athletic training students
  • Serves as clinical instructor in Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Athletic Training Curriculum
  • Provide comprehensive sports medicine health care program in regards to injury prevention, treatment of injuries and post injury rehabilitation
  • Compile and maintain records of athletic injuries/illnesses
  • Assist in daily management and operation of athletics training room
  • Evaluate undergraduate and graduate athletic training students
  • Represent University at meetings, open houses and recruitment events
  • Work closely with team physician and all medical specialists

Required Qualifications
Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Licensed to practice athletics training in State of Georgia
  • Possess NATABOC (National Athletic Training Association Board of Certification) certificate
  • CPR/AED certified

Experience Requirements

  • One (1) year of applicable work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Education

  • Master's degree

Proposed Salary

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to evaluate therapeutic requirements for student athletes, and fit and modify therapeutic and protective equipment


  • Understanding of procedures and willingness to follow University policies to meet institutional goals
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Knowledge of relative supplies, equipment, and service ordering and inventory control


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
  • Skilled in First Aid practices and procedures

Apply Before Date
July 13, 2020

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Contact Information
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Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Work performed in internal and external environments
  • Travel required
  • Workweek extends to evenings and weekends

Background Check
Standard and Education Verfication

Department Information
0310201 - Extramural Physical Activities

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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