Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

51600 - Gen Athletics

Advertised Salary: $44,000 - $53,000 plus comprehensive benefits package (healthcare, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist with the daily operations of the sports medicine program and help prevent, treat, and rehabilitate student athlete injuries. Specific team assignments, travel and administrative duties will be required.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree  
Required Work Experience: Minimum 5 years experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: NATA, BOC certification.
Michigan Athletic Training License or eligible to obtain Michigan Athletic Training License.
Physical Demands:
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Driving
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Master’s degree is preferred
Collegiate athletics experience preferred
College or professional Hockey experience preferred
Additional certifications, Dry Needling, CES, PES, FMS, IASTM, Etc..
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Enforce all sports medicine and athletics department policies and procedures.

Supervise and assist in the daily operation of the athletic training facilities

Under the direction of the team physician, perform injury evaluations, rehabilitate, treat and prevent student-athlete injuries.

Travel with various athletic teams, provide practice and competition coverage as assigned.

Provide supervision and direction to student workers working in the sports medicine department.

Serve on University committees as appointed.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.

Reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine

Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information.
Skills and Abilities: Be able to lift up to 40 lbs and prolonged periods of standing.

Strong interpersonal skills, effective communicator, good time manager.

Successfully work with a diverse group of students, coaches, parents, medical personnel and University Administrators.

Be able to work under time pressure and stressful situations.

Work a variety of hours and travel extensively with various athletic teams as scheduled.

Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
Initial Application Review Date:
March 3rd, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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