Assistant Athletic Trainer

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

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

51600 - Gen Athletics

Advertised Salary: 45,000-48,000 salary to commensurate with experience  
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 is responsible for athletic injury prevention and risk management recognition, evaluation, and assessment of injuries; immediate care of injuries and illness; rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries; and health care organization and administration.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree  
Required Work Experience: Experience working with college athletes preferred.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: Eligible to sit for BOC certification. Michigan Athletic Training License or eligible to obtain Michigan Athletic Training License.  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Inclement Weather
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Driving
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Master’s degree is preferred.
Additional certifications, CED, PES, FMS, Graston, 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.

Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the Athletic Training facilities.

Help coordinate set up and tear down of Athletic Training Equipment and water for games and practice.

Carry out physician orders concerning immediate care, treatment, and rehabilitation.

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

Keep accurate and up to date medical/injury records on all Ferris State University Athletes.

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.

Prepare communication with Coaches on active injuries, treatments, and make comments on plan of care.

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

Perform any other duties assigned within the position classification area.

Support, promote, and develop University student enrollment and retention initiatives.

Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.

Reports directly to the Head Athletic Trainer/ Assistant Athletic Director Sports Medicine.

Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information.
Skills and Abilities: Be able to lift up to 45 lbs, be able to support up to 200 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.

Ability to work under time pressure and stressful situations.

Ability to work extensive hours and travel extensively with various athletic teams as scheduled.

Have a flexible schedule for changes to practices or games.

Be available by phone after hours and on the weekends for emergencies and council.

Ability to withstand adverse weather conditions, i.e. extreme hot and extreme cold.

Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor’s degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
July 16, 2024  
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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