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Assistant Athletic Trainer


TITLE: Apply Assistant Athletic Trainer
Athletics
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 06-30-2020
REPORTS TO: Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Athletics
SCHEDULE: This is a 10-month appointment. Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities require additional hours and flexibility that can include evenings and weekends.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:

LeTourneau University is seeking a part-time enthusiastic Assistant Athletic Trainer. Applicant must hold a master’s degree in the area of athletic training and be NATABOC certified athletic trainer or state of Texas certified.  LETU is a private, Christian, NCAA DIII institution and competes in the American Southwest Conference.

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • The primary responsibilities of this position are preventing, assessing, treating, managing, and rehabilitating athletic injuries and conditions affecting student-athletes.
  • This position will also provide administration of daily treatments and reconditioning programs for student-athletes and assist where needed in other sports.
  • Providing coverage during practices and events, including evening and weekend events.
  • Consulting with coaches regarding conditioning, nutrition, and safety of athletes.
  • Primary sports assignments: Men’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, and softball.
  • Attendance at all practices and meetings is required.

 Desirable Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  • Allied health skills dealing with care and prevention of injuries/conditions occurring to student-athletes.
  • Ability to provide proper rehabilitation techniques in dealing with athletic injuries.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to work practices on the field and court is required.
  • The ability to work extended hours outdoors in varying weather conditions is required.
  • Physical demands are moderate to high based on practice and requirements.
  • Standing, walking, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 60 lbs. regularly are common.
  • Job includes considerable travel during the week and weekends throughout the season.
  • Early morning, evening and late-night hours are common to the position.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • NATABOC certified or state of Texas certified
  • Master’s degree in athletic training
  • The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.
  • As a Christian institution, the candidate must be committed to upholding biblical principles and must also conform to all standards of the University policies for employment
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: August 1, 2020.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.