Primary Purpose of Position
The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the overall administration of the athletic training program. Responsibilities include injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation; maintaining accurate medical records, practice and game coverage, including travel; pre-participation evaluations; coordinating medical insurance claims; and supervising student athletic trainers and volunteers. Additional duties may be assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Sports Medicine at North Carolina A&T State University exists to provide student-athletes with an opportunity to participate in intercollegiate athletics in the safest and healthiest manner possible. Our staff of certified athletic trainers and team physicians are responsible for the wellness of approximately 300 student-athletes.
The North Carolina A&T State University Sports Medicine staff commits itself to providing personalized, comprehensive, contemporary, and effective health care that focuses on the student-athlete. Treatment of injuries and illnesses will be based on sound medical and rehabilitative principles in conjunction with consideration of personal and team goals
Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
NATABOC Certification required; Must be eligible for North Carolina licensure.
Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification. Minimum of 1 year as a certified athletic trainer at the collegiate level