OPS Sport Clubs Athletic Trainer

Job Summary

The OPS Sports Clubs Athletic Trainer supports the Sport Clubs Program by providing first aid and applicable skills at Sport Club home competitions/events, as well as acting as a liaison to spectators and visiting teams.

Job Description


Serve as an Athletic Trainer during Sport Club home competitions and events:

  • Attend to all injured participants by following basic First Aid and CPR protocols and remove athletes from play if necessary
  • First aid/emergency care and on-site injury evaluations during competitions and events
  • Have a firm understanding of/activate Emergency Action Plans
  • Call or direct someone else to call 911 if injury occurs beyond your scope of practice
  • Fill out Accident, Incident, and Event Reports after each event supervised
  • Be aware of where emergency exits, bathrooms and AED’s are located
  • Responsible for keeping all certifications current
  • Check facility for safety hazards; report any hazards to appropriate authority and take immediate action if necessary
  • Assist with setup and breakdown of events held on campus, including supplying water/ice
  • Answer questions from spectators and visiting teams to the best of your availability
  • Be able to refer spectators and participants to rules and regulations of facilities
  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Job Description


  • American Red Cross Professional Rescuer First Aid and CPR/AED certified
  • Up-to-date Athletic Training certifications and licenses
  • Ability to work independently and handle stressful situations in a calm manner
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • Current FGCU student in good standing is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

All employees are expected to:

  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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