Assistant Athletic Trainer (2 Positions), Division of Intercollegiate Athletics - (4135)
Responsible for assisting in the management and administration of all phases of the athletic training operations.
Duties and Responsibilities (generally)
The Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide health care and health education to student-athletes of assigned sports to ensure the safety of, reduce the risk of injury to, and guide the rehabilitation of those student-athletes.
Minimum Required Qualifications for this position
Bachelor’s Degree required.
N.A.T.A. Certification Required.
Eligible to meet Illinois Athletic Trainer Registration requirements.
Minimum one year athletic training experience in school or clinic setting.
Minimum of two years work experience as certified athletic trainer.
Specialty Factors (Additional Required Qualifications)
Education and Experience Preferred
Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum 1 year Athletic training experience at the university or college level.
Experience with NCAA Division I athletes.
List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.
Ability to communicate with and relate well to student-athletes, coaching and department support staff.
Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms.
Varies; nights and weekends included
Minimum Pay Rate (Hourly or Monthly)
Commensurate with experience and internal equity; position includes eligible benefits.
Hiring Rate Information
Actual hiring rate is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.
Priority Review Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit application and documents through NIU online employment system at https://employment.niu.edu/postings/56295. Required materials include:
1. Cover Letter
3. List of 3 References
4. Transcripts (unofficial, with official required at hired)
Applications must be received by May 15, 2021. Please contact Lisa DeRango at email@example.com for questions.
Link to Department Homepage
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The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
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Is Background Check Required
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Clery Act Information
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- List of at least 3 References
- Certifications/Licensure #1
- Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)
- Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)