The screening committee will review all eligible applications
submitted by December 30, 2022
The Certified Athletic Trainer is
responsible for developing and supervising athletic training
programs for assigned teams.
Conduct rehabilitation activities for injured student-athletes.
Monitor team practices and game preparation.
Develop and implement athletic training programs for assigned
teams/sports at Washburn University to support the physical
development of student-athletes and minimize their risk of
sports-related injury. Develop specific training programs for
individual athletes as needed to further reduce the risk of injury
and/or affect long-term rehabilitation when injuries occur.
Provide instruction, training, and direction to graduate assistants
and undergraduate students to increase their knowledge and maximize
their performance as athletic training assistants.
Supervise rehabilitation activities, practice and game preparation,
ensuring that all activities are conducted appropriately and
support the health and/or rehabilitation of student-athletes.
Schedule medical appointments on behalf of injured athletes, and
serve as a liaison between the physician(s) and student-athletes to
ensure that athletes understand and comply with the physician’s
Document injuries and rehabilitation for use in preparing and
presenting reports and in evaluating the recovery of injured
athletes. Keep head coaches apprised of athletes’ health and
Establish emergency response protocols to ensure prompt and
appropriate response when injuries occur.
Assist in the day-to-day operation of the athletic training room:
Monitor the use of equipment and facilities to ensure their proper
use and athletes’ adherence to training room schedules. Order or
report needed repairs as needed and appropriate to ensure the
training facility is fully operational and available for use.
Schedule assistance and coordinate athletic training coverage
during summer camps to provide timely and appropriate responses in
the event campers are injured. Attend educational events and
complete educational courses that meet continuing education
requirements and allow continued state and national trainer
certifications. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head
Perform other job-related duties as assigned or as
College degree in Athletic Training at Bachelor's or Master's level
and two years of experience as an Athletic Trainer.
Current LAT (Kansas Athletic Trainer Certification), or ability to
attain certification within two months of hire.
Current ATC (National Athletic Trainer Certification)
Driver's license with a driving record acceptable by University
Ability to lift 80 pounds, to stretch student-athletes, and support
the weight of injured student-athletes who need assistance to leave
the playing field/court.
Five years of experience as an Athletic Trainer.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Full time, Exempt, Background Check and Driving History
Washburn is an EOE and is dedicated to providing a student-centered
and teaching-focused academic and work environment. We seek
candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a
campus climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse
student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups
that have been historically underrepresented and/or marginalized in
Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its
programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color,
religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status,
or marital or parental status.
Washburn University is committed to providing reasonable
accommodations to applicants for employment. If you are an
applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation to participate in
the application or interview process, please email email@example.com
785-670-1538 at least five (5) business days in advance of the date
you need the requested accommodation.