Posting Detail Information
Internal Position Title
Athletics & Physical Activity
The College of Lake County is currently looking for an Athletic
to join the Athletics & Physical Activity
Department. The Athletic Trainer reports to the Director of
Athletics and is responsible for overseeing all phases of the
athletic training program within the Department of Athletics &
Physical Activity. This includes the prevention, care and treatment
of athletic injuries; administrative functions, supervision of
student worker athletic trainer aides, develop and implement injury
prevention programs, and provide immediate treatment and
rehabilitation procedures for student-athletes. The Athletic
Trainer is subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental
conditions and requires physical attributes consistent with
performing the duties of the Athletic Trainer. This position will
be required to work during prime practice hours of most sports and
evening and weekend work is required.
The College of Lake County ( CLC ) offers a competitive salary,
excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of
Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans,
tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three
retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life
insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account
plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous
vacation, sick and personal time off and 14 paid holidays each
CLC is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern
Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution
providing life-changing paths for our students by offering
exceptional learning experiences.
CLC is a DiversityJobs.com Top Diversity Employer for 2022. We not
only include Diversity in our values but we demonstrate it in our
hiring of Staff and Faculty.
The college is widely recognized for student success, business and
community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty,
staff and alumni.
- Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or equivalent.
- A minimum of one (1) year of related experience.
- Certification by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation ( CPR ) certified or ability to
attain one (provided by the College) before start date.
- Licensed Athletic Trainer by the Illinois Department of
Financial and Professional Regulation.
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary
In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position
will be subject to criminal background investigations. This may
include a credit check and driving and motor vehicle report
depending on the type of position and responsibilities. Individual
hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests and
other assessments, which are relevant to essential job functions as
part of the applicant selection/hiring process. The Office of Human
Resources requires an applicant who has earned any post-secondary
degree to submit official transcripts reflecting the degree
conferred within 30 days of hire. The college reserves rights to
make hiring decisions based off all aspects of the interview
$55,650 - $67,100/year (Salary is competitive and commensurate with
education and experience.)
Total Hours per week
Varied depending on Athletic teams contest and practice
Software Testing Required
Interview Process Requirements
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has
a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad
spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with
Summary of Essential Functions
Athletic trainers must have knowledge of a large range of medical
problems. Assessment, evaluation skills and working with other
healthcare professionals will be required.
Student-Customer Service 65%
Project and Process Management 15%
- Decision-Making Skills: Ability to think critically and make
independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment,
rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure
- Attention to Detail: Athletic trainers should be thorough and
detailed with injury tracking and documentation.
- Interpersonal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in
high stress/pressure situation when talking to patients, medical
professionals, and staff.
- Coordinates care, prevention and rehabilitation of athletic
injuries and illnesses to both male and female athletes at the
College in accordance with the Illinois Athletic Trainer’s Practice
- Provides coverage for home scheduled practices and events for
all sports during the school year.
- Performs emergency injury care as needed to any athlete
(including visiting teams).
- Provide accommodation recommendations, related to sport, for
student athletes with restrictions or limitations.
Technology Support 10%
- Provides each athletic team with a well-stocked medical kit and
keeping that kit supplied at all times.
- Provides oversight and routine maintenance of the training room
- Responsible for the selection, ordering and maintenance of all
athletic training supplies and equipment used each school
Personnel Management 5%
- Keeps accurate records of all injuries, method of treatment,
rehabilitation and medical releases.
- Responsible for maintaining injury and treatment records,
medical releases, waivers and detailed injury reports for insurance
- Assists with directing the day-to-day activities of the
student-worker Athletic Training Aides.
- Manage the CPR requirements/certifications for all staff
members of the athletics department.
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
- Performs related duties as assigned by the Director of
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or
- * Do you have a minimum of one (1) year work-related
- * Are you certified by the National Athletic Trainer’s
- * Do you have a current CPR certification?
- * Are you bilingual and proficient in Spanish and English?
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Unofficial Transcript 2