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Assistant Athletic Trainer

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 12, 2024

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Assistant Athletic Trainer

Working Title
Assistant Athletic Trainer

150074-Athletic Training

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

A complete UCM online application for employment, cover letter, and resume required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Professional hours

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

To assist with the supervision and coordination of the University’s overall sports medicine program, including, but not limited to: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics related to health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, Team Physician(s) and other qualified medical personnel.

Education & Formal Training

Other Education & Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Athletic Training, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, or related field required.

Master’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Athletic Training, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, or related field preferred.

Computer Skills


One (1) year of proven experience as an athletic trainer.

Must posses or be eligible for Athletic Training Licensure in the State of Missouri.

Understanding and knowledge of NCAA and MIAA rules and guidelines.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

License from the State of Missouri Board of Healing Arts as an Athletic Trainer or Board eligible.

Certification from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification.

Certification in basic life support to Red Cross or American Heart Association including the
techniques of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and automatic external defibrillators.

Preferred but not mandatory, certification from Red Cross in First Aid or Emergency Medical Technician.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Mental skills, including concentration, memory,
complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.

Ability to perform basic life support and first aid techniques.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Occasionally lifting from the ground to waist high 50 lbs., occasionally assisting athletes from the ground, and rarely assisting wit h carrying of injured athletes with a stretcher.

Successfully demonstrate injury evaluation, first aid, and rehabilitation techniques.

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
On call/standby work required, Travel required, Irregular work hours, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

Must be willing to work long hours, weekends, holidays, and during the summer for practices and games. Overall travel will be expected.

Must be willing to work with all types of people and demonstrate the ability to respond in a short amount of time.

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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