Campus Athletic Trainer
Wilbur Wright College at 4300 N. Narragansett
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), the largest community college
system in Illinois, is made up of seven colleges and five satellite
sites, providing more than 70,000 students each year access to a
quality, affordable education.
Reporting to the campus Director-Intercollegiate & Intramural
Athletics or designated supervisor, a Campus Athletic Trainer
provides sports training services to the campus community,
prioritizing student athletes participating in college sponsored
sports and/or exercise activities. The Campus Athletic Trainer is
responsible for the prevention, assessment, treatment and
rehabilitation of injuries suffered by student athletes, working in
close collaboration with coaches, staff and administrators.
Additionally, the Campus Athletic Trainer provides support to
intramurals and campus events, the campus fitness center, and other
campus tournaments as needed.
A Campus Athletic Trainer demonstrates a commitment to excellence
and community relations in the performance of duties, representing
the college’s Athletics Department and CCC in its overall promotion
and public relations efforts. Works a 40-hour work week as
scheduled by the campus Director-Intercollegiate & Intramural
Athletics to include evening and weekend hours. Performs related
duties as required.
- Provides athletic training services to student athletes,
implementing appropriate exercise, strength and conditioning
programs and related health routines to improve performance and
help minimize and prevent injuries.
- Assesses injuries and provides rehabilitation services for the
treatment and care of injuries sustained by student athletes.
- Travels with an athletic team to provide coverage at games and
- Assesses and provides immediate treatment of injuries and
determines ability of athletes to continue participation or the
need for transport to a medical facility.
- Determines status of injured student athletes per Athletic
Department protocols; coordinates referrals for rehabilitation
services and physical therapy; follow-ups with student athletes to
- Communicates pertinent injury information and the need for
rehabilitation services, as it relates to participation status in
athletic activities, to coaching staff and Athletics Director.
- Develops profiles for individual student athletes requiring
services, using the ATS software program from Keffer Development
- Partners with campus Wellness Center and other campus resources
to facilitate and conduct workshops and seminars on topics relating
to healthy lifestyles.
- Maintains records of student athletes’ physical evaluations,
injury reports, rehabilitation treatment services and hospital
- Provides athletic training services for summer camps, sports
tournaments and coach clinics.
- Assists the campus Director-Intercollegiate & Intramural
Athletics in identifying qualified physicians to perform student
athlete physicals and referrals to medical specialists as
- Assists in facilitating annual and semi-annual physicals of
students on an athletic/sports team.
- Collaborates with campus Director-Intercollegiate &
Intramural Athletics, District Athletic Office and the Office of
Risk Management to ensure proper and timely processing of athletic
- Provides athletic training appointment to manage CCC’s
community athletic training services on campus.
- May provide management oversight of campus fitness center.
- May be responsible for the upkeep of the facility space;
ensures hazardous materials are sealed and placed in a proper
container for disposal.
- Assists with logistics for the transport and storage of
equipment used during recreational events, classes, competitive
training and meets.
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in
a related field
- Illinois State License as an Athletic Trainer (IATA)
- Certification by National Athletic Trainers’ Association
- Current certification for CPR, AED and First Aid
- Must be able to work evenings, weekends or holidays as
- Must be in good physical condition and possess body strength to
handle exercise and athletic equipment
- Experience using various types of sports equipment, weights and
associated sports training equipment
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Bilingual skills a plus
- Ability to work in a team environment with flexible work
- Strong service orientation and ability to relate effectively
with diverse individuals and groups at all levels of the
- Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality work, take
initiative and use good judgement
- Some proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
We Offer: Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long
term savings and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b)
Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University
Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal
and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed
overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6
months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. Thank you for your interest in City College of