Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois seeks an Assistant Athletic Trainer. This is a 10-month full-time position, which will generally run August 1 to May 31 each year. The position reports to the Head Athletic Trainer.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer will perform Athletic Training duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer. This will include prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, staffing of practices and contests and other duties appropriate for the position.
The assistant trainer will need to be a strong communicator verbally and will also need to have a working understanding of communication through electronic means with other health care providers, student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will also need to be able to use electronic record keeping of injuries, treatment and other pertinent information.
This position will provide customer service to student-athletes primarily. This is important in retaining student-athletes, but also in communicating necessary information to the coaching staff. Good work by the athletic training staff also provides a valuable service to the parents of student-athletes so that they will feel that their child is safe while participating in athletics at Illinois Tech.
The schedule varies according to practice and contest times and dates. Early morning, late evening and weekend schedules are common in this position. The Head Athletic Trainer works with the athletic training staff to balance the schedules and keep long hours at a minimum.
Illinois Institute of Technology, also known as Illinois Tech, is a private, technology-focused, research university, located in Chicago, Illinois, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology and law. One of 22 institutions that comprise the Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), Ill...inois Tech offers exceptional preparation for professions that require technological sophistication, an innovative mindset, and an entrepreneurial spirit.