Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
The purpose of this position is to function in concert with the student-athletes and coaches to maintain the health and well-being of the student-athletes, enabling them to participate in their respective athletic events. To do so, the Assistant Athletic Trainer must evaluate medical and injury situations and devise the proper preventative and/or rehabilitative course of treatment to return the athlete to a healthy, competitive level.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assists the Head Athletic Trainer in establishing, coordinating, supervising, and monitoring athletic training services to student-athletes.
In consultation with the Head Athletic Trainer and in cooperation with other Assistant Athletic Trainers, operates within the facility operational budget.
Assists the Head Athletic Trainer in the routine operation of a designated athletic training facility.
Assists the Head Athletic Trainer in the selection, assignment, orientation, retention, and supervision of athletic training staff.
Coordinates the selection, assignment, orientation, retention, and mentoring of graduate assistant athletic trainers with the Head Athletic Trainer.
Attend daily practices to assist with athletic training for the athletes.
Attend and work at home and away games as the Athletic trainer.
Advise athletes of methods designed to maximize injury prevention.
Work as directed by team physicians, supervising athletics trainer, and with head coach and strength and conditioning staff.
Maintain current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications.
Manage departmental compliance with all CPR/First Aid/AED certifications. Track expirations and provide or organize trainings for coaches and staff who are required to maintain certifications.
Comply with all Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Montana State University, Big Sky Conference, NCAA and State Practice Act rules and regulations.
Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer, Senior Associate AD for Compliance/Student Services, and/or the Director of Athletics.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Certification by the NATABOC (National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification).
Experience evaluating athletic injuries and selecting proper treatment methods.
Eligible for licensing by the Board of Athletic Training in the State of Montana within 90 days from start date.
Internal Number: STAFF - VA - 20049
About Montana State University Athletics
Montana State University is a NCAA Division I institution. As a member of the Big Sky Conference it sponsors 15 varsity sports.