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Job Details: Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job Title:

Assistant Athletic Trainer


Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Start Date:

January 1, 2021



Job Summary:

To assist with the supervision and coordination of the University’s overall athletic training program, including, but not limited to: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term and long rehabilitation of athletic injuries, with and under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, Team Physician, and other qualified medical personnel.


  • Certification by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
  • Oklahoma licensure by the State Office of Allied Health Professions or eligible for such licensure.
  • NPI Number Required.

Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field.


  1. Provide treatment, assessment, and rehabilitation of all injured athletes as the primary or secondary athletic trainer for specific teams assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer, including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary.
  2. Electronic documentation of all athletic training medical records and injuries.
  3. Oversees the daily management of training room, including ordering and storage of supplies and equipment.
  4. Provide accommodation recommendations, related to sports, for student-athletes with restrictions or limitations.
  5. Makes appropriate physician’s referrals and appointments.
  6. Communicate with physicians, specialist, parents, and coaching staff regarding the injury status of athletes.
  7. Monitor weather conditions and dangerous environments.
  8. Organizes and administers drug testing per department policy.
  9. Responsible for administrative and other work-related duties as assigned.
  10. Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  11. Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
  12. Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
  13. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision.
  14. Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
  15. Must be able to lift more than 100-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  16. Ability to work various hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays throughout the year for practice and games.
  17. Could be exposed to a variety of weather conditions.
  18. Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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