Trinity Christian College is accepting applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer. The college is seeking candidates who are professing Christians and are committed to excellence in athletics and service. The successful candidate will support the mission of the College.
The position is full-time, 40 weeks per year (generally during August 1-May 15). The Assistant Athletic Trainer provides health care and health education to ensure the safety of, reduce the risk of injury to, and guide the rehabilitation of Trinity Christian College student-athletes under the guidance of the Head Athletic Trainer. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits and continuing education may be available.
Trinity Christian College is a member of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference of the NAIA. Trinity offers 14 sports, 7 for men and 7 for women. The college is located in Palos Heights, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago. More information can be found at www.trnty.edu.
Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization/Master’s degree preferred
NATA BOC certification required
Illinois State Licensed
First aid/CPR certification for the Professional Rescuer
2-3 years of athletic training experience in a high school or collegiate setting preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of orthopedic exercise programs, functional return to play decisions, preventative therapeutic exercises for athletes, first aid treatment, referral and post-injury reconditioning
Availability to work evenings and Saturdays, variable hours based on need and on consultation with Head Athletic Trainer
Able to adapt to scheduling changes as needed
Follow all NATA BOC rules and regulations and the Illinois Athletic Training practice act
Use AED, provide CPR and first aid when needed
Cover home practices and competitions
Evaluate and assess injuries
Clearly and concisely communicate with Head Athletic Trainer and coaches regarding student-athlete injury and illness relevant to sports participation
Contribute to the training, educating, and supervising of student workers and interns
Relay information on visiting athlete injuries to their athletic training staff
Utilize electronic medical records for documentation
Guide rehabilitation and therapies within NATA guidelines and Illinois state AT licensure laws
Able to work independently
Assist with daily training room operations
Enforce rules and expectations for athletic training facilities and equipment
Follow emergency action plans
Create an open, comfortable and supportive environment for the student-athlete
Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer or Athletics Director
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following with their online application:
Written statement that describes your faith commitment and how it expressed through involvement with the body of Christ and participation in a local church.
Please read Trinity’s mission, found at http://www.trnty.edu/About-Us/mission.html. Trinity’s mission states that we “seek to develop a multiracial, multinational and multidenominational student body.” Please provide a written statement that articulates your vision for diversity at a Christian college and how your vision shapes your work.
About Trinity Christian College
Trinity Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois, a suburb twenty miles southwest of Chicago. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students with an excellent Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition. The College enrollment in the traditional program is about 1,000 with a vibrant residential program. We offer majors in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as professional programs in accounting and business administration, nursing, education, computer science, criminal justice, and exercise science. Trinity also offers master’s programs in counseling psychology and special education as well as degree completion programs in education, business, and psychology. Trinity Christian College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Trinity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.