Western Kentucky University, a member of Conference USA and Football Bowl Subdivision NCAA member institution, seeks to hire one individual for the position of Part-Time Assistant Athletics Trainer working with the sport of Football. This part-time position is a twelve-month position running approximately July 2021 through June 2022. This individual will report to the Associate Athletics Director - Athletic Training & Sports Medicine. The successful candidate must be available for weekend work and travel.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted, and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
- Assist with the sports of Football including weight training, practices, scrimmages and games
- Responsible for keeping accurate and current medical records on all athletes
- Assist with scheduling and transporting athletes for doctor's appointments and medical procedures
- Assist with the care, diagnosis and rehabilitation of student-athletes
- Assist in supervision of athletic training room operations
- Assist with packing for home and away games
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Skills Considered Essential for Success:
- Must be self-motivated
- Must demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
- Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Computer proficiency
- Must have a commitment to following NCAA, Conference USA, and Western Kentucky University policies and procedures
The positions will work a maximum of 99 hours per month at $15.15 an hour.
- Bachelor's degree
- Must be a National Certified Athletic Trainer in good standing (ATC)
- Ability to work evening and weekend hours
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. In accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO). To request an accommodation, report/express a complaint, or ask questions regarding WKU''s Discrimination and Harassment Policy (#0.2040), please contact Mr. Joshua Hayes, EEO Director/Title IX Investigator/University ADA Coordinator, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (270) 745-5121.
The University is also required to investigate complaints of sex and gender-based harassment, also a form of discrimination, and has designated the Title IX Coordinator as the individual responsible for coordinating the investigation and response to such complaints. The Title IX Coordinator for the University is Ms. Deborah Wilkins, who can be contacted via email at email@example.com or by phone at (270) 745-5396. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU''s https://www.wku.edu/titleix/ website.
Information concerning educational programs offered by WKU are provided at: http://www.wku.edu/atwku/academics.php