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Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Athletics and Coaching

Job Title

Assistant Athletic Trainer


Athletic Director


Commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Assistant Athletic Trainer has primary responsibility to assist with the overall medical and health related care of student athletes participating in NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic teams within the University. Essential duties include but are not be limited to: assist in prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, physician referral, and medical documentation of all injuries associated with assigned student athletes; communication with coaches, student athletes, parents, staff and physicians within NATA and HIPAA guidelines; maintain and observe all athletic policy and procedures in accordance with NATA regulations and remain certified to perform these duties on a daily basis. Provide supervision of daily practice and game coverage, in season travel, and summer sports workout coverage for assigned sports as permitted by NCAA legislation and required to be flexible and adapt to schedule changes. Required to adhere to all policies, procedures, and regulations of the NATA, NCAA, Conference USA, and MTSU Athletic Department. Assist Associate Trainers in the supervision of certified graduate assistant / Intern athletic trainers in our sports medicine athletic training students in the Sports Medicine educational program; instruct these students in professional prevention, care and rehabilitation of assigned athletes. Expected to attend national NATA and Conference USA meetings and/or conventions to remain current of their field for changes that occur. Required to comply with NCAA legislation and immediately report any known violations of NCAA rules to the Compliance Office and submit all required documentation to the Compliance office in a timely fashion; and perform other related tasks or projects as assigned.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree Required. Master's Degree Preferred.

Required Related Experience

One (1) year of relevant collegiate and/or clinical athletic training experience working required. Graduate Assistantships and/ or Internships in Athletic Training in a university training room accepted and preferred. Knowledge of NATABOC rules and regulations required. CPR, AED, First Aid Certified required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

CPR, AED, First Aid Certified required.

Desirable Related Experience

Three (3) years of Division I A Athletic Training experience working with Football preferred. CSCS, CES, and/or PES Certifications Preferred. Graduate Assistantships in a university training room will be accepted as relevant experience. NFL Experience Preferred.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

CPR, AED, First Aid Certified required.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: June 28, 2024; for optimal consideration, please apply before June 5, 2024

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