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Associate Athletic Trainer

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

Job Title

Associate Athletic Trainer


Athletic Trainer


Commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Associate Athletic Trainer will report to the Associate Athletic Director of Sports Medicine. The position will supervise and coordinate athletic training services for student-athletes in intercollegiate athletic programs – primarily men’s basketball.

Essential duties include but are not be limited to: assist with the prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, physician referral, and medical documentation of all injuries associated with assigned student athletes; communicate with coaches, student athletes, parents, staff and physicians within NATA and HIPAA guidelines; observe all athletic policy and procedures in accordance with NATA regulations as well as NCAA, Conference USA and MTSU rules and remain certified to perform these duties on a daily basis. Coordinate Concussion testing and baseline testing for all assigned student athletes; provide supervision of daily practice and game coverage, in season travel, and summer sports workout coverage for assigned student athletes as permitted by NCAA legislation. Required to be flexible and adapt to schedule changes as necessary. Serve as an approved preceptor within the CAATE accredited graduate athletic training program. Provide direct supervision of intern athletic trainers for assigned sports and graduate athletic training students in the athletic training education program; instruct these students in professional prevention, care and rehabilitation of assigned student-athletes as well as the certification and licensure process. Required to attend national NATA and Conference USA meetings and/or conventions to remain current in their field for changes that occur; Will comply with NCAA, CAATE and NATA legislation and immediately report any known violations of any of these rules to the Compliance office and submit all required documentation to the Compliance office immediately. Serve as the Sports Medicine Marketing and Media supervisor to develop and oversee information on the University website including information shared with parents, student athletes and coaches necessary to promote the Sports Medicine program; The Associate Athletic Trainer will secure information related to the international insurance program and insurance co-payment for all assigned student-athletes; assist with coordination of the drug testing / educational program for all student-athletes, and perform other related tasks or special projects as assigned.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree required. Master's Degree preferred.

Required Related Experience

One year of progressively responsible, relevant collegiate and/or clinical athletic training experience. Experience as a Graduate Assistant will be accepted.

Required License/Registration/Certification

NATA BOC certification and Tennessee State Licensure or eligible for Tennessee State Licensure.
Knowledge of NCAA, CUSA & NATABOC rules and regulations required.
CPR, AED, First Aid Certification required.

Desirable Related Experience

Two (2) to Four (4) years of progressively responsible Division I Athletic Training experience with men’s basketball preferred.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

CES, CSCS, PES, Dry Needling Preferred

Documents Needed to Apply

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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: August 7, 2024; for optimal consideration, please apply before July 3, 2024

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