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Gradute Assistant Athletic Trainer (2 Positions)

  • March 23, 2021 4:21 PM
    Message # 10228406


    The Murray State University Department of Athletics is seeking two (2) motivated individuals to serve the athletic training department as a graduate assistant athletic trainers assisting in the coverage of a Division I (FCS Football) athletic program. Start date is August 1, 2021. Primary team assignments are so ball and volleyball, with secondary assignment of assisting in other areas as needed.

    The preferred graduate program for athletic department graduate assistants is the Master of Science in Human Development and Leadership (HDL) in the College of Education and Human Services. More information about this program can be found HERE. Many of our former graduate assistants have found this degree to be rewarding and helpful in their future academic and professional pursuits. Most of the HDL program's requirements and coursework is completed in an online format which allows for our graduate assistants to work and travel with their teams without the stress of missing classes.

    {Murray State University is an equal opportunity employer. Murray State University endorses the intent of all federal and state laws created to prohibit discrimination. Murray State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, or disability in employment, admissions, or the provision of services and provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation including auxiliary aids and services necessary to accommodate  individuals with disabilities equal access to participate in all programs and activities. For more information, contact Director of Equal Opportunity, Murray State University, 103 Wells Hall, Murray, KY 42071-3318. Telephone: 270-809-3155 (voice), 270- 809-3361 (TDD).}

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
    • BOC certification or eligible (Prefer certification prior to start date)
    • Eligibility for certification/licensure in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
    • Certification in CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer
    • Admission into the Graduate School at Murray State University
    • Reliable transportation


    • Undergraduate/post-graduate experience with so ball or volleyball
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Experience with electronic health record keeping (Presagia-InjuyZone Preferred)

    Job Repsonsibilities:

    • Team athletic training coverage to include practices, conditioning sessions, weight training sessions and home and away contests (Travel will be required)
    • Coverage of the main athletic training facility on a rotating basis with co-workers
    • Assist with maintenance of electronic health record keeping system
    • Other duties as assigned by the full-time athletic training staff


    • In-state tuition for 6 hours of graduate coursework per semester (summer class assistance is possible but is not guaranteed) (GA candidates with a 3.0 undergraduate GPA will qualify for in-state tuition status. Candidates with under a 3.0 GPA will have out-of-state tuition status and will be expected to pay the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition until a 3.0 GPA is achieved in graduate school)
    • $10,000 stipend (9 months)
    • Opportunity for summer camp coverage for additional compensation

    Application Procedure:
    Send cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) reference with phone numbers and e-mail addresses, copy of unofficial undergraduate transcripts, and a copy of GRE scores via e-mail to efrederick@murraystate.edu. Positions will be open until filled.

    Last modified: March 23, 2021 4:25 PM | Anonymous

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