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Assistant Athletic Trainer (Saginaw Valley State University)

  • January 17, 2023 10:17 PM
    Message # 13061742

    Title:  Assistant Athletic Trainer

    Website: jobs.svsu.edu

    Institution: Saginaw Valley State University

    Governing Body:  NCAA II

    Start Date: Immediate

    Apply By Date: February 1, 2023

    Select one:   Assistant Athletic Trainer

    City: University Center

    State: MI

    Salary: 43,500


    JOB SUMMARY: Saginaw Valley State University, a DII member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic conference invites applications for the position of Associate Head Athletic Trainer. The University’s athletic program fields 19 Division II intercollegiate teams (9 men’s and 10 women’s) and boasts more than 500 student-athletes.   

    Reporting directly to and working with the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist in providing health care to all intercollegiate student-athletes through prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses with referrals to health specialists as required.


    Demonstrated knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA and conference compliance rules and regulations. 

    Ensure that all Department of Athletics and University related activities operate in full compliance with university, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Attends and participates in scheduled compliance seminars and complies with all the Athletic Department’s efforts to monitor compliance with NCAA regulations. 

    Abides by NCAA Bylaws 10.1 and 11.1 regarding ethical conduct and the responsibility to positively contribute to a campus culture of NCAA rules compliance. 

    Provide the highest level of healthcare to all SVSU student-athletes.

    Maintain an effective working relationship with all team physicians, ensuring student-athlete compliance with team physician’s treatment and rehabilitation guidelines.

    Assist with arranging pre-participation physical examinations for all SVSU student-athletes, including medical history and insurance information.

    Assist with ensure that proper insurance billing procedures are utilized.

    Participate in the maintenance of each student-athlete’s medical record, checking that each record contains all pertinent information, are up to date, remain confidential and are retained for seven years after completion of the student-athlete’s eligibility.

    Serve as a preceptor for SVSU College of Health and Human Services students.

    Maintain certification in the Board of Certification (BOC) and Michigan Athletic Training Licensure by obtaining continuing education credits through the attendance and participation in clinics, seminars, meetings, and workshops.

    Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine / Head Athletic Trainer



    Graduate of an accredited or CAATE approved curriculum is preferred.

    Experience working in a collegiate sports medicine program.


    Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or health-related field

    One-year of experience in athletic training field.

    Certified by the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers

    Licensed, or eligible for state licensure, by the Michigan Board of Athletic Training Examiners.

    First Aid, CPR, AED certified or willingness to be certified

    Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations 

    Must be able to work flexible hours to cover sporting and non-sporting event(s) that may occur on weeknights, weekends and possibly holidays.  Occasional travel may be required.

    Ability to communicate in a service oriented and collaborative spirit.

    Exceptional leadership skills.

    Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

    Proven ability to work effectively in a diverse community

    Ability to handle and maintain confidential information

    Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.          

    Instructions To Apply: 

    Apply on line at jobs.svsu.edu

    Description of Institution: 

    (Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 100 programs of study for its more than 7,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. For seven consecutive years, SVSU has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” (2016-2022).

    SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. SVSU earned the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.

    SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEAM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students’ performance in math, science and the arts at the middle school, high school and university levels.
    More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing that has been rated No. 1 among public universities in the U.S. (2018-2022). SVSU fields 19 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website

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