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Houston Christian University - Assistant Athletic Trainer

  • December 08, 2023 12:38 PM
    Message # 13288850

    Houston Christian University - Assistant Athletic Trainer 

    Reports to: Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine   

    Status: Exempt 


    Position Summary 

    Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the management and administration of the Sports Medicine department at HCU. Provide care for NCAA Div 1 student-athletes, to help them achieve the highest level of performance. Workin a positive environment at a Christian university with a staff and community displaying a team like mentality.  Sport assignment: Track & Field, Volleyball & Softball


    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration, and discretion in all interactions with other members of the HCU community and with the public 

    • Implement strategies for the prevention of athletic injuries 

    • Maintain and coordinate athletic training care for athletes 

    • Maintain medical records. 

    • Advise coaches and athletes on training and conditioning programs, as well as safety, health, and overall wellbeing of the student-athletes 

    • Establish and supervise non-surgical and surgical rehabilitation 

    • Determines injured athletes' availability for re-entry into sports participation 

    • Evaluate progress of injured athletes daily 

    • Shares responsibility for instruction and preparation of athletic training students for certification 

    • Assist with P.E.D. and recreational drug screening of student athletes 

    • Must keep abreast of current athletic training room procedures 

    • Assist the head athletic trainer with monthly inventory of athletic supplies  

    • Manage equipment purchases of athletic training room needs 

    • Must comply with all conference and NCAA rules and regulations, as well as all HIPPA guidelines 

    • Perform other duties as needed 



    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required, Master’s preferred 

    • Current Texas licensure or eligibility required 

    • CPR/First Aid Certification required 

    • BOC Certified  

    • Secondary and/or collegiate full-time employment experience as an athletic trainer preferred 

    • Must be able to travel nights and weekends 

    • Must be able to work 40 plus hours per week as schedule demands 


    Physical Requirements/ Work Environment  

    • Ability to work outside at sporting events in all weather conditions 

    • Some heavy lifting required 

    • Must be able to climb stairs 

    • Must be able to operate all equipment within the athletic training room 



    • Paid NATA and BOC membership fees 

    • Paid and free opportunities for CEUs and certifications to improve skills and continually develop in the profession. 

    • Paid CPR/First aid courses when recertification is necessary 


    Additional Information: 

    Houston Christian University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body. It has access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country. For more information about the University, visit hc.edu. 

    The University is in the process of implementing its Ten Pillars vision (hc.edu/vision) and anticipates significant growth in student enrollment and university programs. The successful candidate will also be able to articulate a vision for the role of his or her discipline at HCU that is supportive of the Ten Pillars vision statement. 

    Houston Christian University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements. 

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel. 


    Background checks are performed on every new hire. If your application is selected to continue with the interviewing process you will be required to submit a Background Check form. If you decline, your application may be denied. By proceeding with the online application, you understand and accept this process. 


    Last modified: December 08, 2023 12:40 PM | Anonymous

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