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Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer - Murray State University

  • May 26, 2020 11:44 AM
    Message # 8993318

    Job Title: Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

    The Murray State University Department of Athletics is seeking 3 motivated individuals to serve the athletic training department as graduate assistant athletic trainers assisting in the coverage of a Division I (FCS Football) athletic program. Start date is August 1, 2020. Assignment will include assisting in the healthcare of the baseball team, as well as 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.

    Institution:Murray State University

    Website: https://goracers.com/sports/2011/8/22/GEN_0822113525.aspx

    Governing Body: NCAA D1 (FCS Football)

    Start Date: August 1, 2020

    Apply By Date: ASAP

    City: Murray

    State: KY


    • 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

    Job Description:

    • Team athletic training coverage to include practices, conditioning sessions, weight training sessions and home and away contests (Travel may 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


    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 baseball
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Experience with electronic health record keeping (Presagia-InjuyZone Preferred)

    Instructions to Apply:

    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. 

    Description of Institution:  (would include equal opportunity employer info)

    {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 afford 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).}

    Contact: Eric Frederick, MS, LAT, ATC

    Vacancy Expiration Date or Position Filled By Date: Position Open Until Filled

    Last modified: May 26, 2020 11:46 AM | Anonymous

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