Athletics:Sports Medicine – Assistant Athletic Trainer

Department:                                  Athletics – Sports Medicine

Job Title:                                         Assistant Athletic Trainer

Average hours per week:             10

Specific working hours:

  • Mornings (for team practice positions), possible nights/weekends if student is involved in athletics games

Job duties/Skills:

  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects
  • Typical duties include; filing, typing, sorting, collating, maintaining records, light clerical work, running errands, giving information, receiving and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments, unpacking materials, assist with mail – sort, process, issue, deliver and load/unload, and operating office equipment
  • Work in a variety of recreation/athletic settings both indoor and outdoor facilities
  • Assists with daily activities, exhibitions and special events
  • No experience required – Will train
  • Positions available to work in the athletic training room with daily tasks and with specific teams – responsibilities and time commitments vary

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Develop practical competence through obtaining experience relating to their degree
  • Exhibit their understanding of ensuring a safe work environment
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback, Demonstrate knowledge of and rationale for departmental safety regulations and proper use of equipment
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations
  • Gain supervisory skills by managing the work or time of other student employees.