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ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
 
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Level: S-05
Salary Range:  $910-$1510 Bi-weekly
 
Institutional Mission
The purpose of Southwestern Assemblies of God University is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students spiritually, academically, professionally, and cross culturally so as to successfully fill evangelistic, missionary and church ministry roles and to provide quality educational and professional Christian service wherever needed throughout the world.
 
Primary Function
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for working in conjunction with the Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer regarding treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of injury for SAGU athletes.
 
Responsibilities
·         Duties assigned by Director of Sports Medicine.
·         Duties assigned by Head Athletic Trainer.
·         Assist in the daily operation and supervision of the sports medicine facilities.
·         Assist in maintenance of all sports medicine records.
·         Provide positive direction and leadership in the sports medicine program.
·         Provide appropriate healthcare for all student-athletes.
·         Travel with athletic teams as assigned and directed.
·         Maintain regular office hours.
·         Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities within the athletic program and adheres to the NATA Code of Ethics for his/her profession.
·         Understands the organizational culture, the role of athletics within the SAGU community, and a willingness to consistently perpetuate and display the mission of SAGU through actions and words with athletes, coaches, university personnel and general public.
·      Other related duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
 
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s Degree is required.
·         NATA or Texas state licensing for athletic trainers. 
·         Two (2) years’ experience in sports medicine. 
·         Solid working knowledge of football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, soccer and softball, training guidelines and common injuries and rehabilitation.
·         Should have knowledge and be familiar with NAIA and NCCAA rules and regulations regarding practice regulation by sports medicine professionals.
·         Good organizational and computer skills with sports medicine software.
·         Be able toestablish and maintain effective relationships with coaches and teams.
·         Possess written and oral communication skills.
 
Conditions of Employment:
  1. Employment is from August 1 to May 15 annually.
  2. Employee may offer services for pay to other institutions if no conflict exists with SAGU work schedule.
  3. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle and possess a valid state driver’s license or have access to reliable transportation.  Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record. Employee will be evaluated annually.
  4. A conflict of interest occurs when athletic training personnel have a personal relationship with a student-athletic trainer, student-athlete or undergraduate student. Therefore, this is prohibited.
 
Contact:  Human Resources at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Application Process:  Applications are available in the Human Resources office or one can be downloaded and printed at www.sagu.edu/employment.  All 4 pages of the application, the President’s Letter and the Background Check page must be completed before the applicant will be considered for employment.  Incomplete forms will not be accepted.  Your resume may be included when submitting the application to the Human Resources Office.  An online application is also available at https://sagu.wufoo.com/forms/application-for-employment/.
 
 
FLSA
Exempt