Pratt Community College summer hours begin Monday, May 20 and will extend through Friday, July 26. Operating business hours will be  7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday.

PCC is closed Saturdays and Sundays.

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Assistant Athletic Trainer

General Description and Purpose
The Athletic Trainer is delegated the responsibility for development, organization, supervision, and management of the Athletic Trainer program.

Primary Functions/Responsibilities

  • Provide injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation for athletes.
  • Handle all referrals to physicians when necessary.
  • Verify athlete welfare regarding decisions about returning to participation after an injury.
  • Process all athletic insurance injury claims.
  • Develop and administer training room supplies budget.
  • Recruiting of sports medicine students.
  • Work cooperatively with coaches regarding specific training needs during each season.
  • Maintain injury and rehabilitation progress records on all.
  • Handle initial injury evaluations.
  • Act as an academic advisor to student trainers.
  • Collect previous health history and sports injury history and physical examination information.
  • Be an active member of the Beaver Backers Booster Club and actively participate in fundraising for the athletic program, including respective sport.
  • Plan and conduct summer training workshops. 
  • All other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures of the Athletic Training Facilities as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer and other associated medical personnel in the prevention and care of athletic injuries for the Intercollegiate Athletic Program at Pratt Community College.
  • This position requires the ability to lift heavy objects and work long hours.
  • Ability to successfully complete the administrative tasks of the position.

Coordination and Accountability Tasks

  • Schedule coverage for practices, games, meets, and matches of athletic events for Pratt Community College.
  • Coordinate public education programs concerning sports medicine.

Supervises the Following Staff

  • Supervise all student workers involved with the program including managers, statistician, etc.
  • Supervise all student trainers.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and other Characteristics

  • Willingness to understand the community college role and mission.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, faculty, administration and community.
  • Ability to communicate with and command respect from students and serve as a role model to them.

Experience

  • Athletic training experience at high school and/or college level preferred.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Masters preferred)

Certifications and/or Licensure

  • NATA certified

Work Conditions/Environment

  • Office, and indoor settings as well as outdoor work in various weather conditions.

Other

  • Position requires evening and weekend work.

Job Type: 

Professional Non-Exempt

Employee Type: 

Full Time