Northern Kentucky University Department of Athletics. Highland Heights, Kentucky. Northern Kentucky University is a member of the Horizon League and NCAA Division I.
St. Elizabeth Sports Medicine is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer – Softball at Northern Kentucky University. The successful candidate will provide services to the University’s intercollegiate athletic program, as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director of Sports Medicine. The primary assignment for this position is Softball, with additional responsibilities as directed by the Associate Athletic Director of Sports Medicine.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordination of the medical care for student-athletes within the Department of Athletics including injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of Team Physician, Associate Athletic Director of Sports Medicine and other qualified medical personnel. Regular day, evening and night hours are required. Travel will be required
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Application Process: To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:
Molly Woods, MEd, AT Associate Athletic Director of Sports Medicine firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants should include in the subject line of the e-mail the title of the position being applied for- Assistant Athletic Trainer- Softball.
Master’s Degree in Athletic Training
Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer at the collegiate level
Passed the BOC exam
Eligible for Kentucky licensure and be licensed prior to start date
Experience with softball at the collegiate level
About Northern Kentucky University
Northern Kentucky University is a growing metropolitan university of approximately 15,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky, just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati, NKU has become a leader in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students’ names. In fall 2018, we celebrated the construction and opening of the $105 million Health Innovation Center (HIC), home of NKU’s College of Health Professionals and the Institute for Health Innovation. St. Elizabeth Healthcare invested $8 million to construct and equip the two-story Simulation Center. In 2008, we opened the BB&T Arena, a $60 million, 9,400-seat arena for basketball games and other events, as well as our $37 million, 144,000-square-foot student union building.
The 2016-17 academic year marked the first season NKU was eligible for participation in NCAA Championships after reclassifying to Division I. The Norse qualified for th...e NCAA Women's Soccer Championship and NCAA Men's Basketball Championship in 2016-17. The Men's Basketball team won the 2017-18 regular season Horizon League Championship and participated in the post-season NIT. The Men's Basketball team won the 2018-19 regular season Horizon League Championship and participated in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.