The assistant athletic trainer works under the supervision of the head athletic trainer and supervises the care of student athletes competing in the University’s athletic program. The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University’s athletics program.
Washington and Lee University actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in their areas of expertise.
Responsible for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
Evaluates athletic injuries and determines appropriate courses of treatment and therapies to encourage recovery.
Treats athletic injuries with various therapies including the use of electrical modalities, thermal modalities, hydrotherapy, and manual therapies.
Provides education to student athletes including preventative education, injury education, and instruction in proper technique for rehabilitative exercises.
Athletic training administrative duties.
Assists with coordination, scheduling, and provision of medical coverage for home and away competitions.
Documents and records student athlete injuries and treatment provided.
Works with physicians and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes. Follows up on specified therapies.
Additional related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization is required and a Master’s degree is preferred. Must possess a Board of Certification, Inc. endorsement as a certified athletic trainer and have Virginia Department of Health Professions Athletic Training Licensure or be eligible to attain licensure. It is preferable that applicants have some familiarity with NCAA governing rules.
Application Instructions: For full consideration, please submit applications by July 1st. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Resume and cover letter are required. Upload both required documents to the Resume/CV upload section of the application. You will be asked to provide names and contact information for three professional references.
Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee is a highly selective, residential, co-educational, liberal arts university of 1857 students located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The University is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, sponsoring 24 varsity sports.