Athletic Trainer (2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

Apply now Position Number: 121212
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Training Room - Kent Campus [100025]

Job Title:

 Athletic Trainer (2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

Physical Location:

 Kent, OH



Basic Function:

Assist in the medical supervision of student athletes and in monitoring the safety of equipment and procedures. Provide administrative support. Reports to Assistant Athletic Director.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


These positions will work with Olympic sports and cross-country track & field.

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Assist in the medical supervision of student athletes; provide athletic training coverage for all Intercollegiate Athletics programs; provide treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; refer to medical personnel.

Assist in coordinating annual physical examinations for student athletes; maintain student athletes’ training and medical records.

Assist in selection of protective equipment; maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.

Prepare all athletic facilities and supplies for practices and competitions; supervise the use of athletic training rooms and equipment; enforce policies and procedures of athletic training facilities; maintain athletic training room records and filing system.

Assist in the development and implementation of conditioning, weight training, and cardiovascular training programs.

Ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in related field and one year of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer -OR- Bachelor’s degree in related field and ten years’ experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer. 

Must be able to work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends, and to travel for away games.


Certification from Board of Certification (BOC). Ohio Licensed Athletic Trainer or eligibility to obtain Ohio Athletic Trainer License.

Knowledge Of:

Athletic training procedures *
OSHA regulations *
National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) rules and regulations
Mid-American Conference (MAC) rules and regulations

Skill In:

Verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills *
Personal computer applications, including Microsoft Office

Ability To:

Work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends *
Travel to away games on weeknights and weekends, as needed *

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Certified Athletic Trainer experience in intercollegiate athletics. Experience with Athletic Trainer System (ATS) computer software.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent must be able to work evenings and weekends, and to travel on and off-campus.

Working Schedule:

 Non-traditional hours

Additional Information:



The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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