Athletic Trainer

Intercollegiate Athletics
Wage Class: Salaried, exempt
Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer

General Description

To supervise and provide athletic training and health care services to intercollegiate athletics enrolled at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Description of Duties and Tasks

  • Administer athletic training health care to intercollegiate athletes at all practices, competitions, and events. Primary sport responsibilities are assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer. Travel is required.
  • Assist in supervision of daily operation of the athletic training room.
  • Supervise and evaluate Athletic Training students in the coverage of sport assignments and with clinical proficiencies.
  • Administer athletic training health care and emergency care to all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors.
  • Provide medical coverage to LR sport camps at request and expense of camp director.
  • Maintain athletic injury reports and medical records.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Athletic Training program policies and procedures.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Assist in the housekeeping and cleanliness of the Athletic Training Room.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

The Athletic Trainer position includes the following physical demands and abilities:

  • Assist with lifting and transportation of injured athletes from the field of competition.
  • Maintain awareness of athletic fields and surroundings to safety hazards, and communicate those hazards to appropriate staff members.
  • Stand and walk for periods of up to 2 to 3 hours in order to supervise practices and competitions.
  • Run and sprint to the aid of an athlete in the event of emergency injuries.
  • Explain and demonstrate therapeutic exercises to students and athletes using a variety of movements of the upper and lower extremities.
  • Provide manual resistance to specific muscle and joint movements in order to evaluate and rehabilitate athletic injuries.
  • Carry and lift 10-gallon water coolers daily.
  • Repetitive wrist and hand movements in the application of strapping and bandaging techniques daily.
  • Writing and typing injury and medical records in individual athlete’s files daily.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Certification by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification.
  • Licensed, or eligible for state licensure, by the North Carolina Board of Athletic Training Examiners.
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in an area related to athletic health care, physical education, or human performance. 
  • Minimum one-year experience as a certified athletic trainer.


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