Assistant Athletic Trainer, Athletics

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March 10, 2021

This is a full time, 11 month position (August-June) reporting to the Head Athletic Trainer and will assist with all phases of the athletic training program for a NCAA Division II program sponsoring 18 sports.  Seeking an athletic trainer who is cooperative, adaptable, professional, and self-directed.



  • Provide athletic training services to student athletes
    • Assist in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of student-athletes across all sports
    • Direct supervision of men’s basketball including home and away contests
    • Direct supervision of men’s and women’s cross-country and track including all home meets
    • Assist with football practices and games.
  • Supervise and act as clinical preceptor for athletic training students
  • Assist in administrative claims processing with primary and secondary insurance for injuries     
  • Perform athletic training administrative duties
    • Written and oral communication with physicians, coaches, student-athletes, and administration
    • Injury surveillance (Datalys)
    • Maintenance and monthly checks of department AED’s
  • Ability to travel with teams when needed and work evening/weekend hours
  • Assist in conducting CPR re-certification for coaches and staff
  • Other duties as assigned as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer



Required qualifications include: A bachelor’s degree; BOC certified; Missouri license or license-eligible; demonstrated effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.


Preferred qualifications include: Master’s degree; experience in the clinical setting as an athletic trainer; experience working with athletic injury insurance; experiencing supervising students in CAATE accredited program.


To apply:

Submit a letter of application, resume, contact information for at least three references, and academic transcripts to or mailed to:


Truman State University

Human Resources MC 101

100 E. Normal

Kirksville, MO  63501


Review of applications will begin April 10, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.  Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.

Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman State does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and

Truman State is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101,  100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO  63501, 660-785-4031 or


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