Job Summary: The Athletic Training Graduate Assistant will provide overall support to the Columbia College athletic programs. Perform job duties in accordance with Columbia College’s vision, mission and values, and contributes to the development of the Athletics Department. Demonstrate a working knowledge of NAIA rules and maintain the integrity of the athletic program through the appropriate application of these rules. Assist athletic training staff members with daily care of athletes, practice and competition coverage of NAIA sports (including travel) and other duties as assigned by the athletic training staff. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; preparation of athletes and medical coverage of team practices and games, team travel for practices and games Orthopedic evaluation/treatment/rehabilitation of athletic injuries Participation in program and athletic department fund-raising efforts. Work effectively with students, student-athletes, administrators, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, officials, and coaching peers. Maintain the integrity of the athletic program through knowledge and application of NAIA rules and regulations. Demonstrate a working knowledge of NAIA rules. Practice superior customer service. Fulfill additional responsibilities as assigned. Display respect and civility to all constituencies regardless of method of communication. Attend work timely and during the established hours of operation on a regular basis; work additional hours as business necessitates. Ability to fluently read, write and understand the English language. Proficiency with the following, but not limited to: speaking; monitoring; judgment and decision making; learning strategies; active listening; coordination; and critical thinking. Proficiency for using a variety of computer and technology-related software and equipment, including Microsoft Office products and database systems. Proficiency for using web-based technologies, including database systems. Ability to work independently or in a team environment, with or without direct supervision. Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills with all constituents.
Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.
Acceptance into a Columbia College graduate program.
Applicants should be NATA certified or eligible for certification
BOC® certification or BOC® certification eligible. Eligible for State of Missouri Licensure.
Current American Red Cross Professional Rescuer certification.
Athletic training room experience at a high school or college level
Columbia College is a private, non-profit liberal arts and sciences college. We provide high-quality programs, offering associate, bachelor's and master's degrees designed to meet the workforce of today and tomorrow.