Utah State University

Part Time Assistant Athletic Trainer

City Price Campus
Posted Date 4 months ago(12/15/2023 5:51 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
2-19 Hours a Week
USU Eastern
USU Eastern-Athletics
Advertised Salary
$30 to $40 an hour commensurate on education and experience
Telework Eligible


The Utah State University Eastern Athletic Department is seeking a part-time Certified Assistant Athletic Trainer. This position will be responsible for maintaining and operating an in-house athletic training program and providing athletic training needs to all athletic teams. Utah State University Eastern is home to many NJCAA Division I varsity sport teams including: Women’s Volleyball, Men and Women’s Soccer, Men and Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Cheer, Dance, E-sports, and Rodeo.

Reporting to the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will be responsible for assisting with walk-in services and providing coverage and care of athletic practices and games. The candidate will help sustain a comprehensive athletic training program, including the addition of student athletic trainers and potential interns. The duties of the Assistant Athletic Trainer include prevention of athletic injuries, recognition, evaluation, and immediate care of athletic injuries, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries, and health care administration duties. The Assistant Athletic Trainer serves as a liaison between physicians, coaches, and athletes. They ensure that student athletes participate only when physically able and that any physician instructions are understood and followed.


  • Assesses and administers first aid to injured athletes during practices and sporting events along with the appropriate documentation.
  • After evaluation of all injuries, makes appropriate physician referral when needed.
  • Assists the operation of the athletic training room, ensuring that appropriate levels of supplies are maintained, maximal coverage is provided, and that the training room maintains a professional atmosphere.
  • Communicates effectively with coaches, school administration, parents, athletes, patients, physicians, therapists, as well as other sports medicine team members.
  • Maintains accurate records of all evaluations, referrals, and treatments administered to patients or athletes.
  • Invests in developing strong relationships with: Athletes, Athletic Director and staff, School Administration and Faculty, Coaching Staff, Boosters, and Parents.
  • Also, to include extending working hours to meet the changing needs of the school or sport, to include travel to support away games, and being accessible by phone at appropriate hours for injury
  • questions and consultations.
  • Invests in developing strong relationships with associated physicians and physical therapists.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and professional environment at the clinics and school. Informs supervisor of any malfunctioning equipment.
  • Ensures that proper return to play criteria is met before allowing participation by athlete or patient, ensuring that the best interest of the athlete or patient is always the first priority.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited CAATE certified athletic training program
  • BOC certification.
  • Basic Life Support for healthcare providers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate effectiveness with interpersonal relationships.
  • Licensed or ability to be licensed in the state of Utah

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree from accredited CAATE certified athletic training program
  • One or more years of experience with NJCAA, or similar experience and years at other college programs

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Effective communication
  • Organization and human relation skill
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Proficiency with computers and software
  • Job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check 


  • Based on experience. Pay range is to be determined.
  • Opportunity for provided on campus housing and meal plan.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV” 
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application  


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$30 to $40 an hour commensurate on education and experience


The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (50 pounds) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects.  Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Additionally, the work environment can include confined or narrow spaces. Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023


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