Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer

Job Status 
Job Type 
Job Department 
Application Deadline 
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Job Start Date 
Monday, October 30, 2017
Job Description 

Position summary:  Responsible to the head athletic trainer to assist with athletic training services in the care of student-athletes competing in the College’s athletic program. 

Duties and responsibilities: 

  1.      Assist with the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the comprehensive athletic training program in support of the College’s mission statement, athletic department philosophies and procedures, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference guidelines, and NCAA best practices and guidelines, including:

  • Preventive procedures for student-athletes, including physical exams
  • Care and treatment of student-athlete injuries, including rehabilitation, treatment, and referral
  • Standard operating procedures, record keeping, and documentation of injuries
  • Student-athlete medical clearance forms
  •  Athletic training administrative duties

 2.      Provide coverage for intercollegiate sports.

 3.      Work with team physicians and other allied health professionals to deliver athletic training services to student athletes.

 4.      Act as a Preceptor for the MSU ATEP

 5.      Maintain Board of Certification (BOC), CPR and AED certification in accordance with those respective institutions.

 Athletic training room

 6.      Assist with day-to-day operations of the athletic training room and its services, including maintenance of room and equipment.

 7.      Ensure compliance with BOC and OSHA standards.


 8.      Recognize, evaluate, and treat student-athlete injuries, including stipulations for participation.

 9.      Provide counseling and education for student-athletes and parents.

 10.    Utilize proper operation of athletic training therapeutic modalities.

 11.    Work in conjunction with the strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs.


 12.    Assist with coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home athletic practices and events, including camps and tournaments.

 13.    Supervise work-study students during practices and pre- and post-game activities.

 14.    Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Minimum qualifications:

  •  Willingness to support mission of Bethany Lutheran College
  •  Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or related field.(A bachelor’s degree is required: a master’s degree is preferred.)
  •  1-2 years of professional experience
  •   Certification
    •  Current national certification in good standing with Board of Certification (BOC, Inc.)
    • Registered or eligible for registration as an athletic trainer in the state of Minnesota.
  •  Familiarity with NCAA governing rules
  •  Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills able to lift, pull, push up to 50 pounds

How to apply: Send a cover letter, résumé, academic transcripts (may be unofficial), and contact information for three current professional references to Human Resources Office, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, MN 56001; or via e-mail attachment to .

Employment Disclaimers and Notices

Non-Discrimination Policy

Bethany Lutheran College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disabilities, or veteran status in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs and other school administered programs. The College adheres to the requirements of Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the ADA policy of 1990. The College is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant international students. Concerns regarding Title IX should be directed to the College’s Title IX Coordinator.

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Bethany Lutheran College, Inc. requires all new employee hires to be subject to a criminal background check as a condition of employment. The check includes a review of any pending arrests.

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Other Notices

Bethany Lutheran College is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

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