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Job Details: Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job Title:

Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Full-time, 10 month



  • Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field.
  • Certification by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
  • Oklahoma licensure by the State Office of Allied Health Professions or eligible for such licensure.
  • NPI Number Required.



  • Provide treatment, assessment, and rehabilitation of all injured athletes as the primary or secondary athletic trainer for specific teams assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer, including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary
  • Electronic documentation of all athletic training medical records and injuries
  • Oversees the daily management of training room, including ordering and storage of supplies and equipment
  • Provide accommodation recommendations, related to sports, for student-athletes with restrictions or limitations
  • Makes appropriate physician’s referrals and appointments
  • Communicate with physicians, specialist, parents, and coaching staff regarding the injury status of athletes
  • Monitor weather conditions and dangerous environments
  • Organizes and administers drug testing per department policy
  • Responsible for administrative and other work-related duties as assigned



  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
  • Must be able to lift more than 100-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Must have the ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.


The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Three References (current addresses and phone numbers)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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OPSU Human Resources