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Assistant Athletic Trainer #000379

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references. Candidates must apply online. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted. For questions or additional information contact Steve Honbarger at (828) 227-2043.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number EHRA178P
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Classification Title Assistant Trainer
Working Title Assistant Athletic Trainer #000379
Department Office of Athletic Programs
Anticipated Hiring Range
Position Summary

The selected candidate will provide athletic medical assistance to sports teams assigned by Director of Sports Medicine. Other responsibilities include: Organization of physical exam’s for all student-athletes, athletic injury documentation using ATS injury tracking software, supervision of athletic training students, purchasing of supplies, and other duties assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine.

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. NATABOC required. Eligible for North Carolina State License.

Position Type
Number of Hours Per Week
Number of Months Per Year

Posting Text

Open Date 10/25/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references. Candidates must apply online. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.

For questions or additional information contact Steve Honbarger at (828) 227-2043.


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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. List of references
Optional Documents
  1. Licenses or Certifications

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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