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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Bellevue University Bellevue, NE Salary, Varies



Primary Function:  Under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for making independent decisions and coordinating the appropriate Athletic Training Services for athletes, by evaluating physical condition and athletic injuries, advises and treats athletes to maintain health and physical fitness for participation in college athletics.  


Essential Functions:

  • Independently makes decisions on evaluation, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries for Bellevue University Athletes.
  • Supports Head Athletic Trainer with rehabilitation of post injury and post-surgery conditions
  • Administers appropriate treatment modalities
  • Prescribes routine and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles
  • Renders first aid to injured players
  • Administers appropriate modalities for injury treatment
  • Acts as Liaison between Team Doctors and Athletes.
  • Coordinates appropriate rehabs
  • Contacts physicians for Student Athletes as required
  • Administer therapeutic treatments as prescribed by team physicians
  • Other duties assigned by Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Assists with pre-season physicals, prevention, care, and recognition of on-site injuries
  • Recommends special diets to build up health and reduce overweight athletes
  • Leads Weight Training Sessions for Student Athletes as needed
  • Assists Head Athletic Trainer with maintenance of supplies and facilities as it relates to the budget
  • Fill in for non-assigned sports as coverage is needed
  • Travels with teams as required
  • Instructs Student Athletic Trainers on basic knowledge in injury treatment, prevention, and evaluation


Marginal Functions:

  • Performs other duties as requested.


Skills & Abilities


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Athletic training or related field required, Master’s degree preferred.


Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of related experience required.


Other Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service orientation and ability to represents the interests of the University in a professional manner.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills required to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills and ability to make sound and accurate decisions.
  • Ability to motivate and contribute to building a positive and productive work environment.
  • Flexibility and the ability to operate under stressful, time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Requires the ability to maintain strict level of confidentiality in the handling of students and health information.
  • Experience with CrossFit methodology and functional movements.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to lift over 50 lbs.


Computer Skills:  General office and internet skills. 


Certificates & Licenses: NATA/BOC Certification required.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

  • Frequently stands, walks, bends, and other movements.  Minimal sitting
  • Travels with teams as assigned or recommended by Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Requires lifting of equipment, athletes, etc.



NOTE:  The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.


The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires institutions participating in federally funded financial aid programs to make information about the institution available to the public, current and prospective students, and current and prospective employees. The Bellevue University Consumer Information webpage, found at, provides readily accessible information to help consumers make informed decisions about post-secondary education. Bellevue University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR), found at, provides information about campus crime statistics and institutional security policies and procedures as well as information about student housing fire statistics and fire safety policies. You can obtain a paper copy of these reports from the Bellevue Dean of Students office by calling 402-557-7028. In addition to this, Bellevue University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Date Posted November 14, 2023
Date Closes December 17, 2023
Requisition 465075
Located In Bellevue, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
SOC Category 29-9091.00 Athletic Trainers
Zipcode 68005
Name Cameron Byers
Address 1000 Galvin Road South
City, State and Zip Bellevue University
Phone (402) 557-7371
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