Assistant Athletic Trainer
Prescott, AZ 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott, Arizona campus is looking to hire an Assistant Athletic Trainer to support the Athletics Team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow's aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80F in the summer and 45F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Embry-Riddle sponsors 14 sports and is a member of the California Pacific Conference and the NAIA. This is a full-time, 10-month position.

This position reports directly to the Director of Athletic Training.

Job Duties:

  • Work under the supervision of the Director of Athletic Training and be responsible for the following: prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses, evaluation of athletic injuries, treatment of athletic injuries, providing education and counseling to student-athletes about their injury/illness.
  • Oversee the CPR/AED and First Aid education for all Athletic Staff.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the athletic training room.
  • Travels with both male and female teams.
  • Participates in inventory management of supplies
  • Documents and maintains student-athlete PHI (i.e. physicals, injury reports, rehabilitation, etc.) into the SportsWare Online system.
  • Maintains appropriate communication with the Director of Athletic Training, student-athletes, coaches, and physicians.
  • Maintains appropriate communication and attends meetings within the Department of Athletics.
  • Obtains, creates and maintains an athletic calendar of events.
  • Will coordinate and maintain records for all athletic physical examinations for all student-athletes.
  • Completes required CEU's for NATA and Arizona Licensure
  • Remain in good standing with the NATA and Arizona Athletic Trainer's Licensure.
  • Develops, communicates and enforces Embry Riddle Athletic Training Policy & Procedures for athletes.
  • Works more than the traditional 40 hours per week, which may include many weekends (including Sundays), nights and holidays.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license for transportation of team in vans and the ability to travel for team practices and competition.
  • Other duties as assigned.

ERAU benefits include:

  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions
  • Two BCBS health plans - PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account
  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children
  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail oom and enjoy observation flights

  • Bachelor degree (Master's preferred) in exercise physiology/health education, sports medicine or a related field preferred.
  • NATABOC certification.
  • Arizona Athletic Training Association License or eligible.
  • Current CPR/AED certification.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.
  • 1-3 years of experience.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualification because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidate's materials will begin immediately.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The University does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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