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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 04/19/2017
Athletic Trainer – Football

Prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses. Evaluation of athletic injuries. Treatment of athletic injuries. Counseling and education of student athletes. Athletic Training Administrative duties. Assist with the coordination of medical coverage for home and away games, including scheduling of student and graduate assistant athletic trainers. Supervision, education and recruitment of student and graduate assistant athletic trainers.

Travel is required in performance of this position: Travel will be required for off campus proper athletic events that the Athletic Training Department needs to cover. This individual will also travel to meetings and conventions to maintain CEU credit for NATA AND NSCA.  Work schedule will vary according to practice and event schedules. These can change depending on availability of facilities and weather changes. Athletic events will take place on weekends and holidays. Potential exposure to infectious disease, heat, contact with participants such as on the sidelines of a football game.  Possibility of hot, cold or rainy conditions during athletic events. Noise can also be a factor during athletic events.

Minimum qualifications:  Master's Degree in Health/Physical Education, Sports Medicine/Kinesiology or a related field and 4 years of Athletic Training Experience with Division I Athletics. Certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Board of Certification. Licensed by the State of Oklahoma as an Athletic Trainer before start date. Knowledge of Heltheathlete Injury Tracking Software. Excellent communication skills. Knowledge of NCAA Rules and guidelines, especially those explicit to Football. Knowledge and understanding of guidelines in the NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook. Extensive knowledge of OSHA guidelines and universal precautions. Must be able to lift in excess of 100 lbs. Able to endure extensive amount of time standing per day. Must be able to deal with heat and changing weather precautions. Knowledge of NCAA Rules and Regulations. Experience with Drug Testing. Experience and knowledge of organizing strength programs, especially for injured student athletes.

Prefer candidate with Division I Athletics preferably with Football/NFL. Experience working with Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist. Certification by NASM as PES, or by NSCA as CSCS. Experience with aquatic rehabilitation. Experience with teaching clinical and practice skills in CAHEP approved Athletic Education Program. Apply online at for consideration.  For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. 

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)