Department:              ATHLETICS

Opening Date :           October 26, 2015

Closing Date:             UNTIL FILLED



Responsibilities: Under the administrative direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting in the operation of the athletic training facilities, as well as the direct medical care of all student-athletes, including aiding medical personnel with the prevention and treatment of athletically-related injuries incurred by student-athletes. In addition, the Assistant Athletic Trainer is to prepare and maintain various records, reports and information on injuries, treatments, etc. for insurance, legal or professional purposes. Also share in the responsibility of maintaining and organizing the athletic training room filing system and facility. Furthermore the Assistant Athletic Trainer is required to attend scheduled team practices and competitions, including but not limited to home and away events for sports as assigned. There is considerable travel and frequent night and weekend hours involved in this position as well as a varied scheduled depending on University and athletic calendars.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or related field is required; 1-2 years of experience in athletic training is required; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. NATA/BOC Certification, along with eligibility for state of North Carolina athletic trainer license; Current First Aid/AED Certification. Additional desirable qualifications include: Master’s Degree; demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and sports medicine standards of care, ability to apply NATA/BOC code of ethics to care, excellent organizational skills, strong communication skills, and a strong commitment to professional growth; Demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment, and experience working in a comprehensive sports medicine environment.


Send resume, certifications, complete JCSU application and contact information for three professional references to:


Assistant Athletic Trainer Search Committee

Office of Human Resources

Johnson C. Smith University

100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC  28216

Email to or fax to (704) 330-1494

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Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.

Date Posted: 10/26/2015 10:08 am