Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Athletic Training/Kinesiology, Athletics

Position Title

Assistant Athletic Trainer




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Macon, GA

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The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing comprehensive health care for student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics. This position will work in conjunction with a variety of approved healthcare providers. Individual will coordinate athletic training services working with coaches, strength and conditioning, academics, and administration. Must comply with HIPAA regulations, University policy, and NCAA compliance.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related field from an accredited college/university is required along with some prior experience in an athletic training program.  Candidates must have NATOBC certification and have (or be eligible for) Georgia Licensure for Athletic Training. Candidates with a master's degree in athletic training or a related field are desirable.  

Candidates must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the University's carrier as this position requires travel.

  • Examination, assessment, and diagnosis of injury/illness to determine appropriate course of action;
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse population;
  • Able to implement rehabilitation protocols and use therapeutic modalities and exercise to provide accommodation in sport related injury/illness;
  • Be able to assess readiness for safe return to play;
  • Coordinate medical appointments and manage athletic training facility
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have a valid driver's license?
3. Do you have NATOBC certification?
4. Do you have (or are you eligible for) Georgia Licensure in Athletic Training?
5. Mercer University's Approved Driver's policy requires that individuals be at least 21 years of age and have possessed a valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years. Do you meet both of these requirements?

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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