Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer to work in the Athletic Department. This is a Full-Time, 1.0 FTE, 10-Month position, that reports directly to the Head Athletic Trainer.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer provides sport medicine care to the student-athletes in their respected sports. Intercollegiate athletics are integral to the overall educational experience at Eastern Oregon University. This position carries out the department’s missions, goals, and objectives. The department of athletics promotes core values that inspire academic excellence, athletic triumph, and community engagement through meaningful relationships and opportunities
The Assistant Athletic Trainer ensures athletic excellence; supports the physical, emotional, social, and mental development of student-athletes through a robust system of care and support; embraces the responsibility of equitable treatment and promotion of diversity, acceptance, and inclusion; encourages innovation and cultivates a mindset for growth; promotes community engagement and character development through respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship, and servant leadership; strictly adheres to the highest level of fiscal control and full compliance with all governing associations with transparency and integrity ; and engages EOU alumni through collaborative efforts that reflect a “Lifetime Mountie” approach. This position is primarily responsible for the prevention and care of athletic injuries.
The position prevents, evaluates, treats, and rehabilitates athletic injuries. The position works closely and communicates effectively with coaches and staff to ensure smooth operations and care for student-athletes, as well as ensures smooth processes for teams and travel. The Assistant Athletic Trainer supports the head athletic trainer with operational support necessary to run an effective athletic training room and provide exceptional care.
Bachelor’s degree in Athletic training or a related field.
NATABOC certification and Eligible for OHA Licensure.
First Aid & CPR Certified.
Mental Health First Aid Certified.
Current and Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
Requires organization, accuracy, and efficiency in medical terminology, medical report taking, record keeping, filing, and oral and written communication.
In order to maintain certification, 80 hours of continuing education is required for every three years. This includes, but is not limited to: the attendance of district and national conventions, committee involvement, self-study, and research.
Must satisfactorily complete EOU criminal and credential background check. Having a criminal history is not an automatic bar to employment.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Eastern Oregon University will not sponsor applicants for employment visas.
Eastern Oregon University is located in La Grande, Oregon and serves as a regional center for education, culture and scholarship. Close to 25,000 people call Union County home and approximately 12,500 people live in the city. The community is a jumping-off point for many outdoor activities including skiing and hiking in the nearby Elkhorn Mountains, mountain biking along the Oregon Trail and fishing for trout and steelhead on the Wallowa River. The closest major cities are Portland, 260 miles, Boise, Idaho, 174 miles, and Spokane, Wash., 255 miles. EOU plays a vital role providing greater access to higher education in rural areas of the state. The small size of the campus and supportive learning community enhance the quality instruction and personal attention students receive. A broad choice of liberal arts, sciences and professional programs are available, all taught by dedicated faculty. Regional centers and off-site programs extend exceptional learning opportunities to students from nearly every part of the globe through the university’s nationally recognized distance education program.Students represent many ethnic and cultural backgrounds and EOU is committed to fostering a ri...ch diversity in the university community. By participating in undergraduate research, internships and cooperative opportunities, international experiences and community service, all graduates are well prepared to succeed in today’s global environment. For more information about EOU and La Grande, please visit www.eou.edu/visitor/.