Assistant Athletic Trainer

Austin, TX

St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a day and boarding school of 690 students (grades 6-12), is seeking an Assistant Athletic Trainer for a full-time position starting August 1, 2023. 

The Assistant Athletic Trainer works with the Sports Medicine Director / Athletic Trainer to provide game and practice coverage on campus for grades 6-12 for six man football, cross-country, volleyball, field hockey, soccer, tennis, swimming, crew, lacrosse, baseball, track, rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, and canoeing. Travel is required during the Fall football season and for some conference games in Houston and Dallas/Ft. Worth throughout the year. The Athletic Training Sports Medicine department currently operates under the oversight of the Athletic Director, the direction of the Team Orthopedic Physician and in close collaboration with the Health Center staff. Regular work hours for this position are Monday-Friday, 12:00-7:00 pm with night and weekend hours as needed for home and away games.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Sports Medicine Director on the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injured student athletes.
  • Serve as the Lead Athletic Trainer for football players grades 6-12 during the Fall season with occasional coverage of other Fall season sports. Co-manage the treatment of injured student athletes for all other sports during the Winter and Spring seasons. 
  • Work with the Sports Medicine Director on Concussion Care including the utilization of ImPACT testing and King Devick.
  • Set up field and gym hydration for all practices and games.
  • Document all injuries and treatments in the school’s Electronic Medical Records system.
  • Communicate with parents, teachers, coaches, physicians, faculty, and students.
  • Serve as a role model to student-athletes and interact with student athletes in a positive and professional manner.
  • Build a Sports Medicine Student Assistant program. 
  • Partner with the Sports Medicine Director to bring new ideas and best practices to the program.
  • Serve on school committees and attend staff meetings as directed by the Sports Medicine Director.
  • Attend yearly continuing education seminars to maintain certification and licensure.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Must be NATA BOC certified and possess or be in the process of acquiring licensure from the State of Texas. 
  • Team player and independent performer with the ability to work collaboratively with the Athletics team and other key stakeholders within the Student Support team including Nurses, Counselors and Learning Specialists.
  • Ability to communicate and provide treatment to student athletes in a positive and professional manner that builds respect and trust. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with an attention to detail and an ability to effectively communicate with students, parents/guardians, colleagues and school partners.
  • Ability to work variable hours, including nights and weekends, and travel as needed both inside and outside of the state of Texas.
  • Ability to maintain confidential patient and student information.

In accordance with our founding mission, St. Stephen's Episcopal School infuses diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in everything we do, from admission policies, curriculum, and professional development to our hiring practices. We seek qualified candidates who are committed to these values and ready to work in community to create a more just society. We celebrate every individual, recognizing that our unique stories, histories, and voices are essential to creating a vibrant living and learning space. As such, we strongly encourage people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and identities to apply to become members of our community.

Equal access to employment, programs, and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or sexual orientation or identity.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role.