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Athletic Trainer

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for the position of Athletic Trainer.

Position Information

This position, in conjunction with three other athletic trainers, provides healthcare to patients and student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics. Primary clinical assignment will involve coverage of acrobatics and tumbling. Supervision and involvement in the clinical education of athletic training students enrolled in the university’s CAATE accredited athletic training program is also required. This is a full-time position beginning January 1st, with the opportunity to begin work on a part-time status immediately upon hiring.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide comprehensive care for all injuries and illnesses including: prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation.
  • Document and maintain written and/or electronic records of all patient encounters.
  • Attend home contests and away contests of TLU athletic programs as assigned by supervisor.
  • Attend all practice sessions for TLU athletic programs as assigned by supervisor.
  • Foster wholesome relationships among athletic training staff, physicians, patients, coaches, and student-athletes.
  • Serve as a preceptor for athletic training students.
  • Adhere to CAATE guidelines for athletic training education programs, NATA Code of Ethics and Code of Professional Practice, and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
  • Maintain athletic training clinic and equipment.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all athletics staff members and student-athletes through a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, respect for the competencies of others, and appropriate conflict resolution behavior.
  • Understand and support the mission and strategic plan of Texas Lutheran University

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Licensure by the Texas Department of Health, Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers (L.A.T.) required.
  • Certification by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (ATC) required.
  • NPI required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Considerable judgment is required.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to stand and walk, for up to six hours. The majority of the job is spent standing and/or walking.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Combination of indoor and outdoor working conditions including being exposed to extremes in temperature and weather conditions. Traveling with athletic teams will be required. Work will include nights and weekends.

Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources
Texas Lutheran University
1000 W. Court Street
Seguin, Texas 78155
FAX: (830) 372-6409

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University has been consistently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the ModernThink. Texas Lutheran University (TLU) is an official U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” selection among regional colleges in the West, ranking second on the list for “Best Value,” and fifth overall. This is the eighth consecutive year TLU has been featured on the “Best Value” rankings. Other notable recognitions include TLU’s acknowledgment as a top 20 regional college for Social Mobility—the fourth year the university has appeared in this category. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.