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Requisition ID:  20701

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Join Purdue University Fort Wayne:

Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks to develop and nurture its diversity.  PFW is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect.  We strive to add hardworking people to our team and we are currently seeking an Athletic Trainer.


Your day to day:

  • Work with the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine, the athletic training staff, and team physicians to deliver a high level of athletic health care for division one intercollegiate athletes.
  • Adhere to and comply with Purdue Fort Wayne University, the Horizon League, and the NCAA applicable rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Oversee the care, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to student-athletes.
  • Apply athletic training best practices and procedures in treatments.
  • Participate and assist with the operations and activities of the Athletic Department (e.g. practice and game coverage, athletic events, etc.).
  • Communicate with physicians and coaching staff regarding the injury status of athletes.
  • Assist with the management of the Athletic Training Room budgets, policies, equipment and facilities to maintain optimal health, safety and welfare of all individuals.
  • Attend Athletic and/or Departmental meetings.
  • File insurance claims for athletic injuries. Maintain detailed medical records of student-athletes.
  • Assist team with travel planning related to student-athlete health & wellbeing, as well as driving responsibilities if needed.


Why we'll love you:

  • You worked hard to earn a Bachelor's Degree from a CAAHEP accredited athletic training education program.
  • You have gained at least one year of experience in Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, and/or Athletic Training.
  • You possess NATA-BOC certification and Indiana Athletic Training License, Indiana Physical Therapy License if applicant has Physical Therapy Degree. 
  • You are able to carry and lift coolers of ice, water and medical equipment.
  • You must have a valid driver’s license and remain in compliance with the Purdue University Motor Vehicle Records policy.


Why you’ll love us:

  • Free tuition through Purdue University Global.
  • Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, spouse, and children.
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance available on first day of employment.
  • Additional voluntary benefits.
  • Retirement benefits.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Support for professional development opportunities.
  • Live and work in an affordable, family friendly community.


Additional Information:

  • For highest consideration, please submit a resume cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • FLSA:  Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime).
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period.

Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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