Lubbock Christian University

Associate Athletic Trainer

Functional Title: Associate Athletic Trainer
Classification: Salaried
Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000 plus benefits
Division: Athletics
Department: Athletic Training
Reports To: Director of Sports Medicine

Primary Function: Assist in the direction, development and oversight the institution’s Athletic Training program. 

Major Duties:

  • Supervise the initial care, evaluation, prevention, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for assigned sports.
  • Ensure that all student-athletes are covered by appropriate primary medical insurance
  • Ensure that all student-athletes have completed the requisite paperwork prior to participation in intercollegiate athletics
  • Assist in the team physical process in conjunction with the team doctor
  • Travel to designated events with LCU Athletics teams and when not travelling, inform home universities of athletic training needs
  • Assist in maintaining a complete and financially responsible inventory of athletic training room supplies
  • Maintain medical charts
  • Complete injury reports, treatment logs, and progress notes
  • Mentor Lubbock Christian University Athletic Training students
  • Maintain a clean and sanitized training room
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong managerial and organizational skills
  • Commitment to the institution’s mission and vision
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner
  • Strong ability to multitask and problem solve
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Proficiency in a variety of computer applications
  • Willingness to undertake innovative approaches
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with a diverse student and staff population
  • Ability to perform well under stressful conditions
  • Ability to listen critically
  • BOC Athletic Trainer Certification
  • Texas State License
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED Certification

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or a related field
  • At least one year of experience working as a Certified Athletic Trainer, preferably at the collegiate level

Physical Requirements:

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • Walk a long distance around campus and in buildings.
  • Required to regularly sit and stand.
  • Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail and picking up small objects.
  • Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information.
  • Lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 50+lbs.
  • Work evenings and weekends


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required. LCU reserves the right to revise or change job duties, required skills or qualifications as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.