About Eastern Washington University: Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.
Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.
Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.
Eastern Washington University is currently seeking an Associate Athletic Trainer-Head FootballTrainer. The Associate Athletic Trainer works under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and supervises the care of student-athletes competing in the football program. The Associate Athletic trainer is also responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program. Travel will be required according to the football travel schedule.
The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, tuition waiver benefit and more.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing and retaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic programs. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Minimum of two (2) years of collegiate athletic experience in football.
Certified by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) and license issued by the Department of Health.
National Athletic Trainer Association Certification required upon hire.
First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
Candidates must offer demonstrated high degree of interest, ability, and/or experience promoting cultural competency or diversity.
Master’s degree in a related field
Minimum of four (4) years of college athletic training experience in football.
Minimum of two (2) years of college athletic training experience at the NCAA Division I level in football.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Job Duties: % of Time: 70 Responsibility / Duty:
Assist in the overall supervision of a Division I Sports Medicine Program.
Prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
Evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries.
Providing counseling and education to football student-athletes.
Work with doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes.
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
% of Time: 25 Responsibility / Duty:
Coordinate and schedule physical examinations and medical referrals for student athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete for assigned sports programs.
Work in conjunction with the strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition, and conditioning programs customized to meet individual athlete needs for football student-athletes.
Schedule and coordinate athletic training staff and students for coverage of all team practices and athletic competitions for football.
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
% of Time: 5 Responsibility / Duty:
Secondary site coordinator for Drug Free Sports (drug testing).
Other duties as assigned by Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Training.
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
Conditions of Employment:
CPR/AED certification required upon hire.
National Athletic Trainer Association Certification required upon hire
Applicants must be able to maintain a thorough knowledge of NCAA and Institutional rules, regulations, and policies.
Washington State Drives License is required for the job and must be obtained within 30 days of employment. Rules compliance is an important responsibility of this position. Employee shall support and comply with all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference, and other established bodies that govern intercollegiate athletics and the University. In the event the employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of rules compliance may have taken place, Employee shall report same promptly to the Compliance office.
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.
All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.
Posting Date: 07/28/2022 Open Until Further Notice: No Closing Date: 8/14/2022 Screening to Begin: 08/04/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.