Eckerd College
  • 03-May-2024 to 10-Jun-2024
  • - Athletics
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Eckerd College is currently hiring for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer to join our Athletics team at our waterfront property along the Boca Ciega Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida, in our relationship-focused community. The Eckerd College Tritons are members of NCAA Division II and the Sunshine State Conference with 14 teams competing in a variety of varsity sports.

As an Assistant Athletic Trainer, you will support the Assistant Athletic Director of Sport Medicine in all aspects of the day-to-day function of the sports medicine department. You will be providing training care and coverage for your assigned programs as well as managing inventory for sports medicine. 

The Assistant Athletic Trainer demonstrates the ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions regarding the health, safety, and well-being of student athletes. The ability to communicate effectively with student-athletes and coaches is important to success in the position. The position frequently requires early morning, night, and weekend work to provide care to student-athletes during practices and contests, and may require working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

This is a 10-month, full-time position including benefits.

Benefits Overview
Eckerd College offers a competitive benefits package, including the following:

  • 100 percent tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents; access to Tuition Exchange network
  • HMO and HDHP medical insurance options; employer contribution to HSA for those on the high deductible plan that start date of hire.
  • PPO dental and vision insurance networks; employer-provided life, short-term disability, and long-term disability plans that start date of hire.
  • Generous employer contribution to employee's retirement plan upon eligibility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide athletic training services for the College athletic department as directed by the Director of Sports Medicine, including attendance at scheduled team practices and competitions as deemed necessary.
  • Assist in the coordination of scheduling all student-athletes for physical examinations, and medical referrals.
  • Consult with the Team Physician(s) for guidance on the treatment of injured student-athletes, and report on their progress.
  • Assist in recruiting and maintaining local physicians to serve as team physicians and medical consultants, and to assist with pre-participation physical examinations.
  • Assist the athletic staff in efforts of injury prevention.
  • Maintain the athletic training facilities and equipment, keeping them in good working condition and using meticulous sanitation procedures.
  • Maintain supplies for the treatment of injuries, first aid, and rehabilitation.
  • Assist with clinical supervision of athletic training students from accredited programs.
  • Assist with the compilation, input, organization, and maintenance of all medical records on College student-athletes, and share in the responsibility of maintaining and organizing the online athletic training facility filing system.
  • Maintain inventory of sport medicine supplies
  • Manage purchasing and bidding process for inventory


  • Master's degree in Athletic Training or related field; previous experience in sports medicine/athletic training at the college level
  • Active certification by the Board of Certification (BOC)
  • Active National Athletic Training Association (NATA) certification.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED professional certification.
  • Licensure by the Florida Department of Health, or eligible for such.
  • Valid driver license.

How to Apply
All interested candidates must apply online at Follow the instructions to complete the online application which includes creating an applicant profile, uploading a resume and cover letter, completing an application, and identifying references. 

Employment will require a successful background check.

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.

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