Assistant Athletic Trainer - Missouri Baptist University

Missouri Baptist University is looking to hire an Assistant Athletic Trainer.   The assistant athletic trainer is a full-time sports medicine staff person that provides medical care for the student-athletes in concurrence with the policies and regulations approved by the Board of Trustees and the practices and procedures of the university administration.  He/she contributes to the overall health and vitality of the athletics department through strong collaboration with colleagues across campus and through positive participation in departmental projects, tasks, and/or operations.

Medical Care

  • Provides medical care for assigned student-athletes per the sports medicine standard operating procedures.
  • Coordinate and implement injury prevention and rehabilitation programs for student-athletes with advice from the Head Athletic Trainer and/or physician if needed.
  • Provide accommodation recommendations related to sport for student-athletes with restrictions or limitations.
  • Make return-to-play decisions for student-athletes with advice from a physician if needed.
  • Maintain electronic medical records of all patient encounters in accordance with federal and state regulations.
  • Communicate with Head Athletic Trainer, physician and coaches on student-athlete injury status.
  • Assist visiting athletic teams with medical accommodations and services as needed.

Sports Schedule

  • Responsible for being present at practices and home events as deemed by the Head Athletic Trainer per risk level of the sport and availability of the athletic training staff.
  • Responsible for being present for away games, if providing services for football, postseason coverage, or as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.


  • Assists the Head Athletic Trainer in supervising Federal Work-Study students and provide preceptor duties of Master’s Athletic Training students as needed.
  • Assist with the annual budget/inventory of all supplies needed to carry out athletic training duties.
  • Assist with the administration of the MBU Department of Athletics Drug Policy and /Testing Program.

Minimum Requirements/Certifications/Licensure

  • Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field
  • Knowledge of university, sport, and organizational rules, policies, procedures, regulations, and services/programs; rules governing conference and NAIA participation, sound leadership skills.
  • BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed by the State of Missouri, Board of Registration for the Healing Arts
  • CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Health Care Providers

Preferred Education/experience

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution

How to Apply
Applicants should electronically submit the following items to Joyce Montgomery, Director of Human Resources (

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the position, highlighting experience relevant to the role.
  • Current resume
  • Statement of Faith which should clearly explain your view of scripture, salvation, church membership and participation, and your personal relationship with Jesus Christ in keeping with the evangelical mission of Missouri Baptist University, and include a statement that you have read and agree with the Baptist Faith and Message.

About Missouri Baptist University
Missouri Baptist University is an evangelical Christian, liberal arts institution and has as its purpose the offering of programs of study leading to professional certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees, in an environment where academic excellence is emphasized, and a biblically based Christian perspective is maintained.  The University is committed to enriching its students’ lives spiritually, intellectually, and professionally, preparing students to serve in a global and culturally diverse society. 

Missouri Baptist University has been recognized by the Saint Louis Post Dispatch as “Top Work Places” for the past 11 years!

In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Missouri Baptist University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in admissions or in the administration of its education policies, programs, and activities.  Inquiries or complaints should be directed to Dr. Andy Chambers, Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.