Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer


The Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer works under the supervision of the Sports Medicine Director and supervises the care of student athletes competing in the University’s athletic programs. The Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries within the University’s comprehensive sports program. A key responsibility is the enthusiastic implementation of and personal investment in the University’s ‘Greatness Through Virtue’ whole-person development model.


Candidates will be invited to demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.


Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Coverage of assigned athletic teams, includes traveling with teams
  • Maintain appropriate medical records for all student athletes, including daily treatment and rehab records
  • Design and conduct programs for the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
  • Collaborate with the athletic department staff to ensure the health and safety of student athletes
  • Assist in the day to day operation of the Sports Medicine Department
  • Serve as a Preceptor for students in the Athletic Training Education Program

Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education, and Experience include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training required
  • Current Board of Certification recognition as a certified athletic trainer in good standing with the NATA is required
  • Oral and written communication skills, including the ability to address conflict resolution and confrontation and work with diverse populations
  • Effective interpersonal skills, approachability, empathy, openness, accountability, personal and professional integrity, and concern for others
  • Dedication to the profession of athletic training and the individuals served
  • Two years of experience is preferred in the sports medicine setting
  • Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
  • Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
  • Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Must have knowledge of the methods in recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries; First Aid and CPR.
  • Must have the ability to communicate information clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to establish working relationships with the sports medicine staff, athletics/coaching staff, and administration, as well as team physicians and other members of the extended sports medicine team
  • Must be willing to work evening and week-end hours, travel as needed with athletic teams, and have basic computer skills

We thank you for your interest in the University of Mary. Founded in 1959 by the Sisters of Annunciation Monastery, the campus overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3,000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.


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Review of application materials will begin immediately.  Position will remain open until filled.


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