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Athletic Trainer

Lamar Community College
Job Location:
Lamar, 81052
Athletics - Athletic Trainers

Expand your career opportunities at Lamar Community College by working alongside diverse colleagues who value integrity, professionalism, and each other while inspiring academic excellence. If you desire to make a difference and enrich the lives of others through learning, LCC is a place for you. We will support your personal and career goals and help you succeed as part of our team! Lamar Community College has an exciting opportunity for you to be our next Athletic Trainer. We are looking for a dynamic, passionate, dedicated individual who will lead and implement LCC’s strategic plan.

POSITION SUMMARY: We are seeking an energetic, highly organized, dynamic professional to join our LCC team. Our institution provides the highest quality education and service excellence in an environment of care, support, mutual respect, and integrity. Our Athletic Trainer will be the primary, and often sole caregiver providing superior rehabilitative care to injured athletes. Duties include prevention, evaluation, documentation, education, immediate care, referrals, coordination of care of athletic injuries and communicating with coaches, athletes and their parents.

As an employee of, and the Colorado Community College System, this position is required to uphold and enforce the policies of LCC and CCCS, and all local, state and federal laws. This position will comply with all student privacy laws (FERPA); and is a mandatory reporter of any suspected illegal activity


  • Develops preventative, therapeutic, rehabilitative and emergency medical care programs for student athletes.
  • Evaluates injuries and administers emergency first aid and CPR/AED to student athletes during practice, training sessions, and intercollegiate contests.
  • Refers student athletes to physician specialists, hospital emergency room, or allied health care specialists, as appropriate.
  • Advises and counsels athletes and coaching staff on matters related to injury prevention and care, conditioning, rehabilitation, training, diet, rest, alcohol/substance abuse, and related matters.
  • Measures and applies protective and therapeutic bandaging, wrapping, strapping, padding, braces, guards, and other protective devices to prevent injury to student athletes.
  • Schedules and assists team physicians in the administration of pre-participation physical examinations to prospective student athletes.
  • Establishes, administers, organizes, and maintains physical examination, health insurance, injury, and treatment records and reports.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with health care professionals providing care to student athletes.
  • Collaborates and communicates with LCC Athletic Director, administrators, coaches and game management personnel on athletic schedules and sport event coverage, including changes in schedules, championship competition and playoffs.
  • Acts as a liaison between administrators, coaching staff, athletes, and parents.
  • Advises coaching staff on the severity of injuries incurred by student athletes and on their ability to resume training and re-enter intercollegiate practice and competition.
  • Maintains athletic training room facilities and equipment in a safe and sanitary condition, including transport vehicles.
  • Maintains inventory records of athletic training equipment and supplies.
  • Prepares requisitions for athletic training equipment and supplies.
  • Travels with teams to provide routine medical care of injured student athletes.
  • Provides work direction to student employees.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field 
  • BOC Certification


  • Master's degree in physical education, health, or a related field is desirable.
  • Valid American Red Cross or American Heart Association First Aid certificate or equivalent
  • Valid Class “C” Colorado Driver’s license. Travel to locations with teams

Supplemental Information

Salary Range: $47,000.00 - $50,000.00. The specific salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. 

LCC offers comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Tuition Reimbursement benefit plans. Generous annual leave, sick and holiday benefits are also included.

Deadline to Submit Application Material: Preferred start date is February 2, 2024 This position will remain posted until the position is filled. 

Application Process: All applications must be submitted online. Please note that ALL items must be received for your application to be considered. Complete applications will include: a cover letter, current resume, three professional references (including at least one recent supervisor and one recent co-worker), and transcript copies. Official transcripts showing the highest degree achieved should be submitted to upon offer of employment.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at 719-336-1572 or

By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of their knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with Lamar Community College; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

Notice to all Applicants:

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
  • LCC participates in E-Verify.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
  • LCC is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page.
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.

About LCC: We enrich lives through learning. Located on the golden plains of southeastern Colorado, Lamar Community College, a federally-designated Hispanic-Serving institution, is focused on the educational needs of Prowers, Baca, Kiowa, and Cheyenne Counties. Yet its unique programs, NJCAA/NIRA athletics, small class sizes, dedicated staff, innovative spirit, and idyllic setting also make it a destination college for students of all ages from across Colorado, the nation, and the world. LCC is one of thirteen colleges in the Colorado Community College System (CCCS). 

LCC Vision: “Lamar Community College provides the highest quality education and service excellence in an environment of care, support, mutual respect, and integrity.”

 LCC Core Values: Respect, integrity, open communication, and valuing people.

The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the LCC website at the Campus Safety Page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Lamar Community College, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.

ADAAA Accommodations: Lamar Community College is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship.

Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Tara Silvey at 719-336-1572 at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

Pregnancy Related Accommodations, Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA): The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth. Candidates wishing to request reasonable accommodations must do so as soon as possible, preferably at least three days prior to the exam or interview. If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 719-336-1572 or

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, Tara Silvey, Director of Human Resources at Lamar Community College, 2401 S. Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052, or 719-336-1572 or

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