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Certified Associate Athletic Trainer

Western Oregon University
Job Location:
Monmouth, Oregon
Athletics and Coaching

Certified Associate Athletic Trainer

Recruitment #: S2284

Review Date: Immediate review | Open until filled

Department: Athletics / Athletic Training

Annual Salary Rate: $55,150

Position Summary:

The Certified Associate Athletic Trainer position will assist with providing appropriate medical care to the student-athletes at Western Oregon University, including but not limited to the following activities:

  • Basic Emergency Care
  • Event Coverage
  • Determination of athletes’ readiness to participate, in conjunction with the team physician (e.g., pre-participation evaluation and post-injury/illness return)
  • Risk management and injury prevention
  • Recognition, evaluation and immediate treatment of athletic injuries/illnesses
  • Rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries
  • Psychosocial intervention and referral
  • Nutritional aspects of injuries / illnesses
  • Health care administration

This position is housed with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Intercollegiate Athletics provides learning opportunities and prepares students for a fulfilling life in a global society while supporting an accessible and diverse campus community. The Western Oregon University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 14 intercollegiate sports for over 400 students-athletes. Western Oregon is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and the NCAA Division II.

This position will specifically provide medical services to Western Oregon’s Football Team. They will also oversee the coverage of Men & Women’s Cross Country, and Men & Women’s Track & Field. They will need to perform duties as assigned and commensurate with the normal activities related to athletic training services. This position sometimes requires working nights / weekends, occasional holidays and travel with sports teams.

Click here for the complete position description which includes knowledge areas and preferred qualifications.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Athletic Training, Health Exercise Science or related field
  • NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Oregon State Registration or be eligible for registration in the State of Oregon as an Athletic Trainer
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in the collegiate setting

Women, Black, Indigenous and People of Color, veterans, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for this position, even if they do not meet qualifications exactly as listed. We are most interested in finding the best person to fulfill this role within our university community, and that candidate may be someone with transferable skills and experience rather than exact qualifications.

Required Application materials: You may submit all materials online at

  1. WOU Employment Application form available here - unclassified/faculty
  2. Cover Letter that addresses each qualification of the position.
  3. Resume

Additional Application information:

Contact information for three professional references will be requested from finalists. Western Oregon University only considers visa support for Tenure Track employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular university appointments for multiple years.

Background/Education Check:

A criminal background check will be completed as a condition of employment. An education check will be processed for positions requiring a formal degree as a minimum requirement.

Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:

All WOU students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All newly hired employees must meet the vaccination requirement or file an exemption prior to their first day of employment.


Western Oregon University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees which includes 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Western Oregon University is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We celebrate our inclusive work environment and encourage people of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. We embrace our differences, and know that our diverse team is a strength that drives our success.

Western Oregon University is committed to developing a barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. If you require any accommodations, please email us at employment[at] and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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