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Four graduate assistant athletic trainer positions for August 2021

POSITION: Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, four positions
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2021
      A. Essential:
  1. Certification by  Board of Certification, candidates not yet certified but eligible may be considered.

  2. Bachelor's Degree.  Preferred in Athletic Training, Health, Physical Education, and/or related area.

  3. Ability to work effectively with the administration, faculty, staff, and students within the university.

      B. Desirable:
  1. One year experience post certification preferred, but not required

  2. Athletic training experience in football, basketball, and baseball in the college and/or high school setting.

  1. Assist the Athletic Training Staff in providing supervision of athletic training services to the varsity athletic program including football, baseball, menís & womenís basketball, womenís softball & volleyball, men's & women's soccer, menís & womenís cross country,  menís & womenís track, menís & womenís tennis, menís & womenís rodeo and cheerleading or possibly assist with secondary school outreach athletic training services in the University service area.

  2. Assist with the CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program as a teaching assistant in providing clinical instruction and supervision to athletic training students in laboratories and practicums.

  3. Assist in providing athletic training services to patients of the UWA Athletic Training & Sports Medicine Center.

  1. Nine-month stipend, out of state tuition waiver.

  2. In state tuition waiver, if certified.

  3. Some course textbooks are provided for graduate course work.

  4. Professional development funding for housing, transportation, and registration to the NATA, SEATA, and Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association annual meetings and potentially other educational meetings.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2021 or until position filled.

Send the materials listed below


  1. Letter of application

  2. Resume

  3. At least three current letters of recommendation

  4. Transcripts of all college work.

R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC
Station #14
The University of West Alabama
Livingston, Alabama  35470

The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

For further information contact:  R. T. Floyd, EdD, ATC
                                (205) 652-3714

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UWA Station 14
Livingston, AL  35470
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