Job Description

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a Club Sports - Athletic Trainer Graduate Assistant. Under the direction of the Head and Assistant Athletic Trainer for Club Sports, this position will prevent, treat, and rehabilitate athletic related injuries and provide the highest level of health care to all club student-athletes.

The employee is required to be accepted to and matriculate through a graduate program at GCU. The Graduate Assistant position offers a full master’s degree tuition waiver. This is a 2 year commitment. 


  • Prevention, assessment and treatment of athletic related injuries sustained by club student athletes.

  • Develop therapeutic exercise protocols for injuries sustained by club student athletes.

  • Effective use of various modalities including thermotherapy, cryotherapy and electrotherapy.

  • Render first aid to student athletes to include wound care and / or life threatening conditions.

  • Consults either Head AT or Assistant ATs before referral to medical physician as result of injury or illness sustained by student athletes.

  • Coverage of teams as assigned by Head AT and their various events hosted by GCU athletic department.

  • Follows emergency action plans for all venues and manages emergency situations in the event of acute injuries.

  • Implements Pre-Participation Physicals Exams for all student athletes.

  • Implement baseline concussion testing for designates athletic teams.

  • Maintains complete medical records of student athletes in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

  • Injury data recording via the Athletic Trainer System program.

  • Processing of insurance and billing documents related to student athletes.

  • Maintain Athletic Training Room inventory.

  • Travel with teams as required.

  • Supervise athletic training students.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or related field.

  • 0-3 years’ relevant experience.

  • Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC) of Athletic Trainers.

  • Current Arizona Licensure required.

  • CPR, AED Certified.

  • Active NATA, RMATA, AZATA membership.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel.

  • Must be accepted into a Grand Canyon University graduate program.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


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