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POSITION: Assistant Athletic Trainer
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review will begin immediately and will continue until the start of on campus interviews.
APPLY TO: LeAnn Daubs at


Eastern Illinois University

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Position Vacancy Notice


Applications are being requested for two (2) entry level assistant athletic trainer positions at Eastern Illinois University.  Both are full-time, 12-month positions to assist the Head Athletic Trainer in developing, coordinating, and administering a comprehensive athletic training program including complete health care for all student-athletes in 21 Division I sports (FCS football).  Requirements include, but not limited to, team coverage and administrative duties related to the day-to-day operations of the athletic training facilities.  Primary sport responsibilities will be assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer with potential sport coverage(s) to include but not limited to:  baseball, womenís soccer, menís soccer and womenís basketball.  The person in this position will serve as an ACI for students in a CAATE accredited undergraduate degree program.  The position will require work and travel during evening hours, weekends and some holidays with the assigned teams, including being on campus early mornings and/or late evenings for practice as necessary.  Additionally, the Athletic Trainer is expected to be on-call for student athletes' or coaches' needs.  The Head Athletic Trainer and Athletic Administration may assign additional duties. 

Qualifications include the following:  Bachelorís Degree in hand by position start date, NATABOC certification and eligible for Illinois athletic training license are required.  Masterís degree and experience at collegiate level with both menís and womenís sports are preferred.  Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are needed.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the start of on campus interviews.  Applicants must send the following as a PDF or Word document to LeAnn Daubs at

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current references
Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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