Graduate Assistant: Athletic Trainer

McKendree University is seeking applicants for graduate assistant athletic trainer position for the 2021-2022 academic year. McKendree University is a NCAA Division II affiliate and a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference and has a staff of 4 full-time certified athletic trainers, 3 full-time faculty certified athletic trainers, and 5 graduate assistant certified athletic trainers. The candidate will report to the Head Athletic Trainer. Tuition and stipend is a benefit of this position. 

The Graduate Assistants will be responsible for organization and supervision of health care delivery to student-athletes with responsibilities to a designated sport(s) under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer. Each position will require clinical hours, coverage of the assigned sport(s) (including travel), and administrative duties as assigned.  Position will have a start date of August 1st. Duties include but not limited to:

  1.   Providing sports medicine coverage for assigned events and practices.
  2.   Assist with insurance documentation
  3.   Maintaining of medical records  
  4.   Supervision of student-athletes and athletic training students 
  5.   Other duties as assigned 

Candidate must be available for evening and weekend events.   Must comply with University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. 


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and acceptance into a master's program at McKendree University is required

NATA BOC Certification and Illinois Licensure eligibility required. Current certification in Professional Rescuer CPR/AED is required.

Interviews will begin immediately. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest referencing job #GAAT22 with a resume/CV and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Human Resources at    

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.