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Sports Medicine – Student Worker Position

Athletic Training On-Campus Student Worker Position

Position Title: Athletic Training Student Worker

Department: William Penn Sports Medicine Department

Work Location: PAC Athletic Training Facility

Description of Duties and Responsibilities: 

To assist the Certified Athletic Trainers with daily tasks. Work Study individuals will be under the direct visual supervision of a licensed/certified Athletic Trainer.

  • Work Study individuals are also expected to follow the William Penn University Sports Medicine Department policies and procedures manual. These rules will include but are not limited to:
    • Abide by the IA Department of Public Health Board of Athletic Training regulations and NATA position statement for high school athletic training and student aides
    • Regular attendance as discussed by the student and the Athletic Trainer
    • Proper dress as discussed by the student and Athletic Trainer
    • Appropriate and suitable behavior both inside and outside the athletic training room
  • Iowa State law states that under NO CIRCUMSTANCES is an athletic training student aide to evaluate and/or treat injuries. Under the direction and supervision of the Certified Athletic Trainer, the work study individual can complete the following tasks as it pertains to athletic training:
    • Maintenance of the hydration stations (filling coolers and water bottles with ice and water, cleaning of the equipment after use)
    • Cleaning of the athletic training facility
    • Laundry
    • Assistance with administering ice to athletes
    • Assistance with set up for game days and practices

*Please not that these duties and skills may only be completed and utilized if under the DIRECT SUPERVISION of the Athletic Trainer. William Penn University, nor its Department of Sports Medicine, will be held liable for Sports Medicine work study individuals that practice beyond what they have been approved to do. The certifications and state licensure of the site Certified Athletic Trainer can and will likely be revoked if they are found in breach of the law by allowing interns to perform skills that they are not educated enough to and not authorized by the IA Board of Public Health to do.

Required Qualifications: N/A

Work Schedule (Days & Times): Preferred availability would be afternoons and evenings until 8 PM. 1-8 PM, occasionally weekend hours available.

Hourly Wage: $9.00

Employment Start Date and Employment End Date: August 31, 2021 to December 11, 2021

Job Supervisor’s Contact: Natasha Schmitter, 641-673-1293, natasha.schmitter@wmpenn.edu