Athletic Trainer - Full-Time - Lufkin

Angelina College
Job Description


  • Master’s Degree in Athletic Training required.
  • Three years professional experience required.
  • Certification by NATABOC and State Athletic Training Licensure required.
  • Teaching experience at the collegiate and/or secondary level preferred.
  • Public service orientation to work well with faculty/staff/students and community preferred.
  • Ability to supervise student trainers including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments preferred.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment preferred.
  • Ability to work with diverse team in a fast-paced environment preferred.
  • Acceptable computer skills preferred.
  • Ability to stay abreast of current and developing trends (video, audio, data, and computing technologies) preferred.
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills preferred.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities.
  • Understand how to work successfully as a team within all levels of the organization and know how to contribute to the mission of the college.

It is the intent of the basic job requirements, duties, and responsibilities that these minimum requirements should, therefore, be referred to as a guide for, rather than a limitation to the services required.


The position will report to the Director of Athletics and the Associate Dean of Liberal Arts for job responsibilities and other College related activities as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop overall Athletic Training program including but not limited to: injury prevention program, injury evaluation, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, education programs and general advising for student trainers.
  • Responsible for budget, inventory and required materials to supply and operate the training room.
  • Responsible for taping, bracing, and padding of athletic related injuries.
  • Coordination of student-athlete doctor’s visits, including transportation.
  • Daily record keeping.
  • Assisting with all athletic insurance claims and documentation.
  • Coordination of athletic physicals.
  • Responsible for formation of the athletic training staff including training supervision of graduate assistant athletic trainers and student athletic trainers.
  • Schedule and coordinate coverage of all team practices and athletic contests.
  • Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance the benefit of the athletic training program.
  • Develop a working relationship with local physicians and medical offices.
  • Teach courses within the PHED department.
  • Must perform other duties and responsibilities required of a full-time employee as outlined in the Angelina College Policies and Procedures Manual.


Annual salary of $50,000 in addition to excellent employee benefits. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be verified for successful candidate.


A letter of interest, completed application form, a resume, and college transcripts are required for an applicant to be considered. Screening of qualified applicants will begin and continue until the position is filled. A classroom presentation will be required of all finalists for the position. This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position. Please submit the application packet via our website at or application forms may be requested from Tifini Whiddon, Human Resources Director. All completed application materials, including letter of interest, résumé and college transcripts must be submitted to: Tifini Whiddon, Human Resources Director, Angelina College, P.O. Box 1768, Lufkin TX 75902-1768, faxed to 936-633-3230 or e-mailed to

Angelina College is a great place to work and Lufkin is a great place to live! From the arts to the outdoors, Lufkin offers a wide variety of entertainment activities. We have many parks and our residents enjoy spending time walking and biking on the beautiful Azalea Trail. Golfers have a choice of four different courses. Lake Sam Rayburn provides opportunities for fishing and boating. Families often enjoy spending a day at Ellen Trout Zoo. For those who prefer shopping and dining, Lufkin has a wide variety of shops and restaurants offering everything from antiques to clothing and home-style cooking to fine dining. Our downtown area offers quaint boutiques and is the scene of many community events. Spending a day at a museum doesn’t require a long drive to the big city. Lufkin is home to the Museum of East Texas, the Texas Forestry Museum, and the Naranjo Natural History Museum. The arts come alive with organizations like Angelina Arts Alliance, which hosts the performing arts from around the world.

With all that it offers in recreation and entertainment, Lufkin really is a great place to live.

Angelina College is a comprehensive community college of 5,200 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, and serving twelve counties of East Texas. Lufkin is a city of 38,000 people, situated about 120 miles northeast of Houston, 112 miles southwest of Shreveport, Louisiana, and 165 miles southeast of Dallas.

Angelina College reserves the right to extend search or not offer position advertised.


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