Assistant Athletics Therapist at SAIT

SAIT is a global leader in applied education and an institution that empowers employees to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Building on more than a century of history, we are looking for innovative employees wanting to create a future with us. As part of our team, you are encouraged to be bold and inventive, bringing new ideas to the table. Change excites you.

Along with competitive benefits, gourmet on-campus restaurants run by our culinary program and an unparalleled view of downtown Calgary, SAIT offers the chance to do work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers. We develop leaders in the classroom and our workspaces, encouraging lifelong learning for both students and employees.

Your future starts now … at SAIT.

The Opportunity

Under the guidance of the HEAD ATHLETICS THERAPIST perform Head Athletic Therapist duties for the TROJANS ATHLETICS

Consults with– Athletics Manager, Head Coach, Head Athletics Therapist, Student Therapist.

The Role

General Duties
Assist in the overall sports medicine program for the Trojans, including: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs and counseling for student-athletes.
Provide athletic training services for the Trojans athletic department, including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary.
Coordinate and schedule physical examinations and medical referrals for student-athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete.
Work to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs.
Assist in the Schedule coverage of all team practices and athletic competitions.
Assist Head Therapist in the development of the annual program budget.
Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance the benefit of the sports programs.
Maintain accurate records and necessary documentation for the Department.

Clinical Administration
Completes any pertinent paperwork required to record major injuries requiring activation of EMS for care of injured student athletes.
Completes daily injury notes for all student athletes seen in the clinic.
Provides statistical reports reflecting injury rates, epidemiology, clinical revenue etc, to the Manager of Athletics.


Bachelor’s Degree in a health related field
Diploma/Degree/Masters in the field of Athletic Therapy from an accredited institution
Member in good standing in the Canadian Athletic Therapist Association Minimum First Responder certified

Experience in a CCAA/ USports institution as an Athletic/Student
Therapist preferred
Experience with contact sports (hockey, rugby, soccer) is an asset
Experience mentoring/teaching is an asset

Why Work at SAIT

Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including: comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more. 

To Apply

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AUPE: This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit.

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Conditions of Employment
In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, all applicants to the Southern Alberta  Institute of Technology must complete and pass a police security clearance before employment is confirmed.  Employment is conditional until a satisfactory police security clearance is obtained and confirmed. Employment with SAIT will not commence until the results have been provided and confirmed.

SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education.   

Job ID req952

Job Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Classification AUPE

Job Type Casual Employee Group Therapy Assistant

Position End Date 5/30/2020
Department Athletics & Recreation # of Positions
The compensation range 23.00 - 26.00 Hourly

David Benson