Human Resources

Athletics Positions

The following positions are open and are currently advertised in a variety of advertising sources.

  • Interested candidates should apply for the position of interest by following the instructions noted in the posting.
  • Please submit only the application materials requested in the posting.

If you should have questions about the position, the requirements or the hiring process, please call 417.625.9527.

Intern- Assistant Cheer and Dance Coach

Assistant Athletic Trainer Internship


Assistant Athletic Trainer Internship

Job Description:

Missouri Southern State University is currently seeking applications for Athletic Training Internships.  The Athletic Training Internship is a 10-month position starting on August 1st.  Interns will be assigned 2 sports throughout the course of the year.  Interns will cover practices, and games for their assigned sports.  During the typical school day, treatments will be administered in the morning from 8-12.  Interns will be expected to maintain appropriate records using SportsWare, and ImPact.  Interns will provide injury prevention, evaluation of all injuries, as well as treatment and rehabilitation as needed.  Team travel is expected.  Due to conference policy, athletic trainer certification is required to travel.  Additional responsibilities are possible as assigned by the full-time staff.

Compensation includes a $10,000 stipend per academic year, and Missouri Licensure fees paid.  Additional salary is available through camp coverage. 

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and list of at least 3 references to .

Job Requirements:

Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree, Graduation from an accredited athletic training program, certification in First Aid & CPR/AED-PR (or equivalent), NATABOC Athletic Trainer Certification preferred, Missouri Athletic Trainer Licensure eligible.  Applicants must have a valid Driver's License. 

Employment will require a background check.  E-verify participating employer. EOE

Company Overview:

Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) is located in Joplin, Missouri.  Joplin, with a population of around 50,000 is a retail hub serving approximately 400,000 people – the fourth largest metro area in Missouri.  Approximately 5,600 undergraduates are enrolled in our state-supported, comprehensive university offering more than 100 degree options and a strong commitment to international education, liberal arts, and professional and pre-professional programs.  MSSU is a member of NCAA Division II and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA).





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